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Sr Staff Software Engineer - Content Discovery Search

Seattle, WA
Full Time
HBO
Requisition ID: 183472BR

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The Job

WarnerMedia seeks a Sr Staff Software Engineer for the Code Labs Engineering department.

The WarnerMedia Direct to Consumer Search team is responsible for the search platform used within the HBO Max experience. We drive a core content discovery experience that aims to quickly connect a customer to a specific video while helping them explore the catalog when they are not sure what they are looking for. As the owner of a critical part of the discovery experience, you will have the opportunity expected to use customer behavior to develop a deep understanding of your customers and apply that to each individual’s entertainment activities.

The Daily
  • Design, architect, and support the direct-to-consumer search solution that allows customers to find the content they’d love to watch conveniently and promptly.
  • Collaborating with team members and cross-functional teams to define and identify opportunities to improve customers’ search experience.
  • You'll become an industry expert in the world of content search
  • Ideate and innovate on complex software solutions
  • You are a team resource, growing other engineers and defining team software standards and engineering best practices
  • Design and deliver complex architectures and distributed systems, including working through other engineers to help deliver the end solution
  • Describe highly technical concepts to non-technical audiences in a way they can understand
  • Be passionate about software engineering with a strong sense of ownership for the code that you and your team write
  • Seek self-improvement and are adaptable to suggestions and feedback
  • Proactively identifies and leads projects to improve automation of development, test, and operational processes across teams.
  • Hold yourself and your team to high standards while maintaining friendly, respectful relationships


The Essentials
  • A strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals, including algorithms, data structures, operating systems, distributed systems.
  • 12+ years of professional development experience using languages such as Java, C, C++, C#, Javascript, Typescript, Golang
  • End-to-end experience supporting large-scale backend systems in production environments
  • Success in delivering and operating reliable low-latency, services operating in a 24x7 environment
  • Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (AWS, Google app engine, Azure, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with content search systems using modern search technology. E.g. Lucene, Elasticsearch, Solr, or an equivalent.

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.