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Director, Engineering - Global Identity

Discovery Inc
Bellevue, WA 98004
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Discovery Inc

Location: Bellevue, Washington, United States,
Req ID: 30891


The Direct to Consumer Group is a technology company within the Discovery brand. We are building a global streaming video platform (OTT), and a suite of applications to support all of our networks brands globally. Our platform covers everything from search, catalogue, video transcoding, personalization, to global subscriptions, and really much more. Discovery is the largest provider of non-fiction network programming in the USA with channels like Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet, Oprah Winfrey Network, Cooking Channel, Food Network, Travel Channel, and many more (total of 18 Discovery GO brands). This is a growing, global engineering group crucial to Discoverys future.

About You:

We are hiring a Director of Software Engineering - Global Identity, to join our team. As the leader of multiple engineering pods, you will focus on striking the right balance between frictionless and secure Customer-facing user management including authentication, registration, and personal data management. If you have a passion for full stack development, are interested in upcoming auth and security standards, and care about making it easier to secure data and applications of all different sizes and types, we'd love to talk to you!


  • You live and breathe Operational Excellence. You are responsible for operating a critical service, and understand how to both meaningfully measure, and make improvements to availability.

  • You will build and execute a strategy to meet critical business and security needs, and you will provide regular updates to senior leaders on your roadmaps, goals, and strategy.

  • Build a strong team, hiring new resources as needed to enable team growth. Create individual employee development plans; cultivate career growth of team members

  • Collaborate with your team, Principal Engineers, and other leaders to ensure we are looking around the right corners and holding a high bar for delivery on behalf of our customers.

  • Qualifications

    * 7+ years leading and managing a software development team (providing coaching, mentoring, setting goals, and recruiting talent).

    * Programming & domain experience in client applications using a contemporary JavaScript framework including building SDKs (e.g. Angular, React, ReactNative).

    * 5+ years of programming experience using Java, Python, JavaScript, Swift or other similar language

    * Hands-on expertise in disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between.

    * A bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience.

    * Knowledge of large-scale application architecture, design, implementation and performance tuning.

    * Familiarity and a knack to learn upcoming auth standards such as: SAML, FIDO, FIDO2, OAuth 2.0

    * Experience in modern DevOps/SRE practices such as CI/CD, performance monitoring & incident management

    * Must have the legal right to work in the United States.


    Posted: 2022-01-06 Expires: 2022-02-07

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