DDM - Deseret Digital
  • 11-Aug-2017 to 31-Oct-2017 (MST)
  • Technology
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Deseret Digital Media (DDM) owns and manages the following digital properties KSL.com including the online Classifieds, Utah.com and FamilyShare.com.  The sites collectively reach over tens of millions of unique users and over 300 million pageviews each month. The organization has a uniquely values-based mission and seeks to be strategic to its owner The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. All candidates need to fully support the company's mission statement: "To be trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide."


DDM is currently seeking mid-level Software Engineers to identify, prevent, block, etc. fraud on the online KSL Classified products. This position will report to the Senior Director of Software Engineering for Marketplace.


The Software Engineers will be responsible for investigation, design, development, and maintenance of fraud prevention tools, techniques and technology for the online KSL Classifieds products. In addition, this position will have primary responsibility for designing, developing and maintaining the KSL member system and support tools. The ideal candidate needs to have experience with high traffic web sites, outstanding troubleshooting skills, network technologies, web security, excellent communication skills, and be willing and excited to learn new skills and technologies.


At a minimum, you're a candidate if you can demonstrate:


  • An inquisitive nature and ability to perform extensive investigations.
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to quickly identify trends and patterns.
  • Understanding of DNS and how the Internet works.
  • Understanding of Linux systems
  • 2 or more years of current experience with web software development technologies and tools including:
    • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL/Mongo, Linux, Apache, etc.
  • Must be performance driven, detailed and results oriented
  • Willingness to learn new and emerging technologies
  • Must be a strong team and individual motivator with a positive attitude who enjoys working with others. Ability to work independently in addition to collaborative work on large projects with team members, including stakeholders, product owners, designers, and other developers
  • Goal-oriented person with high personal drive, integrity, and energy
  • Bachelor's Degree with IT or CS related emphasis or equivalent work experience
  • Maintenance of existing enterprise web applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication


It's a bonus if you:

  • Familiarity with reading a packet capture (e.g. WireShark/CloudShark)
  • Have experience working with front end technologies: React.js and ES6
  • Have experience working with back end technologies: Zend Framework and Vagrant
  • Have experience working with database and search technologies: MongoDB and Solr
  • Have experience working with mobile technologies: iOS, Android, React Native
  • Have experience working with Agile/Scrum methodology and use of issue tracking (Pivotal Tracker or similar) and source repository (git or similar) technologies
  • Have experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and writing unit tests
  • Have experience optimizing and working with high traffic web sites using caching and scalability technologies
  • Enjoy solving hard problems


Why DDM?


In addition to all the standard things that happen to be great at DDM (like competitive wages, opportunity for growth and advancement, stability, and super benefits)...


  • We care about our contribution to the world. We not only care about the health of the business, we care about our impact on other humans. It's right in our mission statement more than once.
  • We take work/life balance seriously. No, really. We do. We care about what we do and we expect the work to get done on time, but we know there are extremely, vitally important things about your life outside of work, and we want you to take those things just as seriously.
  • Exceptional benefits, contributing 401(k) and retirement plan


This job is a great opportunity for a performance-driven, detail-oriented individual interested in a dynamic and growing organization. He or she should also be motivated by the organization's broader mission and be able to develop relationships with all members of the team.


Deseret Digital Media is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V



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