accuweather Remote; New York City; or State College, PA Full-time 2024-05-31

COMPANY 

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage.  With global headquarters in State College, PA and other offices around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their lives and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather for Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, and the 24/7 AccuWeather Network.

Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites.  Among AccuWeather’s many innovative and award-winning features free to the public are MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™.  Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of businesses globally. 

 

SUMMARY 

AccuWeather has an exciting opportunity to join our growing team as a Software Developer.  This role will assist in the design, implementation, and enhancement of software that processes real-time weather content used within AccuWeather’s suite of innovative consumer and enterprise products.  The successful candidate should be able to utilize knowledge and experience in relational databases, functional programming, and cloud technologies to build new components and data flows that enhance reliable processing of real-time weather data.

Within AccuWeather’s highly collaborative environment, this role will work with business leaders, product managers, other engineers and developers, and IT operations professionals to develop and maintain core data processing software and assist in the integration of new capabilities into products.

  

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Designs and writes software specifications based on consultations with supervisor, systems analysts, other developers, and end users
  • Designs relational database table structures, stored procedures, and other database objects required to catalog and process foundational weather information into a relational database
  • Coordinates with Enterprise Database Administrators to test and promote relational database updates into production environment
  • Develops software that can be easily tested, deployed, updated, and monitored in a production environment
  • Writes and maintains documentation of changes to software and data
  • Provides technical assistance by responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions with software
  • Revises software for corrections, enhancements, or system environment changes
  • Trains end users or technical support staff to use and support software released into production
  • Stays current on relevant technologies and is able to utilize new technology within projects as appropriate
  • Assists in developing new workflow, QC, and/or documentation activities for the team

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
  • Experience in an earth science field is a plus
  • Experience designing and implementing relational database tables and stored procedures
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server is a plus
  • Experience with Java is preferred
  • Experience with functional programming and/or Scala is a plus
  • Experience with regular expressions, XML, JSON and RESTful web services
  • Ability to work with and understand datasets that are in multiple human languages
  • Ability to work in a high-paced work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team as well as individually on specific deliverables and tasks
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to explain complex workflow and processing information in both a technical and non-technical fashion
  • Experience using Microsoft Azure is a plus

 

  

AccuWeather is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law poster here and its supplement here. The pay transparency policy is available here. 

AccuWeather is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to human.resources@accuweather.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.