1+ months

Sr Software Engineer-API & Services -DTC

Discovery Communications
New York, NY 10002
Apply Now
Apply on the Company Site
  • Job Code
    108494912
  • Jobs Rated
    8th

Discovery Communications


Requisition ID 22371
{}Career Category IT & Technical Operations
Posted Date 2019-03-13

Location US-NY-New York City
Type Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary:


We are a small, but mighty team, working at the cross roads of technology and entertainment to bring content from iconic television brands to our audiences over the Internet in the most delightful ways we can imagine and build. As television changes, our mission remains true to the principles that founded Discovery - every day we seek to ignite people's curiosity to explore the world around them through amazing viewing experiences.

Discovery Digital Media is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to work within our API & Services team delivering a variety of digital products for Discovery's sites, mobile apps, connected TV apps and responsive publishing platforms. This is a fantastic opportunity to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and availability 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.



Responsibilities:


1. Work closely with a team of very talented Software Engineers to design, develop and support APIs and other server side applications
2. Write clean, well-documented code for a range of digital products and services
3. Implement software components and features consumed by millions of people
4. Influence technical architecture in delivering resources to various client platforms
5. Work closely with other developers, operations, design, product, PM and QA to gather requirements for new API resources that, when implemented, will enable new features in our clients and services
6. Writing unit tests and end-to-end tests, against your code, to be used in our CI workflow
7. Assist with evaluating 3rd party services and provide thoughts on when it's more strategic for us to build versus buy
8. Participate in peer code reviews, provide and handle constructive feedback, and develop team knowledge



Requirements:


* BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical experience
* Experience with server-side web frameworks
* Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g., unit testing, design patterns, building maintainable code, performance)
* Experience with both relational and non-relational database
* Experience with implementing software in at least one modern programming language such as PHP, Python or GoLang
* Knowledgeable with REST API design, implementation and documentation
* Knowledgeable with 3rd party API consumption, both client- and server-side
* Strong skills in HTML, CSS, Javascript and at least one front-end framework
* Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written English
* Able to work in teams, contribute ideas and share knowledge proactively
* Self-motivated and unafraid to dive into detailed technical issues
* Religious about clean solutions to software problems
* Must have the legal right to work in the US

New York City, New York, NYC, NY



Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <br><b>Discovery Communications</b><br><br><br><b>Requisition ID</b> 22371<br><b>{}Career Category</b> IT & Technical Operations<br><b>Posted Date</b> 2019-03-13<br><br><b>Location</b> US-NY-New York City<br><b>Type</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br><br><b>Position Summary:</b><br><br><br>We are a small, but mighty team, working at the cross roads of technology and entertainment to bring content from iconic television brands to our audiences over the Internet in the most delightful ways we can imagine and build. As television changes, our mission remains true to the principles that founded Discovery - every day we seek to ignite people's curiosity to explore the world around them through amazing viewing experiences.<br><br>Discovery Digital Media is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to work within our API & Services team delivering a variety of digital products for Discovery's sites, mobile apps, connected TV apps and responsive publishing platforms. This is a fantastic opportunity to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and availability 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.<br><br><br><br><b>Responsibilities:</b><br><br><br>1. Work closely with a team of very talented Software Engineers to design, develop and support APIs and other server side applications<br>2. Write clean, well-documented code for a range of digital products and services<br>3. Implement software components and features consumed by millions of people<br>4. Influence technical architecture in delivering resources to various client platforms<br>5. Work closely with other developers, operations, design, product, PM and QA to gather requirements for new API resources that, when implemented, will enable new features in our clients and services<br>6. Writing unit tests and end-to-end tests, against your code, to be used in our CI workflow<br>7. Assist with evaluating 3rd party services and provide thoughts on when it's more strategic for us to build versus buy<br>8. Participate in peer code reviews, provide and handle constructive feedback, and develop team knowledge<br><br><br><br><b>Requirements:</b><br><br><br>* BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical experience<br>* Experience with server-side web frameworks<br>* Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g., unit testing, design patterns, building maintainable code, performance)<br>* Experience with both relational and non-relational database<br>* Experience with implementing software in at least one modern programming language such as PHP, Python or GoLang<br>* Knowledgeable with REST API design, implementation and documentation<br>* Knowledgeable with 3rd party API consumption, both client- and server-side<br>* Strong skills in HTML, CSS, Javascript and at least one front-end framework<br>* Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written English<br>* Able to work in teams, contribute ideas and share knowledge proactively<br>* Self-motivated and unafraid to dive into detailed technical issues<br>* Religious about clean solutions to software problems<br>* Must have the legal right to work in the US<br><br>New York City, New York, NYC, NY<br><br></p><br><br>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br> <br><a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a><br> <br><a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br> <br>If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to <a href="mailto:hr@discovery.com">HR@discovery.com.</a> <br><br> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/X7oDYJHLALGEulR4ung2b"> <br/><br/><br><br>* BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical experience<br>* Experience with server-side web frameworks<br>* Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g., unit testing, design patterns, building maintainable code, performance)<br>* Experience with both relational and non-relational database<br>* Experience with implementing software in at least one modern programming language such as PHP, Python or GoLang<br>* Knowledgeable with REST API design, implementation and documentation<br>* Knowledgeable with 3rd party API consumption, both client- and server-side<br>* Strong skills in HTML, CSS, Javascript and at least one front-end framework<br>* Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written English<br>* Able to work in teams, contribute ideas and share knowledge proactively<br>* Self-motivated and unafraid to dive into detailed technical issues<br>* Religious about clean solutions to software problems<br>* Must have the legal right to work in the US<br><br>New York City, New York, NYC, NY<br><br>

Jobs Rated Reports for Software Engineer

Posted: 2019-03-14 Expires: 2019-05-15

Job Opportunities

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Sr Software Engineer-API & Services -DTC

Discovery Communications
New York, NY 10002

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Software Engineer
8th2017 - Software Engineer
Overall Rating: 8/199
Median Salary: $100,690

Work Environment
Good
53/199
Stress
Very Low
24/199
Growth
Very Good
32/199
Powered ByCareerCast