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Sinclair Broadcast Group Software Engineer PHP - OTT Platform in Seattle, Washington

Are you interested in working on a powerful and efficient web-based CMS system that allows our Content Producers to curate various types of content and effectively deliver to a wide range of audiences on OTT (over the top television) devices? Do you have a passion for delivering awesome new features? If so, we’d love to talk to you about joining Sinclair Digital! We’re looking for a self-motivated, top-notch Software Development Engineer to join us in building modern impressive software!

The OTT Platform Team supports services for all of our current and future OTT products. The OTT Platform includes features such as Show and Episode publishing workflows, EPG and Linear Feed ingestion, creation and management. Our goal is to provide a rich feature set of publishing tools for OTT producers to easily deliver content to end-users on an array of devices.

We are looking for a Software Engineer to produce and implement functional software solutions. You will work within your team to define software requirements and contribute to operational and technical projects.

In this role, you should be able to work independently with little oversight and some supervision. You should have excellent organization and problem-solving skills. If you also have hands-on experience in software development and agile methodologies, we’d like to meet you.

Your goal will be to develop high-quality software that is aligned with user needs and business goals.

Responsibilities

  • Develop high-quality software
  • Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle
  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting

  • Review and debug code

  • Perform validation and verification testing
  • Collaborate with internal teams to fix and improve products
  • Document development phases and monitor systems
  • Ensure software is up-to-date with latest technologies

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Software Engineer
  • Experience in software development and scripting
  • Knowledge of selected programming languages
  • Knowledge of and some experience with relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL databases (e.g. Redis)

  • Experience consuming REST endpoints

  • Familiarity with various operating systems (Linux, Mac OS)
  • Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent organizational skills

Nice to Haves

  • Experience using system monitoring tools (e.g. New Relic) and automated testing frameworks
  • GrahpQL experience

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 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.

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