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Senior Software Engineer-Android

Warner Bros. Discovery

Bangalore, India 01-30-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Senior Software Engineer - Android, Bangalore

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 Discovery's leading non-fiction and international entertainment and sports businesses.

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Meet Our Team:

We are the Product Engineering group for Direct-2-Consumer business, and responsible for building OTT Player (HLS and DASH) for several Warner Bros. Discovery products across 17 different platforms. We build Player SDK for Android, Apple, Desktop, HWA and STB platforms to provide seamless integration experience to the WBD applications.

The ideal candidate has a track record of having built multiple high-performance, stable, scalable Android applications, JAVA / Kotlin tech stack, HLS / DASH Players and expertise in Software Architecture / Design principles. You are customer obsessed and always challenge yourself to provide the best quality playback experience to the WBD users. You are a team player and collaborate with peers and guide SDE-Is. You help your architect in grooming the backlog and estimations. You are obsessed about Operational Excellence and always strive for engineering excellence. You show good judgment making trade-offs between immediate and long-term business needs.

Roles & Responsibilities:
• Build product features in close collaboration with architects and product stakeholders.
• Advocate best practices for Player Design & Development.
• Work with internal and external stakeholders in developing and designing the Player SDK.
• Be Self Critical about your work and obsessed about continuous improvement.
• Customer Obsession - Anyone who uses Player SDK is your customer, always respond positively to your internal customers (Testers, Client App Developers, Product Managers, etc) & be receptive to feedback, be obsessed to improve playback experience for end users.
• Own all aspects of the product development from concept, and drive it through development, testing, acceptance, adoption and iterative changes.
• Sheer focus on Operational excellence and metrics driven.
• Focus on Engineering excellence, keep tab on Architecture / Design practices Always look out for improvement scopes, keep tab on Protocol spec & suggest new features.

What to Bring:
• 6-8 years' experience in developing native Android applications in Kotlin
• Hands-on experience in building native Android applications and mobility solutions.
• Sound understanding of Android/TV Architecture, Media Framework, Media Player APIs, EXO Player API, Android SDK, Core Java, Android Studio IDE, Android Debugger, Android Open Source, Kotlin
• Eye to details and identify optimization scope for performance improvements.
• Good understanding of the basic components of Android: Activity, Services, Intent, Broadcast Receiver, Content Provider, UI components & controls.
• Familiar with Web Service Integration (REST, JSON) and REST concepts
• Experience in DevOps/SRE practices such as CI/CD, performance monitoring & incident management
• Strong computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
• Self-confident self-starter – proactive in setting and meeting goals, with limited supervision
• Good verbal & written communication skills

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

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