Sinclair Broadcast Group
Software Architect (Backend/Middle)
At a glance
Location: US-WA-Bellevue Map
Posted: 08/29/2020
Closing: 09/28/2020
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.


DataSphere has an exciting opening for a Software Architect (Backend/Middle). The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, creative and versatile individual with experience designing large-scale interactive platforms. He/she has deep experience with SOA, is fluent in C#, 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:



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

  • Working with Front-end architects and Back-end Development Managers and Leads to design, (and often code) performant and scalable Solutions

  • Working 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

  • 10+ years’ Experience in Back-end Development

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

    • Predictive Analytics/Machine Learning 

    • 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, Hive, Pig, Spark, Mongo, etc.   


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

  • 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

  • Assist project teams with staffing with appropriate resources, including the recruitment of additional developers

  • Ensure the back-end development staff is engaged and technically unblocked throughout software development lifecycle 

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

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


Sinclair Digital Agency 'DataSphere' is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Software Architect (Backend/Middle)