Continuous Improvement Project Manager - D.C.

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Continuous Improvement Project Manager - D.C.

Seattle, WA
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer that drives the future of client application development. They will be responsible in designing and developing client-focused APIs and tools to drive new features to our news websites and mobile applications. The successful candidate will be passionate about media and technology and have great hands-on technical, leadership, and communication skills.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Delight audiences by implementing audience services that power Sinclair's News Websites, News Mobile Apps, and Social News Apps
    • Design, Develop, and maintain server-side Javascript code using Node.js. Create many of these services from the ground up to support new capabilities as well as add to existing core functionality
    • Participate in all phases of design, development, quality assurance, defect resolution, and livesite troubleshooting

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • 5+ years software development experience
    • 2+ years Javascript application development
    • Highly experienced in back end Node.js coding
    • Experience with React or React Native is a plus
    • Experience designing and building highly scalable and reliable server side web services
    • Experience with performance tuning of complex distributed systems
    • Knowledge of microservices leveraging AWS or Google Cloud Platform
    • Experience with MySQL and NoSQL data stores (performance, scalability, availability)
    • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with frequent production releases
    • BS or MS in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent industry experience

    ABOUT THE COMPANY:

    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 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 an 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!

    Required Skills Required Experience

  • Qualifications
    • Must have deep knowledge of LEAN process improvement as it applies to operational efficiencies and have the keen ability to understand projects nuances.
    • Strong, applicable knowledge of PM, LEAN, Six Sigma tools and methods, Business Process Management, IT, Change Management and Business Process Re-engineering
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills to ensure operational effectiveness and ROI of project plans
    • Ability to rapidly master Location/Mfg specific business processes as it applies to the BMC Operating System and future strategies. Lean Method, models and tools and provide application leadership and mentoring in this context
    • Excellent facilitation, selling and presentation skills
    • Strong interpersonal, coaching and leadership skills
    • Exceptional skills and experience in end-to-end process analysis, design and improvement to rapidly deliver major, results oriented business outcomes
    • Ability to produce high quality written and verbal communication within a knowledge management framework
    • Top-notch PC skills including Excel, PowerPoint, Word SharePoint, Project and SQL
    • Undergraduate degree in an Applied Science/Masters preferred
    • LEAN Blackbelt with demonstrated process improvement application is required.
    • Solid SmartSheet experience required
    • PMP certification required
  • Industry
    Media Production