Sinclair Broadcast Group
Senior Software Developer
At a glance
Location: US-MD-Cockeysville Map
Posted: 02/19/2021
Closing: 03/18/2021
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

As the largest most diversified television broadcasting company in the country, we continuously look to embrace new digital opportunities and challenge ourselves to defy expectations of what a broadcaster can do.


Sinclair has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Developer. We are searching for a creative individual with an understanding that development is an iterative process and enjoys the challenge of managing the creation and support of complex applications. 


The enterprise systems that the position will be exposed to range from large ERP databases and highly transactional sales systems to data warehousing and reporting systems, each with many integrations and dependencies. These systems support both our business and media operations and service thousands of internal and external customers.


Responsibilities:



  • Build and support applications involving complex integrations and workflows across the enterprise.

  • Leverage Sinclair standards to design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code

  • Support technology upgrades and perform technical troubleshooting/issue resolution

  • Ensure that code conforms to business requirements/company policies, security requirements, software quality standards, and established procedures

  • Design, document and implement procedures and techniques that are consistent with best practices for analyzing, testing, and evaluating the risk (software & business), accuracy, completeness, internal integrity/consistency, testability and overall quality of system

  • Submit and track production (maintenance) and release issues

  • Collaborate on and adhere to coding standards, methodologies and sustainable processes

  • Collaborate on and adhere to performance metrics to establish process success

  • Build a solid rapport with colleagues across Sinclair Technology Partners (STP) including those working in Systems, Security, Communication, Quality, Product Ownership and Analysis.

  • Comply with SDLC and Change Management process.

  • Record metrics associated with estimation, task management and time tracking in Azure DevOps.

  • Maintain documentation, possibly including relationship diagrams, package documentation, and maintenance manuals.

  • After hours monitoring of managed systems and emergency problem resolution


Qualifications:



  • Bachelor’s degree in IT discipline or equivalent work experience

  • 8+ years software development experience

  • Experience in designing and developing system integrations

  • Experience in report development and report development tools (i.e. Microsoft SSRS, PowerBI)

  • Boomi experience strongly preferred

  • Experience with business process automation tools (e.g. Pega) preferred

  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience; experience in driving change in current SDLC with a strong continuous improvement mindset

  • Experience with common development tools (i.e. Microsoft Visual Studio, Azure DevOps), source control management system (i.e. Team Foundation Server) preferred

  • Excellent technical writing skills with experience documenting and analyzing complex business rules/processes utilizing wireframes and data/process flow diagrams

  • Solid experience querying and analyzing complex databases; experience working with relational databases

  • Experience with enterprise integration tools, middleware technologies, and application and data integration patterns including ESB, MOM, JMS, SOAP/REST web services, databases, ETL preferred

  • Experience with C#, Microsoft.NET, Java, PHP, JavaScript a plus.

  • Agile experience a plus


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. Also, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, our 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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Senior Software Developer