Locked J2EE Architect Position Available

By robert.tavormina ·
My name is Robert Tavormina. I am a Sr Technical Recruiter with the National Football League. We have experienced tremendous growth and are actively searching for a Sr J2EE Software Architect for our Culver City, CA location. We offer fantastic benefits including a pension plan that amounts to 15% of employee?s total annual compensation! Some information regarding the position and company are listed below. Please contact me if you have interest or would like to learn more. Thanks.


Robert Tavormina

Senior Technical Recruiter

National Football League

10950 Washington Blvd Suite 100

Culver City, CA 90232


In the world of professional sports, the National Football League (NFL) blitzes the competition. The organization oversees America's most popular spectator sport and has the highest per-game attendance of any domestic professional sports league in the world, The NFL governs and promotes the game, sets and enforces rules, and regulates team ownership. It also offers:

NFL Network is the year-round programming network fully-owned and operated by the NFL and is a destination for all that happens around the league, on and off the field - during the season and throughout the non-playing season. Each year, NFL Network televises more than 200 NFL games. NFL Network is the gathering place of the NFL, using the latest digital media applications to bring a new dimension to the NFL experience. The passion, the excitement, the highs and the lows are covered by NFL Network from an insider's perspective., the official site of the National Football League, delivers in-depth team pages for all clubs, extensive game-day coverage with real time statistics, and play-by-play and chats with top players. It also continues to provide fans with one of the most complete fantasy football games online as well as exclusive highlights, photos and game previews.

Senior J2EE Software Architect

The NFL Digital Media Group is seeking an experienced hands-on Software Architect to join the Infrastructure and Software Architecture team.

The architect will primarily work with NFL's 2 flagship products: and the club sites platform. Necessary skills include Java/J2EE, Content Management Systems, high volume web applications, refactoring existing systems.

Job Responsibilities:
** Work with Stakeholders and business analysts to guide business and functional requirements based on technical expertise
** Work with technical leads to create and document technical architectures and detailed designs that meet functional and non-functional requirements such as
- scalability
- fault tolerance
- monitoring
- deployability
- maintainability
** Provide expert knowledge of technical and middleware architecture and help select technolgies when necessary
** Mentor leads/engineers on appropriate design and coding principles
** Review designs and code
** Write high-quality code
** Refactor code to add functionality and/or improve design

Minimum Qualifications:
** Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related discipline. Graduate Degree a plus.
** 7+ years demonstrated software development experience, primarily in Java and related technologies
** Excellent communication skills - written and oral
** Expertise in object oriented design
** Experience with RDBMS and SQL, in particular Oracle 10g
** Expertise in Java/J2EE and related technologies including JDK 1.5 or 1.6
** Expertise in building scalable web applications
** Experience building applications that take advantage of caching and Content Delivery Networks (CDN) such as Akamai
** Experience with ORM frameworks such as Hibernate, JPA, or Toplink
** Experience designing and building applications with open source frameworks and tools such as:
- Spring
- Hibernate
- Maven
- Lucene and Solr
** Experience with XML and related technologies such as XSD, XSLT, etc
** Experience with Content Management Systems such as Documentum or Interwoven
** Experience building event-driven systems with JMS or an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), for example Mule
** Ability to learn new technologies
** Excellent problem solver
** Familiarity with online media and sports industry a plus

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