Software Engineer Intern (Temporary)


Warner Bros. Entertainment Group


Game Development/Publishing, Internship/Trainee, Programming


United States - New York - Troy

Posted Date

May. 22, 2020

Req Number


Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.

Business Unit Overview

WB Games New York works with some of the top talent in the game industry to build online competitive and social features for video games. Our highly experienced team of engineers utilize cutting-edge technology to build game services that are robust and scalable enough to support world-class developers such as NetherRealm Studios, Rocksteady, Monolith Productions, WB Montréal, and more!

Opportunity Overview

The Job

Welcome, students! WB Games Inc. seeks a Software Engineer Intern for the WB Games NY Studio for Fall 2020.

As a Software Engineer Intern at WB Games NY (a subsidiary of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment), you will be working primarily on our online game services platform called “Hydra Studio”, in addition to some other internal technologies.

You will be responsible for writing code behind very complex data processing and presentation tools that integrate tightly with some of the industry's biggest game franchises. You will work as part of a highly talented team of producers, engineers, and business specialists to expand the Hydra platform.

We are looking for a candidate with the ability to quickly learn new platforms. We use many different technologies within Hydra, and while we don’t expect you to know them all coming in, we need a candidate who can quickly learn and be proficient with them!

The Daily

  • Your assign project(s) will be a real-world problem that needs to be solved. Your work will make a lasting impact on the services we offer to our players!
  • You will work with a mentor, who will guide you in designing, maintaining and refactoring our online services that meet the needs of our clients. This could be anything from helping to write new features, to fixing bugs.
  • You will get to collaborate several engineers, account managers, and QA to improve supportability, stability, and robustness of our platform.

The Essentials

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university.
  • Able to work fulltime hours for the duration of your internship.
  • Co-ops are also welcomed!
  • Good understanding of Linux/Unix fundamentals.
  • Able to read and write software in Python or some other general-purpose programming language.
  • Experience using and/or creating APIs.
  • Recommended experience with databases (NoSQL experience is a plus, since we primarily use MongoDB, RedisDB, and ElasticSearch).
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced, startup-like environment.
  • Interest in working on-site at our office in Troy, NY.
  • Technologies we use:
    • Languages: Python, C++, Ruby, C#, Java, Javascript
    • OS: Linux, Windows, OS X
    • Databases: MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Redis
    • Frameworks: Rails, node.js, Flask
    • Misc: Saltstack, Git, RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, Sentry, Datadog
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.