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Applications Programmer

Location: RI - Pawtucket
Employment Type: Regular
ID: 11799
Job Category: Corporate Services


The Application Programmer is part of the Digital Technology Group working on Hasbro's internal and external consumer facing applications and supporting systems. The developer works closely with other developers, DBAs, SysAdmins, online marketers, consumer affairs staff, and more.

The Application Programmer is a skilled, creative thinker with a passion for and skill in web application development. The Digital Technology team member is an innovative, highly organized developer who thrives in a fast paced, forward thinking environment.

Key Responsibilities:

• Plan, build, and maintain custom solutions using PHP, Java, node/JavaScript.
• Assist in the configuration and development of custom, commercial and open source systems.
• Support existing web 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 Hasbro's global customers
• Manage multiple web applications/services simultaneously on a daily basis.
• Day-to-day maintenance of respective web sites and supporting applications.


• Proficient in application development with high-level programming languages and OOP principles
• Ability to write/understand advanced SQL queries
• Hands-on experience working with MVC or other development design patterns
• Expert level of back-end web development (PHP, Java, node, etc.)
• Some level of front-end web development (HTML, XML, JSON, JavaScript, CSS)
• Advanced troubleshooting abilities
• Understanding of configuration and deployment of web applications within both Windows and Linux environments
• High level of comfort using command line tools
• Familiarity with Internet current trends in web technology and the desire to learn appropriate new technologies
• Experience working in a Continuous Integration workflows a plus
• Experience with virtualization and/or cloud-based deployment strategies a plus
• Knowledge of noSQL databases (ex: mongoDB, couchDB) a plus
• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
• Ability to work under tight deadline constraints
• 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
• Scrum experience preferred
• B.A., B.S. degree, or equivalent work experience preferred

About Hasbro

Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences, by leveraging its beloved brands, including LITTLEST PET SHOP, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MONOPOLY, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, PLAY-DOH and TRANSFORMERS, and premier partner brands. From toys and games, television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and consumer product licensing, Hasbro fulfills the fundamental need for play and connection with children and families around the world. The Company's Hasbro Studios and its film label, ALLSPARK PICTURES, create entertainment brand-driven storytelling across mediums, including television, film, digital and more. Through the company's commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).

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Business Unit: Corporate

About Hasbro

Hasbro, Inc. (Hasbro) is engaged in providing children's and family leisure time and entertainment products and services, including the design, manufacture and marketing of games and toys. Its offerings include a variety of games, including traditional board, card, hand-held electronic, trading card, role-playing and digital versatile disc (DVD) games, as well as electronic learning aids and puzzles. Toy offerings include boys' action figures, vehicles and playsets, girls' toys, electronic toys, plush products, preschool toys and infant products, electronic interactive products, creative play and toy-related specialty products. Hasbro's principal segments are United States (U.S.) and Canada and International. In March 2008, the Company purchased all of the intellectual property rights related to the Trivial Pursuit brand from Horn Abbot Ltd. and Horn Abbot International Limited. In January 2008, the Company acquired Cranium, Inc.

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