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Staff Engineer, Data Pipeline - HBO Max

Seattle, WA
Full Time
HBO Max
Requisition ID: 179209BR

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HBO Max is WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) offering which debuted in May 2020. With over 10,000 hours of curated premium content anticipated at launch, HBO Max offers 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 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 are the team responsible for the HBO Max data pipeline. The data pipeline is where we instrument, store and model engagement and reference data for use by analysts, data scientists and engineers to enhance and improve the overall customer experience across our products and content offerings.

At HBO as a Staff Software Engineer on the Data Pipeline team, you will design, develop and support the services and systems for instrumentation, validation, durable delivery, and integration into batch and stream based environments. We run services that support the interactions of millions of concurrent viewers in a 24/7 environment. We are experts in our craft and pride ourselves on being knowledgeable across a wide range of business needs and product functionality. You will also partner with our messaging and experimentation platform teams, to ensure that we have the ability to send messages to custom segments and test different experiences among multiple groups, to see which works the best.

The Daily
  • Build and support a data pipeline platform that allows a customer’s behavioral data to directly impact their individualized experiences in the HBO Max product.
  • Grow your ability to design, implement, and own critical features of a product used by millions of customers
  • Get the opportunity to work in multiple areas of the product, both on the client-side and server-side
  • Learn to evaluate multiple technical approaches and drive consensus with your engineering peers
  • Use data to solve real world problems and improve customer experience
  • Have access to experienced engineers as mentors and resources
  • Have a solid understanding of common software data structures and algorithms
  • Be a quick learner that can leverage surrounding resources to solve their problems
  • Be passionate about software engineering with a strong sense of ownership for the code that you and your team write
  • Success in designing and building highly available systems at scale
  • Seek self-improvement and are adaptable to suggestions and feedback

The Essentials
  • BS degree in Computer Science, or a related field with 2+ years of relevant experience
  • 2+ years of professional development experience using languages such as Java, C, C++, C#, Javascript, Typescript, Golang
  • Passion for working with high scale data pipelines.

The Nice to Haves
  • Experience with query languages
  • Experience working with low-latency, services operating in a 24x7 environment
  • Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (AWS, Google app engine, Azure, Kubernetes)
  • Full-stack industry experience, or hands-on familiarity with both client and server technology

The Perks
  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
  • Paid time off every year 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.

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.

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.