Full Time Job

Staff Software Developer

Warner Bros. Discovery

Kanata, ON 10-26-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world's most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.

Meet Our Team

We are the team responsible for WBD's in-house real user monitoring (RUM) solution providing end-to-end visibility into the performance and health of user journeys in near-real time. Identifying, remediating, and preventing customer quality of experience issues becomes a big data problem when you consider the number of users, the number of actions they are taking, and the number of handoffs in the experience.

Roles and Responsibilities

You will enable engineering teams, operations analysts, and site reliability engineers to make sense of streams of data for millions of concurrent users so we can understand what is going wrong and mitigate those problems before they become widespread outages. You will help us build out applications, services, and event stream processing pipelines that support the monitoring and automated mitigation of issues in our 24/7 environment. Specifically:
• Design and implement data processing pipelines that create business metrics from large amounts of application health and performance event data
• Design and implement new storage related solutions to support data monitoring and analytics visualizations
• Design and implement internal tools and services to help engineers debug customer-impacting issues
• Grow your ability to design, implement, and own critical features of a product used by millions of customers
• Evaluate technical approaches and drive consensus with your engineering peers
• Use data to solve real world problems and improve customer experience
• Have access to experienced engineers as mentors and supporters

What to Bring
• BS degree in Computer Science, or a related field with equivalent experience
• 7+ years professional software engineering experience
• Strong experience with Java 8 or higher preferred (or an equivalent programming language)
• End to end experience supporting stream and batch processing of high scale data pipelines
• Experience with in-stream data processing using tools such as Flink, Kafka, Spark
• Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (AWS, Google cloud, Azure)
• Have a solid understanding of common software data structures and algorithms
• Be a quick learner that can leverage surrounding resources to solve their problems while helping others solve theirs
• Passionate about problem solving through software with a strong sense of ownership for the code that you ship
• Seeks self-improvement and is adaptable to suggestions and feedback

Nice to Have
• Experience working on media streaming products
• Experience working with low-latency services operating in a 24x7 environment at scale
• Full-stack industry experience, or hands-on familiarity with both client and server technology, especially native client applications
• Experience with batch data processing using tools such as SQL, Snowflake, Hadoop
• Experience with Time Series Databases (like AWS Timestream or Prometheus )
• Experience with observability solutions and processes that support products in near-real time at scale

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gky6b8-44-197-101-251-42 in your application.