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[nycphp-jobs] Hasbro is looking for technology talent for their Digital Startup (Dedham, MA) --- full time/local candidates only

carolmtaylor at comcast.net carolmtaylor at comcast.net
Fri Aug 20 12:49:03 EDT 2010







Hasbro, Inc., is a worldwide leader in children’s &   family leisure time products and services, with a rich portfolio of brands and entertainment properties that provides some of the highest quality and most recognizable play and recreational experiences in the world. As a brand-driven, consumer-focused global company, Hasbro brings to market a range of toys, games and licensed products, from traditional to high-tech and digital, under such powerful brands names as Transformers, Playskool, Tonka, Milton Bradley & Parker Bros. (Monopoly, Scrabble, Cranium, Clue), GI Joe, Play-Doh, My Little Pony & many more! 



Hasbro’s soon-to-be-launched HubWorld.com will create and deliver world-class interactive entertainment for kids and families based on popular Hasbro brands. Program content is produced across multiple platforms and projects include the development of original “web first” properties, as well as: 


    • Blockbuster Movies – Transformers, GI Joe, Iron Man & others 
    • TV – our new network for kids, “The Hub”, will launch in October 
    • Computer Games – we’re partnering Electronic Arts & Activision to produce new multi-platform (online, Xbox360, PS3, & iPhone) & multi-player games based on our popular brands 




This is a fully funded digital start-up 100% financed by the parent company - so it has all of the excitement of a startup, with none of the financial risks!   In fact, our stock has risen from $29 to $42 in the past three months!  For these roles, we are offering competitive salaries and lucrative bonuses (which we've paid out at over 100% over the past 10 years!) in a gorgeous, brand new office space! Plus, you get to work with   some of the most fun products in the world!   In fact, our stock has risen from $29 to $42 in the past three months!  For these roles, we are offering competitive salaries and lucrative bonuses (which we've paid out at over 100% over the past 10 years!) in a gorgeous, brand new office space! Plus, you get to work with   some of the most fun products in the world! 



Interested? Please email me at Carol.Taylor(at)hasbro(dot)com . Hope to hear from you soon! J 



No agencies. 
These positions are 100% on site, during regular business hours. No offsite/remote talent. 

No relocation; local talent only 

At this time, we cannot provide visa assistance. 



These positions will be located in a new facility in Dedham, Massachusetts in Q4 2010. While awaiting final site selection, design and construction, the position will temporarily be based in East Providence, RI. Local travel to meetings in Rhode Island will be required to accommodate business needs 



We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. 

This is a fully funded digital start-up 100% financed by the parent company - so it has all of the excitement of a startup, with none of the financial risks!   In fact, our stock has risen from $29 to $42 in the past three months!  For these roles, we are offering competitive salaries and lucrative bonuses (which we've paid out at over 100% over the past 10 years!) in a gorgeous, brand new office space! Plus, you get to work with   some of the most fun products in the world! 



Interested? Please email me at Carol.Taylor(at)hasbro(dot)com . Hope to hear from you soon! J 



No agencies. 
These positions are 100% on site, during regular business hours. No offsite/remote talent. 

No relocation; local talent only 

At this time, we cannot provide visa assistance. 



These positions will be located in a new facility in Dedham, Massachusetts in Q4 2010. While awaiting final site selection, design and construction, the position will temporarily be based in East Providence, RI. Local travel to meetings in Rhode Island will be required to accommodate business needs 



We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. 

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Lead Front-End Web Developer 



The Lead Web Developer will be responsible for the team creating the consumer experience for Hasbro’s consumer facing online entertainment destination for TheHub Television network, hubworld.com. The lead web developer will report to the Director Engineering and Development, and work closely with other developers, DBAs, SysAdmins, and online product 



Responsibilities: 


    • Plan, build and maintain custom content management solutions using Java and PHP. 
    • Assist in the configuration and development of custom, commercial and open source content management systems. 
    • Coordinate with consultants and vendors on the development of custom tools as well as off-the-shelf software. 
    • Work with business clients to ensure that applications fit the needs of US and international users. 
    • Manage multiple web projects simultaneously on a daily basis. 
    • Day-to-day maintenance of respective brand web sites and supporting applications. 


