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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Associate Development Engineer

Business Development

Strategic Planning


Seattle, Washington, United States

Sinclair Digital is transforming how local news and television is produced, distributed, and consumed. We are the digital innovation team for the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country, with affiliations to all major networks and more local television stations than anyone else. Sinclair Digital’s Cloud Computing team is utilizing a new program to integrate fresh talent with diverse experience, into an exceptional cloud computing powerhouse, from the ground up. Our digital portfolio combines websites, mobile apps, over-the-top (OTT) apps, and our content publishing platform into a seamless user experience. We take pride in our charter to transform Sinclair Broadcast Group with a broadcast-centric company into an every-platform enterprise while maintaining our entrepreneurial spirit.

Our Cloud Computing team is looking for a highly organized candidate with a verifiable history of critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership. The purpose of this position is to build on previous professional and educational experience for integration into the Sinclair Media paradigm, and specialize in the development of Cloud Computing technologies. The ideal candidate will be highly proficient in interpersonal communication, as well as have a desire and willingness for collaboration.


  • Learn about the many technologies used across Sinclair Digital, including client, server and the entire technology ecosystem
  • Learn by building out new cloud services using CI/CD and IAC development paradigms
  • Develop a complete understanding of our CMS (Storyline) and backend systems
  • Develop new designs, and build POCs to better understand the QA, Int and Prod environments, including our chosen methods and workflow
  • Be a strong team player while collaborating with other team members across the org
  • Be ready to discuss and present your ideas to others, taking critical feedback and improving and iterating on design
  • Follow best practices and patterns, while continuing to explore new and emerging technologies

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Either an Undergraduates Degree in Computer Science, an Undergraduates Degree in Applied Science with a certificate in Full Stack Web Development, or equivalent experience
  • 6 months experience in application and/or web development
  • Experience working in several languages including JavaScript, Java, Express, Node.js, MySQL, MongoDB, Mongoose, ReactJS, jQuery, HTML5, and CSS
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in applying professional leadership and instruction in a highly technical field of work

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Conceptual understanding of Docker Containers, Linux Namespaces, Microservices, Kubernetes Clusters, and Terraform
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
About Us
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. In addition, 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're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. 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.
The base salary compensation range for this role is $65,000 to $75,000. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate’s relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, quarterly and annual incentive plan bonuses, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, 15 paid vacation days, 2 paid personal days, 9 paid holidays, 40 hours of paid sick leave, parental leave, and employee stock purchase plan.