Senior JavaScript Developer

Role Purpose:  

The Senior JavaScript Developer will lead the development of high traffic JavaScript applications and implement front end user design that defines the behavior of the visual elements of the Fox News digital properties.

Job Duties:

  • The candidate should be an advocate of JavaScript best practices and web standards and have a passion to keep learning the latest technologies.
  • Develop new software applications from concept to finish, with regular tests and maintenance.
  • Guarantee the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Evaluate and implement advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks as needed.
  • Understand asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ year of expert level JavaScript development
  • A proven track record of developing, web applications using JavaScript
  • Heavy AJAX-driven development experience
  • Solid knowledge of JavaScript quirks and workarounds, SQL, ORM technologies.
  • Strong understanding of compatibility issues across browsers.
  • Experience with performing QA tests alongside development.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced development environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with and mentor other developers

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through careers.foxnews.com to be considered 
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

About Fox News Digital: We hire the best and brightest developers. Our people work in small, dedicated teams that take projects from idea to realization, moving quickly to break new ground and deliver information to millions in real-time. Fox News has revolutionized the way people watch news, and now we’re transforming the way people stay informed and connect online. Whether you are an engineer, project manager, producer or designer, working at Fox News Digital means using cutting edge technologies and performing on a very big stage.

Description of Organization:  FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news.  A top five cable network, FNC has been the most-watched news channel in the country for 15 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

FOX NEWS policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetics, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. FOX NEWS equal employment opportunity philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, employee benefits, compensation, and termination.