R equirements: 

    • 7+ years of web development, 2+ years in a team leader position 
    • Leadership and mentoring skills, including technical leadership as well as mentoring, performance management, task assignment, etc. 
    • Excellent working knowledge of HTML, CSS, XML/XSL, Javascript, etc. with exposure and competence with Flash and PHP a plus 
    • Experience working with MVC CF frameworks 
    • Experience writing advanced SQL queries and working with MS SQL or similar servers. 
    • Familiarity with Alfresco a plus 
    • Endeca experience a plus 
    • Experience with various modern development methodologies, waterfall through agile. Scrum experience a plus 
    • Localization experience preferred 
    • Familiarity with the Internet and current trends in web technology, and the desire to learn appropriate new technologies. 
    • Familiarity with both Unix based server environments, knowledge of Windows a plus 
    • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently 
    • Solid oral and written communication skills. 
    • Technical writing and editing skills desirable (e.g., technical specifications, help documentation, product documentation) 
    • Source code samples and URL samples are required. 
    • B.A., B.S. degree, or equivalent work experience preferred. 



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Cold Fusion Web Developer 



Hasbro, Inc. is looking for a skilled, creative thinker with a passion for and skill in web application development to work in the Online Media Group in the role of Web Developer.   If you are an innovative, highly organized Web Developer who thrives in a fast paced, forward thinking environment, then this could be the opportunity for you.  The Web Developer is part of the Online Media Group working on Hasbro’s consumer facing web sites (Hasbro.com, Monopoly.com, Transformers.com, LittlestPetShop.com, etc) and supporting applications. The web developer works closely with other developers, DBAs, SysAdmins, online marketers, consumer affairs staff, and more. 



Responsibilities: 



    • Plan, build and maintain custom content management solutions using Java, CFML, and PHP. Assist in the configuration and development of custom, commercial and open source content management systems. 
    • Support existing Java and CFML applications. 
    • Coordinate with consultants and vendors on the development of custom tools as well as off-the-shelf software. Work with business clients to ensure that applications fit the needs of US and international users. 
    • Manage multiple web projects simultaneously on a daily basis. 
    • Day-to-day maintenance of respective brand web sites and supporting applications. 




Requirements: 

    • 
  5+ years of CFML/ColdFusion application development 
    • 2+ years hands-on experience working with MVC CF frameworks like Model-Glue or Mach II. 
    • 2+ years Java development. 
    • 2+ years with other web scripting languages, PHP preferred. 
    • 3+ years of web development, preferably on externally facing sites (HTML, XML, javascript, CSS). 
    • 1+ years experience working with jQuery 
    • 3+ experience writing advanced SQL queries and working with MS SQL or similar servers. 
    • ColdFusion server administration experience a plus 
    • Familiarity with Alfresco a plus. 
    • Commonspot experience a plus. 
    • Endeca experience a plus. 
    • Scrum experience preferred. 
    • Localization experience preferred. 
    • Familiarity with the Internet and current trends in web technology, and the desire to learn appropriate new technologies. 
    • Familiarity with both Windows and Unix based server environments. 
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. 
    • Ability to work under tight deadline constraints. 
    • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently. 
    • Solid oral and written communication skills. 
    • Technical writing and editing skills desirable (e.g., technical specifications, help documentation, product documentation) 
    • Source code samples and URL samples are required. 
    • B.A., B.S. degree, or equivalent work experience preferred. 








Hasbro, Inc. is looking for a skilled, creative thinker with a passion for and skill in web application development to work in the Online Media Group in the role of Web Developer.   If you are an innovative, highly organized Web Developer who thrives in a fast paced, forward thinking environment, then this could be the opportunity for you.  The Web Developer is part of the Online Media Group working on Hasbro’s consumer facing web sites (Hasbro.com, Monopoly.com, Transformers.com, LittlestPetShop.com, etc) and supporting applications. The web developer works closely with other developers, DBAs, SysAdmins, online marketers, consumer affairs staff, and more. 



Responsibilities: 



    • Plan, build and maintain custom content management solutions using Java, CFML, and PHP. Assist in the configuration and development of custom, commercial and open source content management systems. 
    • Support existing Java and CFML applications. 
    • Coordinate with consultants and vendors on the development of custom tools as well as off-the-shelf software. Work with business clients to ensure that applications fit the needs of US and international users. 
    • Manage multiple web projects simultaneously on a daily basis. 
    • Day-to-day maintenance of respective brand web sites and supporting applications. 




Requirements: 

    • 
  5+ years of CFML/ColdFusion application development 
    • 2+ years hands-on experience working with MVC CF frameworks like Model-Glue or Mach II. 
    • 2+ years Java development. 
    • 2+ years with other web scripting languages, PHP preferred. 
    • 3+ years of web development, preferably on externally facing sites (HTML, XML, javascript, CSS). 
    • 1+ years experience working with jQuery 
    • 3+ experience writing advanced SQL queries and working with MS SQL or similar servers. 
    • ColdFusion server administration experience a plus 
    • Familiarity with Alfresco a plus. 
    • Commonspot experience a plus. 
    • Endeca experience a plus. 
    • Scrum experience preferred. 
    • Localization experience preferred. 
    • Familiarity with the Internet and current trends in web technology, and the desire to learn appropriate new technologies. 
    • Familiarity with both Windows and Unix based server environments. 
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. 
    • Ability to work under tight deadline constraints. 
    • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently. 
    • Solid oral and written communication skills. 
    • Technical writing and editing skills desirable (e.g., technical specifications, help documentation, product documentation) 
    • Source code samples and URL samples are required. 
    • B.A., B.S. degree, or equivalent work experience preferred. 






