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Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery the stuff dreams are made of.
Who We Are
When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next
From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.
Your New Role
We are looking for Senior Software Engineers to join our Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Content and Ad Platform team. This position sits within a team that is responsible for building state-of-the-art services which power all WBD’s live events across linear, including TNT Sports channels, with plans to extend our coverage to support other brands within the WBD portfolio. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in developing scalable back-end architecture and services.
The successful candidate will have a track record of having built multiple high-performance, stable, scalable systems that have been successfully shipped to customers in production. Your work and your approach to work are exemplary: you drive best practices and set standards for your team. You are a collaborative leader that makes other engineers and team members around you more productive, by sharing your knowledge and helping to tie-break key technical decisions. You provide mentoring to other engineers.
Your Role Accountabilities
Design, implement, and maintain services that power all our live events on linear and OTT
Prioritise scalability, extensibility, reliability, and high performance in the development of the services.
Work closely with technical leadership and fellow engineers on technical design and architecture.
Collaborate across multiple backend and frontend teams to ensure cohesive and efficient system development.
Contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and engineering excellence.
Actively engage in code reviews, provide constructive feedback to peers, and participate in knowledge-sharing initiatives.
Investigate and troubleshoot production issues by reviewing source code, logs, operational metrics, stack trace, etc. to pinpoint specific issues and resolve them.
Identify root causes and identify learnings to improve both development processes and system design.
Qualifications and Experience
At least 5 years of experience within a similar back-end or full-stack position. Must be proficient with Node.js and/or React.
Experience in backend software development, building microservices, event-driven architectures/solutions.
Demonstrated ability to use common industry tools for software development including but not limited to IDEs, build and continuous integration, source control management, code review tools, data storage services, and cloud infrastructure, and you can build software in a professional team environment delivered to production using these tools.
Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g., unit testing, design patterns, building maintainable code, performance)
Familiarity with a range of database technologies, encompassing both SQL and NoSQL options
Passion for sports is highly desirable
Experience building, operating, and owning services. Implementing operational excellence mechanisms including alerting, metrics, and logging using Prometheus, CloudWatch, Kibana, PagerDuty
DevOps experience (AWS preferred) architecting, and configuring cloud technology stacks (Network Security, API Gateways, VPCs, CDNs, Kafka/MKS, Kubernetes, EKS, Jenkins configuration, CI/CD configurations etc., is a plus.
Ability to work with minimal instructions on day-to-day work, able to consume and self-start with general instructions on new assignments.
How We Get Things Done
This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.
The Legal Bits
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