• Senior Software Engineer

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/3/2018 6:47 PM)
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    Senior Software Engineer – Technology


    Digitas 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 a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll deploy innovative solutions for a variety of projects. You will 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 strong, impactful work experience, which typically 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 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 skills including proficiency in Web services, JSP, rebuilding and deploying Java applications to the server environment, use of open source frameworks such as Spring, Serviet maintenance, IDE tools such as Eclipse or IntelliJ
    • Experience with Distributed Version Control Systems like Git, Bitbucket, etc. and their associated branching and merging strategies
    • Familiarity with SDLC concepts like Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, etc.
    • 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
    • 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 what it takes? We’d love to hear from you!


    About Digitas

    Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media, and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,300 employees across 12 countries and 24 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit www.digitas.com.


    Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.



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