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Senior Software Engineer - Data Platform

Warner Bros. Discovery

Hyderabad, India 06-07-2024
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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.

Senior Software Engineer - Data Platform

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:

The Data & Analytics organization is at the forefront of developing and maintaining frameworks, tools, and data products vital to WBD, including flagship streaming product Max and non-streaming products such as Films Group, Sports, News and overall WBD eco-system.  Our mission is to foster unified analytics and drive data-driven use cases by leveraging a robust multi-tenant platform and semantic layer. We are committed to delivering innovative solutions that empower teams across the company to catalyze subscriber growth, amplify engagement, and execute timely , informed decisions, ensuring our continued success in an ever-evolving digital landscape. This team will support studios, sports, news and corporate as well.

Roles & Responsibilities:

As an Sr. Software Engineer here you are passionate about using software-based approaches to solve complex data-driven challenges and automate those solutions. Within our organization, you'll lead efforts aimed at scaling our existing data offerings and establish the technical strategy for how we can better equip engineers and leaders with Data Platform. You'll build a deep understanding of our digital streaming service and use that knowledge, coupled with your engineering, infrastructure, data, and cloud knowledge, to
optimize and evolve how we understand our technical ecosystem.

To be successful, you'll need to be deeply technical and capable of holding your own with other strong peers. You possess excellent collaboration and diplomacy skills. You have experience practicing infrastructure-as-code, data lake management, AI/ML Knowledge, and Analytics. In addition, you'll have strong systems knowledge and troubleshooting abilities.

Your Role Accountabilities:
• Main contributor to the data platform roadmap and mak ing the right technical decisions .
• Work with data engineers, data scientists, ML engineers and software engineers from other orgs to understand their requirements, build solutions and enforce best practices.
• Innovate how ETLs and offline compute should work at WBD.
• Set high standards , mentor, and coach other engineers on the team.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand changing requirements and incorporate them in the roadmap.
• Drive the vision for big data query products and platforms.
• Qualifications & Experiences:
• 5+ years of experience working with open-source systems like Hive, Spark, Presto etc.
• 3+ years' experience with AWS with knowledge of S3, EC2, IAM, Security, Lambda, Networking etc.
• Experience with Hadoop (or similar) Ecosystem, S3, DynamoDB, MapReduce, Yarn, HDFS, Hive, Spark, Presto, Pig, HBase, Parquet
• Strong skills in a scripting language (Python, Ruby, Bash)
• Good understanding of SQL Engine and able to conduct advanced performance tuning.
• Proficient in at least one of the SQL languages Proficient in at least one of the SQL languages (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Snowflake, Databricks)
• Experience with workflow management tools (Airflow, Oozie, Azkaban, UC4)
• Comfortable working directly with data and business partners to bridge business goals with data engineering.
• Preferred to have experience of building and maintaining insurance related data pipeline for large organizations.
• Ability to work on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious.
• Ability to provide technical documentation and project plans for technical staff members.
• Excellent communication, presentation, and customer relationship skills.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Preferred Experience:
• Experience with Terraform, Git Actions is 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, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw0ewj-44-200-194-255-42 in your application.