AT&T Interactive: Senior Software Engineer, Consumer Tools

Posted by | December 15, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Glendale, CA


Senior Software Engineer, Consumer Tools
Are you looking for a fast moving,
creative environment where you can use your expertise to develop and
market cutting-edge interactive and digital products?
AT&T Interactive,
a subsidiary of AT&T Inc, is an industry leader in creating local
search products that encourage consumers to discover and engage with
local businesses across three screens – online, mobile, and TV.
attracts over 36 million monthly online unique visitors[i]. is also accessed by millions of users each month via the mobile
web. AT&T Interactive consumer apps have a pre-activation presence
or have been downloaded through digital app stores on over 40 million
mobile phones.[ii]
Helping advertisers grow their
business, AT&T Interactive’s local ad network, one of the industry’s
most robust, distributes ads to a distinguished list of top publishers
whose presence spans online, mobile and TV platforms. AT&T
Interactive’s wide range of local ad products such as premium listings,
performance-based advertising, and search engine marketing provides
advertisers an opportunity to reach consumers who are looking for a
local business.
AT&T Interactive products are supported by more than 5,000 media consultants from AT&T Advertising Solutions.
Join our dedicated and talented team
of individuals all focused on creating the best products in the
marketplace. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Senior
Software Engineer – Consumer Tools in our either our Glendale, CA offices.
  • Design, implement, and test leading-edge Web-based Consumer Tools features and functionality using Ruby On Rails  
  • Create robust large-scale production applications to provide insight into consumer team  
  • Be the TDD and RSpec/Cucumber subject matter expert/opinion leader  
  • Create prototypes very quickly and re-architect them for production readiness  
  • Take research projects and work collaboratively to move them to engineering  
  • Provide platform support and maintenance 
  • Document code and system designs 
  • Play an active role in the evolution of Consumer Tool products 
  • Develop deep expertise in multiple areas including APIs, Web Monitoring and Web based Technologies 
  • Keep abreast of latest technologies and trends 
  • Work in a team environment and be a team player

  • Broad development experience, preferably related to building web tools Using RoR and Java. 
  • Must have significant understanding of and experience building within MVC frameworks either in RoR or java (samples required)
  • Must
    have significant understanding and experience with TDD, TestUnit,
    RSpec, Cucumber or equivalent testing framework (samples required) 
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodology 
  • Minimum 3-5 years of hands on experience and expertise in writing Ruby on Rails, Ruby, SQL, Java
  • Significant hands on experience developing data-driven applications using Oracle, MySQL, or other RDBMS 
  • Solid understanding of web technologies 
  • Must
    be self-motivated, have great communication skills (work with product,
    qa and other dev teams), innovative and engineering excellence, and the
    ability to adapt to change
  • Should
    have an understanding of CSS and an opinion on the benefits/trade-offs
    between the different JavaScript frameworks and the ability to use
    Prototype anyways 
  • Must be opinionated yet flexible 
  • Active open source member/contributor preferred

  BS in Computer Science or related engineering field required. MS and/or PhD a plus.
We offer competitive salaries,
excellent benefits including a matching 401(k), bonuses, and a casual
yet high-energy work environment. Jobs are located in Glendale, CA near
Downtown Los Angeles, CA.

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