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HBO Cloud Architect


HBO's Digital Products division is responsible for the entire technology stack that enables our customers to access HBO's programming wherever they are - on whatever device is at hand. This includes our web-based streaming applications and, mobile apps on iOS and Android, connected devices like AppleTV, Roku Xbox and PS4.


We are looking for an AWS-Professional Certified cloud architect to work within HBO Digital Products to serve as a subject matter expert for engineers across the department as it relates to AWS services and architecture design and configuration. Primary responsibilities include:

● Consulting with various HBO GO, HBO NOW and service teams in architecting highly-available, distributed infrastructure services
● Researching, developing and implementing AWS infrastructure and management standards across our AWS accounts
● Working in coordination with our partners in Information Security to implement security best practices across our entire cloud footprint
● Working with other senior engineers across SRE to drive forward infrastructure and service automation efforts
● Working with outside creative agencies to architect, build and deploy bespoke solutions to power HBO’s award-winning Marketing and Promotional sites. Examples include,,
● Develop and implement tooling used to manage various aspects of our sprawling cloud footprint

A successful candidate will be a highly skilled individual who has a proven track record of architecting large, complex AWS services and takes pride in bringing high-quality solutions quickly to market, enjoys learning and applying new technologies across stacks, values collaboration and thrives in a dynamic engineering-oriented work environment.

HBO is a progressive company with great benefits, a lean management structure, and growth opportunities for talented individuals. Come help us make HBO the best online experience in the world.


● Current AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional and AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional certifications
● 5+ years hands on in-depth experience using cloud based development platforms such as AWS or GCP
● Implementation experience with identity management and federation in AWS across multiple AWS accounts
● Strong understanding and practical knowledge of HTTP, REST, networking concepts and multi-region distributed applications and the services which power them
● Strong understanding and practical knowledge of distributed version control systems like Git
● Clear and effective communication skills to articulate strategic recommendations to executive management, architects, and development partners, driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts, and ensuring follow-through
● Strong knowledge of DevOps technologies and processes related to cloud solutions. Things like Terraform, Ansible and Kubernetes
● Solid foundation in troubleshooting and driving to resolution technical integration issues across various platforms
● Desire to mentor and support team members across the organization and provide ongoing knowledge transfers relating technology evolution, troubleshooting techniques, and automation.
● Continued study of emerging technologies and industry directions


● Experience in architecting and running consumer-facing applications in a hybrid and/or multi-cloud environment
● Development and implementation of automation, tools, processes, and best practices to be used by other teams designed to decrease friction and increase productivity
● Creation of automated tooling for cloud platforms as well as monitoring and alerting purposes
● Experience troubleshooting complex production incidents in cloud-based applications and services
● Experience with performance testing and tuning