Boston Globe - Software Engineer (Web)

Boston, Massachusetts, United States · Boston Globe



The development team at Boston Globe Media Partners is seeking a developer with Java experience to work on You will work with a team of developers, and will closely collaborate with other groups within the company.


- Take ownership of projects from start to finish, including feasibility, solution design, estimating and delivery

- Improve the teams development process through utilization of best practices, coaching, code reviews and cross training sessions- Be a self starter able to work independently as well as to work with the team in an Agile (Scrum) workflow

- Keep up with the latest technologies



- BS in CS or Engineering, or equivalent professional experience

- +3 years Java development

- Experience working with JSP and JSTL

- Knowledge of Java tools and frameworks such as Eclipse, Ivy, JUnit

- Knowledge of web development using HTML, CSS, JavaScript

- Experience working with JSON and XML

- Knowledge of XML and XSL transformations

- Comfortable with version control systems such as SVN and Git

Nice to Have

- Understanding of web service, web application and database solution development

- Knowledge of database technologies such as MySQL, Postgres or other relational SQL database

- Familiarity of build tools such as Jenkins and Sonar

- Experience working with other server side scripting languages such as PHP or Groovy

- Development of REST services

- Knowledge of shell scripting with Bash or Groovy

- Experience with the Agile development methodology

- Understanding of modern web techniques such as responsive design and progressive enhancement

- Experience with front-end build tools such as Grunt, Gulp, or Webpack

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