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  • Senior Software Engineer - StreamSelection Team

    Location US-UT-American Fork
    Job ID
    2018-44970
    Category
    Software Engineering
  • Summary

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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, 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 www.Sling.com.

     

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Television is not what it used to be. Technologies, businesses and viewing habits are changing fast and reshaping the TV landscape. We are the makers of Sling TV, the industry-leading OTT (over-the-top) video streaming service that delivers live U.S. and international programming, as well as video on demand. We are seeking a Software Engineer to join our American Fork, Utah - based team. This position is all about getting the best video to the device as quickly as possible.  It is one of our most technically challenging projects.  What we’re building is revolutionary and every employee participates in a profit sharing program. Come be a part of changing the face of TV!

    Responsibilities: 

    • Help develop ABR (Adaptive BitRate) algorithms and write cross-platform C++ code to download the highest quality video possible given current network performance.  Target platforms include settop boxes (Roku, AppleTVs), mobile devices (iPhones, iPads, Android devices), SmartTVs and more.
    • Collaborate with team members for problem solving, bug fixes, new feature implementations, work planning and code demonstrations.
    • Assist with team-wide validation of all code for functional correctness, architectural compliance, and adherence to applicable industry standards
    • Collaborate with other teams to coordinate changes to shared interfaces.
    • Collaborate with team and leaders to develop optimal technical solutions that balance capabilities of third-party vendors, business requirements, and the team’s internal goals for technical excellence.
    • Adhere to team standards for writing and documenting code.
    • Learn and follow SAFe and Agile principles and processes.

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    Basic Requirements: 

    • A four-year degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent professional software engineering experience
    • 5 - 8 years C++ experience in non-UI client application layer. 
    • Working knowledge of C++ debugging using industry standard tools such as debuggers, profilers, analyzers, and HTTP analyzers (Charles, Fiddler, et al), etc.
    • Firm understanding of Object Oriented principles, design patterns, and software design/architecture best practices.
    • Firm understanding of TCP/IP protocols and implementation stack.
    • Commitment to principles of code excellence:  unit testing, automated testing, peer code-reviews, and continuous integration.
    • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly concisely both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to collaboratively work through technical issues in a professional manner, making design considerations and trade-offs as needed.
    • Thrive in and contribute to a collaborative team environment.

    Bonus Qualifications:

    • Experience in a SAFe Agile processes.
    • Experience developing software for embedded consumer electronic devices, or interfacing with third-party APIs and SDKs
    • Working knowledge of relevant industry technologies and standards:  HTTP/HTTPS, TCP/IP, UDP, HLS, DASH, and source control.
    • Working knowledge of relevant CS concepts such as: IOC containers, dependency injection, and C++ 11
    • Moderate experience with at least one scripting language, such as Python. 

     

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