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Prototyping Front End Developer

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The Testing and Optimization Software Developer is an exciting development position responsible for providing high-quality development and support of solutions across multiple web products aimed at optimizing the user experience and improving revenue yield . Projects include building front end experiences for A/B testing streaming video, web templates, design implementation, prototyping, as well as automated syndication of content and web analytics via API integrations. The technologies are leading-edge and the environment is agile, fast-paced and large-scale web-based development.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Develop dynamic and data driven solutions for web and app testing, debugging, documentation and test deployment in accordance with industry best practices.
- Participate in the experiment design and analyze existing production and implementation processes in order to ensure consistency between experiments and final production executions.
- Consistently meet or exceed deadlines on projects.
- Contribute to test ideation, provide feedback on testing complexity and feasibility, requirements to build tests and work effort estimates.
- Build custom front end code for use in personalization platforms. Support QA process of such experience.
- Work with internal departments to provide associated deliverables required for the successful completion of personalization experiences and A/B test development and maintenance.
- Assist in performing QA of tests or experiences ready to deploy.
- Become the internal expert on testing capabilities and best practices. Research new optimization technologies; provide ideas for technical or workflow / process improvements, development tools, and development initiatives.
- Must be able to implement solutions within the context of the available infrastructure, taking into account scalability, availability, reliability, stability, security and performance.
- Provide on-call support as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
- Strong web front-end skills coupled with an eye for design detail are crucial
- 2-4 years experience developing websites in web and cloud technologies including HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, AWS, Node.js, MongoDB.
- Experience with A/B testing methods and platforms such as Optimizely
- Thorough understanding of the web and web browsers, their capabilities and limitations.
Experienced with efficient HTML, CSS3 and Javascript as it relates to both page performance and maintainability
- Thorough knowledge of HTML, CSS, AJAX, JavaScript (including popular frameworks), NoSQL.
- Analytical and critical thinking skills, as well as strong attention to detail.
- Good interpersonal skills, and written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks effectively.

PREFERRED:
- Experience in media, news, and/or entertainment industry preferred
- Experience with UI optimization
- Demonstrated experience of cloud services
- Experienced with unit and automated testing tools
- Worked in a DevOps environment
- Experience with mobile apps

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