Software Engineer

Division

Warner Bros. Entertainment Group

Interests

Technology/Information Technology

Location

United States - California - Burbank

Posted Date

Sep. 03, 2020

Req Number

178627BR

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.

Opportunity Overview

The Job

Warner Bros. Entertainment seeks a Software Engineer for the Media Supply Chain Mastering, Archive & Localization Technologies department. The Software Engineer will be a member of the Media Supply Chain (MSC) team within the WarnerMedia Technology (WMTO) organization, the position will be responsible for hands on development as well as managing application launches and software maintenance from inception to launch. The Software Engineer must understand business functions and requirements and translate those to a working application to allow Media Supply Chaintechnology to continue innovating in support of business need.

The Media Supply Chain – Who We Are
Media Supply Chain is tasked to architect, engineer, and program manage a wide range of applications, workflows and services for our internal partners who operationally manage and distribute WarnerMedia content globally. Our applications and technology solutions are responsible for scheduling, image & asset metadata management, as well as, content processing and delivery as well as content mastering, localization and preservation. We are the team pioneering new ways to process and deliver WarnerMedia content to its global customers

The Media Supply Chain – Mission
Our mission is to provide and sustain practical, innovative, agile software and technology solutions which are highly reliable, automated, measurable, optimized, modern systems capable of distributing high-quality content and metadata to our domestic and global platforms & partners.

The Daily
  • Develop and provide support for core functionality and components for applications and service in support of various content platforms by starting with business needs and objectives, creating functional and technical specifications and executing against a plan to launch and maintain applications.
  • Review project objectives and determine best technology for implementation. Implement best practice standards for development, build and deployment automation while mentoring and leading a team of engineers.
  • Review emerging technologies and evaluate potential uses for WarnerMedia (WM) Technology and other divisions. Develop prototype projects using new technologies.
  • Evaluate software products and vendors for WM Technology and other divisions. Recommend action, develop and lead implementation of selected products/services.
  • Work with internal and external developers to ensure WM Technology code standards and best practices are performed for development of applications

The Essentials
  • 4+ years software development experience
  • AWS Developer Certification preferred
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Technical Knowledge/Skills in the following areas:
  • 3+ years expertise with a Javascript front end framework such as React.js, Angular or Polymer. Polymer experience preferred.
  • Expert with CSS/SASS stylesheets and can make a user interface / wireframe to a working front end implementation.
  • 3+ year experience with Node.js, Python, Java or Ruby
  • Experience with source code and knowledge repositories such as git, jira, or equivalent systems.
  • Knowledge about optimizing javascript, with hand-on experience with Webpack or Rollup along with DOM manipulation.
  • Experience with Build and Deployment tools such as Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, or equivalent
  • Proficient in a Linux environment
  • Solid understanding of core DevOps and SDLC in an agile environment
  • Overall knowledge of the entertainment industry business preferred
  • Overall knowledge of WarnerMedia businesses, business processes, technologies and applications that support it is preferred
Other Requirements
  • Ability to work with outside vendors and clients under sometimes adverse circumstances and under time critical constraints.
  • Must be able communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel (in person, written, telephone).
  • Must be able to pay close attention to detail.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to organize and schedule work effectively.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including overtime, if and when necessary.
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.