Software Development Engineer

Location
Redmond
Posted
Sep 05, 2013
Closes
Oct 05, 2013
Contact
Ms. Wendy Liem
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
NBCUniversal is one of the worlds leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

We’re looking for a top notch, cross-platform developer to join NBC News Digitals development team. As a developer youll help design and develop the systems that power high-traffic, high-visibility news sites such as NBCNews.com and Today.com. This developer will design, implement, test, and maintain features of NBCNews.com and Today.com and internal systems used to create them. This individual will collaborate with program managers, other software engineers, and designers on project with clear business impact. This cross-platform engineer will work with limited supervision and a wide degree of creativity and latitude. Additionally, they should be familiar with Drupal, LAMP, ASP.NET, C#, and have solid OO and Design Pattern expertise.
Bachelors degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience

4+ years in web software development

Experience collaborating on a project team with at least 5 people

Strong communication skills Proven ability to consistently deliver

Drupal and LAMP development experience Web development using ASP.NET, C#

Solid OO and Design Pattern expertise

Web Development using JavaScript libraries (JQuery, Ember, Backbone)

Lean, Agile, Kanban development practices

Unit Testing & Debugging

Test Driven Development

Has a passion for contributing back into the software community

Eager to embrace current and emerging web technologies

HTML5 application development

SOA, Web Service, WCF and/or API development

NoSQL databases (RavenDB, Mongo)

Understanding of caching strategies and concerns

Technophile with more devices than pockets

News junkie and/or social media enthusiast

Technology trend setter / compulsive tinkerer


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