The Economist is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our content through a range of formats, from our weekly international print editions to VR Experiences. The objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world are our hallmarks.
With a growing global circulation and a reputation for insightful analysis on every aspect of world events, The Economist is one of the most widely recognised and well-read current-affairs publications.
The Economist’s Digital Solutions (DS) team is a passionate group of digital professionals who deliver a myriad of digital products, serving both our readers and The Economist's businesses. The DS team has a strong cross-functional mix of skills, from product managers to data scientists, collaborating on Agile teams developing products, platforms and concepts. Each person plays a pivotal role in delivering innovation and growth.
We are looking to accelerate our drive towards becoming a digitally enabled business, a huge part of this is the ability to deliver our technology solutions rapidly and reliably. We are looking for a new team member to help us deliver on our goals.
The delivery of our solutions is carried out by mixed internal and external cross functional teams. The successful candidate will become a key member of one of these teams. Working closely with a dedicated team of people they will collectively be responsible for the smooth running, enhancement and new features of one of our systems.
We strongly believe in empowering each of our teams and the only way to do this is to empower the individuals in the teams. In this environment you will be expected to push the boundaries in the tools, processes and technologies used by the team all the while ensuring that the end product meets the agreed requirements with the highest quality.
How you will contribute:
The ideal skills for this role are: