Senior Manager – Software Development

Location US-UT-American Fork | US-CO-Englewood | US-CO-Englewood
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Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Sprint, Roku, Samsung, Netflix, 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, ABC, NBC, HBO, AMC, A&E, EPIX, Cinemax, Starz, NFL Network, NFL Networks, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, Univision, and more. For spanish-speaker 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 

(Based on the number of OTT households as reported by comScore as of April 2017)


Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit

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
  • Based on some of the latest and greatest cloud native technologies
  • Very fast paced

Your team will be…

  • The middleware for our client applications
  • Driving a customer centric, highly personalized approach to the evolution of our platform
  • Delivering GoLang based microservices into a Kubernetes environment in a hybrid cloud 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
  • Not afraid to make a decision without all the information you “think you need”
  • Able to build the careers of the folks on your team.  Our people are our biggest assets.
  • Open to learning new things as we do not expect you to have a deep understanding of all the technologies that are the foundation for our applications.  However, if you do have a nuanced understanding of our tech stack, we would like to talk to you that much more
  • Able to balance the need to deliver key features to an aggressive schedule while maintaining an intelligent, forward looking strategy
  • Able to mentor & influence others, you will need to help define and evolve our architecture while building a highly collaborative environment across our organization
  • A big fan of automated testing with in depth knowledge of how to test web services well and realize effective CI/CD processes
  • An emotionally intelligent, strong leader capable of building a high-performance team



Skills - Experience and Requirements

A successful Senior Manager – Software Development will have:

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

Technologies & paradigms 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 / Couchbase / Cassandra / Rabbit MQ / PostGreSQL / Elasticsearch
  • Cloud Native tools: Kubernetes / Docker / Rancher / Consul / Vault / Salt Stack / Jenkins / Terraform / AWS / Jaeger / gRPC / Istio / Calico
  • CI / CD & DevOps Culture
  • 12 Factor Applications
  • Serverless / Function as a service concepts, implementations & patterns





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