Web Application Engineer
NBC Sports Group
Location: Orlando, FL
Job Status: Full Time
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The Web Application Engineer will work closely with technology team members to plan, design, develop, deploy, maintain and support various content and media driven sites and applications. S/he will also interface with business product management, business partners and other business units to help to build and deploy up-to-the-minute compelling content.
Design and develop features for the Golf Channel property golfchannel.com and other golf related properties.
Implement sophisticated user interfaces using industry standard technologies and techniques
Support web servers and other servers via scheduled maintenance, performance tuning, and monitoring
Provide feasibility reviews for potential new projects, including development effort estimates
Build applications to agreed upon specifications within the required timeframe and budget
Architect new features in the Drupal8 CMS and manage the implementation of all CMS features
Demonstrate deep understanding of LAMP performance and configuration
Conduct peer-reviews of PHP application code, ensuring that all code complies with team standards
Work with Database Developers to design new features with attention to performance and scalability
Work with Customer Service and QA to identify and address reported issues quickly and effectively
Minimum two (2) years developing web sites using PHP or Perl
Minimum one (1) years experience working with PHP-based CMS platforms
Understanding of Drupal theming and module development
Ability to integrate into a large agile development project and manage rapid development cycles
Must be self-motivated and able to work well both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to clearly communicate ideas and status updates to both technical and non-technical resources
Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
Committed to quality in every assignment, large or small
Must be willing to work in Orlando, Fl
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Experience working on large scale content/media Websites 9
Experience building multi-language Websites
UNIX systems administration skills (command line tasks, shell scripting, Apache)
Experience working with MySQL/NoSQL/SQL (writing queries, structuring & optimizing databases and tables)
Experience with JIRA, Slack
Experience with Akamai / CDNs / Load Balancers
Experience with Omniture, Adobe SiteCatalyst, Adobe Audience Manager, Comscore, Quantcast, SearchMetrics
Experience with Google Analytics, Google Search Console
Experience with Youtube, Alexa
Experience with Freewheel, Doubeclick, Kochava
Experience/familiarity with mobile application development (iOS/Android/Xamarin)
Experience with Wordpress
Experience or familiarity with the sport of Golf Channel
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