Full Time Job

Software Engineer - Backend

Warner Bros. Discovery

Hyderabad, India 06-20-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Software Engineer II - Backend(Commerce Team),Hyderabad

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.

Software Engineer II, Commerce - Hyderabad, India.

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 Commerce group is part of the Core & Data organization within WBD's Global Tech division. Our services handle all aspects of monetizing our streaming services. This includes everything from managing products, pricing, and promotions; selling subscriptions and pay-per-view events; integration with 3rd party providers for global and local payment methods; handling taxes, fraud, financial reporting, and much, much more. We provide the backend APIs that power all our clients, and our teams own design, build, maintain, and are responsible to both deploy and operate our services. The group is currently based in US, Sweden, and Poland and is now expanding in India.

Roles & Responsibilities:
• Has a track record of having built multiple high-performance, stable, scalable systems that have been successfully shipped to customers in production.
• Drives best practices and sets standards for the team.
• Is a key influencer in the team's strategy and contributes significantly to the team planning.
• Shows good judgment making trade-offs between immediate and long-term business needs.
• Is a result-driven creative thinker who drives innovation and produces delightful experiences for our customers.
• Is an advocate for data-driven decision-making, has an insatiable curiosity, and loves to invent and innovate to solve difficult problems.
• Has a strong point of view but remains open-minded.
• Takes ownership of their work and consistently delivers results in a fast-paced environment.
• You are a collaborative leader that makes other engineers and team members around you more productive, by sharing your knowledge and helping to tie-break key technical decisions.
• You play a leading role in designing and developing major functional changes to existing software systems, or new ones, involving yourself and other engineers.
• You are a key influencer in your team's strategy and contribute significantly to team planning.
• You show good judgement making trade-offs between immediate and long-term business needs.
• You troubleshoot a production issue by reviewing source code, logs, operational metrics, stack trace, etc. to pinpoint a specific problem and then resolve it. You identify root causes and identify learnings to improve both development processes and system design.
• Provide guidance on design, coding, and operational best practices.
• You propose and create best practices proactively where none exist.
• You make high-impact decisions driving how and what software gets built.
• You mentor junior engineers, overseeing their designs, code quality, and integration into a team.
• Your success is judged as much on your own productivity as on the positive impact you have on the engineers around you.

What to Bring:
• Proficient in Java/Golang or other JVM languages with 2-5 years of experience.
• Experience and deep understanding of Docker, Kubernetes, and AWS.
• Great understanding of distributed systems challenges, micro-service-based architectures, and asynchronized communication (e.g. using gRPC and Kafka).
• Ability to implement alerting, metrics, and logging using tools like Prometheus, CloudWatch, Kibana, PagerDuty.
• Practical knowledge of persistence and caching solutions such as PostgreSQL, Redis, ElasticSearch, Caffeine.
• Familiar with asynchronous, non-blocking, functional/reactive styles of programming. Hands-on experience with frameworks such as Spring WebFlux, Vert.x, Node.js.

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

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.

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