Full Time Job

Senior Mobile Engineer

Warner Bros. Discovery

Burbank, CA 11-09-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Your New Role...

Senior Engineer – CNN Android Mobile Engineering

We are searching for a Senior Level Android Software Engineer to join our Engineering Team. He/she is an individual contributor, self-directed, able to work with minimal supervision, and is typically expected to take on the most difficult technical challenges. The Senior Engineer will contribute to the technical direction, supporting the Principal Engineers/Architects in defining the technology strategy and implementation. He/she will provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced developers. We need our engineers to be versatile and always eager to tackle new problems while working in a fun, collaborative and fast-paced environment.

The Android Mobile Senior Engineer contributes to mobile tech. strategy, architecture, best practices, and choice of tools and technology stack across Android app platforms, supporting mobile backend APIs, mobile CI/CD tools, and testing automation. He/she ensures technical execution and release of CNN's mobile apps to end consumers. He/she partners with Product, Design and Delivery Leaders to help teams deliver on product initiatives and operational execution.

Your Role Accountabilities...
• Architect and build intuitive, simple and elegantly designed mobile apps that people want to use
• Provide support and development of software tools and procedures to extend and enhance the core production pipeline
• Work with multiple departments, including Product, Design, Delivery, Editorial and Engineering to implement CNN Digital consumer experience solutions and apps
• Assist with troubleshooting production problems, root cause analysis, and debugging
• Development and maintenance of existing production systems supporting CNN's digital ecosystem
• Mentor more junior developers
• Ensure software development follows industry best practices, policies and guidelines. Specifically, ensuring that technical solutions are in line with established CNN Digital strategy, standards in respect to architecture, security, corporate governance, coding standards, monitoring, logging, unit test, and service enablement

Qualifications & Experience...
• BS/MS in computer science (or equivalent)
• Demonstrated advanced understanding of troubleshooting, root-cause analysis, application design, solution development, human factors/usability design, and implementation of projects for major business units or the enterprise
• Minimum 5 years professional development environment
• Strong foundation in programming fundamentals such as data structures and algorithms
• Ability to develop new and innovative applications as well as maintaining existing code
• Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with technical and non-technical cross-functional teams
• Experience building flexible software architecture to accommodate shifting business needs
• Demonstrated full-mobile stack development experience (mobile native client and SDK, build CI/CD, and APIs), e.g. Java/Kotlin, Jetpack, Android SDK, Fastlane.
• Interest in working with the latest Android technology, including Jetpack Compose, Coroutines, and Room
• Interest in build optimization and maintenance of a large scale mobile application
• Demonstrated expert knowledge of software development methodologies, practice, and architecture, specifically experience architecting performant, scalable, secure, and cost optimized cloud solutions on AWS. AWS Professional Certification preferred, but not required
• Hands-on experience with mobile DevOps CI/CD tools and implementing best practices, including automation of code signing tools and automated tests. Preferred familiarity with Jenkins, Git, Maven/Gradle, Terraform, and Appium
• General familiarity with database technologies (SQL/RDBMS, NoSQL, GraphDB, etc.)

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…
In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. $129,500.00 - $240,500.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).

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, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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Company Profile
Warner Bros. Discovery

We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.