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Want to work on one of the world's Top Web Portals? Want to develop never-before-seen features, products and web offerings/technologies? Want to be leading the leading edge? Want to be in an environment where innovation, creativity and new ideas are not only encouraged but are part of your job description? Want to have the stability of the ESPN/Disney/ABC family of companies AND the casual, fast-paced environment of a dot-com? Do you have a passion for one or more of the following major American sports: NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, College Basketball, College Football? Then we have your dream job!

New Media is one of the fastest growing areas in the world economy and is evolving at an ever-accelerating pace. In 10 years, the way we all view news and other video content will be radically transformed. Here at ESPN we are committed to continuing our role as the leader in online sports content. By pushing the envelope and developing new features, products, and web technologies to reach viewers and web users, we will continue to be at the forefront of New Media's evolution as it unfolds. This is an opportunity to work on a Top 40 web portal and directly impact the way the world views news and video in the interactive New Media world.


ESPN Technology
Software Engineer I
Job ID 65490

The technology team is responsible for supporting the world�s premier sports website. This position is responsible for working with design, production, and editorial groups to create the products and features on The Software Engineer I is responsible for the design, development, testing, and implementation of Java-based applications. These applications provide functionally for many of the most successful and highest profile sports-related features on the web. There are opportunities currently available in the areas of Fantasy Games, Sports/Automation Development, and International Support (ESPNSoccernet, ESPNDeportes, etc.)

- Design, develop, test, and implement new java based applications.
- Develop new features and functionality for existing applications.
- Support the existing infrastructure and applications.
- Provide support to production staff by developing functionality needed to create new web applications and features.
- Identify areas that require improvement and recommend/implement solutions.

Required Qualifications
- Degree in Computer Science or related field, and/or equivalent work experience.
- Min. 2 years experience with Java, servlets and web applications.
- Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, including stored procedures, index strategies, and transactions.
- Understanding of multi-tier web architectures, and OO design patterns and concepts.
- A strong understanding of the Transact-SQL (T-SQL) language.
- Demonstrated ability to work on a diverse scope of software and database projects requiring detailed analysis, creative/practical problem solving, and sound judgment.
- Ability to operate effectively in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
- Must demonstrate solid organization/communication skills.
- Manage multiple projects within a short development cycle with routine supervision
- Experience with HTTP, XML, Web Services a plus.
- Must have a passion for one or more of the following major American sports: NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, College Basketball, College Football!


To apply: create an online profile at and apply to Job ID 65490.

William R. Barnes
ESPN, Human Resources Dept.
ESPN Plaza, Bristol, CT 06010
[ May 16, 2007: Message edited by: Bill Barnes ]
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