Senior Software Engineer Job
The New York Times - New York, NY

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We are looking to add a new member to the NYTimes E-commerce group to support NYTimes' fast growing subscription business. The successful candidate must not only be an outstanding developer, he or she will be expected to help develop new ideas and creative uses of technology to make checkout and self-service experience best in class.

As part of our E-commerce UI team, you will enjoy a vibrant culture that promotes innovation -- nestled within an established and respected institution. Inside our new midtown building, you will find floor-to-ceiling windows, plenty of whiteboards, a sushi chef, and a staff with a sense of humor and a passion for beautiful software.

  • Writing beautiful code for applications and services that will give our visitors the experience they expect
  • from a world class media organization
  • Integrating a diverse set of data sources
  • Providing solid architecture and documentation for your applications
  • Be a collaborative part of a team of extremely talented developers who love to learn and grow
  • B.S./B.A. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Strong understanding of object oriented design & programming
  • Mastery of at least one modern object oriented language
  • Competency in object oriented JavaScript and prominent libraries such as jQuery
  • Working knowledge of CSS and semantic HTML
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business side clients to gather and translate functional specs
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
You ideally have:
  • Experience working as part of a large development team
  • Experience with the SCRUM agile methodology
  • Experience writing shared and reusable components of code
  • Experience designing and tuning applications that scale
  • Familiarity with modern deployment and testing tools or platforms

Company Information:
The New York Times Company, a leading global, multimedia news and information company with 2012 revenues of $2.0 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, , ,, and related properties. The Company’s core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information.

EEO Statement:
The New York Times Company is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic. The New York Times Company is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.

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