Lead Application Developer

FOX New York, NY

About the Job


Fox Corporation is looking for a self-motivated Lead Application Developer to join our New York Consumer Platforms & Engineering team. You will engage in the development of highly available cloud-based services, including API services, back-end frameworks, and administrative tools for Fox digital properties. You will also be an advocate for development best practices (including TDD, Pair Programming, and CI/CD), have a passion to keep learning the latest technologies, and create forward-thinking solutions. Working along with our Project and Product Management teams, our developer teams integrate into the full process of design and implementation.


  • Utilize TDD to implement unit tests on new development and implement E2E testing with automation in mind
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed, scalability, and security
  • Drive the development of Node-based API services using serverless methodologies and decoupled architectures
  • Participate in the development of lambda based services and create next-generation solutions using the latest frameworks and tools
  • Maintain and build custom microservices to power enterprise Content Management System
  • Mentor other developers on our team, work directly with other Business Units and participate in project planning

About the technologies we use:
  • AWS: EC2, Lambda, RDS, Elasticsearch, Elasticache, S3, SQS, Kinesis
  • JavaScript (Node 10), Typescript
  • MySQL, DynamoDB
  • Docker
  • GitHub
  • Jira


  • Strong experience in Node
  • Familiarity with implementing middleware, custom routing and proxies


  • Your passion for learning is contagious, and you look for opportunities to try new approaches or use new technology in order to solve unique problems
  • You look to engage in agile software methodologies, including practices from XP and Lean into your daily behaviors; unit tests are your way of life, not a nice-to-have
  • You enjoy engaging in conversation software design and can communicate your ideas and concepts to other team members for collaboration and feedback
  • You are able to review sequence diagrams and turn code design into testable application that meets given acceptance criteria

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.