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EWTN Global Catholic Network

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Birmingham, AL

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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.


  • 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


  • 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


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


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:

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.