Jr. Frontend Engineer in New York, NY

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Less than 5 years

Posted 6 weeks ago

OVERVIEW OF ROLE:

AMC Networks product engineering team is at the frontlines of bringing compelling stories to life. We are committed to developing innovative products that provides an engaging and seamless customer experience that connects people to our stories. We are looking for a highly motivated frontend javascript engineer to develop products for highly visible consumer facing web and javascript streaming applications associated with the brands such as AMC, BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, and AMC Premiere.

The engineer will be developing and maintaining features on applications for multiple TV networks and other business entities. Developer's work includes integrating with both proprietary and public back-end services. Developmental responsibilities include but not limited to interface, video, ad delivery, analytics, authenticated streaming, and application optimization.

The engineer will have an opportunity to learn full-stack and cloud technologies such as NodeJS, Express, Docker and AWS.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and maintain features for websites developed on ReactJS using variety of API systems
  • Contribute to the entire developmental life-cycle of the application
  • Contribute to the product/technical solutions collaborating with business and product stakeholders
  • Provide clear communication to peers about status of work
  • Display ability to rapidly improve as a developer and gain additional technical skill sets
  • Help offer best-in-class user experience
  • Help the team continuously improve both individually and as a unit
  • Be aware of the latest trends to introduce new technology and products
  • Explore new technology solutions to be able to provide solutions out of the box
  • Help foster a positive team-centric work environment that is conducive to growth
  • Proactively help outside of your specialization to help other team members are successful
  • Help create QA and Test definitions and execute on them
  • Must be comfortable with ambiguity around technological, design and business requirements

PRIMARY CONTACTS

  • Product Owner, Scrum Master, Development Team, Development Lead

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Work Experience

  • 1-2 years demonstrable development experience
  • 1+ years demonstrable development experience on ReactJS
  • 1+ Experience with agile software development

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good understanding and experience in Object Oriented and MVC programming
  • Familiarity with Rest API integrations and other data services
  • Experience to author technical documentation
  • Ability to analyze user stories and develop technical solutions
  • Hunger to learn new and upcoming technology as required
  • Experience working on cross platform development is a big plus

Education

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science is preferred but not required