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Flash/Flex Web Developer   

Hasbro, Inc. is looking for a skilled, creative thinker with a passion for and skill in Flash, Flex and RIA development to join the Online Media Group! 



Responsibilities: 

    • Support existing Flash sites and applications, developing and integrating new features and functionality as required. 
    • Help plan, design and develop new Flash and Flex applications. \ 
    • Coordinate with consultants and vendors on the development of Flash and Flex applications, ensuring that incoming projects comply with Hasbro’s development standards. 
    • Develop and maintain Hasbro’s Flash development standards. 
    • Work with business clients to ensure that applications fit the needs of US and international users. 
    • Manage multiple web projects simultaneously on a daily basis. 
    • Day-to-day maintenance of brand sites and applications. 



  Requirements: 



    • 5+ years of Flash development. 
    • 1+ years of Flex development. 
    • Proficiency in AS2 and AS3. 
    • Experience with other aspects of web development, including HTML, XML, javascript, CSS. 
    • Familiarity with integrating Flash and Flex applications to back-end systems. 
    • Experience with server side programming languages – ideally CFML and/or PHP – strongly preferred. 
    • Familiarity with Flash localization. 
    • Experience with FLV and video players. 
    • Experience integrating analytics hooks into Flash and Flex apps preferred (Google, Omniture, etc) 
    • Solid oral and written communication skills. 
    • Familiarity with the Internet and current trends in web technology, and the desire to learn appropriate new technologies. 
    • Ability to work independently as well as with a team. 
    • Ability to work under tight deadline constraints. 
    • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently. 
    • Technical writing and editing skills desirable (e.g., technical specifications, help documentation, product documentation) 
    • Scrum experience preferred. 
    • Source code samples and URL samples are required. 
    • B.A., B.S. degree, or equivalent work experience preferred. 



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Sr. Software Engineer, Web 



The Sr. Software Engineer, Web will be responsible for the creating scalable web applications and web services supporting Hasbro’s consumer facing online entertainment destination. Hubworld.com, Hasbro’s new online entertainment destination for kids, featuring online games and videos from many of Hasbro and other brands featured on the new kids television network, TheHub. The Sr. Software Engineer, Web will report to the Director, Engineering and Development, and work closely with other developers, designers, DBAs, system administrators, and other product and marketing personnel. 

. 

Responsibilities: 

    • Hands-on development of systems, application and scalable web services supporting the hubworld.com entertainment web site (online games, videos, other entertainment content) 
    • Architect and develop scalable web applications, using modern development methodologies 
    • Development tasks will include a mix of designing, coding, integrating, testing, tuning, debugging, documenting, peer-reviewing and support. 
    • Assist in the configuration and development of custom, commercial and open source content management systems and other production web systems 
    • Manage multiple projects simultaneously 




Requirements: 

    • Proven track record of success in developing web applications and infrastructure for scalable consumer web sites, experience with online entertainment sites (online games, videos, etc) a plus 
    • Ability to define and implement new web based technology solutions and enhancements across multiple web environments to deliver maximum value for our business partners. Excellent technical leadership skills and ability to manage a diverse set of stakeholders. Technical skills should include 
    • 8+ years of experience developing web applications, with a solid understanding of Internet technologies and architecture 
    • 5+ years Java, PHP, or similar web application development language experience 
    • 5+ years experience with SQL database query development work, designing database schemas, tuning applications and databases 
    • Experience programming and integrating web systems components such as content management systems, ad serving systems, content distribution networks, etc. 
    • Technical expertise in Web architecture and design principles, Web Services / SOA, etc. 
    • Solid understanding of middleware and integration technologies 
    • Knowledge of XML, XSL, XSLT, Javascript, SOAP/REST, HTML and HTTP 



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Technical Project Manager 



·          Plans directs and coordinates activities of Hasbro TV online entertainment web projects to ensure that goals or objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frames and funding parameters. 

·          Directs and ensures integration of the efforts of third party planners ensuring efficient operation and successful delivery on project milestones. 

·          Has overall responsibility for planning, directing and coordinating activities pertaining to these projects for the business unit. 

