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Senior Software Engineer - Brightscript

Warner Bros. Discovery

Bangalore, India 10-12-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Senior Software Engineer - Brightscript (Adtech Team), Bangalore

Senior Software Engineer - Brightscript (Adtech Team), 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 Warner Bros Discovery's leading non-fiction and international entertainment and sports businesses.

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Meet Our Team:

The Ad Tech group works on building state-of-the-art Ad technology platforms and services that power the Discovery + and other digital services offered by Warner Bros. Discovery globally. We focus on all aspects of streaming video: live and VOD pipelines, metadata transformation, ad tech, server-side ad insertion, CDN integrations, playback services, video player backends, and AI/ML-based personalization.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Advertising Technology team is hiring a Software Development Engineer II to join our mission. We focus on all aspects of streaming video: live and VOD pipelines, metadata transformation, ad tech, server-side ad insertion, CDN integrations, playback services, video player backends, and AI/ML-based personalization. The ideal candidate has a track record of having planned and executed all aspects of quality assurance across multiple high-performance, stable, scalable systems that have been successfully shipped to customers in production. Your work and your approach to work are exemplary: you drive best practices and set standards for your team. You show good judgment making trade-offs between immediate and long-term business needs. You are a collaborative partner that makes other team members around you more productive, by sharing your knowledge, and helping to tie-break key technical decisions.
• The ideal candidate has a track record of creating the identity for a team and defining how that team works within a larger organization. You have mastered the ability to delegate both tasks, and larger assignments to your team, and ensure that the right results are achieved even without your constant oversight.
• Become a key part of an exciting, collaborative, cross-functional team.
• Prototype and build Ad Tech products for the Roku platform that enable our content creators and other teams to create new experiences for our fans in millions of households.
• Work with engineering leadership to figure out technical challenges and make architecture decisions.
• Mentor other developers through pair programming, knowledge sharing, and code review.
• Work closely with your peers across engineering, product, design, editorial, marketing and operations to create products that people love to come to work and use.
• Work in rapid iterations, always looking to deliver the best possible version of a product.
• Develop and ship fast, tested, resilient code that others find easy to comprehend and modify.
• Troubleshoot a production issue by reviewing source code, logs, operational metrics, stack trace etc to pinpoint a specific problem and then resolve it.
• Keep abreast of new technologies and best practices and know how to evaluate the tradeoffs of implementing new things.
• Ability to break big problems or features into small components and solve them.
• Demonstrated good software ownership practices in all of your contributions and where your code reviews are uneventful, you prepare documentation proactively, and you ensure proper monitoring for operational excellence in production.

What to Bring:
• Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical field from an accredited college or university, or commensurate experience.
• 5 -8 years of experience developing business logic for Brightscript based applications.
• Experience writing contracts and technical approach documentation that has been subject to peer review and socialized across multiple teams.
• Knowledge of cloud infrastructure and platforms.
• Knowledge of large-scale application architecture, design, implementation and performance tuning.
• Be intellectually curious and look for opportunities to expand your technical and personal skill-set.
• Empathy for users and teammates, and care as much about how the systems you create impact your users and fellow engineers as you do about the code itself.
• Excited to work in a highly collaborative environment.
• Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and can help others learn what you have learned.

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

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