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WebMediaBrands Career Opportunities - IT

Job Title:  Senior Web Developer, mediabistro
Location:  New York, NY

   mediabistro.com is seeking a talented Senior Web Developer to join our team. The ideal candidate has strong skills in architecting application code and database backends and is proficient in UI design. The individual is detail-oriented and passionate about clean and modular code/design. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to play a key role in researching and developing backends of new social web features and other emerging trends. This position is very hands-on and involved in the full-development life cycle of projects.

A plus if the programmer is familiar with social web APIs (i.e. Twitter, Facebook), semantic web technology and/or has an entrepreneurial streak.

  • Architect, build, unit test, and maintain custom content management systems and new features to enhance mediabistro.com
  • Translate business requirements into technical specs and code
  • R&D; and evaluation of new web technologies and APIs
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and optimize application code-related and database issues
  • Participate in code design reviews and code refactoring
  • Maintain and support existing ASP and PHP applications

  • At least 4 years online experience doing web development
  • Proficient with one or more programming languages such as PHP, ASP.NET (C#), Classic ASP, or Java
  • Solid understanding and experience with OOP concepts and design patterns
  • Ability to write clean and reusable code
  • Strong experience with HTML, Javascript, AJAX, XML
  • Experience with one or more databases (SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL), Stored Procedures, Views, and SQL queries
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to achieve results through teamwork and collaboration
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer Science degree a plus, but not required
  • Plus if you have experience with MVC framework and jQuery

Job Duration:   Full-Time

About Us:   mediabistro.com is a community of media professionals that has grown over 13 years with tremendous good will. We're a small, fast growing, profitable company with offices in Manhattan. mediabistro.com is a division of WebMediaBrands Inc.

Our Vision:   A vibrant place for creative and content industry professionals (media people) to come for fulfillment of their professional aspirations and social needs. A crossroads of commerce, marketplaces and career paths; a center of teaching; a source of inspiration and fun that generates a shared identity and feeling of connectedness between media people and their chosen profession.

  We offer competitive compensation commensurate with experience, along with a very generous benefit package that includes medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, paid vacation/sick/personal/company holidays, 401K, fitness reimbursement, FSA, commuter discounts, and a casual and fun work environment!

Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to [email protected].