Job Openings: ESPN

ESPN has a
number of job openings available for the technology-minded crowd.
Job
Opening:
Software Engineer III
/ESPN Digital
Media
Job
Location:
Bristol, CT
Job
Experience:
Required qualifications include 3+ years experience with Java, servlets, and Web
applications; knowledge of database design and implementation, including ER
diagrams, stored procedures, index strategies, and transactions, with
preference given to Microsoft SQL Server.
Job
Summary:
The candidate will become part of the ESPN Mobile Engineering team responsible
for supporting a diverse collection of mobile-targeted technological
initiatives, including the ESPN MVP experience on Verizon handsets andESPN’s
WAP site.
Responsibilities
include:
Expect to design, develop, implement, and test Java-based applications,
providing functionality to the front-end user experience.
To
Apply:
If you fit the requirements, please go to espn.com/joinourteam, create a
profile, upload your résumé, and apply for job ID 180098.
Job Opening: iPhone developer
/ESPN
Location: Bristol, CT
Job
Experience:
The candidate should have a BS, BA, or advanced degree in computer science,
engineering, or related field or relevant work experience. At least 3 years of
mobile-development experience with 1+ years Cocoa Touch/iPhone development or
Cocoa experience is also required.
Candidates
should also be familiar with related technologies, including supported video,
audio, and networking protocols for the iPhone. The ideal candidate will be
familiar with other mobile platforms, e.g. Android, Windows Mobile, the
Blackberry SDK, Brew, or J2ME. Familiarity with building Web applications is
also very helpful.
Job
Summary:
The position requires specific knowledge of the iPhone development platform for
both Web-based and native (Cocoa Touch) applications, along with a broad
understanding of similar platforms and relevant mobile technologies, e.g. SMS
protocols.
Responsibilities
include:
Essential functions include client-side application development focusing on the
iPhone platform and working with partners on client development on other device
platforms. You’ll also keep abreast of industry trends and technologies and be
prepared to apply them quickly.
To
Apply:
If you fit the requirements described for this job, please go to
espn.com/joinourteam, create a profile, upload your résumé, and apply for job
ID 185267.
Job
Opening:
associate director, (IT) engineering/ ESPN’s Production
Systems Support Group (PSSG). This group is responsible for the maintenance,
administration, and support of all Production Systems & Information Technology.
Job
Location:
ESPN’s new Los Angeles Production Center, located in downtown L.A. near Staples
Center and the L.A. Live complex.
Job
Experience:
Skills include, typically, 7 or more years of IT experience, with at least 3
years in people supervision, and a bachelor’s degree in computer science or
similar field of study. Applicants also need a solid knowledge of typical user
needs and existing application systems and in-depth knowledge of network and
computing technologies and how they impact systems and network.
Job
Summary:
The managerial responsibilities of this role will involve guiding the efforts
of two on-site systems administrators while working closely with other members
of the Bristol, CT-based Information Technology group. The associate director
will need to place strong emphasis on knowledge development and cross-training
among the on-site systems administrators. In this way, the L.A. facility will
maintain expert knowledge but benefit from the efficiencies of a combined support
effort that includes IT as well as some aspects of television engineering.
Responsibilities
include:
The general scope of responsibilities for the associate director includes
directing and planning the installation, administration and configuration of
servers and technologies, including high availability and disaster-recovery
mechanisms for the L.A. facility in conjunction with ESPN’s Connecticut-based
IT headquarters. Also expect to plan and supervise the implementation and
ongoing administration of leading-edge technologies relevant to the operational
departments.
To
Apply:
If you fit the requirements, please go to espn.com/joinourteam, create a
profile, upload your résumé, and apply for Job ID: 177662
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