Full Time Job

Software Engineer Video Platform

HBO

Seattle, WA 02-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Find out more information at HBOMax.com.

The Job

We are the team working on all the cool video details on the server side. If you know about or want to learn about DRM technologies like PlayReady, FairPlay, and Widevine and video technologies like HLS, CMAF, and DASH or just want to work on the details of video streaming, we are looking for Engineers like you.

As a Software Engineer on WarnerMedia's Video Platform team, you will build and support backend systems for serving streaming video to millions of users for our OTT streaming video applications including HBO Max. Join us as we expand our systems across the globe and help us build an ad-supported tier to allow more users to gain access to our world-class storytelling. The services you build will support end users for WarnerMedia's streaming video applications across web, mobile, gaming consoles, and connected screens. By working on our team you can say you build the very best streaming platform in the world!

The Daily
• Join a growing team with many opportunities for you to expand your scope and influence
• Use your experience to make smart engineering decisions and own critical areas of a product used by millions of customers
• Get the opportunity to work in multiple areas of the product, both on the client-side and server-side
• Design and deliver software for distributed systems, including working with other engineers to help deliver the end solution.
• Collaborate with your team to design solutions to complex problems
• Ensure consistency of your team's' code and those teams you integrate with
• Help your organization grow into greenfield technical domain areas

The Essentials
• Have a solid understanding of software data structures and algorithms
• Ideate and innovate on software solutions
• Describe technical concepts to non-technical audiences in a way they can understand
• Be passionate about software engineering with a strong sense of ownership for the code that you and your team write
• Seek self-improvement and are adaptable to suggestions and feedback
• Hold yourself and your team to high standards while maintaining friendly, respectful relationships

The Nice to Haves
• BS degree in Computer Science, or a related field
• 1+ year of hands-on familiarity with both client and server technology
• Experience with a variety of back-end persistence, queuing and networking technologies, especially Kubernetes and AWS
• Familiarity with Golang, NodeJS, Javascript and/or Typescript
• Knowledge of video streaming technologies (HLS, DASH)
• Experience with DRM systems (PlayReady, FairPlay, Widevine)

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

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Company Profile
HBO

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.