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[full-time] Python/Django/Front end developer needed at Sunlight Foundation

February 14, 2011 - 8:01am
Location: Washington DC
URL: http://sunlightfoundation.com/

Description:

The Sunlight Foundation, a non-partisan government transparency organization in Washington, DC, is seeking a DC-based web developer to join the Subsidyscope project team. An initiative of Pew’s Economic Policy Group, Subsidyscope (http://subsidyscope.org) aims to raise public awareness about the role of federal subsidies in the economy. This project is a unique opportunity to do work that is both meaningful and technically exciting, and to do so in a great work environment.

The ideal candidate will be very familiar with HTML, CSS, a web development framework like Django or Rails and feel comfortable pursuing research outside of regular programming tasks. Any experience working with large datasets, the command line, MySQL, and VCS are all desirable too. In addition to Subsidyscope work, there will be some time to pursue other projects within the general scope of the Sunlight mission. The position is ideal for someone who is enthusiastic about government transparency and is willing to apply a skillset consisting of research, critical thinking, data analysis and policy considerations to a particular issue. Applicants should send a quick introduction and resume to: subsidyscope-jobs@sunlightfoundation.com.

This is a full-time, on-site position. No relocation funding is available. Please, no phone calls. Principals only.



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[full-time] Wen Developer - Front End at Manta Media, Inc

February 10, 2011 - 8:17am
Location: Columbus, OH
URL: http://www.manta.com

Description:

Manta is looking for a highly motivated Developer who wants to be a part of innovated, professional and dynamic application development team. The Web Developer will be responsible for maintaining production system, developing applications and adapting open source technologies.

Manta is one the largest company information sites and the fastest growing business site on the Web, with more than 23 million visitors a month. Offering detailed company profiles on more than 63 million firms worldwide, Manta enables business professionals to promote their companies, sell faster and make business connections.

Main Responsibilities

• Design and implement applications. .
• Build Ajax, Javascript, HTML, and CSS objects.
• Conduct production supports.
• Conduct Unit Testing.
• Manage day to day operational issues by analyzing and finding root causes and solutions for production issues.

Required Skills:
• Web development including application server side, and UI (AJAX, JavaScript,CSS and HTML) – 3+ years
• Strong problem solving skills
• Self-starter, motivated to learn (quick learner)
• Demonstrated ability to work as a member of team in an agile development environment
• At least 5 years overall software development experience.
• Understands project management principles and processes.
• Proven ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.



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[full-time] JavaScript Developer at Fox News Channel

February 9, 2011 - 1:15pm
Location: New York City, NY
URL: http://careers.foxnews.com

Description:

FOXNews is seeking a client side engineer for its Web Production and Development department. Candidate will work as the liaison between the Design/UI staff and other Web Application Developers to create Web 2.0 components. The ideal candidate should have experience with front-end technologies like jQuery/JSON and be able to get your hands dirty with server side technologies like JAVA/JSP or PHP.

Candidates should have 3 years of relevant web development experience.

General Requirements:

  • Must be a well-rounded developer who has experience working with client side technologies.
  • Must be intelligent, self-motivated, a quick learner, practical, and have a curious mind.
  • Must be a self-starter with a can-do attitude; has demonstrated success in building something new and aggressively meets goals.
  • Track record of “getting things done.”

Required Technical Skills:

  • Computer Science degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • Proficient with Web 2.0 client side technologies: jQuery/JavaScript, CSS/HTML, and JSON/XML.
  • Experience coding server side technologies (Java/JSP or PHP) is a plus
  • Comfortable working in an agile environment, Linux, Apache, databases, XSLT, and unit tests is a plus.

Following Media Experience a Plus:

  • Experience working with high traffic web sites.
  • Experience working with a content delivery networks (CDN).
  • Experience working with advertising networks and web tracking systems.
  • Experience building search friendly websites.

Fox News Network is an EOE.

Interested applicants please send resumes to:

Fox News Network
Human Resources
2nd floor
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Fax: 212-301-8588
Email: Resumes@foxnews.com
http://careers.foxnews.com/



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[full-time] HTML 5 Game Developer at Leading Gaming Organisation

February 8, 2011 - 3:09am
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
URL: http://darwinrecruitment.com

Description:

My client, one of Europe’s leading gaming organisations are currently looking for a strong frontend developer to work on a cutting edge social networking platform in developing browser based games.

Location- Frankfurt, Germany
Salary- €40-60K + full relocation & company apartment + benefits

Role description:

• Designs and develops browser based games.
• Generates game scripts and storyboards as necessary.
• Ensures applications and systems are fully compliant with requirements through appropriate unit and system/ integration testing.
• Ensures functional and technical design meets product and business requirements.
• Ensures appropriate, accurate, up-to-date technical documentation is available for systems and logic.
• Assists and supports testers with development and execution of test plans.
• Helps drive the delivery of successful, cutting edge products by working on a team with other highly talented Producers, Developers, and Designers.
• Performs other duties as required.

