Thursday, August 20, 2015

EchoStar - Developer

Summary: in Superior, CO is looking for a Senior Staff Full Stack Developer to perform design and implementation on data aggregation systems.

·    Design, implement, and create unit tests for new backend services written in groovy and python for existing data aggregation systems.  Enhance existing features.
·    Assist in re-architecting data aggregation systems – both front end and back end in a phased manner.
·    Will be responsible for working with team and several external teams.

Basic Requirements:
·    BS Computer Science or equivalent and 10+ years of software development experience
·    3+ years of experience with backend services development in Python.
·    2+ years of experience with backend services development in one or more of the following technologies: Java, Groovy, Ruby on Rails, or C#
·    1+ years of experience with front-end development using Ajax, Javascript, Jquery, Backbone.js or similar libraries
·    3 + years of experience with Restful services.
·    1+ years working in an Agile environment translating stories into new features and defining/updating new endpoints with backend team
·    3+ years working with databases such as Mysql or Postgres.

Preferred Qualifications:
·    Experience with the following:
·    TDD
·    Unit test framework.
·    Elastic search
·    NOSQL,  MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.
·    Optimizing front ends
·    Optimizing DB queries (from a developer perspective)
·    Frameworks such as Django and Flask
·    Knowing when to call in a DBA
·    Strong communication skills
·    Ability to work as well with the other developers
·    Self starter

About Echostar:
EchoStar delivers innovative products and services that power global communication, commerce and entertainment. Through our market-leading Digital Broadcast Centers across North America, we operate one the world’s largest and most advanced digital broadcast networks, serving over 17 million end users every day. Our historical pioneering development of market solutions such as satellite spot-beam technology, end-to-end MPEG4 video delivery, placeshifting, whole home DVR sharing and VSAT data network management have consistently set new standards in the industry.
EchoStar provides a variety of benefits for all employees.  In addition to health and wellness benefits that support a new era in healthcare management, we provide unique benefits including Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Stock Purchase, Discounted rates on HughesNet and Dish Network services, Slingbox discounts and much more.
For a complete list of benefits and specific company detail please visit
EchoStar is an EEO Employer (Race, Gender, Veterans, Disability)