Web Application Engineer

NBC Universal   •  

Orlando, FL

Industry: Media


Less than 5 years

Posted 150 days ago

This job is no longer available.


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.

Job Duties:
• 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
• 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 websites using PHP or Perl
• Minimum one (1) years experience working with PHP-based CMS platforms
• Understanding of Drupal theming and module development
• Proficient in coding PHP, HTML5, HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, JSON, XML, Git
• 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

Desired Characteristics

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience working on large scale content/media Websites 9
• UNIX systems administration skills (command line tasks, shell scripting, Apache)
• Experience with JIRA, Slack
• Experience with Akamai / CDNs / Load Balancers
• Experience/familiarity with mobile application development (iOS/Android/Xamarin)
• Experience with Wordpress