Sr. Software Engineer, Technology

2 months ago
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Senior Software Engineer – Technology

DigitasLBi is a highly-caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling. Paving the way for this is our amazing Technology team, dedicated to transforming the marketing landscape. Right now, we’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer to lead the charge. Up for it? Read on.


What you’ll do:


As Senior Software Engineer of Technology, you’ll deploy innovative solutions for a variety of projects. You’ll design and build highly dynamic, data-driven internet-based platforms and keep current on the latest developments and trends in internet-based technologies. Day to day, your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading technical design and implementation of practical, maintainable project solutions
  • Performing code reviews, developing and adhering to coding standards
  • Identifying appropriate hardware and software solutions to support client project needs
  • Keeping a pulse on evolving web standards
  • Performing code reviews, developing and adhering to coding standards
  • Encouraging team awareness and adoption of relevant emerging technologies
  • Openly and clearly communicating project status, risks and challenges
  • Mentoring more junior team members and leading peer-level code reviews
  • Serving as a recognized subject matter expert in the field

We’re looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer who’s also a delight to work with, which usually includes:

  • A four-year degree and 3 to 5 years of web development experience, preferably at a creative agency
  • Deep familiarity with the digital environment
  • A proven track record of working effectively as technical team member in small teams
  • Experience building and deploying 3-5 Java or .NET based web solutions
  • Experience designing data schemas and integrating relational databases into web solutions
  • Experience with web services, preferably RESTful, server-side as well as client-side
  • Solid grasp of web solutions utilizing a Content Management System (CMS)
  • Expertise in HTML, CSS
  • Advanced Javascript development skills, including knowledge of jQuery, Ajax and DOM
  • Strong Java or .NET/C# skills including proficiency in Web services, JSP/ASP, rebuilding and deploying Java or .NET applications to the server environment, use of open source frameworks such as Lucene, Serviet maintenance, IDE tools such as Eclipse or Visual Studio
  • Proficiency in XML and its role and application in complex software projects
  • Firm understanding of software engineering methodologies such as object-oriented design and design patterns, including MVC
  • Administration skills on web server and application server products, preferably Apache, Tomcat, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with SQL, relational data models and database systems, especially in support of web sites and related architectures
  • Experience preferred with deploying cloud-based web solutions, e.g. Amazon
  • Proficiency in Windows environment as development platform
  • Solid UNIX skills including UNIX shell commands, shell scripting and Ant; skills in remotely accessing systems via SSH, Telnet, FTP
  • Solid experience in testing methodologies, test-driven design and the creation of effective and reliable test cases
  • Familiarity with web security methodologies such as managing SSL certificates
  • Experience in designing and coding for web accessibility
  • Expertise in the authoring of technical requirements and the definition process
  • Good team skills – you’re diplomatic in negotiating and resolving conflicts
  • Willingness to travel as needed – you’re open to new places, new faces and new ideas

Got the goods? We’d love to hear from you.



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