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Software Development Engineer II

Discovery Inc
New York, NY 10001
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    146116397
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Discovery Inc

Location: New York, New York, United States,
Req ID: 12375

Overview

As television and media habits change, our mission remains true to the principles that founded Discovery every day we seek to ignite peoples curiosity to engage, entertain and enlighten the world around them through amazing viewing experiences.

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. We are building modern container-based micro-services operated on AWS. Our platform covers everything from search, catalogue, video transcoding, personalization, to global subscriptions, and really much more. We build user experiences ranging from classic lean-back viewing to interactive learning applications. We build for connected TVs, web, mobile phones, tablets, and consoles for a large footprint of Discovery owned networks (Discovery, Food Network, Golf TV, MotorTrend, Eurosport, Discovery Play, and many more) This is a growing, global engineering group crucial to Discoverys future.

The Partner Integration Program is sponsored by the DTC Global Platform organization that unifies Technology, Commercial and Brands/Products into a one team for the purpose of performing technical integrations to provide Discovery services to customers of our partners throughout the world. This is a great opportunity to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and resiliency problems for products consumed by millions of users each day! You will have the opportunity to work with a suite of great technologies and in a highly collaborative environment.

The ideal candidate has a track record of having built multiple high-performance, stable, scalable systems that have been successfully shipped to customers in production. Your work and your approach to work are exemplary: you drive best practices and set standards for your team. You are a key influencer in your teams strategy and contribute significantly to team planning. You show good judgement making trade-offs between immediate and long-term business needs. 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 provide mentoring to other engineers. Your written and oral communication skills are superb.

Responsibilities

1. You are experienced and capable of playing a leading role to design and develop complex functional changes to existing software systems, or new ones, involving yourself and other engineers. You make good decisions when to build new and when to extend existing.
2. You provide guidance on design, coding, and operational best practices, and have a track-record of applying these best practices to software that you have worked on. You can propose and create best practices proactively where none exist.
3. You make high impact decisions driving how and what software gets built. Your decisions are often right, and you are persuasive in delivering your suggestions and ideas to your team. You understand how individual pieces of software fit into a greater ecosystem, and can actively communicate and advocate for choices among multiple stakeholders.
4. You are an effective communicator as exemplified by your technical documentation, and your interactions with stakeholders and adjacent teams. Your success is judged as much on your own productivity as on the positive impact you have on engineers around you.

Qualifications

Requirements

1. 5+ years of experience with developing software in at least one modern programming language such as Go, Python, Java, C# or PHP

2. Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g., unit testing, design patterns, building maintainable code, performance)

3. Experience with databases (MySQL, DynamoDB preferred)

4. Experience with building backend services on public cloud platforms, such as Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure and preferably AWS

5. Experience with 3rd party API consumption, both client and server side

6. Proficiency with optimizing for performance, scalability, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis

7. Experience and deep understanding with one of the following: Kafka, Kinesis, SNS and SQS

8. Solid understanding of Docker and knowledge of best practices for building images. Experience with Kubernetes and an understanding of Kubernetes resources such as deployments, pods, and services

9. Experience with a provisioning tool such as CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible, or an equivalent tool and a solid understanding of infrastructure as code

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

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience with Go programming language

2. Experience with Glue and Redshift

3. Experience with user authentication and authorization

4. Experience with Helm

5. Experience with Prometheus and PromQL





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