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Sr. NodeJS Developer NodeJS, ES6, MySQL, MongoDB, APIs, and more

SK Intertainment is seeking a full time Senior NodeJS Engineer. You'll be thrown right into the mix accepting challenges across the stack, contributing ideas, writing code, shipping into production. If you're looking for a new challenge with an exciting and continually growing team, we'd love to hear from you. Every team member has a voice and every team member will make an impact.

Who you are

  • Self-Starter: You take initiative, meet deadlines, and creatively solve problems. You are not fearful of legacy code.
  • Student: You learn constantly through reading, meet-ups, etc., and apply best practices whenever possible.
  • Teacher: You not only command programming fundamentals and concepts, but can also explain design patterns in developing OOP.
  • Craftsman: You strive to create code that is tested, maintainable, readable, and re-usable.
  • Versatile: You have relevant experience in a wide range of technologies with a strong background in NodeJS in production.

Must Haves

  • Highly skilled in NodeJS
  • Strong understanding of package management and microservice architecture
  • Building, Integrating, and Testing APIs both internal and 3rd Party
  • Background and strength in writing tests that matter
  • Strong MySQL and MongoDB Experience

What you will work on

  • Improving legacy code and sharing knowledge with team
  • Solving complex problems by using your past experience as well as investigating legacy code base
  • Authoring code that makes immediate positive impact
  • Pairing with teammates sharing domain knowledge
  • Authoring tickets when needed using your past experiences to make architectural decisions
  • Building highly performant queries and code, locating hot spots and improving legacy code

What we use

  • Our general stack: NodeJS 8.17, MySQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, ES6 Javascript, Grunt, Express JS, API Microservice, Github, Jenkins, Debian, Nginx, PM2
  • Applications: Slack, Gitlab, Github, NewRelic, Jenkins CI, JIRA, Confluence
  • We practice Agile / SCRUM Product Development, host daily stand ups, and work in 2 week sprints
  • We're primarily Mac Users and all remote. You can make how you need to.

Bonus points

  • You have proven experience maintaining and debugging high trafficked websites in NodeJS
  • You truly are a self-starter and hungry for a challenge
  • Your daily workflow matches strongly with our stack
  • You've had DevOps experience in the NodeJS environment
  • You accept and complete a coding challenge

Why SK?

  • Competitive salary
  • Highly subsidized medical and dental insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with company contributions for vested employees
  • Generous vacation time
  • Bi-weekly catered company lunches
  • Public transit and Chicago Athletic Club gym benefits
  • Recreation room with a pool table, ping pong, and arcade

When you apply please include

  • A little about yourself, what you're interested in, what you've been doing with regard to code
  • A link to your github account (and/or or relevant code samples and contributions)
  • A resume and personal website if you have one

Sr. Back-end Ruby on Rails Developer Ruby on Rails, MySQL, APIs, and more

SK Intertainment is seeking a full time Senior Back-end Engineer with extensive experience in and mastery of Ruby on Rails to join our growing team. You'll jump right onto the team, instantly contributing and shipping code. Each Sprint you'll be a part of solving complex business requirements, maintaining current applications, and shipping code out to highly trafficked servers. If you're interested in creating and growing exciting products in the entertainment and pop culture space, we'd love to hear from you!

Who you are

  • Self-Starter: You take initiative, meet deadlines, and creatively solve problems.
  • Student: You learn constantly through reading, meet-ups, etc., and apply best practices whenever possible.
  • Teacher: You not only command programming fundamentals and concepts, but can also explain design patterns in developing OOP.
  • Craftsman: You strive to create code that is tested, maintainable, readable, and re-usable.
  • Versatile: You have relevant experience in a wide range of technologies.

Must Haves

  • Highly skilled in Ruby and Ruby on Rails
  • Data modeling and database design
  • Building and integrating with APIs
  • Ecommerce and billing processor integrations
  • Application & Database architecture
  • Rspec testing

What you will work on

  • Integrating with third party APIs
  • Legacy Billing and Authentication Systems
  • Authoring RSpec Tests to improve confidence levels
  • Data design and application architecture
  • Solving a variety of complex problems by utilizing your experience
  • Building highly performant queries and code

What we use

  • Our backend stack: Ruby 2+, Rails 3.2‐4, RSpec, MySQL (MariaDB), Capistrano, ElasticSearch, git, Unicorn, Puma, Nginx
  • Applications: Slack, GitLab, New Relic, Sentry, and GitLab CI
  • We practice Agile / Scrum product development. We use JIRA, host daily stand ups, and work in 2‐week sprints
  • We're Mac users and primarily work remote

Bonus points

  • Data analysis and visualization
  • Debugging experience during outages
  • Experience contributing to a high performing Agile Team
  • DevOps Experience

Why SK?

  • Competitive salary
  • Highly subsidized medical and dental insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with company contributions for vested employees
  • Generous vacation time
  • Bi-weekly catered company lunches
  • Public transit and Chicago Athletic Club gym benefits
  • Recreation room with a pool table, ping pong, and arcade

When you apply please include

  • A little about yourself, what you're interested in, what you've been doing with regard to code
  • A link to your github account (and/or or relevant code samples and contributions)
  • A resume and personal website if you have one

Affiliate Sales / Business Development

Who you are:

  • Sales driven and focused on researching leads and closing deals
  • Able to coordinate and maintain multiple objectives simultaneously
  • Works independently, communicates priorities, hits deadlines and ask for help when needed
  • Knows a lot about all areas of the business and can wear many hats as needed
  • Friendly, likable and genuine

What you do:

  • Business Development:
    • Build a network of contacts in the industry
    • Identify new business opportunities with the goal of driving new sales and revenue
    • Seek out strategic partnerships that are in line with company goals
  • Affiliate Sales & Management:
    • Research and acquire targeted new affiliates for all SK Intertainment products
    • Help create and distribute new promotional materials regularly
    • Conceive of quarterly affiliate promotions, contests or special payouts
    • Optimize accounts of existing affiliates to maximize earning potential
    • Approve new affiliates and monitor all affiliates for fraud
    • Provide support to affiliates and partners as needed

Experience and Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of on-line advertising principals and terminology
  • Adept at campaign management and conversion optimization
  • Ad serving technology – OpenX, DFP or similar
  • Web Analytics, specifically Google Analytics
  • Strong communicator, both written and oral
  • Media Buying experience is a plus

Position Overview:

  • Full-time hours, 40 per week
  • Attend adult and mainstream trade shows as needed
  • In-house position in Wicker Park, Chicago - One block from the Damen Blue Line
  • Subsidized medical and dental insurance
  • Bi-weekly catered company lunches
  • Transit benefit program and employee gym benefits
  • 401(k) Plan with company contributions for vested employees

How to apply:

If you're interested in joining our team, please contact us at jobs@skintertainment.com and tell us a little bit about yourself and amazing things you have built.