·          Guides the development of high-end content, design standards, information architecture, user interfaces and web authoring tools. 

·          Ensures that project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives. 

·          Is responsible for managing the team that develops and carries out internal aspects of these projects. 

·          Monitors project activities, ensuring the currency, quality and integrity of the information, while providing consistency in content and “look and feel” 



Responsibilities: 

·          Day to day project management responsibilities for the duration of the project lifecycle include: 

·          Liaise with third party vendors and internal team to ensure project deliverables, milestones and tasks are on track. 

o    Prepare project status reports for management 

o    Confer with project personnel to provide advice and to resolve problems 

o    Coordinate project activities   with the activities of internal and external business units 

·          Communicates project change management standards and enforce compliance 

·          Work with internal and external business leaders to explain the impact and scope of events 

·          Confer with project staff to outline work plan 

·          Ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures 



For certain tracks of work, the project manager may also be required to work independently and directly with agency partners to create deliverables that met business requirements. This may include: 

·          Work with internal team members to develop requirements based on business needs and strategy. 

·          Communicate requirements to agency partners 

·          Work directly with agency partners to design and develop solutions that deliver against the business needs on time and within budget, including: 



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Sr. Software Engineer, Web 



The Sr. Software Engineer, Web will be responsible for the creating scalable web applications and web services supporting Hasbro’s consumer facing online entertainment destination. Hubworld.com, Hasbro’s new online entertainment destination for kids, featuring online games and videos from many of Hasbro and other brands featured on the new kids television network, TheHub. The Sr. Software Engineer, Web will report to the Director, Engineering and Development, and work closely with other developers, designers, DBAs, system administrators, and other product and marketing personnel. 

. 

Responsibilities: 

    • Hands-on development of systems, application and scalable web services supporting the hubworld.com entertainment web site (online games, videos, other entertainment content) 
    • Architect and develop scalable web applications, using modern development methodologies 
    • Development tasks will include a mix of designing, coding, integrating, testing, tuning, debugging, documenting, peer-reviewing and support. 
    • Assist in the configuration and development of custom, commercial and open source content management systems and other production web systems 
    • Manage multiple projects simultaneously 




Requirements: 

    • Proven track record of success in developing web applications and infrastructure for scalable consumer web sites, experience with online entertainment sites (online games, videos, etc) a plus 
    • Ability to define and implement new web based technology solutions and enhancements across multiple web environments to deliver maximum value for our business partners. Excellent technical leadership skills and ability to manage a diverse set of stakeholders. Technical skills should include 
    • 8+ years of experience developing web applications, with a solid understanding of Internet technologies and architecture 
    • 5+ years Java, PHP, or similar web application development language experience 
    • 5+ years experience with SQL database query development work, designing database schemas, tuning applications and databases 
    • Experience programming and integrating web systems components such as content management systems, ad serving systems, content distribution networks, etc. 
    • Technical expertise in Web architecture and design principles, Web Services / SOA, etc. 
    • Solid understanding of middleware and integration technologies 
    • Knowledge of XML, XSL, XSLT, Javascript, SOAP/REST, HTML and HTTP 



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Technical Project Manager 



·          Plans directs and coordinates activities of Hasbro TV online entertainment web projects to ensure that goals or objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frames and funding parameters. 

·          Directs and ensures integration of the efforts of third party planners ensuring efficient operation and successful delivery on project milestones. 

·          Has overall responsibility for planning, directing and coordinating activities pertaining to these projects for the business unit. 

·          Guides the development of high-end content, design standards, information architecture, user interfaces and web authoring tools. 

·          Ensures that project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives. 

·          Is responsible for managing the team that develops and carries out internal aspects of these projects. 

·          Monitors project activities, ensuring the currency, quality and integrity of the information, while providing consistency in content and “look and feel” 



Responsibilities: 

·          Day to day project management responsibilities for the duration of the project lifecycle include: 

·          Liaise with third party vendors and internal team to ensure project deliverables, milestones and tasks are on track. 

o    Prepare project status reports for management 

o    Confer with project personnel to provide advice and to resolve problems 

o    Coordinate project activities   with the activities of internal and external business units 

·          Communicates project change management standards and enforce compliance 

·          Work with internal and external business leaders to explain the impact and scope of events 

·          Confer with project staff to outline work plan 

·          Ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures 



For certain tracks of work, the project manager may also be required to work independently and directly with agency partners to create deliverables that met business requirements. This may include: 

·          Work with internal team members to develop requirements based on business needs and strategy. 

·          Communicate requirements to agency partners 

·          Work directly with agency partners to design and develop solutions that deliver against the business needs on time and within budget, including: 



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