HBO

Sr Software Engineer, Dotcom - Hbo Max

3+ months agoAtlanta, GA

HBO Max is the future of entertainment and storytelling.

WarnerMedia-s streaming entertainment offering, HBO Max launched in May 2020 and is the culmination of some of the most innovative new technology and greatest creative talent in the industry. Anchored by the entire HBO service, arguably the greatest brand in television, HBO Max also features fan favorites from the WarnerMedia 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. HBO Max is home to key third-party library acquisitions such as Friends, South Park and Doctor Who, and more than 50 exclusive Originals in its first year, from the likes of groundbreaking creative talent such as J.J. Abrams, Ridley Scott, Jordan Peele, Steven Soderbergh, Michael Mann, Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon, Anna Kendrick, Greg Berlanti, Melissa McCarthy, Robert Zemeckis and other visionaries. Find out more information at HBOMax.com.

The Job

Like to develop features that reach millions of users and have a direct impact on the success of a new and exciting service? The Dotcom team is a friendly, energetic engineering group responsible for the primary customer-facing hbomax.com web site that attracts millions of visitors through SEO, paid advertising, and partner relationships. On our team, your work will be the conduit to convert visitors into customers and is highly visible. We work closely with product, SEO, marketing, content, experimentation, and design to develop features and tools that empower our teams to build, deploy, and serve world-class, high-conversion, data-driven pages. We-re looking for Engineers that have an interest in the space and a passion for creating great software.

As a Drupal Engineer on WarnerMedia-s HBO Max Dotcom team, you will design and build solutions that improve CMS tooling and integration in our headless publishing platform. Join us as we expand our services across the globe and develop an international CMS from the ground up that will be used by hundreds of internal users. You will work closely with the best engineers as an integral part of a custom publishing platform, which reaches millions of users every month. You will own and improve systems that bridge between teams and will underpin the roadmap of the product for years to come. By joining our team, you-ll have a rare opportunity to design and build noteworthy components to support a major new service from the ground up, and your work will help attract millions of customers to the service. In this role you will join a growing team with many opportunities for you to expand your scope and influence. You will use your experience to make smart engineering decisions and own critical areas of a product used by millions of customers. You will get the opportunity to work in multiple areas of the product.

The Daily

  • Join a growing team with many opportunities for you to expand your skillset
  • Grow your ability to design, implement, and own large, critical features of a product used by millions of customers.
  • Design, improve, and protect large-scale systems that drive and power HBOMax.com
  • Create and evaluate multiple technical approaches and drive consensus with peers
  • Use data to solve real world problems and improve customer experience
  • Collaborate and partner with engineers of all levels with varying skillsets and programming backgrounds
  • Work with designers, product managers, and marketers to optimize and build CMS tooling and features
  • Handle operational issues and troubleshoot bugs independently
  • Work in an agile environment, working with peers to review code and deploy world-class features

The Essentials
  • 5+ years of experience with object-oriented PHP 7 and Drupal 8/9 development
  • Be passionate about software engineering with a strong sense of ownership for the code that you and your team write
  • A strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals, including algorithms, data structures, and operating systems
  • Solid SQL database understanding, including performance and security
  • Be a quick learner that can leverage surrounding resources to solve problems
  • Seek self-improvement and adapt to suggestions and feedback
  • Hold yourself and your team to high standards while maintaining respectful relationships
  • Be passionate about software engineering with a strong sense of ownership for the code that you and your team write
  • Ability to provide periodic on-call support for critical emergent customer-facing issues
  • Full working knowledge of Git version control
  • Solid understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Appreciates headless CMS architecture and decoupled frontend apps
  • Experience integrating and building APIs
  • Comfortable with command line shell and Drush commands
  • A passion for learning, sharing knowledge, mentoring, and working in a team setting with engineers of varying levels of experience
  • Passion for collaboration, and fun is a must!

Nice to Haves
  • Bachelor-s degree in an engineering or science-related discipline
  • Passion for test driven development
  • Ability to write complex SQL queries and Drupal Entity Queries
  • Success in designing and building highly available systems at scale
  • Experience with a variety of back-end persistence, queuing and networking technologies, especially Redis, SMS, SQS, and SNS
  • DevOps experience with any of the following: NginX, Apache, MemCache, Varnish, Kubernetes, Docker
  • Familiarity with Node.js

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
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.
Requisition #
181772BR

Area of Interest
Engineering

Industry
Cable/Broadcast Television Networks

Location
United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Position Type
Full Time

Business Unit
HBO Digital Products

Company Overview
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 Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

HBO is one of the most respected and innovative entertainment brands in the world, serving iconic, award-winning programming to 140 million subscribers globally. A subsidiary of WarnerMedia, HBO is the world-s most successful pay TV service with an extensive array of programming that includes some of the most notable titles to be on television, including drama series Succession®, Watchmen®, Westworld®, Big Little Lies®, Game of Thrones®, The Sopranos®, Band of Brothers® and The Wire®, as well as comedy series Barry®, Insecure® and Sex and the City®. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.



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



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.

Job ID: HBO-867081