Job Description

Do you want to build products for millions of users?

Do you want to help build award-winning iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch apps?

Do you like working with a variety of technologies, including Swift and Objective-C?


About Us:

We, the iOS team at the New York Times, are looking for iOS Engineers!

We are product-focused software engineers who care deeply about our work and code quality. We value learning, trust, and fun.

Some of the teams that are looking for iOS engineers could include:

NYT News: Our news apps have received multiple Webbys and Apple “Best Of” awards. We partner with our colleagues in product, design and the newsroom to build new features to improve the experience for our readers.

NYT Parenting: A brand new iOS team building an app from scratch, help our product and design partners create a compelling experience for our audience of new parents.

NYT Games: An iOS team expanding into cross-platform technologies such as Flutter, we love to have fun and create new puzzles and games that keep our audiences coming back for more.

NYT Ad Tech: Help us make ads on native apps the best user experience they can be, while supporting the mission of independent journalism.

NYT Audio: Let’s create the next generation of exciting podcasting experiences together.



Your Responsibilities:

  • You will create and maintain features (and, depending on the team, new apps) using Swift.

  • You will participate in our technical discussions on developing product features.

  • You will help promote standards in Swift development and delivery, and engage with the community of iOS developers at the Times.

  • Where applicable, you will integrate with broader New York Times iOS platform code, which may be at least partially written or have dependencies written in Objective-C.


Your Qualifications:

  • You have an understanding of iOS design patterns, memory management and multi-threading.

  • You have hands-on iOS Swift experience, including writing unit tests and integration with frameworks such as Cocoapods.

  • You have a good product sense and the vision to translate product goals into quality shippable code.

This role may require limited on-call hours. An on-call schedule will be determined when you join, taking into account team size and other variables.  On-call hours are unpaid, unless informed otherwise by your manager.


Benefits and Perks:

  • Support our original, independent and deeply reported journalism.

  • We provide great health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and their families

  • We support responsible retirement planning with a generous 401(k) company match.

  • We offer great parental leave.

  • We are committed to career development and ongoing learning, and provide employees $8,000 annually for tuition reimbursement.

  • We have frequent panel discussions and talks by a wide variety of newsmakers and industry leaders.

  • Join a community committed to the richness of diversity, experiences and talents in the world we cover, supported by a variety of employee resource groups.


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.