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Software Development
Software Engineer
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Gamestop | San Francisco, CA
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Job Description


Under general supervision, the Web Developer will be a part of the technical team responsible for feature design/development, maintenance and production support of a online game community support 15M+ montly users. In addition, the Web Developer will be responsible for collaborating with other team members and the business teams to build high quality software deliverables to support business initiatives. This position works under general supervision, interacting with his or her supervisor several times per week, perhaps daily, to receive guidance and feedback. Some non-routine activities may require a supervisor's advance approval.


Web application development utilizing the Ruby on Rails platform. (Ruby on Rails, SQL, HTML, DHTML, Cascading Style Sheets, JavaScript)
Extensive use of SQL to support and develop applications
Full life cycle analysis, planning, development and documentation
Able to prepare, read and understand project specifications
Setting and meeting development and production support deadlines
Interact with various internal departments to resolve questions of program intent, data input, output requirements and inclusion of internal checks and controls
Analyze and perform system design for web projects of advanced complexity
Help to develop and set standard coding practices
Fully documents all programs written or revised
Problem isolation/determination
Production support and routine website maintenance


Once essential duties and responsibilities have been clearly defined, Matt Hirst (Talent & Organizational Development) will align them to the 3-4 competencies most closely associated with this role.


Three to five years experience as developer on a complex web site.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently
College degree preferred


Expert knowledge of Ruby on Rails
Proficient knowledge of Javascript
Proficient knowledge of MySQL
Working knowledge of Linux administration and automation

About Gamestop

GameStop Corp. (GameStop) is a retailer of video game products and personal computer (PC) entertainment software. The Company sells new and used video game hardware, video game software and accessories, as well as PC entertainment software, and related accessories and other merchandise. As of January 31, 2009, the Company operated 6,207 stores in the United States, Australia, Canada and Europe, primarily under the names GameStop and EB Games. During the fiscal year ended January 31, 2009, GameStop operated its business in four segments: United States, Canada, Australia and Europe. On April 5, 2008, GameStop acquired Free Record Shop Norway AS. In July 2008, the Company purchased certain assets and Website operations from The Gamesman Limited, a video game and entertainment software retailer, including eight stores in New Zealand. On November 17, 2008, GameStop France SAS, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, acquired SFMI Micromania SAS. (Source: 10-K)