Wieden+Kennedy: Senior Back End Developer

Posted by | July 10, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: Portland, Oregon

URL: http://www.wk.com

Wieden+Kennedy, an
independently owned advertising agency located in Portland, Oregon, is
recruiting for a Senior Back-end Software Developer to join its development team. W+K was founded in 1982 and currently has 2,200
employees working in Portland, New York, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Delhi, London, Shanghai and Sao Paulo. Our client list includes some of the most recognized and
well-respected brands in the world. 
Responsibilities
W+K is looking for
a savvy software engineer who has the development and system
design/architecture skills required to implement custom web-based applications
for our clients. The ideal candidate will collaborate with front-end web
developers, interactive producers, and our Creative Technology Director to
establish the requirements, structure and design specifications for a
particular project, and then develop back-end code to implement it.
The ideal
candidate will not only possess a hands-on approach to development, but will
also work closely with the creative team. In this role, he/she will collaborate
with creatives to identify appropriate, relevant and modern technology
solutions for interactive campaigns. The Senior Back-end Software Developer
will also work closely with producers and clients’ technology teams to identify
hosting platforms, make CDN recommendations and create custom applications for
websites, mobile apps, banner campaigns or other interactive pieces.
Required
Skills
•  
 5+ years experience designing, developing, and
supporting web-based sites and applications
•  
 Possess a solid understanding of web
application architecture
•  
 Expert-level experience of technologies such
as PHP, JSP, SQL (WebSphere, MySQL), Python, Ruby on Rails, ASP, servlets and
other web application frameworks.
•  
Interest
in non-canonical programming languages and development environments
•  
Experience
working with Savvis
•  
Knowledge
of CDN such as Akamai, Limelight, etc. Scalability/performance experience is a
plus
•  
Experience
with non-relational data systems is a plus
•  
Experience
with Web services
•  
Experience
with Hosting setup/maintenance
•  
SSL,
e-commerce development
•  
SVN
setups
•  
Experience
with back-end development in agency environment
•  
Bachelor’s
degree in computer science or equivalent training/experience required
•  
Experience
in Unix/Linux development & deployment environments is essential
•  
Bachelor’s
degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

To apply: http://www.wk.com/jobs/portland/technology

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