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Staff Software Architect

Company: WarnerMedia, WARNERMEDIA
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here. Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery--- the stuff dreams are made of. Who We Are--- When we say, "the stuff dreams are made of," we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next--- From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive. Staff Software Architect
Warner Bros Discovery has been and will stay at the forefront of technology and development best practices. The Staff Software Engineer will help us stay at the leading edge of our first part data strategy and data privacy efforts and take us to the next level. What part will you play? We are looking for a Staff Software Architect to oversee the lifecycle of new development on existing and future multi-platform applications. Some responsibilities include reviewing product requirements, providing technical leadership to the development team, and designing major aspects of the architecture, including components such as SDK's, APIs, libraries, and infrastructure. What will you be doing?

  • Architect, prototype, code/build and guide the development of scalable & reliable multi-platform applications
  • Work with analysts, project managers, product managers and other management to recommend process & system enhancements, and overall system architecture
  • Participate in software development projects using an Agile process and tools
  • Be the technical subject matter expert for one or more high-profile systems
  • Lead a highly motivated team of engineers
  • Ensure monitoring, security, and maintainability concerns are met
  • Collaborate across Warner Bros. Discovery brands (HBO, CNN, TBS, TNT, Discovery, HGTV, BleacherReport, etc.) to guide product development and usage of data privacy tools
  • Troubleshoot and fix bugs, security vulnerabilities, and operational issues What do we require from you?
    • Senior-level experience as a full-stack software developer (10+ years)
    • Software architecture experience (4+ years)
    • Creative thinker with track record of designing and maintaining scaled applications
    • Ability to design cloud infrastructure that performs well while controlling cost
    • Expert Node.js, Javascript/Typescript, Cloud (AWS), SQL & Document databases (GoLang a plus)
    • Experience with various tools, languages, and structures including queueing mechanisms, Rest APIs, TSL, Routing, CDNs, caching/TTLs, DNS, and other modern web-devy things.
    • Design in terms of Availability, Reliability, Scalability, Maintainability, and Security
    • Exposure to Mobile, ReactJS, and React Native a plus
    • Experience with Analytics instrumentation a plus
    • Embrace team collaboration
    • Excellent communication skills You're resourceful and creative You love challenges and your analytical perspective finds the problems others may miss. Identify, analyze, and rectify is your mantra. Nothing is more satisfying than solving that difficult problem and you love to bring new ways to tackle an issue, even if it goes against popular opinion or the way things have been done before. You're not afraid to inject some reality when needed but offer alternative solutions - not excuses. You don't know the meaning of "blocked." You lead by example People always request you when they want someone technical for their project. You're a mentor and make your teams stronger by being involved. When things get tough and deadlines are tight, you keep your cool, step up and do what is needed. We count on you and you can count on us. You play nice with others You believe in one team despite what the org chart says. You rally team members to form a common alliance and use your great communication skills and attention to detail to ensure the delivery of exceptional products. Company Overview Every great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We're home to the world's best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers. From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter. Warner Bros. Discovery, a premier global media and entertainment company, offers audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, streaming and gaming. The new company combines WarnerMedia's premium entertainment, sports and news assets with Discovery's leading non-fiction and international entertainment and sports businesses. About WBD Streaming
      Warner Bros. Discovery's DTC organization sits at the intersection of tech, entertainment, and everyday utility. We are continuously leveraging new technology to build immersive and interactive viewing experiences. Our platform covers everything from search, catalog, and video transcoding, to personalization, global subscriptions, and more. We are committed to delivering quality user experiences, ranging from video streaming to applications across connected TV, mobile, web and consoles. As a pure tech organization, we are essential to Warner Bros. Discovery's continued growth, building world-class products from the ground-up for our iconic brands like HBO Max, Discovery Channel, CNN, Food Network, HGTV, Eurosport, MotorTrend, and many more. How We Get Things Done--- This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at - along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview. The Legal Bits--- Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, 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. If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at

Keywords: WarnerMedia, WARNERMEDIA, Atlanta , Staff Software Architect, IT / Software / Systems , Atlanta, Georgia

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