NBC Universal: Senior Software Engineer

Posted by | April 26, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: New York, NY USA – 10112

URL: www.nbcunicareers.com

Role Summary:
Responsible for architecting, developing, and supporting a wide variety of applications for NBC’s Local Integrated Media division that are built on various technologies. As part of this team you will get an opportunity to learn different facets of business and interact with dynamic teams.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Working with Editors and other business stakeholders to build websites using VELOCITY templates in Content Management Systems – Working closely with project/product managers to meet timelines and create new requested features
  • Designing and coding core java/j2ee based application
  • Work with XML/RSS/ATOM and other data interchange standards to parse and ingest data in the CMS
  • Working on EC2 and other infrastructure platforms
Basic Qualifications:
  • Computer Science degree & Certification in related technologies
  • 4+ years working with parsing JSON objects and XML feeds 
  • 6+ years working with Java and related technologies 
  • 4+ years of working with MYSQL or any relational database 
  • 4+ years of working knowledge with Ajax 
  • 4+ years of hands on knowledge with Memcache or any other caching technology 
  • Very clear understanding of Object Oriented Principles, RDBMS and various architecture styles 
  • Experience in using different design patterns 
  • 6+ months of velocity coding experience 
  • XHTML, DHTML, JavaScript, CSS, Ajax, JSON, XML, Velocity, Java/J2EE, MYSQL/Oracle, Linux, 
  • Unix, XML/RSS/ATOM, DOM/SAX parsing, Spring/Hibernate, Java threading
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Applicants are encouraged to submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in New York City
  • Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation including credit check 
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States 
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBC Universal’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Desired Characteristics:
  • Working knowledge of different DNS, load balancing, caching & scripting
  • Previous experience working on large-scale Internet sites/application and done performance tuning 
  • Good understanding of HTML/CSS/Javascript and integration knowledge 
  • Working knowledge of iphone API, Android API and experience in building mobile based websites is a plus
NBC Universal is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer promoting diversity in the workplace. We invite and encourage response from women, persons of color, veterans and the disabled.

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