Software Engineer II (Back End) - Fandango

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Company Description
At Fandango, we love movies. From showtimes and ticketing, to engaging content and innovations in movie going- we strive to deliver the perfect movie going experience-anytime, anywhere. And to be the go-to destination for moviegoers, we think it's all about collaboration. Anyone can build a website or app, but it takes a special group across many disciplines to create an experience that can live across multiple platforms and connected devices. Thanks to an exceptional team, we're working hard to make Fandango a little bit better every day. Our 30 million (and growing!) online and mobile monthly visitors can now buy movie tickets at over 25,000 screens nationwide and stay for exclusive trailers, our award-winning original video series, movie reviews, celebrity interviews and more. So, if you're looking to inspire, be inspired and work at the intersection of entertainment and technology look no further than Fandango. Visit Fandango.com/careers for a behind-the-scenes look at Fandango and follow us on LinkedIn for the latest news and updates. Fandango is an NBCUniversal Company.
We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.
Job Description
Role Description:
As a software engineer working on our systems and services, you will work with a talented team of professional engineers to deliver projects and systems critical to Fandango and Sports Next businesses. We expect our engineers to be versatile, collaborative, and enthusiastic about taking on new problems across our businesses as we continue to build great experiences for our customers.

  • Develop, enhance, test, deploy, and maintain software and services in accordance with established SDLC practices for applications/APIs written in C#/node.js
  • Perform critical code reviews and collaborate with peers on software solutions
  • Collaborate with Product Managers and Quality Engineers to deliver high quality, high profile software and user experiences
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies (standups, retros, sprint planning, etc.)
  • Contribute to design and implementation planning
  • Troubleshoot issues on local and remote systems

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 2+ years of professional experience as a software engineer working in a back end or full-stack capacity
  • A strong understanding of software design patterns, development practices and principles
  • 1+ year of professional experience in one or more of the following programming languages:
    • JavaScript/Node
    • C#/.NET
    • Java
  • Experience working and coding with relational databases
  • Experience working with version control systems (Git or similar)
  • Working knowledge of common networking, infrastructure, and technical security fundamentals

Preferred / Useful Qualifications:

  • Experience developing consumer-facing software, especially at scale
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Experience with a variety of data stores: Document databases, columnar data stores, Redis, Elasticsearch, etc.
  • Experience with cloud technologies and serverless applications (AWS, GCP, Azure or similar)
  • Strong understanding of RESTful APIs, microservices, and/or service-oriented architectures
  • Familiarity with software build, release, deployment, and monitoring tools and practices

Desired Characteristics:

  • Passionate about software development, problem-solving, and high-quality engineering
  • Collaborative. Works well in a team. Excited to succeed and to help others succeed
  • Enthusiastic about expanding one's skillset, learning and leveraging new technologies
  • Open to new approaches and new ideas
  • Able to independently solve moderately complex issues in practical ways and knows when to solicit help
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing, with peers and colleagues

Additional Requirements:
This position has been designated as fully remote, meaning that the position is expected to contribute from a non-NBCUniversal worksite, most commonly an employee's residence.
Additional Information
NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access nbcunicareers.com as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

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