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Software Development Engineer III

Discovery Inc
Pune, MH 411021
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Discovery Inc

Location: Pune, Maharashtra, India,
Req ID: 12495


Discovery is the world's leading non-fiction media company with a reach of three billion viewers in 220 countries.

The Direct to Consumer (DTC) group is an Engineering company within the Discovery brand. DTCs engineering teams build applications for Web, Mobile, Connected TVs, and Consoles/STBs covering features like Search, Playback, ML-driven Recommendation, Subscriptions, Payments, etc. We are building a Global Video Streaming Platform to support a broad collection of Discoverys brands (Discovery, TLC, Motor Trend, Golf TV, Food Network, Eurosport, and many more) including the recently launched Discovery+. These applications are powered by a fleet of cloud-native microservices for Content Ingestion, Metadata processing, Video encoding & Ad Tech platform on AWS containers & serverless-compute


  • Develop a cross-platform video player that exceeds consumer expectations with regards to usability and performance.
  • Play a leading role to design and develop major 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mentor junior engineers, overseeing their designs, code quality, and integration into a team. Your success is judged as much on your own productivity as on the positive impact you have on engineers around you.
  • Define and direct contract definition between client and backend components for new features.


  • Minimum of 8+ years developing client-facing applications for Web, mobile, consoles, or TV.
  • Proficient in developing applications with two or more of Kotlin / Swift / Java / C++ / C [JavaScript is acceptable for Web roles].
  • Experience in media frameworks, video codecs, streaming technologies (HLS/DASH), DRM (Widevine/FairPlay, PlayReady), and/or Ad tech (VAST/VMAP, VPAID, Open Measurement, Nielsen/Comscore) required.
  • Proven experience embracing open source or native platform capabilities in developing solutions that delight customers.
  • Drive order of magnitude improvements in ambiguous situations and in a fast-paced and matrixed organization.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Can effectively communicate vision and plan with the audience.
  • Experience in working across product, engineering, and analytics teams to evaluate new ideas, discuss technical concepts, create scalable designs, implement new models, and make tradeoffs to remove roadblocks.


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Posted: 2021-09-03 Expires: 2021-10-05

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