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The New York Times

iOS Engineer

Computer and Mathematical


Full Time


New York, New York, United States

The [Register to View] target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">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

Since 1851, The New York Times' mission has been seeking the truth and helping people understand the world. Whether it's bringing new truths to light through reporting, finding the perfect side dish to pair with dinner, or challenging yourself with the Sunday crossword, our mobile apps bring this mission right to our subscribers' hands. Our teams advocate for the best approach to building apps, and look to the future by participating in Early Access Programs.

We’re looking for iOS Engineers to join our Ad Experience team to help enhance revenue from digital advertising that supports The Times while upholding optimal user experience.

About the team:

The Ad Experience team works to build and deploy best in class ad experience on all of our web and app properties. We try to find the perfect balance for our readers and advertisers. We also do a lot of research on industry trends and aim to spearhead new industry initiatives such as user privacy and alternatives to 3rd party cookies.

What you will do:

  • Design, develop and test new features by updating existing code, as well as from the ground up.

  • Participate in code reviews.

  • Write unit tests, and work with QA to ensure functional automated tests can be written.

  • Work closely with our Project Manager, Product Manager and other engineers.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with internal NYTimes services, as well as external APIs.

  • Optimize the platform to ensure high performance by writing quality code and partnering with in-house QA team to test and fix bugs.

You'll be an ideal candidate if you:

  • Have professional experience building sophisticated app experiences using Swift.

  • Understand iOS design patterns, memory management and multi-threading.

  • Are excited to use the latest platform technologies like Swift UI, Combine, and Async/Await.

  • Will help promote engineering excellence in mobile development.

  • Embrace challenges, learn from mistakes, and are always learning.

  • Are excited about The New York Times, and share our mission to help people understand the world.


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 consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.