Staff Software Engineer – HBO Max

  • Full Time
  • Seattle

WarnerMedia

Company Overview

 

WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the world’s best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection. We believe the enduring power of stories can open our eyes to the world, to each other, and to new and different perspectives.

 

 

Join us. Shape your story here.

 

Staff Software Engineer

Build the Future of Entertainment

 

HBO Max is WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) offering debuting in May 2020. With over 10,000 hours of curated premium content anticipated at launch, HBO Max will offer powerhouse programming for everyone in the home, bringing together HBO, a robust slate of new original series, key third-party licensed programs and movies, and fan favorites from WarnerMedia’s rich library, including Warner Bros., New Line, DC, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes, and more.

Our DTC team is laying the foundation for HBO Max, and we need highly motivated, uniquely skilled, and technically agile experts across a variety of disciplines to accomplish things that have never been done before.

 

The Job

 

We are the team responsible for the HBO Max data pipeline. The data pipeline is where we instrument, store and model engagement and reference data for use by analysts, data scientists and engineers to enhance and improve the overall customer experience across our products and content offerings.

 

At HBO as a Staff Software Engineer on the Data Pipeline team, you will design, develop and support the services and systems for instrumentation, validation, durable delivery, and integration into batch and stream based environments. We run services that support the interactions of millions of concurrent viewers in a 24/7 environment. We are experts in our craft and pride ourselves on being knowledgeable across a wide range of business needs and product functionality. You will also partner with our messaging and experimentation platform teams, to ensure that we have the ability to send messages to custom segments and test different experiences among multiple groups, to see which works the best.

 

 

The Daily

Design, architect and support a data pipeline platform that allows a customer’s behavioral data to directly impact their individualized experiences in the HBO Max product.
Have a deep understanding of software data structures and algorithms
Ideate and innovate on complex software solutions
You are a team resource, growing other engineers and defining team software standards and engineering best practices
Design and deliver complex architectures and distributed systems, including working through other engineers to help deliver the end solution
Describe highly technical concepts to non-technical audiences in a way they can understand
Be passionate about software engineering with a strong sense of ownership for the code that you and your team write
Seek self-improvement and are adaptable to suggestions and feedback
Hold yourself and your team to high standards while maintaining friendly, respectful relationships
The Essentials

BS degree in Computer Science, or a related field with 8+ years of relevant experience
5+ years of professional development experience using languages such as Java, C, C++, C#, Javascript, Typescript, Golang
End to end experience supporting both in stream and batch processing of high scale data pipelines.
Success in delivering and operating reliable low-latency, services operating in a 24×7 environment
Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (AWS, Google app engine, Azure, Kubernetes)
The Nice to Haves

Experience with batch data processing using tools such as SQL and Hadoop
Experience with in stream data processing using tools such as Kafka, Kinesis and Spark
Full-stack industry experience, or hands-on familiarity with both client and server technology
Have led the design, implementation, and delivery of large engineering projects that interacted with multiple teams
Have experience as a team resource, growing other engineers and defining team software standards and engineering best practices
The Perks

Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
Paid time off every year to volunteer
Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
Access to in-house learning and development resources
Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands
About Us

 

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers.  Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

 

 

 

The Perks

Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
Access to in-house learning and development resources
Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

To apply for this job please visit warnermediacareers.com.