10 hours

Mobile Developer

Stamford, CT
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Mobile Developer

Jobid 23768-377169

Location: Stamford, CT, 06912, USA

Description **Job Number** 35289BR

**Job Title** Mobile Developer

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NBC Sports Digital:

A division of the NBC Sports Group, Emmy Award-winning NBC Sports Digital offers sports fans 24/7 news coverage, extensive live-event streaming, and complementary coverage of many of the properties within NBC Sports Group’s unparalleled collection of media rights across web, mobile and connected. NBC Sports Digital includes NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com, GolfChannel.com, the digital assets of NBC Sports Regional Networks and Rotoworld.com, among others, as well as a collection of apps that includes NBC Sports, NBC SportsTalk, and NBC Olympics. NBC Sports Group and Yahoo! Sports, through a content and promotional partnership, rank No. 1 in traffic among all sports digital properties. Through its SportsTalk strategy, NBCSports.com provides fans with quick, frequently-updated news and information with a unique perspective. The division’s live streaming portfolio includes some of the most-watched and most-trafficked events of all time, including Sunday Night Football on a weekly basis, Super Bowl XLVI and Super Bowl XLIX, Stanley Cup Playoffs and Final, the 2012 London Olympic Games, for which NBCOlympics.com earned an Emmy and the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, for which NBCOlympics.com earned three Emmy’s.

**Country** United States

**State** Connecticut

**City** Stamford


Role Purpose

The Mobile Developer will be building and maintaining sports focused applications for iOS or Android to feature live broadcast, video on demand, news, and special event related functionality. On a daily basis, the developer will be coding new features, troubleshooting issues, and working with the project and product team to define future projects. Developers are responsible for constructing best in class mobile sports applications and have the opportunity to work on all facets of mobile application development including integrating with third party video providers, analytics, and APIs.


+ Work with the product team to design and develop features for iOS or Android applications including NBC Sports, NBC Gold, and Sports Talk

+ Identify, troubleshoot, and fix bugs in existing applications and new code

+ Code, test, and debug code

+ Collaborate with project managers and fellow developers to create technical solutions, estimate work effort, and review feasibility of new features

+ Demonstrate a deep understanding of the iOS or Android platform and ecosystem

+ Educate business stakeholders when new technical advances and features become available

+ Work with other developers to perform code reviews, establish best practices, and continually improve the way the team operates

+ Create bug free, fault tolerant solutions that support a great user experience


+ Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

+ Minimum one (1) year development experience with iOS and/or Android

+ Minimum three (3) years’ of software development experience

+ Proficient in Java, Objective-C and Swift

+ Previous work on an application submitted and published in the Google Play Store or the App StoreAdditional Qualifications

+ Ability to communicate, collaborate, and work with a team that spans multiple groups and divisions of a large company

+ Meticulous attention to detail and quality

+ Capable of managing multiple streams of work simultaneously

+ Ability to discuss ideas and project status clearly with non-technical team members

+ Deep passion for mobile software development

+ Demonstrated ability to write well structured, maintainable code

+ Solid understanding of the architecture and structure of iOS and/or Android applications

+ Ability to execute in a fast paced, date driven, live broadcast environmentEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ 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**

+ Application development experience with Swift

+ Experience in video streaming of live or on-demand video

+ Working knowledge of implementing mobile analytics

+ Android development experience

+ Experience working in self-organizing/agile teams

+ Experience working with distributed teams and 3rd party companies in the development of mobile applications

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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