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- Design and develop emerging multi-platform products. Platforms include but are not limited to: web, iOS, and Android.
- Collaborate with UX team and inform design decisions articulating technical considerations.
- Make recommendations on architecture of Webservice API’s and their consumption. Work with core technology department (including development, QA, and operations) to integrate with systems therein.
- Work with stakeholders to arrive at solutions to meet their needs.
- Mentor junior members of team on process and development practices.
- Document systems, procedures, and processes on an on-going basis.
- At least 3+ years experience with Flex (AS2 & AS3).
- At least 1+ years of experience with a scripting language like Perl, PHP, or Ruby.
- At least 1+ years of experience with mobile technologies like iOS and Android.
- Experience architecting & building solutions using open source frameworks.
- Working knowledge of SQL and experience with an RDBMS like Oracle or MySQL.
- Experience with large-scale productions (i.e. high-scalability, high-availability) with the ability to optimize architecture and implementation across all layers.
- Familiarity with Agile development methodologies including XP, Kanban, and Scrum.
- Ability to be a team player working with groups of people of varying technical skill.
- Excellent communication skills.
- An OOP language such as Java or C# with an understanding of design patterns.
- Dependency injection frameworks and ORM.
- Mashups with maps, URL shortening, Twitter, and Facebook.
- Cloud infrastructure such as Amazon AWS.
- Photoshop and Illustrator especially with cutting and web optimizing images.
- Application and/or web server technology like JBoss, Tomcat, Weblogic, IIS, and WebSphere.
- Development lifecycle tools like Hudson, Maven, ANT, Nexus, Perforce, Git, SVN.