Full Time Job

Senior Software Development Engineer

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Seattle, WA 02-25-2023
Apply @ Employer
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Senior Software Development Engineer (SRE)

Contribute to the most advanced technical solutions in the industry that meet industry-leading operational, technical, and software excellence standards. Lead engineers and other disciplines to meet industry and corporate needs. Take ownership of projects, initiatives, or major system areas.

Key Result Areas:

• Implements solutions that are modular, portable, testable, and reliable
• Owns implementation of an entire sub-system, library, or tool
• Manages complex interactions between different modules and libraries of code throughout a software system
• Possesses expert knowledge of their software domain
• Applies known and proven algorithms, design patterns, and coding techniques to implement designs
• Analyzes, identifies, and fixes defects within domain code without introducing excessive regressions
• Delivers well-tested and stable code on schedule within their area of responsibility with minimal bugs
• Drives usage of coding best practices and standards; reviews overall domain code to identify areas of improvements and works with individuals to make changes
• Goes out of their way to reduce complexity

Knowledge Sharing & Collaboration:
• Shows initiative beyond knocking tasks off a list; able to identify and suggest areas of future work for themselves or their teams
• Writes tech specs and identifies risks before starting major projects
• Proactively removes silos - unafraid to work outside their discipline
• Can take an epic, break it down into stories, and lead other developers in completing them
• Mentors junior engineers both technically and culturally
• Participates extensively in code reviews and provides helpful feedback
• Takes strong ownership of the team's operational challenges, as well as remediation
Operational Excellence:
• Jumps in to help debug and triage critical systems as needed Learning

• Conducts demos / brown bags to help level up the teams' understanding of technologies and processes
• Understands company dynamics, products, and processes
• Requires very little oversight beyond high-level direction
• Identifies risks in code, features, and design, and communicates these to the appropriate parties
• Communicates decisions through technical design artifacts, tech talks, and leading team meetings
• Effectively communicates with a cross-functional audience
• Communicates effectively with third parties
• Contributes to hiring efforts (interviewing, resume review, etc.)

Above the Line:
• Authentic Communication - listening more often than speaking; give speaker full attention and focus on their content rather than thinking about how to respond; ensure your own message is understood (ask for feedback); avoid ambiguous verbiage
• Constructive Negotiation - work collaboratively with your team and across the organization to move things forward in a constructive way
• Impeccable Coordination - ensure all key stakeholders are aligned and informed of progress towards goals and objectives

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

The base salary compensation range for this role is $160,000 to $195,000. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, quarterly and annual incentive plan bonuses, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, 15 paid vacation days, 2 paid personal days, 9 paid holidays, 40 hours of paid sick leave, parental leave, and employee stock purchase plan.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzzbm7-44-200-168-16-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $160,000 to $195,000 Per Year ($ USD)