• Senior Engineer - Software Development

    Location US-UT-American Fork
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Summary


    Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top (internet delivered) television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones, smart TVs and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, Roku, Samsung, LG, Comcast, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, Fox, NBC, AMC, A&E, EPIX, Starz, NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, and more. For Spanish-speaking customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U S. Hispanic market.  And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households. 


    Sling TV is the #1 Live TV Streaming Service  Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    About SlingTV
    Sling TV is the #1 over-the-top (OTT) live streaming content platform that delivers live TV and on-demand entertainment instantly to a variety of smart televisions, tablets, game consoles, computers, smartphones and streaming devices.

    About the position
    Our mission is to build the next generation, web scale platform for SlingTV.  


    Our environment is…

    • Complex
    • Highly elastic
    • Very fast paced

    Your team will be…

    • Driving a customer centric, highly personalized approach to the evolution of our platform
    • Delivering GoLang and Python based microservices into a Kubernetes based, web scale environment
    • Delivering software in a SAFe based agile environment, continuously

    In order to be successful in this role, you will need to be…

    • Highly motivated, driven & hard working
    • Not afraid to fail
    • Capable of building highly available microservices in GoLang or Python—we are happy to teach the right person GoLang
    • Comfortable working in a TDD & CI/CD environment
    • Highly competent using tools such as Git, postman, an IDE and Jira
    • A team player.  We have a great group of diverse folks working together in harmony.  Big egos and “super heroes” need not apply.


    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    Basic Requirements:

    A successful Senior Engineer – Software Development will:

    • Be available to work onsite out of our American Fork, UT
    • Have a 4-year college degree in Computer Science / Information Technology, master’s degree is preferred or equivalent professional experience
    • Have 5+ years of professional enterprise development experience
    • Have experience building and managing large, highly available enterprise grade applications

    Technologies in our environment:

    Here are some of the key technologies that make up our environment. While we do not expect you to have a detailed understanding of each, the more of these you are familiar with the better.

    • GoLang, Java, Python
    • Automated testing of applications & Continuous Integration / TDD / BDD
    • Confluent Stack / Kafka / ELK Stack / Cassandra / Rabbit MQ / PostgreSQL / Elasticsearch
    • Cloud Native tools: Kubernetes / Docker / Salt Stack / Jenkins / AWS
    • CI / CD & DevOps Culture
    • 12 Factor Applications


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