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Date: Feb 21, 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

Act as advanced subject matter expert across assigned product lines, providing guidance to developers and system administrators, while leading continuing development and enhancements of shared application frameworks and act as an advance level collaborator with development and operations on researching new trends in software design, development tools and operational techniques to maximize our performance and ability to deliver new features to customers and partners, to support achievement of business objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify, design, code, test and deploy major, multi-application components of the development environment within the existing framework of digital applications.
  • Build prototypes and working models of complex or new design elements.
  • Develop and/or maintain application architecture artifacts including application models, design documentation and data flow diagrams.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure the architecture is aligned with the business requirements, engaging in research and advocacy for new directions in software design, programming approaches and applications to provide new features and revenue sources.
  • Provide technical advanced leadership to the application development and system administration teams, including guidance on open source solutions, industry best practices, and technical trends.
  • Contribute to the development of application design and coding standards and ensuring adherence to said standards.

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in computer science, software engineering or related field, or its equivalent
  • 7 years of relevant experience, to include architecture role coordinating disparate technical and business stakeholders, with demonstrated achievements of progressive responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of Javascript
  • Advanced level understanding of OOP and design patterns
  • Demonstrated proficiency with performance testing and tuning services and applications such as, SQL, AWS, JSON, REST, AJAX
  • Excellent problem solving, with the ability to distill a problem down to one or two key hypotheses and quickly able to validate based on live and experimental data.
  • Expert level proficiency with data exchange, and large-scale, high-use apps
  • Mastery of server-side concurrent programming on the JVM
  • Proficiency working in Windows and Unix environments
  • Specific expertise in some or all of the following: HTML5, CSS, Java, Linux, MySQL


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.


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, which is a confidential e-mail in box.
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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