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Software Engineer (Web Developer)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The BBC have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Software Engineer to build front-end web experiences using Node, Webpack, ES6 Javascript and related frameworks such as React. 

You will be embedded in the BBC Moscow team as the sole developer taking ownership over the Russian output whilst collaborating with and being supported by a wider global development team. 

Recent examples of our work include :

This role works closely with the Editorial and UX Design teams within News.

Role Responsibility

The main day-to-day duties include (and not limited to) :

  • Liaise with editorial and design to create ideas for future projects
  • Work within an inter-disciplinary team to create world class products
  • Develop effective bespoke software that meets given specification
  • Write appropriate tests using automated test driven techniques to ensure code quality 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will possess the skills below:

  • Fluent in Russian and English (conversational)
  • Good knowledge of JS (ES6) and widespread libraries
  • Work experience with CSS-pre-processes (Less/SCSS/Stylus)
  • Understanding how HTTP works and how to optimise the site. 
  • Knowledge of d3.js or similar would be a plus
  • Some knowledge of Angular or React framework would be a plus
  • Basic knowledge of server based development (Node, Ruby, PHP, or Python etc)

Package Description

Grade - Local terms and conditions apply

Location - Moscow, Russia

Contract - Continuing

Candidates must be eligible to work in Russia

About the Company

We don't focus simply on what we do; we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you have read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.


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