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Sr. Software Engineer Local Now - Backoffice

Date: Jan 23, 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 an advanced professional level – acting as a subject matter expert - 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 advanced knowledge with C#, .NET and AngularJS based application development and maintenance and experience developing and maintaining applications using SQL based databases and stored procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, code, install, debug and test diverse, complex and wide-ranging software solutions, while demonstrated advanced professional expertise of data flow through full systems implementation, exercising, up to and including leading others in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. 
  • Determine operating feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions, and provide alternative solutions as required.
  • 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.
  • Provide estimates of work effort and impact of projects and tasks, and provide team leadership, as required.
  • Update and distribute 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
  • 5 years of related experience in full cycle software development with demonstrated achievements and progressive responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate and coordinate projects in a team leadership capacity.
  • Advanced knowledge of Javascript, C#, .NET and AngularJS
  • Advanced level proficiency and breadth in required code development in area of specialization.
  • Advanced technical level software design, debugging, documentation, and testing skills, requiring application of extensive technical knowledge and skills at the subject matter expert level necessary to complete and document projects
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Agile methodology.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of professional software development process and concepts, with the ability to lead and teach others.
  • Developed and demonstrated proficiency to resolve a wide range of moderately complex business problems and opportunities where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Excellent and demonstrated communication skills (verbal, written, wiki and white-boarding).


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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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