Programmer

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EWTN Global Catholic Network

Company Website

http://ewtn.com

Company Email

humanresources@ewtn.com

Job Type

Full Time

Location

Birmingham, AL

Description :

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The EWTN Programmer will work with Web Developers and Programmers in building, maintaining and updating backend systems and content across EWTN web platforms as well as Content Delivery Networks.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support and maintain existing infrastructure under supervision of senior developer
  • Work with Programmers to build on to existing systems and or new infrastructure applications
  • Work with Web Developers in order to integrate new or existing infrastructure applications with the website
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Senior Programmer

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 3 years’ Programming or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in one or more high-level languages such as Java or C# is expected
  • Proficiency in high-level scripting languages such as Ruby, Python, or Perl
  • Understanding and familiarity with web development techniques and technologies so as to integrate backend solutions with the website(s)
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of data structures and algorithms, object-oriented programming, and software engineering principles
  • Knowledge of database programming and familiarity with MySQL or SQL Server
  • Familiarity with Linux and Apache
  • Basic knowledge of Unix shell programming
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS, as well as understanding of web application frameworks and HTTP-based services
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, Ajax, dynamic HTML, XML and JSON
  • Familiarity with source control systems such as git
  • Familiarity with Windows / IIS and .net programming
  • Understanding of the Catholic Faith and EWTN’s mission
  • Flexible, open to learning new skills, comfortable working simultaneously on a wide range of projects using different technologies and be committed to writing high-quality code
  • Capable of working in team and solo environments; self-motivation and discipline required in order to meet project deadlines
  • Effective communication skills with other departments and 3rd party developers

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or minimum 3 years’ equivalent experience

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Benefits include: Medical, dental, FSA, vision care, life insurance, short & long term disability, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off, and 10 paid holidays.

Résumés & cover letter (including salary requirements) should be e-mailed to: humanresources@ewtn.com.

EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 35th year, is the largest religious media network in the world. EWTN’s 11 networks broadcast in multiple languages 24 hours a day, seven days a week to over 265 million television households in more than 145 countries and territories. EWTN services include direct broadcast satellite television and radio; AM & FM radio networks transmitted through SIRIUS/XM, iHeart Radio, and over 500 domestic and international radio radio affiliates; a worldwide shortwave radio service; the largest Catholic website in the U.S.; electronic and print news services, including “The National Catholic Register” newspaper, and two global wire services; as well as a publishing arm.