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The New York Times

Software Engineer, Full Stack AMS (REQ-012644_New_York)

Computer and Mathematical



Full Time


New York, New York, United States

The [Register to View] target="_blank">mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a newsroom that’s 1,700 strong and sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for.

Note for US based roles: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.

Job Description

The Access & Messaging Group consists of several cross-functional teams. The teams are responsible for creating and maintaining a reliable and flexible set of systems that provide teams with the tools they need to move users through their journey as a customer across NYT products and applications. This includes building and enhancing our onsite content management system (CMS) to improve the effectiveness of registration, subscription, and retention-focused reader experiences across NYT products and platforms.

We are looking for Full Stack Software Engineers on a variety of teams (Meter and Messaging Capabilities) to join our organization in impactful, hands-on roles.

We value collaboration, transparency and openness, diversity, learning, community and continuous improvement. Our team builds great things by collaborating and relying on each other.

You will report to the Engineering Manager of the Meter and Messaging Capabilities team.

What you will be doing

  • Contribute to our mission of reaching 15+ million paid subscriptions by 2027.

  • Build frontend applications with a focus on self-service capabilities.

  • Build and enhance secure and scalable distributed backend services.

  • Participate in design and code reviews.

  • Partner with Project, Product and Engineering management to execute projects.

  • Work limited on-call hours on the team. On-call responsibilities are shared with other engineers in our team.

What you have

  • 2+ years experience writing code in a modern backend language (Go/Node) in a production environment.

  • Strong software engineering skills and a solid grasp of Computer Science fundamentals.

  • 2+ years experience building frontend solutions using modern frontend web technologies such as React, Next.js or similar frameworks.

  • Experience with web application security.

  • Experience building scalable, resilient and observable distributed systems in a cloud platform (AWS/GCP).

  • Experience with SQL.

  • You are passionate about building quality software.

  • You are passionate about building distributed and scalable systems.

  • You enjoy collaborating with cross functional partners and other engineering teams.

Current Open Roles

  • Software Engineer Meter Team

  • Software Engineer Messaging Capabilities Team


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, and will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.