Information Systems/Technical Services: Programmer
Senior Software Engineer – Front End Focused - Tickets.com (Costa Mesa, CA)
Tickets.com is a privately held subsidiary of MLB Advanced Media, LP, the interactive media and Internet division of Major League Baseball.
At Tickets.com, we’re a passionate bunch of people, driven by a relentless pursuit of innovation. Our mission is to deliver world-class ticketing products and services that provide value to our clients and partners, with profitability to our stakeholders.
We're headquartered in beautiful Orange County, California, with offices in the state of New York, across Europe, and in New South Wales, Australia. We enjoy a fun and casual work atmosphere, and we pride ourselves on working hard to deliver quality results.
We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer in our Costa Mesa office who will be an essential individual contributor within a project team, focusing on development of new products & features. This engineer will design, code and test medium to large software modules as they apply to a specific product. They will also perform requirements analysis, create functional designs, and detailed design specifications as they relate to the implementation of the software.
Essential Job Functions:
Design, code, and test medium to large software modules
Own short term planning of IT projects and programs, creating the requirements analysis, functional design, and detailed technical design specifications as they relate to the implementation of a software module
Participate in the development of larger modules which may also include collaboratively authoring requirements analysis, architectural designs, or detailed design tasks under the direction of a more experienced engineer
Write technical documentation
Develop software using at least one programming language and platform
Utilize source control tools and related build mechanisms
Install and configure software development tools and/or operating systems
Debug and correct problems in existing software
Estimate the complexity of a certain task and an appropriate schedule
Provide direction to less experienced engineers
Resolve complex software problems/bugs via advanced debugging techniques
Follow all company standards, including the software coding standards document
Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent) is required
At least five (5) years of Java programming experience, object oriented analysis, design and programming
Candidate must have in depth knowledge of Jboss or similar J2EE container, Hibernate or another O/R mapping tool, native JDBC concepts and implementations
Candidate must have extensive hands-on experience with Spring MVC, JSP, JSTL, and related Java web container technologies
Candidate must have extensive hands-on experience working with dynamic web sites/pages, utilizing AJAX/REST & JSON to support interactive displays without page refreshes.
Candidate must have string skills in HTML, CSS, etc
Candidate must have strong troubleshooting skills in web/browser technologies, the controller/MVC layer, through to the middle-tier EJB layer.
Candidate must be very detailed focused with an emphasis on quality and complete end-to-end testing.
Candidate must be able to reverse engineer functional behavior/interactions via review of existing code, while transforming that code to newer technology / packages.
Experience in Oracle or other DBMS systems, very fluent in SQL & DML constructs helpful
Box Office Management or other ticketing experience a plus
Ability to interface with all levels of employees
Specifically to work cooperatively with software engineers, system administrators, product managers and other stakeholders
Ability to work both independently with little supervision and in a team environment
Experience as a group leader a plus
Must have a willingness and patience to teach others
Must be articulate and communicate effectively, both in written and oral formats, with a specific ability to author and communicate technical designs and documentation
Must practice regular & continued self-education
Exercise troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Excellent attention to detail and organization skills
Ability to maintain and meet schedules
All other duties as assigned
Remote evening and weekend work as required including having home internet access