Full Time Job

Software Development Engineer

Warner Bros. Discovery

Bellevue, WA 02-08-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Your New Role...

Warner Bros. Discovery's digital arm, Global Customer eXperience (GCX) org is a high-performing global team working at the dynamic intersection of Technology and Entertainment. In supporting our content creators in the digital space, we continuously leverage our technological capabilities to create immersive viewing experiences for iconic brands such as - DiscoveryPlus and HBO.

We are excited to be recruiting a Senior Software Development Engineer (III) to join our Android team.

Your Role Accountabilities...

As a Software Development Engineer III, you will work in collaboration with the other Android engineers in the org, Design creators, Product team and Program Managers, and help build new features, fix bugs and take care of important technical debt. This is a great opportunity to drive key initiatives, build a high-performance streaming application, working with geographically dispersed Engineers to deliver critical projects and new app architecture. There will be opportunities to mentor and coach junior engineers. This is a critical role requiring collaboration on design and architectural decisions that impact the full suite of Android platform apps (Android mobile, Android TV and Amazon's Fire family).

The successful candidate will have strong coding skills, a motivating attitude, excellent leadership skills and a strong ability to drive excellence in both current team members as well as future hires.

Qualifications & Experience...
• Prior experience in Android app development is required. Experience building consumer apps is a must (not just enterprise apps that are used within a corporate space).
• At least 7y of frontend development experience (Web or Mobile)
• Minimum of 3y of Android experience is required.
• Familiarity with UDF (Unidirectional Data Flow) and Reducing state is required
• At least 1 year of experience in a tech leadership role is preferred
• Excellent communication skills, understanding of Product requirements and priorities, and the ability to make architectural decisions based on them
• Technical awareness and prior experience of shipping Android applications (Kotlin) is desired
• Experience in balancing speed vs. quality in software development cycle.
• Experience building testable, scalable and resilient products.
• Responsible for the team's execution and delivery, against agreed objectives and goals.
• Recommend technical developments and software to enhance/improve our app.
• Desire to be involved in cross-platform projects on a large scale in 10+ countries.
• Working with multiple stakeholders (internal and external partners) with different goals, objectives and aspirations. Effective communication and strong negotiation skills will be key.
• Knowledge of key design and architectural patterns such as MVVM, MVI and SOLID principles
• Experience and knowledge of TDD and associated frameworks (JUnit, Espresso, Mockito) is desirable
• Experience building dynamic customer-facing apps that use RESTful APIs to operate
• Experience building modular apps, or migrating a monolithic app to a modular architecture
• Knowledge of development best practices, including coding guidelines
• Knowledge of or previous experience with VOD is a plus, including experience working with video playback on Android apps

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. $172,550.00 - $320,450.00 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.

If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzzq13-44-200-171-156-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $172,550 to $320,450 Per Year ($ USD)