Full Time Job

Senior Principal Architect

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Seattle, WA 11-03-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

We are looking for a Sr. Principal Architect that will play a key role helping to design, build and optimize cloud-based services and applications for our portfolio of products. Our ideal candidate will often lead initiatives that span across teams and business-units, providing critical technical support and building future thinking proof-of-concepts. As a leader, this candidate will play a pivotal role in developing our engineering talent and will actively cultivate a positive culture that empowers engineers to continuously grow and develop new skills. Will also develop company-wide standards and processes that will optimize and nurture our SDLC to deliver initiatives on-schedule and on-budget across a wide range of technologies, languages and systems.

• Design and deliver technical highly available, durable, and cost-efficient solutions in the cloud for initiatives, products, and proof of concepts
• Closely partner with program and technical project managers to ensure technical delivery of large engineering projects that span teams and disciplines
• Communicate to build consensus, while creating and driving technical decisions.  Create credibility and trust as a coach while providing clear vision and direction to the engineering organization
• Demonstrate excellent leadership skills, mentor and influence engineers to help grow them both technically and professionally
• To have a working familiarity with industry best practices, architectures and patterns
• Help the company identify growth opportunities into new and emerging green field technical domains
• Collaborate with stakeholders to optimize Sinclair software development lifecycle processes to ensure consistent quality of our organization's delivery of cloud-native software
• Create, inspire and engage others to grow and learn while leading respectfully and confidently while you collaborate and broaden community influence.

Minimum Qualifications:
• 7+ years architecting and delivering software in the cloud
• 7+ years' experience in Node.JS, Java, C#, C/C++, or another modern programming language
• 4+ years production usage of cloud services from AWS, Azure or GCP
• Understanding of real-time, large-scale Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
• Experience architecting complex tools from scratch through production
• Experience building and running durable and highly scalable applications
• Effective leadership, communication and presentation skills
• Expert understanding of CI/CD, modern SDLC, and Agile development

Preferred Qualifications:
• Expert skill in many of the following tools and systems a plus: Docker, Jenkins, Git, Amazon Cloud, Redis, and Kafka
• Expert skill in Docker and cloud container orchestration tools and frameworks such as Kubernetes and ECS
• Demonstrated experience building and utilizing infrastructure as code such as terraform and CloudFormation, in an enterprise environment

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