Responsibilities:

• Owns the development of one or more browser games, from specification through design, coding, debugging, and deployment.
• Works closely with the operations to install, configure and operate developed features, as appropriate.
• Works with the Production, Design and Development teams to build a feature set.
• Works closely with QA engineers to ensure quality throughout the development cycle.
• Shares expertise and advise others in the development of features across the service.
• Writes high quality, high performance code.
• Writes complete Unit Tests for developed code.
• Participates in the scoping and sizing of requirements using Agile development methods

Requirements:

• Excellent knowledge of HTML5 and Javascript.
• At least one game online (includes restricted test environments).
• Strong skills in creating optimized in size and render time HTML/CSS code markup based on prepared visual design.
• Experience of optimizing multimedia content for the web.
• Strong knowledge of W3C Standards.
• Proficiency with web-based architectures and technologies (REST, XML, JSON).
• Strong OO design and programming skills applying proven methodologies using UML.
• Used Agile Methodology as a software development process following continuous integration programming, particularly SCRUM.
• Experience with standard revision control (SVN) and defect tracking tools (JIRA).
• Motivated self-starter who likes working on very productive, fast-paced teams.
• Ability to skillfully navigate ambiguity in a dynamic environment.
• Ability to remain calm, poised, professional, and productive when under pressure.
• Passionate desire to build great products.
• Maintains objectivity and seeks win-win resolutions when faced with tough problems.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
• Passion for video games.
• Education: B.S in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
• Experience: 3+ years

Preferences:

• Java (especially backend development, NIO)
• Development on mobile devices (especially iPhone/iPad, Android)
• OpenGL ES and/or WebGL
• Flash ActionScript3
• PHP5
• Scripting languages (like Ruby)

Please apply to – paul.turner@darwinrecruitment.com



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[full-time] DTV Application Specialist at Darwin Recruitment

February 8, 2011 - 12:47am
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
URL: http://darwinrecruitment.com

Description:

A Technical Application specialist is required by my blue chip client for their European HQ located in the Netherlands.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for setting up processes for technical updates and maintenance; troubleshoot and resolve technical issues; ensure quality management standards and to accurately deliver work in a timely manner.

Candidates must have around 2 years experience within an operational PC support environment and be willing to learn new, specific technologies. Knowledge of Windows, DTV, HTML and XML would be highly beneficial. English language skills are essential.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic engineer to develop their skills and learn cutting edge technology within the DTV domain.

Salary- €45K

For more information send your CV ASAP to James.Lodge@Darwinrecruitment.com



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[full-time] Senior Frontend Developer at Darwin Recruitment

February 8, 2011 - 12:45am
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
URL: http://darwinrecruitment.com

Description:

A Senior Front End Developer is required by my market leading client for their HQ located in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Duties include:
Contribute to definition of requirements for projects; Design technical solutions and write technical specifications; Develop and maintain front-end applications, libraries and supporting frameworks; Support other teams and fellow developers in specific areas; Pro-actively suggest and implement improvements.

Candidates must have at least 3 years Front End Development experience, ideally within a Telco/ISP environment and have solid technical skills with Java, HTML, XML, CSS, Ajax and Javascript. English language skills are a must.

Salary- €55K

For more details about the role, salary and benefits send your CV ASAP to
James.Lodge@Darwinrecruitment.com



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[full-time] Senior Frontend Developer at Darwin Recruitment

February 8, 2011 - 12:32am
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
URL: http://darwinrecruitment.com

Description:

Amsterdam – Permanent – €45 – €54K per annum + benefits

JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML, Ajax and cross-browser compatibility experience required for my client currently seeking an experienced Front end Developers. You will be working for a leading global e-Commerce organization within the R&D department. You main responsibilities will include:

• Develop functional prototypes from wireframes, mockups and design patterns
• Develop optimized/cross-platform Front-End code in CSS/XHTML, JavaScript, and AJAX
• Navigate your way around different browser quirks
• Collaborate with product managers, designers, and application engineers to refine and improve the user experience
• Partner with peers in application engineering to ensure that interactive techniques and technologies translate through to world class products and services
• Work with Quality Assurance to test functional product features
• Follow industry trends with regard to front-end technologies and techniques
Candidates should have at least 5 years experience working with a similar work environment and preferably within a high volume online environment. Candidates must be an excellent communicator in both spoken and written English. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a leading global e-commerce organization offering fantastic work environment and benefits

Please contact me for further details
michael.kidd@darwinrecruitment.com
+44 1277 637 034



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