11 Aug 2017

Full-Time Sr. Software Engineer

LAKANA a division of Nexstar Digital – Posted by beckf001Los Angeles, California, United States


Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Java Engineer to provide technical leadership for projects on our media-focused content management platform in Java and JVM-based tools, frameworks and languages. Our custom platform is based on the Liferay portal framework.
Join an inspiring, innovative and driven team at LAKANA a division of Nexstar Digital, where there’s no telling what you can accomplish. Our knowledgeable and creative team is passionate about enabling media publishers to successfully operate profitable, secure innovative and engaging businesses. We’re more comfortable in jeans and a tee shirt than a suit and tie.  We practice DevOps and Continuous Delivery principles.  Our culture is one of innovation and collaboration.  We serve over 225 media sites and 600 mobile applications with 100 million unique monthly visitors and 25 billion annual ad impressions.

* Work closely with project managers to provide guidance on project direction, scheduling, and resourcing
* Coordinate and manage the work of a team of developers, both on-shore and off-shore
* Provide technical guidance; decomposing tasks, and providing technical design direction
* Participate in coding, primarily in Java based tools
* Act as a Scrum Master in an Agile project
* Troubleshoot and resolve issues
* Provide thought leadership to help us innovate and exceed customer expectations

Required Skills and Experience
* 5+ years of designing and building Java/J2EE applications
* Open source technologies (Tomcat, Spring, JBoss)
* Relational databases (MySQL, Oracle)
* Agile practices (Iterations, releases, TDD, unit tests, etc.)
* RESTful web services
* Experience with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
* Continuous delivery (automated build, test, deploy)
* Highly distributed, highly scalable solutions
* Must be able to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Preferred Skills
* Atlassian suite of collaboration tools (we Bamboo, Fisheye, JIRA, and Confluence)
* Experience with the Liferay platform or Java portal technology
* Experience with content management systems
* Cloud computing
* Velocity
* Solr

LAKANA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital/ familial status, ancestry, or public assistance in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Job Categories: Engineering, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: and JavaScript, CSS3, html5, Iterations, Java/J2EE applications, JBoss, MySql, Oracle, releases, Spring, TDD, Tomcat, and unit tests. Job expires in 80 days.

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