DevOps Engineer

Date PostedFebruary 07, 2019
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

We are looking for a Dev Operations Engineer to drive platform and operational management across the group for products including video, mobile, OTT, and web. He or she will be responsible for establishing and maintaining IT best practices, improve environment stability, plan architecture rollouts, and assist with cross organizational platform support. The successful candidate will be passionate about media and technology and have great hands-on technical, leadership, and communication skills. This candidate will drive operational excellence across the entire technology stack at Sinclair Digital and help steer test-driven development, agile processes, and a design-first engineering culture that is constantly experimenting and learning.

  • Linux administration experience
  • AWS and or equivalent cloud management experience
  • Drill-Down Reporting & similar tools
  • Create new detailed process and architectural documentation
  • J2EE Back End Experience
  • Experience with multi-tier applications
  • Relational Databases
  • Continuous Deployment/Integration
  • Understanding of High Availability Architectures
  • SOA Concepts and Architectures
  • Familiarity with Big Data concepts
  • JAVA/Python/Go
  • Chef/Puppet/Ansible/CloudFormation
  • DNS and other internet traffic shaping concepts
  • Cloud Management through APIs
  • Understanding of Disaster Recovery Scenarios
  • Availability and Geographic Zone Concepts
  • Understanding of Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
  • Docker coupled with ECS, EKS, and/or Kubernetes

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of hands on experience with enterprise technologies. He or she needs proven experience with cloud-based infrastructure, scaling, high-availability and secure, mission-critical systems. Experience with J2EE as a back-end platform, REST based web services, and automated testing. Exposure to concepts such as NoSQL databases, Relational Databases and schema design, business intelligence concepts and tools, and event-based messaging and architecture will be important to success. Exposure to other server-side languages and tools such as node.js, angular.js, PHP, are also a plus, particular with regard to scaling. Enterprise experience with AWS, and other cloud-based architecture components, continuous integration, infrastructure as code, and continuous deployment will be necessary to be successful in this role.


There are few companies that can provide the breadth and depth of audience impact and scope of work that Sinclair can. Sinclair Digital is transforming how television is produced, distributed, and consumed. We are the innovation team for the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country, with more local television stations than anyone and affiliations with all major networks. Our multidisciplinary team works together to create elegant solutions to the complex problems around delivering the most trusted, empathic, engaging, quality news, information, and entertainment to web, mobile, broadcast, and over-the-top (OTT) media distribution to audiences all over the country. Our digital portfolio combines websites, mobile apps, over-the-top (OTT) apps, a content management and publishing platform, and into a seamless user experience. We run lean, move with agility, and take pride in our charter to transform the Sinclair Broadcast Group from a broadcast-centric company into a omni-platform enterprise while maintaining our corporate entrepreneurial spirit.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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