DDM - Deseret Digital
  • 06-Nov-2017 to 05-Jan-2018 (MST)
  • Technology
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Deseret Digital Media (DDM) is the online division of Deseret Media Companies that manages KSL.com, DeseretNews.com, DeseretConnect.com, FamilyShare.com, among others. The sites collectively reach over tens of millions of unique users and nearly 350+ million page-views each month. The organization has an 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 a mid to senior level Software Engineer to work on the KSL Cars team. The developer will be responsible for design, development, and maintenance of technology for the KSL Classifieds on-line product.

This position will report to the Director of Development of the KSL Cars team. The ideal candidate needs to have experience with high traffic web sites, excellent communication skills, and be willing and excited to learn new skills and technologies.

Required Skills:

  • 3 or more years of current experience with web software development
  • Strong experience working with front end technologies: HTML, CSS, React.js and Ember.js
  • Strong experience working with back end technologies: Linux, Apache, PHP and Vagrant
  • Strong experience working with database technologies: MongoDB, Solr and MySQL
  • Experience working with Agile/Scrum methodology and use of issue tracking (Pivotal Tracker or similar) and source repository (git or similar) technologies
  • Experience with Test Drive Development (TDD) and writing unit tests using phpUnit
  • Experience optimizing and working with high traffic web sites using caching and scalability technologies
  • Maintenance of existing enterprise web applications
  • Ability to work independently in addition to collaborative work on large projects with team members, including stakeholders, product owners, designers, and other developers 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Preferred Skills/Education:

  • Must be performance driven, detail 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
  • Goal-oriented person with high personal drive, integrity, and energy 
  • Bachelors Degree with IT or CS related emphasis

DDM offers:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Exceptional benefits, contributing 401(k) and retirement plan
  • Excellent opportunities for advancement 

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. If this sounds like you, submit your resume today.

DDM - Deseret Digital
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