Software Engineer I, Content Personalization - HBO Max



Position Type

Full Time




United States - Washington - Seattle

Posted Date

Feb. 23, 2021

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.

HBO is one of the most respected and innovative entertainment brands in the world, serving iconic, award-winning programming to 140 million subscribers globally. A subsidiary of WarnerMedia, HBO is the world’s most successful pay TV service with an extensive array of programming that includes some of the most notable titles to be on television, including drama series Succession®, Watchmen®, Westworld®, Big Little Lies®, Game of Thrones®, The Sopranos®, Band of Brothers® and The Wire®, as well as comedy series Barry®, Insecure® and Sex and the City®. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

Opportunity Overview

The Job

WarnerMedia is a global media company that delivers premium content and operates one of the world’s largest TV, film, and interactive studios that has brought you some of the most iconic franchises from HBO, Turner, Warner Bros, and Otter Media including Game of Thrones, Aquaman, The Sopranos, Scooby-Doo, True Detective, Austin Powers, Friends, Lord of the Rings, Batman, Westworld, DC Comics, Teen Titans, Wonder Woman, The Flintstones, Harry Potter, The Matrix, The Big Bang Theory, and more.

In May 2020, WarnerMedia technology launched an all-new direct-to-consumer streaming service, HBO Max, which brings together the breadth and depth of WarnerMedia and AT&T’s broadcast and cable TV, film studios, interactive and immersive content, distinguished news and entertainment reporting, and much more - all in one digital destination.

The Daily

The Content Discovery Personalization team for HBO Max directs customers to content they are interested in at a very large scale by leveraging cutting-edge machine learning and cloud computing technologies. As part of the Personalization team, you will have the opportunity to work on both machine learning and large scale distributed systems, and you will also be able to impact millions of customers’ entertainment activities directly.

The Essentials
  • A strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals, including algorithms, data structures, and operating systems
  • Fluency in a modern programming language
  • Be a quick learner that can leverage surrounding resources to solve problems
  • Experience with team coordination and collaboration
  • Hold yourself and your team high standards while maintaining respectful relationships
  • Ability to provide periodic on-call support for critical emergent customer-facing issues
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering or science-related discipline or 2+ years of experience in software engineering on shipped consumer products or platforms

Nice to Have
  • Experience with backend technologies at large scale, especially Kubernetes and AWS
  • DevOps experience, where you've owned and operated the systems you developed
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.