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Senior Software Engineer


Atlanta, GA 02-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

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 Backend Software Engineer on WarnerMedia's HBO Max Dotcom team, you will design and build solutions and APIs that connect various layers of our publishing platform, which powers hbomax.com. Join us as we expand our services across the globe and use your skills to develop business layers from the ground up that connect a distributed system used by hundreds of internal users and millions of visitors 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 build noteworthy components of 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 critical features of a product used by millions of customers.
• Design, improve, and protect large-scale systems that drive and power HBOMax.com
• 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
• Ideate and innovate on complex software solutions
• Mentor other engineers to help them grow both technically and professionally
• Handle operational issues and troubleshoot bugs independently
• Design and deliver complex architectures and distributed systems, including working through other engineers to help deliver the end solution
• Work in an agile environment, working with peers to review code and deploy world-class features

The Essentials
• 2+ years of experience in software development building scalable services components for shipped consumer products or platforms, especially APIs for headless architectures
• Significant Node.js experience
• 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
• Passion for API development, especially using GraphQL and Lambda
• Significant experience with document storage engines (NoSQL DBs) such as Elasticsearch and MongoDB
• Solid understanding of caching engines such as Redis or Memcached
• 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
• 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
• Experience creating automated tests as part of the development lifecycle - passion for test driven development
• Experience with a variety of back-end persistence, queuing and networking technologies, especially SMS, SQS, and SNS
• DevOps experience, where you've owned and operated the systems you've developed, especially using AWS
• Experience with CI/CD systems such as Github Actions, Azure Pipelines, and Jenkins

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