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Software Engineer Intern

Posted: 18 May 2021 Closes: 22 Jul 2021
Sofia FT Competitive
Permanent & Full-time JR006595

The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organizations, recognized internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. The FT has a record paying readership of one million, three-quarters of which are digital subscriptions. It is part of Nikkei Inc., which provides a broad range of information, news and services for the global business community.

We have offices in more than 35 cities, including London, New York, Hong Kong, Beijing, Manila, Sofia, San Francisco and Tokyo. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

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We are now launching our Young Talent Program in FT Sofia and we are looking for Software Engineer Young Professionals to join our team for 6 months internship.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

In this role you will:

  • Work within an Agile delivery team to design and implement low maintenance, well-monitored, secure and scalable solutions to customer problems

  • Participate in the design, build, and operational phases of solutions, from cradle to grave, which meets both functional and non-functional KPIs

  • Understand and play an active part in designing the architecture, tooling, and release cycle processes used by the engineering teams across Product & Technology

  • Develop a close relationship with our customers and provide operational support


Person Specification (Candidate Profile): 


  • Good command of written and spoken English

  • Good understanding of the concepts of both Object Oriented or Functional programming

  • Some level of familiarity with either Java, Node.js, Go or Python

  • An open mind to explore new ideas, and the willingness to learn

  • Good understanding of Software Development best practices such as SOLID, TDD, CI/CD, and pair programming

  • A keen interest in keeping up with the current trends in technology

  • Comfortable working in a Linux environment



  • Industry certificate in a key platform, tool or domain used within Engineering at the FT. 

  • Knowledgeable about the concept of Cloud Computing

  • Understand the principles of Agile Software Development Methodology

If you are interested to learn more, don't hesitate to apply and we will contact you with further information !

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