Full Time Job

Senior Staff Site Reliability Engineer

Warner Bros. Discovery

Remote / Virtual 01-20-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Senior Staff Site Reliability Engineering

About Warner Bros. Discovery:

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD), 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 WarnerMedia'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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Roles & Responsibilities:
• You play a leadership role in the domain of reliable system design and cloud automation. You are known for your subject matter expertise in each of these specializations
• You are responsible for maintaining a platform-based mindset, the systems you design must be architecturally sound with a focus on reliability and ensure ease of use and adoption across the organization
• You are a key influencer in multiple teams' strategies across the SRE domain and contribute significantly to planning across the teams.
• You will build multiple high-performance, stable, scalable systems that have been successfully shipped to customers in production.
• You make trade-offs between immediate and long-term business needs.
• Ensure uptime and performance at peak workflow hours by assisting with system capacity planning and ensuring appropriate instance type allocation
• You provide mentoring to senior engineers.
• You describe your design, code, and architectural decisions to junior engineers, principal engineers, and leadership alike. You embrace constructive feedback from these groups and adapt to align with organizational standards and objectives.
• You offer enhancements to best practices, document, design, and architecture improvements, and as feedback through code reviews to other engineers without continuous prompting or recurring encouragement. Other engineers appreciate your feedback.
• You can troubleshoot a production issue by reviewing source code, logs, operational metrics, stack trace etc. to pinpoint a specific problem and then resolve it.

What to Bring:
• 10 - 15 years of software engineering experience. High proficiency and technical leadership with technologies on our stack including containerized Kubernetes-based microservice architectures, messaging services, DB services, API gateways, service mesh, repeatable self-serve gitops-based deployment pipelines, and infrastructure-as-code technologies/processes
• You have designed, built, and put to use systems and frameworks that validate the scalability of large scale systems (load/stress and fault-injection testing).
• You have experience establishing and raising the bar for technical best practices for your team.
• You have acquired subject-matter expertise over one or more production software systems and demonstrated a pattern of shipping high-quality feature changes in that or those system(s).
• You solve scalability and reliability problems with simple and straightforward solutions, applying appropriate technologies and software engineering best practices.
• You deliver high-quality results the first time and improve code, documentation, design and strategies with each iteration. Trust in your capabilities extends beyond your team and into the broader organization.

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

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. $0.00 - $0.00 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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Salary Details

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