Datacenter Engineer - HBO Max

Seattle, WA
Full Time
Requisition ID: 173728BR

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Build the Future of Entertainment

HBO Max is WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) offering debuting in May 2020. With over 10,000 hours of curated premium content anticipated at launch, HBO Max will offer powerhouse programming for everyone in the home, bringing together HBO, a robust slate of new original series, key third-party licensed programs and movies, and fan favorites from WarnerMedia’s rich 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.

Our DTC Technology team is laying the foundation for HBO Max, and we need highly motivated, uniquely skilled, and technically agile experts across a variety of disciplines to accomplish things that have never been done before.

The Job
We provide the services and infrastructure that supports building, testing and deploying the HBO Max client application. We work with a large range of target devices, including mobile phones, tablets, game consoles, and smart TVs. We provide a consistent platform across these devices to ensure our products ship with high quality. Our customers are the entire HBO Max development organization.

As a Datacenter Engineer, you’ll directly impact the way we architect, design, and deploy the physical systems and networks that test the HBO Max client application. We manage and support both a large on-premise lab and the AWS and local systems that support it. Your expertise will ensure we can bring in new device types while following state of the art best practices. You’ll work directly with the engineers, designers, SDETs, and TPMs to understand their pain points, and how we can solve them.

The Daily
  • Design, implement, and support networks and systems that underlie our entire physical infrastructure. Your work lays the foundation for our continued growth
  • Mount, cool, cable, and configure many different device types - phones, tablets, game consoles, and smart TVs. Anything HBO Max runs on, we get to play with
  • Establish and refine our methods, procedures, and guidelines in the physical space. Drive us to constantly become better
The Essentials
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or Network Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Have 5+ years of experience managing IT equipment, including physical installation and ongoing maintenance of servers, applications, operating systems and devices.
  • Have 5+ years of managing networking or telecom equipment, including racking and mounting hardware, running and termination of both copper and fiber cabling.
  • Manage large inventories of equipment and hardware.
The Nice to Haves
  • Cisco networking equipment administration experience, possibly including CCNA certification. You know the difference between TOR and Core Switches and understand how to diagnose and avoid routing loops, black holes, and other service degradation.
  • Experience developing specialty mounting, cooling, and cabling solutions. Supporting a broad range of devices often leads to unique rack layouts.
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

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