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Job Summary

Sorenson Media
Draper, UT 84020
Computer Software
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Education Level
Bachelor's Degree
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Sr. Software Engineer

About the Job

Sorenson Media is looking for a self-driven, world-class software engineer to contribute to the design and development of a sophisticated web application. This application will be the glue in a system to ingest, process, store, and deliver large amounts of data. Our team implements the agile scrum process and test-driven development. You will be collaborating closely with data engineers and video engineers to ensure that the system satisfies requirements and is robust and scalable. You will have significant influence in deciding which technologies are chosen throughout the system. You should be proactive and foster an entrepreneurial spirit.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience preferred
  • Instinctive understanding of object-oriented development
  • 3+ years experience with various web development technologies such as JavaScript (e.g. Node.js, jQuery, Marionette, Ember.js), Ruby (e.g. Ruby on Rails, Sinatra), HTML5, CSS3, databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB).
  • Solid understanding of automated testing and extensive experience with testing frameworks.
  • Navigating the Linux command line and performing essential web server administration tasks are as familiar as making lunch.
  • Agile scrum development experience
  • Experience working with continuous integration tools
  • Experience and passion working with audio/video
  • Passionate about solving complex, technical challenges
  • Dependable
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Work well with others in a team environment
  • Solid conflict resolution skills and integrity
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Cloud experience, especially Amazon AWS
  • Basic experience in graphics applications (e.g. Photoshop) slicing images for front-end web development


Bonus Skills:

  • ActionScript 3
  • C++
  • Experience with Chef or similar configuration management system (such as Puppet)

To Apply:

If you have the skills, experience and education required, an enthusiasm to dig in and get the job done then please forward your cover letter and resume to jobs@sdihq.com  with SR SOFTWARE ENGINEER in the memo line.


Sorenson Media is a global leader in video compression technology with locations in Draper Utah, San Diego, California, and Cardiff, Wales. Sorenson Media is an award-winning provider of the highest quality, differentiated video encoding solutions. With highly scalable cloud- and server-based encoding solutions and desktop applications, we empower the enterprise, video professionals and small-to-medium organizations to easily and affordably encode, manage and deliver the highest-quality video online. The Sorenson Squeeze Compression Suite has garnered major industry awards, including Streaming Media Readers Choice Awards. Our software is licensed by a host of Fortune 100 companies.

Benefits Offered to Full Time Employees:

  • Traditional PPO medical insurance, including a high deductible Health Saving Plan
  • Dental, Life and Disability Insurance
  • 15 vacation days annually
  • 12 recognized company holidays
  • Stock options
  • 401K company match up to 5% of salary
  • Fitness stipend
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Catered meals and full Break room with free drinks, treats, & food
  • Relocation assistance
  • Opportunity to develop and learn new skills

Check us out at http://www.sorensonmedia.com/


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