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Staff Software Engineer


Seattle, WA 06-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Find out more information at HBOMax.com.

The Job

We're a team with a large impact at HBO Max. We are responsible for building and improving the foundational libraries and generator tools used by all the service teams for HBO Max. We help scale the backend of HBO Max by introducing and developing automated systems to update API contracts and systems. Our foundational libraries, namely the Middleware, is a collection of libraries that enable backend services to make service-to-service calls, upload logging and metrics, standardize i18n, and access our datastores with standard failover patterns. Our generator tools, named the Generator, bundles this Middleware to enable developers to easily generate new backend services with endpoints, routes, and schemas right out of the box.

The Daily
• Work with stakeholders and partner teams to develop new or update existing libraries that connect services to other services and datastores
• Strong API specification knowledge to standardize API patterns across all of HBO Max
• Propose, prototype, deploy, and integrate new architectural improvements that scale HBO Max to millions of concurrent users
• Leading operational best practices by example: develop and standardize operational mechanisms that apply to hundreds of services and dozens of teams that make up HBO Max
• You are a team resource, growing other engineers, influencing other service teams, and defining team software standards and engineering best practices
• Seek self-improvement and are adaptable to suggestions and feedback
• Hold yourself and your team to high standards while maintaining friendly, respectful relationships

The Essentials
• BS degree in Computer Science, or related field with 8+ years of experience
• 5+ years of professional development experience use languages such as Java, C, C++, C#, Javascript, Typescript
• Experience architecting cross platform libraries or supporting multiple language libraries
• Success in delivering and operating reliable low-latency, services operating in a 24x7 environment
• Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (AWS, Google app engine, Azure, Kubernetes)

The Nice to Haves
• Experience building common service libraries in an enterprise service environment
• Experience in deploying, managing, and integration with API gateways using OpenAPI
• Experience simplifying CI/CD pipelines for clean and fast deployments to production without sacrificing quality
• Experience creating and managing code generator products to standardize development practices while reducing time to market for new features
• Experience with different layers of devops including dashboard, monitoring, logging, and security
• Full-stack industry experience, or hands-on familiarity with both client and server technology
• Have led the design, implementation, and delivery of large engineering projects that interacted with multiple teams
• Have experience as a team resource, growing other engineers and defining team software standards and engineering best practices

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d88k0x-3-233-219-62-42 in your application.

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Company Profile

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.