Full Job Description
Do you get excited about defining the future? Are you interested in helping a successful and profitable broadcast media company transform the digital age? Do you dream about code every night? If so, we'd love to talk to you about joining Sinclair Broadcast Group's Labs team. We're looking for a top-notch Sr. Software Developer who loves building out POCs to prove out ideas and exploratory coding.
At Sinclair Digital we are transforming how television is produced, distributed, and consumed. We are the innovation team for the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country, with more local television stations than anyone and affiliations with all major networks.
Our multidisciplinary team works together to create elegant solutions to the complex problems around delivering the most trusted, empathic, engaging, quality news, information, and entertainment to the web, mobile, broadcast, and over-the-top (OTT) media distribution to audiences all over the country. Our digital portfolio combines websites, mobile apps, over-the-top (OTT) apps, content management and publishing platform, and into a seamless user experience. We run lean, move with agility, and take pride in our charter to transform the Sinclair Broadcast Group from a broadcast-centric company into an omni-platform enterprise while maintaining our corporate entrepreneurial spirit.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Investigate what will enjoy audiences and producers by investing in different approaches to content management and delivery with live audiences
Design, develop, and maintain client-side app code and server-side microservices that support the mission
Actively engage in all phases of design, development, quality assurance, defect resolution, and live-site troubleshooting
WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
5+ years of experience in full stack software development
Strong problem-solving skills
An open mind and ability to conceptualize new ideas
Cloud Technologies and Infrastructure (AWS, EC2, Neptune, EMR)
Experienced integrating third party systems or services
High Availability System Architecture
Ability to work with new and exciting technologies
Docker or Kubernates
Machine Learning (AI, NLP, PyTorch)
Digital Media and streaming video technology (HLS, DASH, Baseband Ingest)
Big Data, digital processing pipelines and Data Analytics
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. Also, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!
About the Team
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open-door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.