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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Sr. Engineer, Software Development Engineering


Software Development


Seattle, Washington, United States

Sinclair Digital is a division of Sinclair Broadcast Group with dual headquarters in Seattle, WA and Hunt Valley, MD. Sinclair Digital was formed in February 2014 with the goal of making the nation’s largest broadcaster a leader in digital media and content distribution on all platforms. In the past eight years, Sinclair Digital has amassed a 100+ person team of innovative leaders, designers, developers and testers that are launching digital properties and new brands on web, mobile, and OTT devices that reach more than 40 million people every month.

Position Overview:

As a Senior React Native Developer, you will take a lead role in the development of our news app, ensuring its functionality, performance, and user experience are top-notch. You will work closely with a Software Development Manager and 9 engineers, as well as collaborate with cross-functional teams, including designers and backend developers, to deliver a seamless and visually appealing news consumption experience to our customers.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Work closely with the product owner to understand functional requirements and translate them into technical solutions
  • Lead the development of new features and improvements for news apps with an emphasis on quality and predictable delivery timeline
  • Write clean, maintainable code following coding standards and conduct regular code reviews
  • Analyze technical challenges and propose solutions for bug resolution and performance optimization


  • Model a collaborative, flexible and positive mindset
  • Participate in code reviews and offer constructive feedback
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior developers
  • Communicate effectively with team members and stakeholders
  • Share expertise to enhance the team's technical capabilities
  • Participate in the hiring process


  • Operate with minimal oversight beyond high-level direction
  • Own operational challenges and their remediation
  • Practice open communication across teams and silos
  • Write technical specs, documentation and play a key role in planning future work
  • Identify risks early


  • 5+ years of experience developing React Native or React applications
  • Strong expertise in JavaScript, TypeScript, React
  • Experience with Node.js, GCP, S3, Firebase
  • Robust knowledge of design patterns and modern code quality standards
  • Experience with many aspects of SDLC and deploying software to production
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate with non-engineer
  • Strong debugging and triage skills
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent practical experience


  • Experience with building native applications for iOS or Android
  • Experience with one or more advertising platforms and APIs (GAM)
  • Experience with building and deploying server-side technologies and services
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
The base salary for this role is $124,000 to $175,000. 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.
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.