Senior Software Engineer

WRAL Digital Raleigh, North Carolina


Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC), a diversified media and entertainment company based in Raleigh, N.C., is seeking a Senior Software Engineer for the company’s pioneering digital media team. WRAL Digital’s flagship products include, the most-visited local media site in North Carolina, plus affiliated media websites, mobile and OTT applications that serve more than 7 million monthly user visitors.

The Senior Software Engineer is part of a team of developers who build and maintain digital platforms and products that serve diverse audiences and client marketing needs. This team also helps build and support automation used by CBC’s television and radio stations.

Required programming experience

  • Rust (advanced+)
  • JavaScript (advanced+)
  • functional patterns

Required domain experience

  • Video streaming, codecs, and processing (expert)
  • unit testing (expert)
  • end-to-end testing (intermediate+)
  • Infrastructure / AWS (advanced+)
  • Terraform (advanced+)
  • API design (advanced+)
  • Relational Databases (advanced+)
  • CDN

Bonus experience

  • Linux/BASH
  • vim/emacs
  • Mobile app development (Android & iOS)
  • Microservice development
  • Data design patterns
  • React / React Native
  • Temporal databases
  • System automation
  • WASM
  • Next.JS
  • Serverless API & Web
  • Clojure
  • Data analytics

 Other  Qualifications

  • At least 10 years of related work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong problem solving/troubleshooting/debugging skills
  • Ability to pick up new programming languages and technologies quickly
  • Able to clearly communicate project requirements and progress
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks in a fast-paced environment

Besides offering some of the best benefits, we’re a locally owned, pioneering, stable, community advocate, do-the-right-thing company.  We have high expectations of each other and strive for excellence every day.

Our beautifully expanded and renovated offices are in Raleigh, North Carolina, consistently ranked as one of the best places to live, work and raise a family. Though not fully remote, the position has some remote flexibility.

You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work at CBC. If there is a medical or religious reason preventing you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have an accommodations process in place to evaluate those requests.

A pre-employment drug screening is required.  EOE, M/F.  All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free.  Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TVWRAL DigitalWRAZ-TVWRAZ DigitalWRAL-FMWRAL-HD2WCMC-FMWCMC-HD1WDNC-AMWCMC-HD2WCMC-HD3WCLY-AMWCMC-HD4MicrospaceCBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Properties (a joint venture with Learfield) in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TVWILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball ClubBull City Hospitality, and the American Underground startup hub in Durham, NC; Holly Springs Salamanders in Holly Springs, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham, NC, and Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC.