React Job: React Engineer - UI Focus (ReactJS-HTML5-CSS3)

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North Sydney - Australia

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Company Description

Nine. Australia’s Media Company.

Underpinned by our people, our strategic focus is on content, connections and growth.

Driven by our purpose - Australia belongs here - and guided by our values - walk the talk, turn over every stone, keep it human - we are the home of Australia’s most loved content and trusted brands across News, Sport, and Entertainment.

We lead the total television market in Australia through our key brands of Channel 9, Gem, Go, Rush and Life, and of course you can consume all our content, live or on-demand, on Australia’s leading free streaming platform, 9Now. We also own Stan, the market leading local subscription streaming service.

Our total publishing business covers The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian Financial Review, to the breadth of and The Pedestrian Group.

In our total audio business we are building talk radio for the next generation across 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR.

Nine is also an active participant in Australian consumer marketplaces through our majority shareholding in Domain and our ownership of Drive.

Job Description

The Nine Publishing Technology team build and maintain some of the most highly respected and visited websites and mobile apps in Australia, including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review, as well as their content management systems, services and middleware.

If you’re looking for a high performance engineering environment and want to work with amazingly talented colleagues in a business with the scale of a major media company - apply for this role now!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Crafting world-class web applications & interfaces using TypeScript / ReactJS / Node.js / HTML5 / styled-components / Express & Webpack
  • Working in small autonomous Agile squads
  • Building the next generation news experience used by millions


What we’re looking for

  • Commercial experience working with JavaScript frameworks such as ReactJS
  • Strong, proven UI development skills
  • Able to accurately translate sketch files into high quality responsive markup
  • Able to write modular, clean CSS from the ground up
  • A solid understanding of semantics and accessibility
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • A self-starting, inquisitive nature
  • Testing and quality focused

Bonus Points

  • Experience using Javascript testing frameworks and libraries such as React Testing Library & Jest
  • Experience using styled-components
  • Exposure to Docker

Above all else, we’re looking for people who have a strong positive learning attitude. If you fit the bill, but not quite all the skills, apply and include a cover page telling us why we should consider you. Skills can be learned, attitude is everything.

Media is a fast-changing environment that provides interesting engineering challenges

working at scale. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of this team.

Additional Information

Life at Nine.

Nine is a people business. Being part of the team means you’ll be in a culture that promotes creativity and innovation, diversity and inclusion, is open to feedback, rewards impact and ensures everyone is heard. Importantly, you'll receive the following:

  • Career development and quality training
  • Up to 16 weeks paid primary carer’s parental leave
  • Discounts on lifestyle, entertainment, and leisure memberships, including health insurance, dental and gym
  • Discounts on products and services with corporate partners

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Nine, we are committed to fostering a workforce that embraces all aspects of diversity and inclusion and where practices are equitable to ensure our people experience a sense of belonging. From day one, you'll be encouraged to bring your whole self to work and will be supported to perform at your best. Should you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds and cultures.

Disclaimer: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.