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  • Sling Engineering Intern: American Fork, UT

    Location US-CO-Englewood
    Job ID
    2018-46205
    Category
    Engineering
  • Summary

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    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 www.Sling.com. 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

    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 is an exciting position in a fast-moving project.  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!

     

    We are seeking multiple Summer Interns to help in different departments for the number 1 OTT service Sling TV. Examples of projects include:

    • Testing the Sling app on different devices and configurations.
    • Test for basic and advanced functionality of the Sling ecosystem, create reports and supply information on the current status of apps, and perform various quality assurance tasks as needed.
    • Help code the player
    • Work on new UI
    • Help to deliver better recommendations to end users
    • Work on client for various platforms
    • Work with storage and video on the DVR team

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    Basic Requirements:

    • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program with an expected graduation date between December 2019 and August 2020
    • Currently enrolled in a Computer Engineering or Computer Science program
    • 3.0 GPA or higher
    • Willing and able to commit to a 10 week program

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of Python, C++, and Golang
    • General programming experience

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