Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Stamford


Software Developer - NBC Sports
Digital Media
NBC Sports Group
Role Purpose
The Software Developer will work as part of NBC Sports Group Digital’s Video Metadata Services team to create and maintain the applications and services that power our industry leading video streaming applications. This development team works on mission critical services that must be highly-scalable, highly-reliable, and easy to support, maintain, and expand. The Developer will work closely with a cross-functional group of Product Management, Project Management, Quality Assurance, and Customer Service professionals to ensure that the services meet all business and operational requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities
Develop RESTful API’s and microservices leveraging AWS, Node, Lambda, API Gateway and other related technologies
Develop and execute test plans, including automated test scripts, to ensure that API and service layer changes can be deployed successfully with minimal risk of rollback
Develop solutions that meet business objectives while leveraging industry best practices
Maintain and/or extend existing solutions, refactoring solutions, to improve performance and security
Actively engaged in daily scrums and other facets of project planning and management
Collaborate with other internal teams and stakeholders to support the business requirements
Provide support during non-business hours as needed
Maintain a comprehensive understanding of NBC Sports portfolio of applications and associated documentation 
Pursue continuous improvement opportunities associated with existing software development programs

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent work experience
Minimum three (3) years of experience in a developer/programmer role, working within a technology team
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Excellent understanding of SDLC methodologies
Technical experience or aptitude is essential
Experienced working with internet-based technologies
Ability and desire to continually learn about new technologies and adapt to ever-changing business and industry needs

Additional Qualifications
Experience with AWS Lambda, AWS API Gateway, Mongo, Node, Vue.JS, React and other JavaScript frameworks
Experience working directly with web and/or digital video development teams, including partners, vendors and freelancers
Familiarity using GitHub, code repositories, branching and merging strategies
Familiarity and understanding of Continuous Integrations
Excellent organization skills, communication skills and attention to detail, and has the ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex concepts for a variety of audiences
Ability to break down complex concepts, tasks or problems into more simple, understandable language and action plans

Eligibility Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics
Passion for professional sports and an interest in digital media
Innovative and flexible thinker, comfortable suggesting solutions and willing to take risks
Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
Committed to quality in every assignment, large or small

Sub-BusinessNBC Sports Group Digital
Career Level
CountryUnited States
About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all

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