Software Development Engineer I - iOS at Discovery Direct-to-Consumer
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.
Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfil 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.
The Direct to Consumer Group is a technology company within the Discovery brand. We are building a global streaming video platform (OTT), and a suite of applications to support all our network’s brands globally. We are building modern container-based microservices operated on AWS. Our platform covers everything from search, catalogue, video transcoding, personalization, to global subscriptions, and much more. We build user experiences ranging from classic lean-back viewing to interactive learning applications. We build for connected TVs, web, mobile phones, tablets, and consoles for a large footprint of Discovery owned networks (Discovery, Food Network, Golf TV, MotorTrend, Eurosport, Discovery Play, and many more). This is a growing, global engineering group crucial to Discovery’s future.
We are seeking a Software Development Engineer to contribute to our award-winning iOS app: Food Network Kitchen. Within your role, you’ll be an integral part of a team of engineers, product managers, and designers to build new capabilities in the app on the iOS ecosystem. You’ll be a contributor on a team that is driving the future of the Food Network Kitchen app experience and delivering quality features to millions of customers.
This will be a hands-on role where you’ll be successful by contributing high quality code, participating in all aspects of the agile software development process, and collaborating with other Discovery teams on shared objectives. As a contributor on the team, you’ll be expected to write code, drive code reviews, and own tasks and projects to their completion.
• Deliver high-quality, high-performance, scalable code for iOS.
• Ensure app stability and performance include monitoring key metrics
• Day-to-day support of project initiatives including participation in sprint planning, team retrospectives, code reviews, and user interviews.
• Participate in the quality assurance phase of the development cycle through automated testing.
• Assist in implementing effective engineering processes and policies that emphasize quality and forward progress.
• Represent Discovery engineering and management in industry events.
• 2+ years in an engineering contributor role.
• 2+ years of Swift experience
• Knowledge of large scale application architecture, design, implementation, and performance tuning
• You have experience shipping iOS applications, and you are up to date on the current state of the iOS development ecosystem.
• Knowledge of cloud infrastructure and platforms (e.g., Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud) is a plus.
• A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience
• Must have the legal right to work in the United States
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.
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