The Huffington Post: Huffington Post: Blackberry Java Developer (contract)

Posted by | February 3, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: NYC or remote

URL: www.huffingtonpost.com

Blackberry
Java Developer for High Traffic Site
Responsibilities include but are not
limited to:
  • Feature
    updates and maintenance of our Blackberry OS6 App (Bold, Style and Torch
    devices)
  • All aspects of the lifecycle within software
    development
  • Analysis, design, implementation and support
    of key product features
  • Collaboration with other members and areas of
    the organization in order to ensure the highest quality product possible
  • Being strategic related to the
    maintainability, scalability and overall reliability of a product in market and
    the system supporting it
 
We are looking for:
  • Experience building scalable, high
    performing, reliable multi-tier, server-based applications
  • Very strong Java programming skills,
    multi-threaded application development with the goal of high-performance
  • The demonstrated ability to offer excellent
    object-oriented programming and design skills
  • SQL working knowledge and other relational
    databases
  • Experience in developing software using test
    driven design approach
  • Strong understanding and experience in smart
    software engineering practices
  • A commitment to excellence that aligns with
    the representation of our brand
  • The ability to learn quickly and function
    independently
  • At least one UI component development and/or
    multi-media integration experience
  • Experience working with third-party APIs or
    making mash-ups
  • Must enjoy writing beautiful code!
 
Additional Assets:
  • Java Community Process
  • Web Services
  • Graphics programming
  • SVG
  • XML parsing
  • Web protocols (TCP, Wireless
    Profile TCP, UDP, HTTP, HTTPS)
  • Internationalization
  • Experience in building
    end-to-end secure solutions
  • Familiarity with Agile
    development practices

The
technology team is based in NYC however this position can work remotely

The Huffington Post, a leading news
and opinion website which in nearly five years has become an influential media
brand. The site offers coverage of politics, media, business, entertainment,
world, living, style, college, comedy, impact, food, and green, and is a top
destination for news, blogs, video and original content. The site has over 35
million unique users each month.

To apply: **To Apply: submit resume and cover letter with salary history/requirements to developer@huffingtonpost.com. Let us know in your cover letter what your favorite mobile apps are. PLEASE put the name of the job in the subject line.

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