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Application Developer with National Hockey League in New York, NY

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SUMMARY
The National Hockey League (NYC) is looking for an Application Developer to play a key role in designing and building the next generation of NHL experiences.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES 
  • An Application Developer designs and develops internet/intranet applications by setting expectations and features priorities throughout the development life cycle.  
  • Duties include determining design methodologies and tool sets
  • Completing programming assignments, designing and conducting tests.  
  • This position will also be responsible for supporting the production/editorial team, and any shared team support duties.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, CS, or related field experience required. 
  • They should have solid knowledge of presentation layer development and a mixture of web development experience - front-end, back-end, and mobile applications is preferred, including: 
  • 2 or more years of experience developing high volume, enterprise backend systems and 
  • 2 or more years of developing robust, data-driven front-end user experiences.  
  • Adept in Javascript, including React and Redux or similar. 
  • Some experience with Java, O/R frameworks such as Cayenne or Hibernate, and SQL.  
  • Successful candidate should have demonstrated technical and analytical skills, including the ability to understand and convey complex technical information.  
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.  
  • Ability to communicate/work well with others.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.  
  • Other skills include experience with CSS, HTML5, Java, SQL, Database Modeling, and knowledge/interest in ice hockey and the ability to work in a Unix environment comfortably.  
 
 When applying, please be sure to include a cover letter with your salary expectations for this role.  We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  NO EMAILS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE. 

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. This position is in NYC. If necessary, are you able to relocate at your own expense? (The NHL does not pay relocation fees.)

  3. Do you have the legal right to work in the United States?

  4. What are your salary expectations for this position?

  5. Do you have at least 2 of more years of experience developing high volume, enterprise back-end system? If so, where did you gain this experience?

  6. Do you have at least 2 or more years of developing robust, data-driven software engineering experiences? If so, where did you gain this experience?

  7. Do you have experience using Python scripting? If so, please rate your skill level on a scale of 1 to 5 (5 being an expert).

  8. On a scale of 1 to 10, (1 being the least), how would you rate your knowledge of JavaScript?

  9. If you have worked with Javascript before, have you worked with React and/or Redux? How would you rate your knowledge of both on a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being the least)?

  10. On a scale of 1 to 10, (1 being the least), how would you rate your knowledge of SQL (MySQL if preferable, but please specify)?

  11. On a scale of 1 to 10, (1 being the least), how would you rate your knowledge of Java?

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