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Senior Web Developer- WordPress

Company: New England Sports Network, LP
Location: Watertown
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

Insight Global is seeking a talented Senior Web Developer for a permanent opportunity for a top-rated sports network headquartered in the Boston area. The company recently unveiled and brand new website and live streaming application to grow their Digital presence. This individual would be responsible for contributing to the networks digital platforms that feature their on-air and digital products.



On a daily basis this persons primary responsibility will be managing the front-end technical aspects and 3rd party platform integrations. Their products consist of the companys brand new website, mobile applications, video players, and SmartTV applications with more to be launched. The primarily technology used will be Wordpress, so strong prior experience working with this is required of a candidate that will be successful in the role. Implementing 3rd party APIs will also be essential prior experience as the applications are primarily developed by an onshore 3rd party vendor. This person will work closely with 2 other Web Developers, UX/UI designers and other key stakeholders of the digital team to ensure deadlines are met to maintain the quality of the networks products that are used by consumers across New England!



We are seeking an individual passionate about the entertainment industry and delivering the best possible in-class experience. This is an incredible opportunity to impact a team undergoing massive digital growth. If you are seeking a company passionate about the sports industry and creating an inclusive culture in the digital space..we should talk!


Experience developing mobile applications in React.js, PHP and/or Javascript

Experience implementing customer data platforms BlueConic highly preferred

Experience implementing online video technology (Brightcove, Adobe Heartbeat)
5+ years experience working as a Web Developer utilizing WordPress for web applications and extensive experience implementing APIs

2+ years experience/familiarity with Gutenberg technology for personalizing a distributing content

Experience implementing 3rd party APIs including Sportradar, BlueConic, Brightcove, and/or Adobe Primetime

Excellent communication and demonstrated track record of meeting deadlines

Comfortability working with external vendors

Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field strongly preferred

Keywords: New England Sports Network, LP, Boston , Senior Web Developer- WordPress, Other , Watertown, Massachusetts

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