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Senior Software Engineer

New York, New York

Post Date: 11/15/2017 Job ID: 4916 Industry: Information Technology Management


Are you familiar with one of the world’ s leading media and entertainment companies in development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information? Our client owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premiere motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

ektello is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to work in our client’ s fortune entertainment IT Branding Team!

  • Manage and build software solutions across the client’ s Digital Platform. The lead role requires hands-on software development skills, deep technical expertise across the entire software delivery process, from content generation to delivery.
  • Work closely with the tech lead to bring enhancements to a reality while managing all aspects of the software development lifecycle.

  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science with a minimum of 5+ years of relevant, broad engineering experience
  • Possess expert knowledge in Performance, Scalability, Web Application Security, and Engineering best practices.
  • Experience with full stack development including server side development and client side technologies including Node.js, PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, advanced JavaScript Frameworks, and Libraries (ReactJS, Express, Polymer, AngularJS, Angular2)
  • Experience working with UI component development using React with and without JSX, Redux, templating tools such as Mustache, Handlebars, Pug, Smarty.
  • Extensive experience styling web applications using CSS, SASS or LESS.
  • Experience with Restful APIs, GraphQL is a plus.
  • Experience with responsive design, developing for mobile web and tablets.
  • Experience building asynchronous single page web applications using Progressive Web Application concepts, Ajax, CORS.
  • Skills using diverse programming paradigms, especially Functional Programming.
  • Skills in OOA/OOD, knowledge of design patterns, where, why, and how they work well.
  • Experience utilizing Test / Behavior Driven Development, and in general unit testing, and integration testing.
  • Comfortable on a whiteboard, and translating design sessions into formal documents, and diagrams using UML, and related visual languages for describing software system architecture.
  • Possess knowledge of a broad range of data structures and algorithms and know how, when and when-not to use them.
  • Expertise in all facets of web development including front and backend technologies.
  • Experience working on large scale, high traffic web sites.
  • Must be able to work onsite at their headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, 
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States Languages.
    • Web Technologies: JavaScript (NodeJS, ReactJS, Polymer, Angular2, ES6, Express) CSS - SASS / LESS PHP (5.x +) HTML5, Web Components CSS3 XML, JSON, SOAP and RESTful web services MVC, MVW
    • Database: MySQL, NoSQL, MongoDB
    • Tools: Github, Jenkins, SVN, Eclipse, Sublime, Atom, Textmate, Terminal, Vim, Splunk, New Relic, Catchpoint, and Simpli
    • Others: Unix shell scripting
  • Strong Communication skills (verbal and written) with an ability to work in a highly collaborative, multi-country/time zone environment.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to track and prioritize numerous tasks.
  • Proactive personality with a proven track record of following through, exhibiting ownership, and delivering on responsibilities.
  • Highly adaptive and capable of being an individual contributor and working as part of an extended team.

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