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Senior Mobile Software Engineer - iOS & Android

NBC


Location:
Seattle, WA
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
34788BR
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Job Details

Company NBC Universal

Job Title Senior Mobile Software Engineer - iOS & Android

Jobid 23768-374395

Location: Seattle, WA, 98194, USA

Description **Job Number** 34788BR

**Job Title** Senior Mobile Software Engineer - iOS & Android

**Business Segment** NBC News and MSNBC

**Sub-Business** News Digital

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**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.



What we do:



+ Spread the important news of the day to every screen and interface that we can

+ Build experiences for the world’s top app and media platforms: iOS, Android, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Alexa, Windows, Roku and whatever that next big thing is

+ Collaborate with designers, product owners, testers and engineers to ship the best possible news experiences

+ Foster positive and professional engineering culture in which we strive to make each other better

+ Enjoy our social time with games, beverages and amazing views of Seattle from our offices at Columbia Center

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Washington

**City** Seattle

**Responsibilities**

Are you a senior software engineer who is passionate about delivering great user experiences on the fastest growing mobile, TV and voice app platforms? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you! NBCUniversal is looking for an senior application developer to join NBC News Digital in Seattle.



As a software developer at NBC News, you’ll build software for mobile and connected devices to bring our rich news content to millions of users.



Our ideal candidate is:



+ A rock-solid engineer who possesses strong programming and problem solving abilities

+ A talented app developer that can contribute on iOS, Android and other platforms

+ A team player who knows how to balance group communication and process alongside software design and implementation

+ An empathetic builder who makes technical decisions to improve user experiences

+ A brave problem solver who inspires the whole team to raise their level



The job involves:



+ Writing code to implement new features and designs in our client applications

+ Understanding and documenting software systems

+ Breaking big product goals down into operable engineering tasks

+ Participating in code reviews to improve code quality and culture

+ Diagnosing and fixing issues reported by our QA team, beta testers or end users

+ Leading technical architecture and design discussions

+ Engaging server-side peers to improve APIs for app data, content and configuration

+ Mentoring developers and interns who have lower experience but high potential



Technologies and tools we use:



+ Collaboration: Github, git, JIRA

+ Android: Android Studio, Gradle, Java, Kotlin

+ iOS: Xcode, Objective-C, Swift

+ Services: Node.js, Go, C#, JSON

+ Automation: Jenkins, Python

**Qualifications/Requirements**



+ Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related area, with at least seven years of software development experience

+ In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, extensive coding skills, app development experience and familiarity with the field's concepts, practices and procedures is required

+ Sound knowledge and experience with software development workflows

+ Good communication skills, both written and verbal

+ Fluency in the coding practices of one or more app development platforms

+ Ability to adapt platform specifics to discuss and develop general software development practices across projects

**Desired Characteristics**



+ A rock-solid engineer who possesses strong programming and problem solving abilities

+ A talented app developer that can contribute on iOS, Android and other platforms

+ A team player who knows how to balance group communication and process alongside software design and implementation

+ An empathetic builder who makes technical decisions to improve user experiences

+ A brave problem solver who inspires the whole team to raise their level



We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto 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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