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Senior Software Engineer- Full Stack- StoryWorks

London, GB
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Senior Executive
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Full Time

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Job Purpose

BBC StoryWorks is the award-winning commercial brand studio within BBC Studios, responsible for developing, producing and delivering content-led commercial campaigns across our international digital and television news offer, as well as representing other BBC brands as required. This includes but is not limited to commercial brand films, digital creative, podcasts, written content, as well as the packaging of editorial sponsorships.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the Digital Product team in BBC StoryWorks, to build and maintain the applications that allow us to create a portfolio of award-winning, global, consumer-facing websites and products.

The successful Senior Software Engineer will be a key member of a vibrant agile development team, looking to turn great ideas into engaging digital products, whilst maintaining and improving existing codebases.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

We are looking for an experienced full stack-oriented Senior Software Engineer to take ownership of our newly build stack.

Maintaining the CMS ingestion pipeline, writing performant and resilient APIs and deliver a brilliant experience to our user on our NextJS website.

The ideal candidate will have a real enthusiasm for writing clean, concise, testable code, along with knowledge of all things responsive.

Are you the right candidate?


  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Excellent knowledge of Typescript
  • Excellent knowledge of NextJS or React
  • Excellent knowledge of NodeJS
  • Experience designing and developing APIs
  • Experience using Lambda, ApiGateway, SNS/SQS, Terraform, DynamoDB
  • Experience using JS build tools - Grunt, Yarn, Webpack
  • Experience writing testable code (TDD, BDD or similar)
  • Understanding of performance optimisation on high traffic websites
  • Accessibility Standards
  • Responsive web design
  • Experience of working within an Agile software development environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Experience of working on multiple projects or codebases concurrently.
  • Experience of mentoring and supporting less experienced members of the team.
  • Experience of working on a global news product.


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