GoLang Software Engineer - SlingTV

| Greater Denver Area

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, 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.

 

Opportunity is here. We are Sling.

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…

  • Building 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 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 micro services in GoLang, 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 a tracking tool such as Jira
  • A team player.  We have a great group of diverse folks working together in harmony.  Big egos and “super heroes” need not apply.

Basic Requirements:

A successful Senior Engineer – Software Development will:

  • Be available to work onsite out of our American Fork, UT or Englewood, CO offices
  • 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

#LI-CF1

Skills - Experience and Requirements

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 / 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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • HiveDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases
    • AWSDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • TableauAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Proto.ioDesign
    • BasecampManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • RallyManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • FreshdeskCRM
    • SWRVECRM
    • Adobe TargetCRM
    • RedpointCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MandrillEmail
    • Exact TargetEmail
    • Adobe CampaignLead Gen
    • MyMoveLead Gen

Location

We have 2 headquarters in the Greater Denver area - you won't have to travel far! Business teams sit just south of DTC, while our IT team is downtown.

What are Sling TV Perks + Benefits

Sling TV Benefits Overview

Our downtown office is across the street from Union Station, so you can sit back, take the rail and walk a block to work. There's even a bike rack for those who bike to work! The vibe is industrial-tech with plenty of natural light and whiteboard space to collaborate with your team. We always have snacks, drinks, and coffee. We even encourage a competitive game of foosball, ping pong, or Guitar Hero.

Our corporate headquarters is integrated with the DISH HQ. Don't worry, if you like to take the light rail, we are near a stop and the Meridian circle has a shuttle on call! The building has real trees and a waterfall in the atrium, a cafe and 24-hour market. We also have ping pong tables for when employees want to take a break. The vibe is tech-trendy and encourages innovative thought with multiple breakout and meeting rooms.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We have a robust Sling Cares program that partners with DISH Cares. Each year we have a day of service where we encourage all to give back. Many teams sign up together to foster team bonding!
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Sling encourages employees to create a sense of community and provide support through resource groups. Some groups include: Women's Network, Out at DISH, African American Network, and Veterans Group.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
We have "LEAD," a leadership training program, dedicated to developing those interested in growing their career. One aspect of this training includes an unconscious bias training.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Many teams host team outings and team building events. Some include: happy hours, escape rooms, sporting events, and movie screenings.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Video Games.
Happy Hours
Many teams host happy hours to celebrate occasions. There are also company-wide happy hours in collaboration with our resource groups and an Oktoberfest every year!
Parking
Our Meridian office includes a free onsite parking lot. Our downtown office does not have a parking lot, however there are many paid parking lots nearby as well as the rail station across the street
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring.
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