Web Software Developer, Back-end
DreamWorks Animation - Glendale, CA

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This position is for Dreamworks Animation's startup PTCH.

Responsibilities

* Develop, refine and implement back-end web applications

* Develop solutions using one or more of the following: Python/Pyramid, PHP, C/C++, Java, Javascript, HTML5, CSS, MongoDB, MySQL, nginx, HAProxy, Hadoop, memcached

* Drive best practices development with a team of world-class engineers and designers

* Work closely with a cross-functional team collaborating on UI, application interfaces, databases, and business processes

* Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are the norm

Skills & Requirements * Deep, holistic understanding of web architectures and interfaces to services/APIs such as payment processing, social networks, advertising, DRM, billing, etc.

* Proven leadership and management experience, management a plus

* Development experience in server-side technologies such as C/C++ and/or Java, Python

* Experience working on cross-browser platforms, as well as with multi-media and video

* Experience leading projects and working cross-functionally to satisfy changing requirements and integration interfaces

* Knowledge of UI frameworks such as XUL, Flex, and XAML a plus

* Exceptional leadership, communication, and presentation skills

* Exceptional organizational and analytical skills

* Understanding of the technical architecture of complex and highly scalable web applications and/or media products

* Experience developing social products, technologies and platforms is strongly desired

About DreamWorks Animation DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties, meant for audiences around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by FORTUNE® Magazine for four consecutive years. In 2012, DreamWorks Animation ranks #14 on the list. All of DreamWorks Animation’s feature films are produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 25 animated feature films, including the franchise properties of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon and Puss in Boots.

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