Software Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Irving, TX

Less than 5 years experience  •  Arts & Entertainment

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17
Confidential Company
Irving, TX
Less than 5 years experience
Arts & Entertainment
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17

Position Summary:

The Software Engineer will be responsible for design, development and support of the API Layer for SXM streaming enterprise system. She/he will report directly to the Director, Software Development.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Tech Lead and Senior Systems Architect to ensure that strategic objectives are met with the proposed architectural solutions for business needs.
  • Code all core services and applications in various Java technologies (mentioned in the Technical Skills) following industry standards.
  • Participate in technical design and architecture working closely with the Tech Lead, Streaming Media Services.
  • Document all technical design, code, build and release procedures.
  • Work directly with Development, QA and IT Ops on all phases of SDLC.
  • Handle 3rd tier support, where business consultation and development maybe required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent, relevant experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with Java application development life cycle.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Knowledge of industry-standard application architectures, design patterns and technology standards and best practices.
  • Experience in designing and developing highly scalable, highly available and maintainable internet applications.
  • Good understanding of cloud based applications and application deployment.
  • Ability to learn and stay up to date on new technologies and trends.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and reliably deliver work of the highest standards on time.
  • Robust understanding of Object Oriented Programming concepts and design.
  • Extensive knowledge of Java-based front-end and back-end web development technologies and concepts.
  • Strong design and implementation skills pertaining to web applications, enterprise system design and rich media applications.
  • Good public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.
  • Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
  • Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
  • Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Creative writing ability.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • Hands-on experience with application development using core Java, Spring framework, functional programing.
  • Understanding of multiple threading, concurrency, design patterns and their impacts on application concurrency and scalability.
  • Knowledge of web services, RESTful interfaces, XML.
  • Experience with XML schemata and documents, validation, parsing, and marshalling.
  • Experience with Linux and Tomcat servers.
  • Experience working with NoSQL DB or RDBMS.
  • Experience with maven, Github, and issue tracking tools (JIRA a plus).
  • Akamai Live Streaming, CDN, and EdgeComputing platforms experiencepreferred.

Software Engineer  #17-712

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