SDE II Backend at Discovery Direct-to-Consumer
New York Bellevue
Date: Jun 23, 2021
Req ID: 3689
Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company’s mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.
In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.
As television and media habits change, our mission remains true to the principles that founded Discovery – every day we seek to ignite people’s curiosity to engage, entertain and enlighten the world around them through amazing viewing experiences.
The Direct to Consumer Group is a technology company within the Discovery brand. We are always looking for top engineering talent whose deep technical chops and problem-solving skills are matched only by their passion for design and user experience. DTC’s engineering teams build applications for web, mobile, tablets, connected TVs, consoles, and other streaming devices. Those applications are backed by a fleet of cloud-native microservices deployed to Kubernetes within AWS. Our platform covers everything from search, catalogue, video transcoding, personalization, to subscriptions, payments, and really much more.
We are hiring backend Software Development Engineers(SDEs) with experience in building multiple high-performance, stable, scalable systems that have been successfully shipped to customers in production.
Below are some of the requirements we consider for our backend SDE roles. Apply to learn more.
5 + years experience with developing software in at least one modern programming language such as Go, Python, Java, Scala or PHP.
Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g., unit testing, design patterns, building maintainable code, performance).
Experience with databases (PostgreSQL,MySQL, DynamoDB preferred), Caching Solutions(Redis and Guava), and Search Technology(preferably Elastic Search).
Experience with building backend services on public cloud platforms, such as Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure and preferably AWS. Deep understanding of EC2, S3, Kinesis, Cloudfront, or Cloudwatch.
Expertise with CI/CD tools (AWS code pipelines, Jenkins or similar) to automate building, testing and deployment of the ML platform and to manage the infrastructure (Terraform or CloudFormation).
Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.
We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.