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Software Engineer Local Now - Product

Date: Feb 5, 2018

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Weather Group

Working at The Weather Channel television network

Chances are you have watched the weather to plan your day and news information to stay updated on current events.   Chances are you didn’t realize Weather Group has some of the most advanced and innovative products in video production to bring audiences the best in weather and news information.  Now we are ready to push the envelope even further . . .  much, much further.

 

Weather Group is taking bold steps to shake things up, both internally and across the media industry.   As the leader in weather information and delivering award-winning AR/VR experiences; our emerging Local Now digital media brand is innovating how audiences get their national and local news.  Local Now delivers locally relevant, nationally compelling video news to communities across the country

Position Summary

Design, develop, code, install, debug and test software at a fully functional professional level for enhancements and new products. Develop software and tools in support of design, infrastructure and technology platforms, including operating systems, compilers, routers, networks, utilities, databases and Internet-related tools.  This role will require competency with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS and experience developing and maintaining applications using SQL based databases and stored procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, code, install, debug and test moderately complex software solutions, while demonstrating professional expertise of data flow through systems implementation, demonstrating sound judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Determine operating feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions. 
  • Partner collaboratively with the business and project team to accomplish tasks/milestones/goals.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, and code comments.
  • Improve operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policy and procedures
  • Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques and computing equipment.

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related field, or its equivalent
  • 3 years of related experience in software development with demonstrated achievements and progressive responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the agile software development process and concepts
  • Demonstrated proficiency in required code development in area of specialization.
  • Demonstrated proficiency to resolve a wide range of moderately complex business problems and opportunities where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, wiki and white-boarding).
  • Familiarity with build tooling (Grunt, LESS, karma unit tests) as well as Linux and SSH. Also, ability to target CSS and JavaScript for compatibility in older browsers (namely older 2013 Safari)
  • Fully proficient - professional level software design, debugging, documentation, and testing skills, requiring application of technical knowledge and skills necessary to complete and document projects.
  • Strong knowledge with Javascript, the AngularJS Framework v1.0, CSS3, and HTML5. Experience with optimizing mobile HTML applications for performance (speed, memory usage, etc) a strong plus

Disclaimers

Recruiting Firms
The Weather Channel does not accept agency/search firm referrals for this posting, or other postings, without prior written permission from The Weather Channel Human Resources. The Weather Channel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

Hours
The Weather Channel operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Hours worked by The Weather Channel associates will vary according to job responsibility and scheduling demands of each department.
 
EEOC Statement
The Weather Channel is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, the presence of non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any legally protected status.

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary. Any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way. If you choose to complete this form, please follow the link below, complete the form and return to hrservicedelivery@weathergroup.com, which is a confidential e-mail in box. 
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/sec503/Voluntary_Self-Identification_of_Disability_CC-305_SD_Edit1.24.14.pdf
 
Relocation Statement
Relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting a resume, candidates understand and acknowledge that The Weather Channel will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Human Resources does NOT provide application status updates via the telephone.  Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent via e-mail once the application has been successfully submitted.


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