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MTV Networks Company


MTV Networks Company - New York City, NY

Overview and Responsibilities

The Multiplatform Engineering team, responsible for building and supporting Viacom's public facing, award winning mobile apps and Web sites around the world for leading brands in popular culture such as MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and BET, is looking for smart, creative people in the beginning of their careers as software engineers.

If you love to solve problems creatively, can work well in a team environment, are interested in building the best software, and want to always be learning, then we want to hear from you. You also understand data structures and algorithms, can explain the code you write, are open to feedback from others, and know how to give constructive feedback to team members.

As an entry level engineer, we will work with you to kickstart your career by helping you understand the technologies we work with and the business challenges we face every day. Whether it is mobile app development in iOS or Android, Web development on our sites or internal tools with AngularJS or native Javascript, back-end and data analytics development with Java and Python, full-stack Web development using PHP, or other technologies, we probably have it here. Do we have a problem that could be solved in some other way? Pitch it. We will listen.

This is a staff position reporting into one of the Multiplatform Engineering Guilds depending on career direction: Mobile App Engineering, Back-end Engineering, or Web Front-end Engineering.

Create solutions with a team of engineers developing fast, stable, and reliable apps, Web sites, and/or services

Write well tested, readable code

Work with technical and non-technical staff to translate business requirements into technical requirements

Participate in design and code reviews with other developers, giving and taking feedback

Act as part of the third level support team, working with first and second level support to resolve problems and perform root cause analysis

Be flexible and willing to learn both independently and with other team members

Learn a large existing code base and add new features to it

Basic Qualifications

B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or related technical field (or equivalent) preferred

Experience required in at least two of the following languages: Java, Javascript/Node.js, Python, Objective-C,Swift, C, C , Ruby, Perl, PHP, Scala

Additional Qualifications

You participate and have had success in hackathons

Passion for solving business problems with automation

You contribute to open source

Some experience with video/image processing

Some experience developing games and game frameworks

Demonstrated interest in machine learning and natural language processing

Demonstrated interest in exploring data and creating visualizations

Experience required with at least one database system such as MySQL, Postgres,SQLite, MongoDB, DynamoDB, Redis

Experience desired developing with social apis (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and OAuth

Experience desired with full stack web development (HTML5, Mobile First, Responsive, REST)

Working knowledge of network protocols like TCP/IP, HTTP, and HTTPS

Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Test Driven Development

Understanding of source control systems like Git and SVN


6 days 7 hours ago

MTV Networks Company


ASSOCIATE SOFTWARE ENGINEER - JANUARY 2018 MTV Networks Company - New York City, NY, United States


Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
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