Company & Department Context
Financial Times in partnership with Xoomworks are establishing a research and development centre in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The Financial Times (FT) is one of the world’s leading business news and information organisations. We are recognised globally for our authority, integrity and accuracy. We provide a broad range of essential services, including news, comment, data and analysis, to the growing audience of internationally minded business people.
We think the Financial Times is a great place to work: we have a technical stack that is cutting edge – employing cloud-based, microservices architectures and using a wide range of open source and commercial technologies; our product development methodologies are very current – using a data driven approach, empowering everyone to understand and to delight our customers; our engineers are free to choose the tools they need and are able to influence the development process. Importantly, we ensure staff also have the ability to achieve a good work life balance.
An exciting opportunity for a junior engineer to join the Product & Technology department, of a growing business and a globally recognised brand. Working with the team in Sofia, or in distributed teams in London and Sofia, you will be part of a team delivering innovative technical solutions as you build and operate world class platforms to grow the Financial Times strategic business models. Your team will have the autonomy, within defined guard rails, to select the tools and technologies needed to build and operate services responsible for FT brand critical capabilities. Someone who is comfortable with the ever changing technical landscape and is keen to contribute to the company’s processes and broader know how would thrive in this role.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
In this role you will:
Person Specification (Candidate Profile):
In return we’ll give you:
The Financial Times Ltd. committed to equality of opportunity. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our Company and we welcome all members of the community we serve to apply for openings with us.