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Senior Software Developer

Warner Bros. Discovery

Kanata, ON 05-14-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
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.

Sr. Software Developer – Commerce

CNN Digital Commerce is looking for a software developer experienced in modern enterprise-class languages and development platforms, with a strong emphasis on JavaScript/Node. Deeply involved in design, implementation, test and deployment of web applications.

Engineer will be responsible for creating a customer facing product, testing artifacts, develop tooling and must have communication skills needed to ensure product success as per requirements. Candidate must have ability to test and learn newer technologies and concepts on the job related to best practices and operational excellence.

• B.S./M.S. or higher in Computer Science, Software or other Engineering or related field required.
• 5-10 years of software development experience, with a strong focus on application development.
• 5+ years of Node.JS, Express, Vue.JS, ES 6 experience at least.
• Work primarily in modern JavaScript, Typescript, and Python using AWS services, Postgres, Elasticsearch, and Redis and mentor peers in those languages and tools.
• Expert level working with modern engineering technologies such as Fastly, AWS, Serverless/SAM, Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform, Jenkins, Snowflake and Git.
• Deep industry experience with modern development technologies, and hands-on familiarity with both client and server technology. Have a solid understanding of common software data structures and algorithms.
• A passion to grow professionally and continue developing along an individual contributor path.
• Have previous involvement in building medium to large-scale, ''mission critical'', ''high availability'' production systems that directly support essential business and technical, or operational functions.
• Be passionate about software engineering with a strong sense of ownership for the code that you and your team write.
• Demonstrable excellent design skills and the related strengths in clearly articulating difficult technical concepts and information
• Can critically evaluate code as a method of learning, and knows when and how to safely refactor code/artifacts

Nice to Have:
• Experience with strategies to monitor code health, infrastructure health and performance of applications.
• Experience working in e-commerce, affiliate platforms, and consumer media.
• Experience working on Kanban/Scrum teams and the tools used for project management.
• Active in the technology community.
• Experience with interviewing and talent acquisition.
• Experience with Agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum or Kanban). Must demonstrate support for the practices that allow for continuous deployment and incremental delivery of business value.
• Should exhibit good system engineering skills (e.g., common industry database design and practices, application architectures, operating systems concepts, networking, etc.) in addition to skills in application development.
• Experience in non-procedural programming or applying functional-style concepts professionally considered a plus.
• Two years of object-oriented JavaScript experience is a plus.

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, 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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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g68q50-44-221-70-232-42 in your application.