SENIOR ENGINEER / DRUPAL LEAD
This tech savvy candidate must be a proactive, passionate product-owner, willing to take initiative and work independently. The candidate must be comfortable acting as technical lead in a larger team of developers. This role reports directly to the Senior Director of Technology.
Essential Responsibilities:* Maintain, update, architect, create, and modify Drupal CMS modules.* Maintain, create, and modify Drupal themes and sub-themes.* Maintain, create, and modify Drupal content types, and taxonomies.
Qualifications/Requirements:* Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering / Comparable experience* Three or more years’ experience with PHP and developing in a LAMP environment.* Two or more years’ experience with Drupal, including a proven record of Drupal 6 achievements.* Previous experience with memcache, Hibernate, Varnish, AICache and/or similar caching and web acceleration mechanisms.* Experience developing and scaling large / enterprise web sites.* Ability to manage and prioritize multiple task and projects at once.
* Strong interpersonal, communication, and management skills to complement technical expertise.* Ability to work within Agile development methodology and manage rapid changes, particularly SCRUM.* Strong knowledge of web standard code.
Desired Characteristics:* Passion for technology and innovation* Ability to effectively problem solve, analyze, and think clearly in a multitude of situations.* Excellent oral and written communication skills* Ability to work on multiple projects in a dynamic, high stakes environment* Willingness to not only execute but proactively recommends* Quality oriented individual with a focus on execution* Excited about the future of television, media, and culture
* Experience with entertainment & media websites a plus* Experience with SVN, GitHub and other version control a plus.* Experience with internet APIs , mashups, and aggregators a plus* Knowledge of object oriented design including MVC, a plus.* Experience with unix / linux system admin, application servers, or content management systems a plus.* Experience with front end development a plus* Experience with developing with Facebook applications or other viral/social platforms a plus.* Experience with Omniture or similar metrics and reporting tools a plus* Experience with DART or similar ad serving engines, a plus* Loving to learn, share, and have fun ,a plus