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HBO Senior Software Engineer - Planning

Job Title
HBO Senior Software Engineer - Planning Time Warner
HBO Industry Cable/Broadcast Television Networks
Film Production and Distribution
Television Program Production and Distribution
Area of
Technology/Information Technology Location United States - New York - New York Requisition # 162542BR Position
Full Time Posting Job Description


The Business Technology Services (BTS) team within the Media Technology & Information Services (MTIS) group at HBO is responsible for the build and support of vital technology solutions supporting the planning, scheduling, acquisition, processing, and distribution of HBO content. The team is a fundamental part of HBO’s innovation and successful Technology team in New York City, Santa Monica and Seattle. The team partners with various business units to enable the services required to deliver HBO’s premium content to domestic and global platforms as well as third party partners by bringing together platform, software, data and business intelligence services. We are looking for a self-motivated, technically curious engineer to be a part of our development team dedicated to our Planning and Scheduling business areas. This team builds custom applications as well as architecturally sound integrations with third party tools, formulating a suite of applications that handle planning and scheduling of our promotional material and programs across all HBO delivery platforms.

This position will be based in New York City.


  • You deliver results quickly with iteration, instead of waiting for perfection, and you actively solicit feedback

  • You seek to constantly improve your knowledge of existing technologies and explore new ones

  • You create code that is simple to understand and maintain, and you take pride in its quality

  • You love embracing functional and reactive programming

  • You seek to share knowledge with others openly, broadly, and deliberately

  • You can balance between existing code bases in production and new developments that build on top of it

  • You care about Agile/DevOpsSec software processes, data-informed design, and responsible experimentation.

  • You thrive working alongside other technically curious and driven engineers to help our organization grow and deliver business-centric solutions


  • You will be working alongside other developers and engineering teams to build the next

  • generation of custom applications

  • You will be developing technically sophisticated and durable integrations between HBO systems and third party solutions

  • You’ll partner with architects and technical leads to design and build robust services using a micro-service based approach

  • You will be joining one of our highly skilled, cross-functional teams helping them plan, design and shape responsive cloud-based solutions; build and maintain scalable applications; bind our front and back end services together; and monitor, test and continuously optimize your designs. With your help the team will ensure that our customer’s experience is the very best it can be.


  • 5+ years Java development experience with the latest server and UI technology stacks such as Java, SpringBoot, Angular, React, etc.

  • 5+ years working in an Agile/DevOpsSec model

  • Experience writing cloud deployed applications using Amazon Web Services or equivalent

  • Strong working knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases such as Oracle and Mongo

  • Test automation experience -- unit testing, TDD, testing pyramid

  • Strong working knowledge and/or experience with enterprise integration patterns and technologies such as REST, JMS, etc

  • Working knowledge of development tools such as GIT/Subversion, Jenkins, Bamboo etc


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent technical experience.

  • Strong communication skills and an ability to interact with all levels of technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Drive to master emerging technologies across disciplines and share experience with team members.

  • Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Solid foundation in troubleshooting technical integration issues across various platforms

  • Ability to create and foster a positive and energetic influence in the department.

  • Previous technical experience in the media/entertainment industry is preferred

About Us It's HBOSM

America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.