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Principal Back End Developer
Ref No.: 18-02018
Location: Seattle, Washington
Our client is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country. This company owns and operate programs or provides sales services to more television stations than anyone else in the industry. In the digital space, they bring that content to more than 40 million people, and that number is growing. They are building experiences that make content come alive wherever it's delivered and creating new technologies that help make media more connected.
We are looking for a Principal Engineer to help extend and enhance the client platform. This person is an individual contributor who enjoys writing high quality software as part of a team, a mentor that thrives on growing and improving the team as well as the software, a self-described Maker who loves being able to make decisions that matter, a person that loves watching large complex systems behave well and hates being paged at 3 am.
  • Mentor and grow the engineering discipline across multiple teams
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve the software
  • Manage project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables
Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Many years of software industry experience, showing a steady upward career progression in the art of Software Engineering
  • Deployed and supported software at a large scale, and dealt with the problems, failures, and bugs that resulted
  • Strong expertise in several general-purpose programming languages, specifically Java and JavaScript
  • Experience with multiple development methodologies and creating new methodologies at need
  • Established background designing and implementing applications and services
  • Consistently delivers high-quality software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary for team collaboration
Nice to have:
  • Strong background in organizational change and improvement
  • Deep experience with cloud-based services, especially AWS
  • Experience with RDMSs and exposure to NoSQL systems
  • Experience in the Media Space
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