Full Job Description
Nintendo of America Inc.
The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.7 billion video games and more than 740 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™ and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com .
** This is a CONTRACT position
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Participates in all phases of the development life cycle, focusing on coding, testing, and debugging.
Write secure code and architect applications
Works on the maintenance or enhancement of existing applications
Researches, evaluates and analyzes technical and design requirements
Participates in cross functional discussions and effectively communicates information, both written and verbally to members of the project team
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of related tools, trends and developments
Works with team members to establish consistent development and documentation guidelines
Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Thoroughly Documents all code changes through appropriate change control
Provides support and troubleshooting of prior developed technology solutions.
Participate in design brainstorming sessions, technical design reviews, formal code reviews, Site Q/A, and functional walkthroughs
Ensures work is completed in such a way to comply with established JSox and other internal controls.
SUMMARY OR REQUIREMENTS
Minimum four years’ experience using Java required
Ability to patch identified security vulnerabilities
Ability to identify and quickly fix browser and desktop/mobile compatibility issues
Experience with building single page applications
Familiarity with integrated development environments and version control systems such as SVN and GitHub, required
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
Strong understanding of site performance, web analytics, and SEO techniques
Proficient and comfortable working on multi-tier applications
Minimum five years’ experience on scalable, high-volume, internet-facing websites—preferably at the enterprise level
Strong API development skills
Experience in Agile software development such as Scrum is helpful, Jira experience a plus
Excellent technical troubleshooting skills
Expertise in interaction design, usability, and information architecture required
Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, or related field with equivalent relevant experience.
** This is a CONTRACT position
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