We are: News UK is a company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are an ambitious and ever-growing organisation with a passion for storytelling, capturing moments, meaning and magic to make sense of the world. Our newspapers reach more than 30 million people each week and include The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times. News UK is also home to Unruly, a global ad tech company, and Wireless, a leading UK and Irish media company boasting independent local and national radio stations.
Your team; The Times Engineering. Creates and supports the digital platform for The Times and The Sunday Times that delivers news and features to our readers via our iOS and Android app, and our website. We are highly collaborative, working closely with our product and business partners to deliver value to our customers. Our agile teams are made up of cross-functional, autonomous engineers that are empowered to design, write, test, deploy and support their own code.
Your role: Software Engineer. We are looking for a talented and passionate Software Engineer to join our team based in London Bridge.
Day to day you will:As a Software Engineer you will work in a team to deliver great software whilst learning and developing your own skills and knowledge. You’ll work closely with other engineers and our Principals, who will all be there to help, support and grow you.
What we’re looking for from you: You’re an engineer with a passion for learning and self development. You have a good working knowledge of at least one coding language, understand the principles of build tools and automated deployment and know what good code looks like. You understand the importance of testing, writing clean code and collaboration. More than that, you'll have an attitude that is keen and open for growth and learning.
As a Software Engineeryou’ll be contributing to production systems very quickly and be mentored by your peers and team members. You’ll happily ask for help, will receive feedback positively and will guide more junior members of the team.
You’ll find these skills useful in this role:
Building user interfaces using React
Caring about the performance and accessibility of your code
Experience with test driven development
Using GraphQL APIs
GitHub, Continuous Integration, AWS
What's in it for you? We are a diverse and dynamic team, with opportunities to learn and develop your skills in a supportive environment. We have an amazing office, a flexible working pattern and a great team culture. We’ll help you deliver your best work and grow you with career and personal development through training, conferences and courses.
The Company is an equal opportunities employer and wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities for all its employees and for all applicants for employment. It opposes all forms of discrimination in the workplace.
We are a diverse and team so want to maximise every individual’s potential to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised and utilised.
This means affording equal access to any employment opportunities within the Company according to your ability, without prejudice or discrimination by reason of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, disability or age.
We take pride in looking after our amazing talent at News UK. Alongside pay, we offer:
A generous pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 8%;
A comprehensive private medical scheme covering pre-existing conditions;
Maternity leave of up to 18 weeks full basic salary and paternity leave of up 2 weeks full basic salary;
Discounted rates for Fitness First gym membership for employees and immediate family;
A range of different flexible working options, which can be requested by employees;
Interest free commuter loan of up to £10,000 tax free
‘Bikes For Work’ scheme to save income tax and national insurance;
Up to four Volunteering Days per year for employees to use on charities of choice;
Health and wellbeing benefits including on-site physio/massage, counselling, legal advice, and others.