Full Time Job

Software Development Engineer


Stockholm, Sweden 01-28-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Discovery Communications Deutschland ist eine 100-prozentige Tochter von Discovery, Inc. das weltweit führende Non-Fiction Medienunternehmen mit einer Reichweite von drei Milliarden Zuschauern in 220 Ländern.

Unter dem Namen Discovery Deutschland veranstaltet das Unternehmen im deutschsprachigen Europa die Free-TV-Sender DMAX, TLC, HGTV und Eurosport 1 sowie die Pay-TV-Sender DISCOVERY CHANNEL, ANIMAL PLANET und Eurosport 2 HD Xtra.

Im Digitalbereich ist Discovery mit dem Eurosport Player, sowie Joyn, einem Joint Venture mit der ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, vertreten. Das Medienunternehmen, das 1996 gegründet wurde, hat seinen Sitz in München.

Job Summary

As television and media habits change, our mission remains true to the principles that founded Discovery – every day we seek to ignite people’s curiosity to engage, entertain and enlighten the world around them through amazing viewing experiences.

The Direct to Consumer Group is a technology company within the Discovery brand. We are building a global streaming video platform (OTT), and a suite of applications to support all of our network’s brands globally. We are building modern container-based micro-services operated on AWS. Our platform covers everything from search, catalogue, video transcoding, personalization, to global subscriptions, and really much more. We build user experiences ranging from classic lean-back viewing to interactive learning applications. We build for connected TVs, web, mobile phones, tablets, and consoles for a large footprint of Discovery owned networks (Discovery, Food Network, Golf TV, MotorTrend, Eurosport, Discovery Play, and many more) This is a growing, global engineering group crucial to Discovery’s future.

We are hiring software development engineers to join our Stockholm team.

• You are able to work autonomously to design and develop functional changes to existing software systems. You require little or no guidance by team members. You still actively seek input where appropriate and engage your team to inform and share what you are doing.
• You can collaborate with other engineers assisting on features another engineer designed, or taking the lead on feature design yourself. Your software contributions are demonstrated to work in production, and your team trusts your decisions, designs, and code.
• You are able to describe and defend your design and code decisions to other engineers, embrace constructive feedback, and adapt your approach to align with team and company standards and objectives.
• You consistently demonstrated good software ownership practices (e.g. code reviews, code comments, etc) in all of your contributions. Your code reviews are uneventful, you prepare documentation proactively, and you ensure proper monitoring for operational excellence in production.
• You offer enhancements to best practices, document, design and architecture improvements, and as feedback through code reviews to other engineers without continuous prompting or recurring encouragement. Other engineers appreciate your feedback.
• You can troubleshoot a production issue by reviewing source code, logs, operational metrics, stack trace etc to pinpoint a specific problem and then resolve it.

• You have acquired subject-matter expertise over one or more production software systems and demonstrated a pattern of shipping high quality feature changes in that or those system(s).
• You solve business problems with simple and straightforward solutions, applying appropriate technologies and software engineering best practices.
• You deliver high-quality results the first time and improve code, documentation, and results with each iteration. Your team trusts your work.

Wenn Sie gerne in einem jungen, dynamischen Team arbeiten und Lust auf eine abwechslungsreiche Tätigkeit an einem attraktiven Arbeitsplatz im Herzen von München haben, bei der Sie Ihre Stärken und Ideen einbringen können, dann freuen wir uns auf Ihre Bewerbungsunterlagen.

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Company Profile

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.