Open Position -

JavaScript Engineer



  • Commercial experience with functional programming in JavaScript.
  • Exposure to Node JS and Express framework.
  • Strong experience designing, building, maintaining & integrating with REST APIs.
  • Awareness of other Javascript flavours (e.g. TypeScript, Elm).
  • JavaScript testing frameworks (e.g. Jest, Jasmine and/or Mocha).
  • Code analysis and type checking tools for Javascript (e.g. ESLint, Babel, Istanbul).
  • Build and packaging tools (e.g. Grunt, Gulp, NPM or Yarn).
  • Quality-led approach to development (Unit, Component, Contract Testing, Monitoring & Alerting).
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and practices and a DevOps mindset.
  • Exposure to cloud-native deployments with Kubernetes and similar within AWS or similar ecosystems.


  • As a JavaScript Engineer you’ll join the Audio Platform team of NewsUK Wireless and you’ll interact with product owners and stakeholders, contribute to the technical conversations and ensure that what we build is best in class and fit for purpose. You’ll report in to a Principal Engineer and will help him/her deliver on the technical strategy and tactical implementation. You’ll interact, communicate and collaborate with the engineers based in London and Sofia.  
  • You’ll be involved with the technical direction as well as day to day coding standards and best practices.
  • You’ll be a mentor to your peers and team members, a source of technical expertise and will participate in strategic conversations with the rest of engineering and the business.
  • You’ll feel comfortable presenting to internal teams as well as external Meetups and the like, representing the engineering work at News UK.