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Staff Engineer 2, Services Framework - HBO Max

Seattle, WA
Full Time
HBO Max
Requisition ID: 173720BR

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HBO Max is the future of entertainment and storytelling. WarnerMedia’s new streaming entertainment offering, HBO Max is the culmination of some of the most innovative new technology and greatest creative talent in the industry. Anchored by the entire HBO service, arguably the greatest brand in television, HBO Max also features fan favorites from the WarnerMedia library including Warner Bros., New Line, DC, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes, and more. HBO Max will also be home to key third-party library acquisitions, such as Friends, South Park and Doctor Who, and more than 50 exclusive Originals in its first year, from the likes of groundbreaking creative talent such as J.J. Abrams, Ridley Scott, Jordan Peele, Steven Soderbergh, Michael Mann, Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon, Anna Kendrick, Greg Berlanti, Melissa McCarthy, Robert Zemeckis, Ellen DeGeneres, and other visionaries. HBO Max launches in May 2020.

The Job

We are the team providing the services and infrastructure that builds, tests, and deploys the microservices that support HBO MAX. We help engineering teams to be able to consistently update and deploy their microservices without requiring manual inspection and to rapidly respond to design, research, marketing, and promotional opportunities. We are looking for Software Engineers to join us to maintain and raise the bar on quality, performance, code coverage, and end-to-end user scenarios.

You will build and automate the process of deploying, launching, and maintaining microservices. It’s a unique opportunity to learn about the latest Developer tools, such as Jenkins, Github, NodeJS, Kubernetes, and AWS and identify ways to improve their integration into our workflows. We need people with good ideas, high energy, and self-motivation to continuously improve our processes and systems. We work with incredibly smart people, and we have endless opportunities to learn and make a real difference.

The Daily

  • Launch microservices in international markets
  • Scale the build system to support engineering organization growth
  • Drive security expectations with a world class security team
  • Improve upon code coverage through unit and integration testing
  • Develop tools, applications, and services to improve developer productivity

The Essentials
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or equivalent
  • It would be great if you 5+ years of Industry experience in web services
  • Experience in automating CI/CD processes for microservices
  • Want to learn about Github, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Understanding of NodeJS and Typescript
  • Fundamentals in OO design, data structures, and algorithm design

The Nice to Haves
  • Passion for delivering mission critical systems which solve developer problems
  • Experience supporting developers across Linux and Mac platforms
  • Experience contributing to or working with open-source software
  • Experience in development using AWS services and Kubernetes

The Perks
  • HBO exclusive events
  • Paid time off to volunteer
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • Access to in-house learning and development resources
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands


About Us

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 Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.
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.
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.