Senior Java Engineer - Sling TV

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Information Technology


As the first live TV streaming service available without a subscription SlingTV aims to give customers choice and control over their television services.  We use XP development practices to create maintainable software which is public facing and widely used.  Our DGC location, just steps from Union station, is conveniently accessible by various modes of public transit.  We use an open floor plan in addition to cross functional teams to foster a highly collaborative environment which minimizes knowledge silos.  We believe work/life balance is important for the wellbeing of our employees.  Office amenities include bike racks, showers, pingpong, foosball, xbox one, snacks and drinks.  

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Senior Java Developer will be working on our SlingTV development teams in our Denver office. They will be working in an extremely collaborative and fast-paced environment using both scrum and XP methodologies. This person will act as a player coach within the team.


About You: 

  • ​Experience using TDD to write clean maintainable code that meets business objectives.
  • Thrives in collaborative environments and enjoys working closely with stakeholders at all levels of the business to define and deliver features.
  • Enjoys pair programming 100% of the time and using Agile methodologies. 
  • Finds simple solutions to complex problems and embraces an iterative process.
  • Excited to use unfamiliar technologies while stepping outside of your technical comfort zone to grow your skills.
  • Enjoys tools that improve productivity and automate repetitive tasks.

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Skills - Experience and Requirements

Required Skills/Experience:

  • ​3+ years of Software Development experience in a variety of programming languages
  • Full-stack experience with React.js or Java-8 with Spring and Spring-Cloud.
  • Prefers to work in an XP process (100% pair programming and TDD).
  • Generous with knowledge and hungry to learn.
  • Feels at home with the command line.
  • Proficient with Git.

Desired Skills/Experience: 

  • ​Experience with Angular.js, Ruby on Rails or Elixir/Phoenix.
  • Passionate about unit, functional, and integration level testing. 
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and a willingness to participate in process improvement.
  • Understanding of micro service architecture principles.
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working in a continuous delivery/continuous deployment environment.
  • Experience with Docker containerization.


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