Sr. Staff Engineer - HBO Max

Seattle, WA
Full Time
Requisition ID: 172164BR

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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.

WarnerMedia technology is launching an all-new direct-to-consumer streaming service which will bring 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.

WarnerMedia Direct to Consumer Search team is taking on the challenge to provide capabilities and insights to empower every user to find the content they are interested in. The key focus in our mission is to build an intelligent search platform that can generate rich insights and delightful user experiences centered around intent and relevance. As part of the Search team, you will get a chance to work on the latest search technologies, build large scale distributed cloud services, and be on the front lines of innovation for a highly visible and exciting video streaming platform.


  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 5+ years software development experience
  • Deep understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Strong software design and programming skills
  • Experience with search engine technologies such as Solr, Lucene, and ElasticSearch
  • Experience with search indexing, ranking algorithms, and relevance
  • Experience with developing distributed systems using AWS and Kubernetes


America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. 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.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.