We are hiring:

Senior Software Engineer - Audio Platform



  • We are looking for a talented and passionate Senior Software Engineer to join our Broadcast Platforms team in Sofia, Bulgaria. You will be a key component of a team delivering critical back-end systems which power our products. You’ll interact, communicate and collaborate with engineers based in London and Sofia, as well as with product owners and stakeholders, contributing to technical conversations and ensuring that what we build is best in class and fit for purpose.
  • You’ll report to a Principal Engineer and will help them deliver on the technical strategy and implementation.


  • 4+ years commercial experience programming in JavaScript and TypeScript and perhaps some other languages too
  • Strong experience with Node JS and relevant API frameworks and technologies, building and integrating with REST and GraphQL APIs
  • Knowledge of code analysis and type checking tools for Javascript (e.g. ESLint, Prettier, Istanbul)
  • Quality-led approach to development (documentation, monitoring & alerting, unit/component/contract/end-to-end testing)
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and practices and a DevOps mindset
  • Experience with performance optimisation, caching and security on highly available application deployments
  • Hands-on with Kubernetes and similar cloud-native tools within AWS or similar ecosystems
  • Excellent communication skills contextually tailored to various levels of the organisation including external parties
  • You understand the value of testing and are a practitioner of TDD, you understand the value of DevOps and building in metrics during development
  • You do thorough code reviews to be sure what we produce is of a very high standard
  • You love engineering and constantly want to learn more
  • 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
  • You are a true engineer with a passion for well-crafted and tested code, considering everything from architecture and security to performance
  • You lead by example, encouraging your peers to constantly improve
  • You have a continuous improvement mindset and are proactive in driving positive change, encouraging those around you to do the same

Questers Perks

    • Innovative & Agile Teams

      Innovative & Agile Teams

    • Challenging Projects & Leading-edge Technologies

      Challenging Projects & Leading-edge Technologies

    • Friendly & Supportive Atmosphere

      Friendly & Supportive Atmosphere

    • Socially Responsible Company

      Socially Responsible Company

    • 25 Days Paid Leave

      25 Days Paid Leave

    • Supplemental Health & Dental Care

      Supplemental Health & Dental Care

    • Competitive Remuneration Package

      Competitive Remuneration Package

    • Exceptional Social Package & Special Discounts

      Exceptional Social Package & Special Discounts

    • Tech & Soft Skills Training

      Tech & Soft Skills Training

    • Team Bonding Events

      Team Bonding Events

    • Fruity Afternoons

      Fruity Afternoons

    • Beer Thursdays

      Beer Thursdays

    • Excellent Office Location & Facilities

      Excellent Office Location & Facilities

    • A Wonderful Mountain-view Terrace

      A Wonderful Mountain-view Terrace

    • Free Bike Parking & Showers

      Free Bike Parking & Showers

    • Relaxing & Gaming Areas

      Relaxing & Gaming Areas


Equal Opportunity Employer

Here at Questers, we hire great people. No matter how you identify and where you’re from, you can belong here. What’s most important to us is having an inspiring, dynamic team who live our values of collaboration and excellence every day. And we're completely committed to fostering an open, supportive and inclusive culture where everyone can focus on just being themselves while also reaching their full potential.