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Senior Software Engineer

Warner Bros. Discovery

Warner Bros. Discovery

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Senior Software Engineer - Fullstack developer, Content Systems, Bangalore

About Warner Bros. Discovery:

Warner Bros. Discovery, a premier global media and entertainment company, offers audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, streaming and gaming. The new company combines Warner Media’s premium entertainment, sports and news assets with Discovery's leading non-fiction and international entertainment and sports businesses.

For more information, please visit www.wbd.com

Meet Our Team:

The Content Systems Engineering team builds the applications and services that power Warner Bros Discovery’s content supply chain. Our applications cover the entire breadth of the media supply chain, from idea to distribution. We have a robust global community of thousands of internal Warner Bros Discovery users who rely on our apps every day to get television produced, on the air, and onto Discovery+ and Max.

We’re looking for a developer who can be an integral part of our new development team in Warner Bros Discovery’s Bangalore office. We need a full stack developer who’s comfortable building, implementing, and consuming RESTful APIs, work with Kafka for enterprise solutions. Our current service tier is a blend of Java, Node.js, python services. As a full-stack developer you’d be working alongside our current development team that features other full-stack developers along with some specialists dedicated to either front-end or back-end layers. No need to be an expert in everything, but we need you to be comfortable in your skills in each layer to contribute to it. Requirements and designs don’t deliver set in stone, so we would like you to be able to think on your feet and fill in the blanks when necessary.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Build application service layers and UIs to support Warner Bros Discovery’s content supply chain

  • design and development of entire systems within the supply chain. Build architectural diagrams that communicate what we need to build and how we need to build it.

  • Describe and defend your design and code decisions to other engineers, embrace constructive feedback, and adapt your approach to align with team and company standards and objectives.

  • Offer enhancements to best practices, document, design, and architecture improvements, and as feedback through code reviews to other engineers without continuous prompting or recurring encouragement. Other engineers appreciate your feedback.

  • Troubleshoot a production issue by reviewing source code, logs, operational metrics, stack trace etc. to pinpoint a specific problem and then resolve it.

  • Write comprehensive unit tests and perform thorough testing of your own software.

  • Configure and manage infrastructure as necessary for project development.

  • Participate in after-hours support rotations, being available for urgent issues on a scheduled basis.

What to Bring:

  • 5-8 years of experience as a software developer – full stack

  • Experience with event driven architecture or asynchronous messaging services

  • Experience developing Single Page Applications with a modern UI framework

  • High Proficiency in one or more programming languages: Java, NodeJS, Python, JavaScript/TypeScript.

  • Experience working within an Agile team, collaborating with others to build software and iteratively improve it

  • You have a proven track record of designing and building applications. Domain experience in building for media workflows, media catalogs, and asset registries would be a plus.

  • You are an effective communicator, demonstrating this in your discussions with the team and stakeholders and through your documentation

  • You solve business problems with simple and straightforward solutions, applying appropriate technologies and software engineering best practices.

  • You deliver high-quality results the first time and improve code, documentation, and results with each iteration. Your team trusts your work.

  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal.

  • Ability to articulate thoughts clearly and ask questions proactively when needed.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and a collaborative team player.

What We Offer:

  • A Great Place to work

  • Equal opportunity employer

  • Fast track growth opportunities

  • Be a part of a leading international media company, ranked within the top 3 streaming services worldwide.

  • Work on state-of-the-art movies, computer games, unscripted TV shows, and renowned sports events, including Olympic Games and cricket matches.

  • Engage in a fast-paced, innovative environment where creativity and technology converge.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law. If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.