Cloud Application Architect

| Greater Denver Area

Summary

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, 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

We are seeking a Cloud Application Architect to join our team who thrives on helping organizations drive strategic business outcomes through their technology expertise. You are a domain authority responsible for delivering exceptional results. You succeed in a fast-paced environment and have a consistent track record of crafting modern cloud native solutions.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Own the design and development of stateless, decoupled, cloud-native applications
  • Produce clean, well-documented code, with embedded unit tests, following development standard methodologies
  • Recommend cloud application development best practices which support organizational goals
  • Build strong, positive relationships with technology engineers, architects, and product owners
  • Stay up-to-date on meaningful new technologies and produce thought leadership content.
  • Identify and advance technical project risks early to ensure successful outcomes
  • Conduct POC work to validate proposed technical approaches and test new technologies

Activities:

  • Lead regular architecture governance meetings with team leads to facilitate change and maintain architectural consistency across teams and functions
  • Partner with business and technical stakeholders to design and implement best of breed technology solutions
  • Collaborate with executive stakeholders to understand and implement product vision
  • Write code, lead whiteboarding design sessions, troubleshoot architecture issues and provide creative solutions to technical challenges
  • Create clear, defensible, and high-quality documentation including diagrams, proposals, and description related to software and cloud architectures

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Skills - Experience and Requirements

A successful Cloud Application Architect will possess these qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience designing and building cloud-native architectures for AWS, Azure, or GCP (AWS Certified Architect preferred)
  • Experience implementing and troubleshooting modern security solutions including token-based authentication, OAuth 2.0 workflows, SAML authentication and authorization techniques.
  • 10+ years of hands-on object-oriented engineering experience in scaled software development teams.
  • Experience writing software in more than one of the following languages:
    • C#
    • Java
    • JavaScript (NodeJS)
    • Python or similar
  • Experience crafting and developing DevOps pipelines for cloud applications
  • Experience with ORM technologies like Hibernate, EntityFramework, Mongoose ODM, Sequelize and TypeORM
  • Familiarity with microservice and serverless architectures such as BEFE patterns, hexagonal architecture design and domain-driven architecture.
  • Familiarity with container services including Docker, DockerSwarm and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Gitflow and Scrum development processes preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience leading technical teams and driving DevOps transformations.
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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.
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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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