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Manager, Software Engineering-Backend

Warner Bros. Discovery

Hyderabad, India 06-30-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Manager, Software Engineering-Backend(Consumer Team),Hyderabad

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Manager, Consumer, Hyderabad, India

About Warner Bros. Discovery:

Warner Bros. Discovery, a premier global media and entertainment company, offers audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands, and franchises across television, film, streaming, and gaming. The new company combines Warner Media's premium entertainment, sports, and news assets with Warner Bros Discovery's leading non-fiction and international entertainment and sports businesses.

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Meet Our Team:

DTC's many software engineering teams build applications for the web, mobile, tablets, connected TVs, consoles, and other streaming devices. Every customer starts their wonderful journey into the world of WBD through DTC's Identity and Growth teams. We ensure customers can seamlessly authenticate and authorize across all WBD brands.

We are a fast-growing, global engineering group crucial to WBD's future. We are looking for an engineering manager who is passionate about solving complex engineering challenges coaching, leading, and mentoring a team of engineers. You and your team will lead numerous products in WBD to a modernized authentication and authorization experience.

We are setting up an India Development Center to better support our global streaming services and assist international teams. We are looking for an Engineering Manager who will help build and grow the India Identity and Growth teams and enable the global expansion of our services.

Roles & Responsibilities:

As an Engineering Manager, you are responsible for leading a high-performing team of engineers, to enable rapid consolidation of platforms to a unified authentication and authorization experience. You and your team will build a standardized provisioning platform, collaborate with technical partners to onboard and bootstrap users to modern authentication systems. You will uphold rigorous standards of engineering and operational excellence, as practiced widely across WBD. You will attract, coach, and retain key talent and provide opportunities for professional and career growth.
• Build and manage a team of high-performing engineers. Ensure retention through challenging professional opportunities and career growth prospects.
• Manage relationships with key stakeholders across platform, back-end, and client engineering; program management; champion engineering excellence.
• Develop standards and toolset for efficient, cost effective, provisioning workflows.
• Identify new opportunities and enhancements and feed them to the shared roadmap for prioritization.
• Identify and manage partner relationships internally and externally to ensure smooth integration into the WBD product delivery process.
• Ability to manage complexity and uncertainty associated with new product development.
• Influence and champion process, tools, operations, and technological improvements to operate global scale cloud-based platform services.
• Mentor other software development engineers throughout the organization, building the next generation of leaders.
• Build self-service tooling to automate platform adoption of identity services for both internal and external stakeholders.

What to Bring:
• Bachelor's degree with 10 – 15 years of experience in the industry with at least 3-5 years leading and managing software development teams.
• A record of building, scaling, and growing teams of 5+ engineers and ownership of an engineer-first software service/product.
• Strong technical understanding of Kubernetes-based microservice architectures, messaging services, DB services, API gateways, service mesh, and infrastructure-as-code technologies/processes.
• Experience in authentication and authorization systems with a high bar for engineering and operational excellence.
• Experience in large volume transaction systems, data migration workflows, with a focus on quality, precision, and accuracy metrics.
• Ability to identify and operationalize workflows into a self-serve system with appropriate guardrails.
• Experience building and operating global-scale large platform services in non-prod and prod environments.
• Experience establishing and improving data-driven infrastructure and service KPIs such as performance, scale, availability, reliability, security.
• A strong understanding of security best practices and a high bar for protecting customer data.
• Experience working across cross-functional engineering teams as stakeholders and partners consuming a global platform service.
• Effective communication skills, good balance of empathy, leading by example, player-coach as needed, influence and drive change.
• Demonstrated experience with building systems using agile development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, or similar).

What We Offer:
• A Great Place to work.
• Equal opportunity employer
• Fast-track growth opportunities.

Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

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