Front-End Developer, NBC Sports.com
NBC Sports - Stamford, CT

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Role Purpose
The Front-end Developer is responsible for designing, implementing, testing, and maintaining UI/UX features of the NBC Sports Digital web sites. The Front-end Developer works as part of a team with a clear charter to deliver the best possible sports-related web and mobile applications available. Each member of the team works with a wide degree of creativity and latitude.

Responsibilities
  • Design and develop features for NBC Sports Digital properties such as NBCSports.com and Rotoworld.com
  • Implement sophisticated user interfaces using industry standard technologies and techniques.
  • Provide feasibility reviews for potential new projects, including development effort estimates.
  • Build applications to agreed upon specifications within the required timeframe and budget.
  • Demonstrate deep understanding of JavaScript OOP, AJAX and JSON data structures
  • Work with Senior Front-end developer to design and implement modular solutions that are efficient and elegant.
  • Work with Customer Service and QA teams to identify and address issues reported by clients quickly and effectively.

    Qualifications/Requirements
    Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum two (2)+ years creating and/or maintaining complex User Interfaces
  • Excellent JavaScript skills and fluency in leveraging frameworks such as jQuery
  • Excellent QA experience, testing cross-browser and cross-device capabilities
  • Complete understanding of JSON data structures
  • Knowledge of Drupal and other CMS solutions a plus

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation including a credit check
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas and status updates to both technical and non-techical resources.
  • Able to work independently and as a member of a large team.
  • Capable of managing multiple deliverables and completing assigned tasks quickly.
  • Passion for professional sports and an interest in digital media.
  • Innovative and flexible thinker, comfortable suggesting solutions and willing to take risks.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Committed to quality in everything you do.

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