Principal Cloud Engineer-REMOTE

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Posted 12 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs, or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Sinclair Broadcast Group seeks a motivated and experienced Principal Cloud Engineer to join the Corporate Information Technology Department. The individual will develop, integrate and support key Enterprise infrastructure solutions.


  • Lead programs to develop, maintain, and govern Continuous Integration and Delivery capabilities across the enterprise

  • Collaborate with other internal teams and third-party vendors to define best-in-class solutions

  • Proactively monitor KPIs and address areas of improvement for public, private and hybrid cloud solutions

  • Configuration, management, and maintenance of cloud based solutions across public, private and hybrid clouds

  • Develop and maintain business continuity and disaster recovery processes

  • Ensure cloud security measures are incorporated into infrastructure implementation

  • Support and participate in the development of architecture designs for enterprise-wide systems infrastructure environments

  • Drive efficiencies through process automation and Infrastructure as Code frameworks

  • Mentor, train, and provide guidance to all other Cloud Engineering and DevOps team members

Experience, Skills & Competencies:

  • 10+ years of experience in IT engineering

  • 7+ years of experience directly administering and supporting cloud solutions including compute, networking, storage, and security

  • 7+ years of experience with scripting and IT process automation - PowerShell, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, Python, Go, JSON, Jenkins, etc.

  • 7+ years of Linux systems administration in an enterprise level environment

  • Experience in the architecture, engineering, and operation of containerization and virtualization technologies

  • Understanding of industry best practices surrounding proper maintenance and support of a 24x7 cloud infrastructure - Service/Server hardening, service/server tuning, vulnerability and patch management

  • Demonstrable implementation of infrastructure lifecycles including planning, budgeting, forecasting, ordering, implementation, and tracking of projects/assets deployment

  • Experience supporting and managing private, public and hybrid cloud solutions

  • Experience working within an Agile/SAFe framework

  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills with a focus on data-driven decision-making

  • Strong presentation skills with deep experience in data usage both in excel and other dash-boarding platforms

  • Advanced understanding and experience with monitoring tools

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to quickly grasp technical issues and offer solutions

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Outgoing and enthusiastic personality

  • Professional business demeanor

  • Customer-focused attitude and desire to interface directly with end-user clients

  • Cloud Certification required (AWS, GCP, Azure)

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or a related field or equivalent work experience

  • Immediate authorization to work in the US

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

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.