Sinclair Broadcast Group
Lead Software Engineer
At a glance
Location: US-WA-Bellevue Map
Posted: 09/08/2020
Closing: 10/07/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

Sinclair Digital Agency (“DataSphere”) is a digital marketing company dedicated to helping small business owners get found online, attract customers and grow their businesses.  The company has developed a turn-key, integrated, marketing automation platform that has helped tens of thousands of small businesses throughout the country.  DataSphere’s complete marketing solution includes a custom website, HD video, geo-targeted advertising campaign as well as a sophisticated customer relationship management platform, all available at an extremely affordable price.  DataSphere is headquartered in Bellevue, WA with offices in Denver, CO.


Sinclair Digital Agency has an exciting opening for a Senior Back End Developer. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, creative and versatile individual with experience designing and coding large-scale interactive platforms. Candidate has deep experience with SOA, is fluent in one or more of the following: C# (preferred), C++, JAVA, Python, and/or other higher-level languages. Significant experience translating functional objectives into detailed architectural models and specifications. The candidate carries a thorough understanding of applicable technologies with a good understanding and experience with the full development stack. 

Responsibilities include:



  • Work with stakeholder, senior management, and cross functional teams in a matrix organization earning the respect and support of all team members. 

  • Work with Front-end architects and Back-end architect and Leads to design and code performant and scalable Solutions

  • Work with Development, Product/Program Management, and Test Leadership to plan and deliver on the entire product lifecycle ensuring tradeoffs are evaluated, deadlines are met, to deliver high software quality and security

  • Design, build and maintain APIs and services

  • 7+ years’ Experience in Back-end Development

  • Significant experience (5+ years) with many of the following technologies:

  • NoSQL Databases (Structured/Unstructured using Streams, File Systems, Databases, and Distributed File Stores

  • SQL Databases (MySQL and SQL Server preferred)

  • Stream Analytics

  • Caching solutions and strategies including Memcached, CouchDB, RedisQ, etc

  • Data Integration and Data Virtualization

  • Experience with AWS/Google Cloud/Azure using Containerization

  • Data Integration leveraging MapReduce, HBase, Hive, Pig, Spark, Mongo, etc.

  • Predictive Analytics/Machine Learning

  • Experience with Infrastructure, Hardware, Operating Systems, and security

  • Debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack

  • Strong foundation in Test-driven development including Unit, Application and Integration testing

  • Lead complex programming tasks and perform code reviews

  • Experience working with Agile Development Methodologies (Scrum/Kanban)

  • Strong communication skills with a track record of working with and collaborating with cross-functional teams

  • Ability to influence others and identify best solutions among many stakeholders

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to break down and communicate complex issues, ideas and solutions

  • Establish and track metrics related to key performance objectives and service levels

  • Encourage a “Best Idea” wins, regardless of source


 DataSphere is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


About Us


Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we 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: 100% company-paid life and disability, 401K match, employee stock plan, education reimbursement, and the ability to design your own comprehensive benefit package to suit you and your family’s every need. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

Lead Software Engineer