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Software Engineer


Seattle, WA 02-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Job

Like to develop features that millions of customers depend upon? The Commerce group is a friendly, energetic engineering team responsible for the money side of the HBO Max streaming service. Our modern, React clients and Typescript services seamlessly onboard customers, manage their full lifecycle, and handle recurring billing. We're cross-location with team members in Seattle, New York, and Atlanta, and we work daily with HBO Max colleagues across the globe. We're looking for enthusiastic Engineers who have an interest in the commerce space and a passion for creating great software.

The Daily

As a Staff Engineer II on the HBO Max Native Billing team, you will design and build solutions for processing payments. You will own and improve features involving subscription management, experimentation, billing and invoicing, integrating with external payment gateways, and supporting financial reporting tools. By joining our team, you'll have a rare opportunity to make some of the world's best content accessible to millions of customers, securely and seamlessly.

In this role, you will:
• Join a growing team with many opportunities for you to expand your skillset.
• Get the opportunity to learn about and influence multiple areas of the product.
• Learn to evaluate multiple technical approaches and drive consensus with your engineering peers.
• Use data to solve real world problems and improve customer experience.
• Grow your ability to design, implement, and own critical features of a product used by millions of customers.
• Have experienced engineers close by to mentor you.
• Work with new features from a variety of commerce and technology partners
• Work with designers, product managers, and marketers to optimize the purchase experience.

The Essentials
• 3+ years of experience in software engineering on shipped consumer products or platforms.
• A solid understanding of common software data structures and algorithms.
• Be a quick learner that can leverage surrounding resources to solve their problems.
• Have the ability to translate abstract concepts into concrete designs
• Be passionate about software engineering and the quality of your work, with a strong sense of ownership for the code that you and your team write.
• Understand the tradeoffs required to balance business and technical needs
• Hold yourself and your team to high standards while maintaining friendly, respectful relationships.
• Seek self-improvement and be adaptable to suggestions and feedback.

The Nice to Haves
• Bachelor's degree in an engineering or science-related discipline
• Experience working with non-technical stakeholders to scope work and clarify requirements
• DevOps experience, where you've owned and operated the systems you've developed.
• Success in designing and building highly available systems at scale.
• Experience with a variety of back-end persistence, queuing and networking technologies
• Experience building and deploying on AWS, including serverless
• Familiarity with NodeJS, JavaScript, TypeScript and GoLang
• Experience with commerce development, financial systems, and payment gateways like Stripe.