Overview

Job Description

About Us 

Every day, journalists at The New York Times report more than 200 stories from dozens of countries around the world on topics ranging from major international events to the best way to roast a chicken. Those stories are read, listened to, and watched by more than 100 million digital readers each month across our web and mobile products.

All engineers at The New York Times take great pride in building products that live up to the quality and reputation of our journalism.

About the Team

 We are looking for backend engineers on a variety of teams to join our organization in impactful, hands-on roles. We value transparency and openness, diversity, learning, community, and continuous improvement. Check out some of our Times Open blog posts, written by engineers and other technical team members: on working remotely, on developing your career, and working with next gen technology. Follow us @nytdevs on Twitter to see what we’re up to and come be a part of the digital revolution of a 168-year-old institution with a “mission worth believing in.”

As an engineer you will: 

  • Have empathy for existing solutions and issues

  • Have pride in your work

  • Be able to work in a collegial environment with peers from diverse backgrounds and skills

  • Be a committed bug hunter

  • Enjoy commenting your code

Have interest to learn: 

  • System design and architecture, with an emphasis on building for scale

  • Docker/Kubernetes

  • Public cloud platform services: Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery techniques and tooling

  • Multi-tier application architecture & concepts of networking, load balancing, monitoring and *nix OS

About You 

  • Have programming and syntax knowledge in Go, Python, Java (7+), Scala, or other similar backend programming languages

  • Understand data modeling in both SQL based and NoSQL database systems

  • Understand version control using Git and Github.com

About Our Summer Internships 

  • Our internships are paid

  • It is 10 weeks long, starting in June 2021

  • You will work remotely.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Interning at The New York Times is a unique opportunity to work at a historic and innovative global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information

  • You will be helping to power, distribute and expand what is possible for our award-winning journalism

  • We run a week-long maker event during the summer, where Design, Product, Project, Marketing and Technology come together

  • to work on creative, cross-functional projects

  • We have frequent panel discussions and talks by a wide variety of news makers and industry leaders

  • NYT interns benefit from competitive pay, great perks and influential networking

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.