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Software Development Engineer III

Discovery Inc
Bellevue, WA 98004
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Discovery Inc

Location: Bellevue, Washington, United States,
Req ID: 29929


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 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.

We are hiring a Senior Software Development Engineer to join our direct to consumer team. The ideal candidate has an established background in developing customer-obsessed experiences, a strong technical ability, great communication skills, a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment, a high level of creativity, great analytical reasoning skills, and of course, passion for technology.


  • You have acquired subject-matter expertise over one or more production software systems and demonstrated a pattern of shipping high quality feature changes in that or those system(s).
  • You solve business problems with simple and straightforward solutions, applying appropriate technologies and software engineering best practices. You are able to lead the design and development of the most complex enhancements involving yourself and other engineers.
  • You have built multiple stable, scalable feature changes 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 role model to other teams. Your software contributions in production are the model for highly available, low latency, and efficient software. Your documentation in code, on technical designs, and operations provide clarity to any engineer interacting with your software or its code.
  • 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.
  • You are an effective communicator as exemplified by your technical documentation, 168 and your interactions with stakeholders and adjacent teams. You can effectively represent the technical 169 decisions from your team to senior stakeholders.


  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • 7+ years of technical experience as software developer, or related role
  • Extensive experience in development on cloud-based infrastructure like AWS
  • Extensive experience developing in at least one Object-Oriented language Java, C#, C++ and Go
  • Extensive experience with mission critical, 24x7, Tier-1 services
  • Extensive experience with high throughput, multi-threaded systems
  • Extensive experience implementing and consuming large-scale web services
  • Mastery of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Product development experience in consumer-focused companies
  • Excellent Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis
  • Ability to work on a diverse team
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with video streaming, codecs, video delivery and broadcast workflows
  • Masters degree or PhD in computer science or equivalent


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Posted: 2021-09-25 Expires: 2021-10-27

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