Software Developer

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Global Media Outreach uses multiple technologies to share the Gospel with billions of people worldwide and help new believers grow in their faith. Our vision is to give everyone on earth multiple opportunities to know Jesus. The position is located at our headquarters in Plano, TX.

We are seeking strong technical talent to design and implement software components that interface with all major systems. As part of a small agile team, you will participate in all phases of the development cycle ­­ concept generation, technical design, coding, QA, and maintenance. A successful candidate will be a problem solver, work well on a team, produce high-quality maintainable code, and have an insatiable desire to continuously improve.

The ideal candidate is a proactive individual with well-developed critical thinking skills who is able to process, react to, and solve problems in a timely manner.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to create new systems and maintain existing ones
  • Analyze existing processes to identify areas where technology can add business value
  • Participate in security training for developers and in peer code reviews
  • Take personal responsibility for the quality and reliability of our infrastructure
  • Interact effectively with all levels of management, technical and non­technical

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or MIS, or comparable experience
  • Ability to challenge assumptions to help clarify business requirements
  • Experience with Agile development and test-driven development methodologies
  • Knowledge of LAMP stack
  • Experience with relational databases or NOSQL Datastores
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Knowledge of quality assurance methodologies and best practices
  • Capacity to work in a collaborative and fluid environment

Bonus Points

  • Experience with mobile application development frameworks
  • Experience with cloud-deployed applications using AWS
  • Knowledge of system administration, server maintenance, and other infrastructures
  • Experience with React Native or Ionic frameworks for Mobile App development
  • Experience building Alexa Skills or Google Assistant Actions
  • Experience using Ansible for DevOps Automation
  • Experience with monitoring applications using Sensu or Nagios
  • Experience with application level logging with ELK stack
  • Experience with machine learning

Employees are expected to actively and intentionally grow in their Christian faith and exhibit Christian character as demonstrated by their attitude, appearance, and conduct.  All employees are required to sign the Global Media Outreach’s Statement of Faith.

TO APPLY:

Send an email to jobs@gmomail.org with a copy of your resume.  In your email, include at least one paragraph about you, and another stating why you are interested in working for Global Media Outreach.

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