Lead Applications Developer / Architect

Job Number: R50009692

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Engineering, Information Technology, Product Management / User Experience / Content

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Job Posting Date: October 11, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Lead Application Developer / Architect to work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies. We're looking for someone who not only knows how to write code, but also identify and solve problems relating to scale, security, and analytics. This position requires a deep technical understanding of software development best practices, coding standards and governance. Join us here at FOX as we build our new media and broadcast operations from the ground up!

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the team in a Agile/Scrum software development lifecycle for the development of applications running in a fully automated DevOps, Cloud, and Micro Services based environment.
  • Fulfill strategy, implementation and workflow of the Media/Digital Asset Management systems. (Experience with Vidispine, Cantemo, and production asset management systems are a plus)
  • Work with our business partners to identify requirements and architecture and implement scalable, open solutions using Cloud Native technologies, including and leveraging AWS services, Machine Learning techniques, GIT, Jenkins, Docker containerization and virtualization, and Terraform (primarily on Java and NodeJS technology stacks)
  • Coordinate and participate in requirements gathering, research of scalable analytic techniques, team collaboration, software development, software documentation, and technology roadmaps
  • Create technical specifications based on functional requirements
  • Develop and maintain high-quality applications using Java technology stack and object-oriented methodologies
  • Participate in a development team, producing components for new and existing applications
  • Perform basic support and debugging in test and production environments
  • Maintain and repair existing applications
  • Act as a key contributor in an agile sprint team, performing sprints on new and existing applications
  • Identify and escalate problems
  • Adhere to department standards, policies, procedures, and industry best practices

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Superior problem solving, organizational, decision-making, written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in designing and developing large, scalable and complex systems
  • Experience in Cloud technologies (eg: AWS, Docker, Terraform, Kubernetes)
  • Experience in Build and CICD technologies e.g.: Maven, Jenkins
  • Proficiency with Java 8/Java EE, core Spring framework, Hibernate/JPA, Git, Linux, application servers
  • Experience in building, maintaining and debugging cloud-native production-grade applications on AWS using services like Containers, EC2, EBS, and S3
  • Sound knowledge of RESTful Webservice design, NoSQL and SQL database design, and transaction management principles
  • Experience with Web application development, including OWF, Servlets, Grails, Play, MVC, JSON, XHTML and HTML5, CSS up to and includin3, SASS/LESS, Angular, View, or ReactJS. ReactJS Preferred
  • Experience with algorithm implementation
  • Experience with distributed message or stream processing frameworks in a cloud environment
  • Experience working in Digital Media based environments
  • Test Driven Development (TDD) exposure and understanding
  • Experience working with junior developers and peer programming techniques such as XP, Peer Programming, and others
  • Available to work flexible hours based on requirements and needs
  • Ability to develop applications to scale in cloud based environments such as: GCP or AWS
  • Ability to develop high traffic APIs & websites
  • Ability to develop in a DevOps environment
  • Ability to develop in a fully automated CI/CD environment
  • Ability to develop highly secure, public facing applications with performance and security as a priority
  • Experience supporting a high-availability environment, 24/7 operation
  • Experience building/deploying Video players, transcoding & streaming solutions would be a nice to have

Education & Training

  • Master's or Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent experience
  • At least 5 years of software development experience with Java programming language
  • At least 3 years of experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with hands on software design and development

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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