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Software Development Engineer II
Sinclair Broadcast GroupSeattle, WAa month ago
The Test Engineering team is looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to assist in re-building our test strategy for properties including over 190+ local news stations, regional sports networks, The Tennis Channel, and STIRR video streaming service. This is a greenfield opportunity to re-imagine our approach to testing, and then partner with our site reliability and development teams to roll out across the broader organization. Current major initiatives include supporting our development teams in their migration of two publishing monoliths into a suite of microservices using a pluggable event based microservice architecture utilizing Auth0, Kafka, Redis, RDBMS, AWS Aurora, Java, Node.Js and Video streaming services.
Responsibilities :

  • 80% development, 20% project management, depending on the needs of the team

  • Assist the SDM in SCRUM activities with onshore and offshore teams

  • Work with the team to develop test strategies, best practices, frameworks, or tools that are architecturally sound, performant, scalable, secure, highly available, and reliable

  • Follow and adhere to quality standards and software specifications

  • Commit and deliver features and tools that are secure, scalable, reliable, and performant on a regular cadence

  • Contribute to and actively participate in all team ceremonies

  • Collaborate with team members and other teams and contribute positively to the company culture 

  • Provide actionable solutions to new discoveries or technical hurdles

  • Operationally support your team's products 

  • Participate in design and code reviews, following established quality and best software development practices 

Minimum Qualifications : 

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent practical experience

  • 5+ years software development experience

  • 4+ years developing/testing with a modern programming language

  • 2+ years of experience with GitLab, SQL and/or NoSQL

  • Strong knowledge of test strategies, and the various enterprise grade testing methodologies

  • Experience working in an agile team and have participated in agile ceremonies

  • Experience with writing both Unit, Integration, and Functional Automated tests 

  • Ability to mentor engineers

Preferred Qualifications : 

  • 2+ years experience with Java and/or JavaScript

  • Experience testing highly scalable and reliable server-side web services 

  • Experience testing micro-service based complex distributed systems

  • Previous experience working in a continuous delivery workflow

  • Experience Coding, Testing and Deploying environments with front end applications as well as backend services

  • Exceptional problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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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