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Software Engineer

Job Title
Software Engineer Time Warner
Warner Bros. Entertainment Group WB Business Unit WB Technology Industry Film Production and Distribution Area of
Technology/Information Technology Location United States - California - Burbank Requisition # 164360BR Position
Full Time Company Overview Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team. Business Unit Overview WB Technology combines Warner Bros.’ industry-leading technologists and disciplines to ensure global alignment with business strategy and accelerated delivery of innovative technology solutions studio- and industry-wide. From pre-production through archiving, the WBT organization will provide critical business and technology intelligence and services to all Studio business units. WBT manages the Studio’s enterprise systems and solutions, emerging platforms, information security, consumer intelligence, content mastering and delivery, and more. Posting Job Description What part will you play?
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. seeks a Software Engineer for the Digital Product, Platform & Strategy: Content Mgmt & Distribution department. The Software Engineer will be responsible for hands on development as well as managing product launches and software maintenance from inception to launch. The Software Engineer must understand business functions and requirements and translate those to a working application to allow Content Technology to continue innovating in support of business need.
  • Develop core functionality and components for applications and service in support of various content platforms by starting with business needs and objectives, creating functional and technical specifications and executing against a plan to launch and maintain applications.
  • Review project objectives and determine best technology for implementation.  Implement best practice standards for development, build and deployment automation while mentoring and leading a team of engineers.
  • Review emerging technologies and evaluate potential uses for WB Technology and other divisions.  Develop prototype projects using new technologies.
  • Evaluate software products and vendors for WB Technology and other divisions.  Recommend action, develop and lead implementation of selected products/services.
  • Work with internal and external developers to ensure WB Technology code standards and best practices are performed for development of applications.    
What do we require from you?
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years software development experience.
  • Experience with NodeJS and two or more object oriented and scripting languages such as Java, python, javascript, Go, or equivalent.
  • Experience with source code and knowledge repositories such as git, jira, or equivalent systems.
  • Experience developing in AWS at scale leveraging core services such as Lambda, RDS, and ec2.
  • Experience with Build and Deployment tools such as Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, or equivalent.
  • Proficient in a Linux environment.
  • Solid understanding of core DevOps and SDLC in an agile environment.
  • Overall knowledge of the entertainment industry business preferred.
  • Overall knowledge of Warner Bros. businesses, business processes, technologies and applications that support it is preferred.
  • Ability to work with outside vendors and clients under sometimes adverse circumstances and under time critical constraints.
But Wait, There's More! At WBT we look for members who want to:
  • Be Curious: Seek out opportunities to learn, and who aren’t afraid to ask questions
  • Own It: Be the driver, and take accountability
  • Embrace Change: The technology landscape is ever changing – we’re looking for people who are ready to change along with it.
  • Engage and Influence: Share your passion for technology, and develop great relationships with colleagues and collaborators
  • Respect: Show empathy and respect to all, and operate with the best intentions
  • Live the #WBLife: At WBT we look for team members who want to “Contribute to Our Community


The Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran's status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by law.