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Sr Software Engineer - Video Content Management Team

Warner Bros. Discovery

Atlanta, GA 02-17-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Your New Role...

CNN is the world's most essential and engaging source of video and digital
news, and we're embarking on a crucial mission to grow the next generation
news and information consumer product. You'll be joining an empowered
cross-functional team building the trusted new digital products, platforms,
and formats that put CNN's talent, expertise, and content programming
- and the directions it goes next - directly in the hands of consumers.

As a Senior Software Engineer within the Video Content Management team,
you will help develop, integrate and maintain the core video infrastructure
that powers all video experiences for CNND and our WBD partners. The
team sits at the nexus the consumer video experience and wide array of
video supply chains required to empower our digital storytelling. You will
join a team of experienced engineers building and enhancing the
core video content management tools and infrastructure for the
digital organization.

Your Role Accountabilities...
• Collaborate with Video Experiences and Playback teams to meet all consumer video usage needs, capabilities and integrations
• Work with core WBD platform operations team to integrate with and leverage the complete video supply chain and distribution capabilities
of the organization
• E xtend capabilities and integrations for all video experiences including live streaming, all types of VOD, and clips across all surfaces and devices.
• Manage and support video asset management, editing capabilities, and integrations with value-add systems such as captions and related ad tech.
• Ensuring the highest technical quality, lighting-fast performance, and an engaging experience across all CNN Digital properties.
• Contribute to documentation and code quality efforts across the platform through thoughtful code reviews and ensuring code standards.
• Be responsible for implementing, developing and maintaining complete high-priority features with thorough testing.
• Communicate effectively and facilitate meetings with engineering and product to ensure engineering requirements and expectations.
• Collaborate with team members in the planning and execution of new features and products.

Qualifications & Experience...
• Proficiency with Typescript/Node.js
• Full-stack programming experience
• Video asset workflows and transcoding pipeline integration
• Experience with a broad range of video formats and their purposes/use cases
• Familiarity with DRM and Video Ad Serving integrations (SSAI, Client)
• Experience with AWS application and messaging services especially Lambda, S3, SNS/SQS
• Practiced with Infrastructure as Code (IAC), Terraform
• Containerization / Docker and related tools and supporting infrastructure.
• CI/CD knowledge and experience (e.g. CodePipeline, Jenkins)
• API Design and Development
• 5+ years of experience working with other developers on a production system.
• You've worked with Github and can rebase and merge with ease.
• Knowledge and practice with other languages (like Python, Java, C/C+ +, Go)
• Active contributor to open-source projects.
• Bachelor's degree in a related field

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. $117,600.00 - $218,400.00 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-g4e8j1-44-200-171-156-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $117,600 to $218,400 Per Year ($ USD)

Company Profile
Warner Bros. Discovery

We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.