ESPN -Sr. Web Developer position- Ruby exp. required in our Burbank, CA office

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We are looking for a Sr. Web Developer with Ruby experience in Burbank, CA office. I have included a job description for your review. If you are interested please apply online at req # 136107.



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Dept - ESPN Digital Media Title - Sr Web Developer JOB ID: 136107

Job Responsibilities The ESPN Digital Media Community Product Development team is responsible for developing the digital products that support ESPN’s Community Strategy. The Sr Web Developer is responsible for the design, development, testing, implementation, scalability and deployment of Ruby on Rails-based applications to support the Community Product Development initiatives. These applications provide functionality for many of the most successful and highest profile sports-related features on the web.

Responsibilities- Design, develop, test, implement, scale and deploy new Ruby on Rails based applications.

  •      Develop new features and functionality for existing applications.
  •      Support the existing Community infrastructure and applications.
  •      Provide support to entire team by developing functionality needed to create new web applications and features.
  •      Identify areas that require improvement and recommend/implement solutions.

Required Qualifications- Degree in Computer Science or related field, and/or equivalent work experience.

  •      At least 3 years of related experience with 2+ years experience with Ruby on Rails and web applications
  •      Demonstrated experience developing in a RoR environment
  •      Proficiency in a MySQL, SQL Server or Oracle database technology
  •      Experience working in a virtualized environment such as Amazon's EC2 would be a plus
  •      Understanding of multi-tier web architectures, and OO design patterns and concepts.
  •      Demonstrated ability