Sr. Software Development Engineer - 7986

Seattle, WA

About Sinclair

Whether you’re an industry veteran or just starting out, at Sinclair the range of employment opportunities is endless. Want to grow in your career? How about working for a company where employees are encouraged to share ideas, suggestions and yes, even problems? All we are looking for is a little drive, talent and commitment. Is this you? We believe that with the right people anything is possible. Become part of our family today!

Sr. Software Development Engineer - 7986

Make your mark in the broadcast and digital media landscape! Sinclair Digital is transforming how local news and television is produced, distributed, and consumed. We are the digital innovation team for the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country, with affiliations to all major networks and more local television stations than anyone else. Sinclair Digital’s software engineers work together to solve complex problems around delivering news and entertainment to audiences across the country. Our digital portfolio combines websites, mobile apps, over-the-top (OTT) apps, and our content publishing platform into a seamless user experience. We take pride in our charter to transform Sinclair Broadcast Group from a broadcast-centric company into an every-platform enterprise while maintaining our entrepreneurial spirit.

Our Audience Engineering teams are looking for an experienced Software Developer to champion new technical initiatives and own engineering operations. This person will develop robust, scalable, and efficient software solutions, evaluate and champion new technologies, and push industry best practices in a high-visibility technically innovative group. The ideal candidate will be passionate about media and technology and have enterprise engineering experience.


  • Collaborate with team leads to deliver high-quality, high-throughput software

  • Provide input and technical direction for frontend and backend systems

  • Be hands-on to help the team to design, develop, test, and deliver software

  • Research and pioneer the adoption and use of new technologies

  • Ensure operational success of the Audience Engineering department

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  • 2+ years of experience with the following technologies: JavaScript, ReactJS, Node.js, GitLab, AWS, SQL and/or NoSQL data stores

  • 2+ years of experience in building web applications that have been successfully delivered to users

  • Master-level knowledge of software design patterns and standards, REST, GraphQL and HTTP interaction, and the software development life cycle

  • A collaborative, flexible and positive mindset

  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exceptional troubleshooting abilities

  • Experience with developing automated internal frameworks or developer tools to increase developer release velocity or improve code health

  • Master’s degree or further education or experience in engineering, computer science or other technical related fields

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're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. 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.