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Golang / Go Job: Senior GoLang Developer

Senior GoLang Developer at SlingTV

American Fork UT or Englewood, CO, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted Aug 31 2017)
About the company
Sling TV L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), provides over-the-top television services including domestic and international live and Video-On-Demand programming. It is available on televisions, tablets, computers and smartphones. The Sling TV programming portfolio includes content from Disney, ESPN, HBO, AMC, Turner, Scripps, EPIX, Univision and Maker Studios. Sling International (formerly DishWorld) currently provides close to 200 channels in 18 languages across multiple devices to U.S. households. Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit

Job position
Permanent - Remote work is NOT possible
Relocation compensation available

Job description
Our Middleware team is currently looking for an experienced software engineer to help us develop cloud native backend services for our extremely large and ever growing customer base. We want to provide functional support to all services on our platform, and the needs are ever-growing, as we adapt to new requirements and capabilities.

A successful candidate would be self-driven and excited to learn, develop and deliver distributed software systems. He or she will have a keen technical aptitude, excellent communication skills, and enjoys achieving results in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Currently, our primary programming language is Go. While we prefer you to come in with Go experience, we will train the right candidate


Primary responsibilities and skills include the following areas:

• Building highly scalable, highly available web services to handle millions of transactions per day in a cloud native environment

• Working on an agile team using CI / CD best practices to deliver the highest quality software possible quickly

• A strong desire to learn new things and continually improve yourself and those around you with a “can do anything” mentality

• You live to experiment, test, fail fast, and learn as you go, we are not looking for a cookie cutter solution to the complex problems we solve

Skills & requirements
Basic Requirements:

A successful Senior Software Engineer - GoLang will have:

• A 4-year college degree in Computer Science / Information Technology, Bachelor of Science preferred, master’s degree is nice to have

• 5+ year of professional enterprise development experience

• Experience with one or more of the following:

o Object oriented, pattern based enterprise development experience. (Go, Java, Python)

o Scripting ability (Bash / Shell, Python, PERL, Ruby, etc)

o Cassandra, Postgres, Couchbase, or other NoSQL servers

o Automated testing of applications & Continuous Integration



Nice to have qualifications:

• DevOps - Salt Stack, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Automated testing, building Cloud Native Applications, Git, Consul, Vault

• Netflix OSS stack, in particular Hystrix

• Web Sockets

Instructions how to apply
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