[Baypiggies] Python jobs at MTV Networks in SF

Pete Ballotta peteballotta at gmail.com
Sat Nov 20 03:23:02 CET 2010

Calling all Python engineers,

We're aggressively hiring for multiple full-time positions with our
social applications group here at MTV Networks in San Francisco.  Our
offices include a diverse group of engineering teams including the
creative minds behind Shockwave, AddictingGames, Nickelodeon's
platform team, and our new social games team that develops exclusively
in Python and AS3.  We offer great benefits, paid vacation, 401k,
company parties, stocked kitchens, and lightning quick Macbook Pro's.

Web Applications Developer
Are you an Engineer with solid skills in Python and experience
building highly scalable web applications?  Have you worked in a
highly dynamic iterative development team to do this work?

What you get to do every day:
•	Develop new technology for high availability, high demand consumer
facing web applications that are changing the face of entertainment
and gaming
•	Translate technical requirements into specifications by working
closely with Project Managers as you create new features and
functionality for our products
•	Own and be accountable for multiple development projects in a
dynamic iterative release cycle
•	Define updates, issues and communicate same to key stakeholders in
the process
•	Manage the quality of your code using standard coding guidelines and
version control to track changes
•	Manage resource allocation to meet deadlines and shifting priorities

What you bring to the role in your professional toolkit:
•	BS in computer science or equivalent required and professional
experience doing hands-on development with object-oriented
•	3+ years of work in a production environment with consumer facing
web development using Python on Linux/Unix platform with Django and
Pylon frameworks
•	Solid understanding of Java 1.5 features to include Collections,
Generics, MVC Frameworks
•	Previous work with browser-based technology to include JavaScript,
CSS, DOM, HTML and front-end J2EE technologies - JSP, JSTL and Taglibs
•	Well-versed in the Semantic Web and metadata
•	Experience developing applications that are applicable to mobile
devices a plus
•	Solid skills with dynamic scripting languages and cross browser
compatibility testing
•	Experience with source control tools – Subversion, ideal code
practices, optimizing for scale and performance and the latest in web
software architecture
•	Use of Hibernate, SQL, and with relational database architecture
•	Experience writing thread-safe code
•	Experience with gaming or social networking applications
•	A creative approach to problem solving in a dynamic team-oriented
environment with limited supervision

To apply and/or learn more about our team, please send your resume to
pete.ballotta at mtvnmix.com

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