Software Development Engineer II
Discovery
Bangalore, KA, IN
5d ago

Discovery, Inc. is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of super-fans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains.

Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world.

Available in 230 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world, reaching over 3 Billion viewers on all screens including TV, Digital and Mobile.

  • Discovery is a platform innovator evolving to become a direct-to-consumer leader to reaching viewers across all screens through TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps and Discovery Kids Play;
  • direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player and Motor Trend OnDemand; and digital-first and social content from Spoon University and Genius Kitchenas well as Group Nine Media, which is home to brands including The Dodo, NowThis, Thrillist and Seeker.

    Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Turbo / Velocity, Animal Planet, and Science Channel, as well as OWN : Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.

    S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe.

    Discovery also has a strong portfolio of free-to-air channels across Europe making it a leading broadcaster in a number of countries, including Norway, Sweden, Italy, Poland, Germany and the UK.

    As a purpose-driven company, we are dedicated to not only entertaining but inspiring.

    For 30 years we have told stories that entertain, inspire and enlighten our viewers around the world, about the world. But our work doesn’t stop there.

    We are committed to making the world a better place by leveraging our market-leading global platform, and by extending the reach and influence of like-minded organizations and causes.

    We also are dedicated to employee volunteerism across the globe.

    About Discovery

    Discovery is the world's leading non-fiction media company with a reach of three billion viewers in 220 countries.

    The Direct to Consumer (DTC) group is an Engineering company within the Discovery brand. DTC’s engineering teams build applications for Web, Mobile, Connected TVs, and Consoles / STBs covering features like Search, Playback, ML-driven Recommendation, Subscriptions, Payments, etc.

    We are building a Global Video Streaming Platform to support a broad collection of Discovery’s brands (Discovery, TLC, Motor Trend, Golf TV, Food Network, Eurosport, and many more) including the recently launched Discovery+.

    These applications are powered by a fleet of cloud-native microservices for Content Ingestion, Metadata processing, Video encoding & Ad Tech platform on AWS containers & serverless-compute

    Roles & Responsibilities

  • You are hands-on and capable of playing a leading role to design and develop major functional changes to existing software systems, or new ones, involving yourself and other engineers.
  • You provide guidance on design, coding, and operational best practices, and have a track record of applying these best practices to software that you have worked on.
  • You can propose and create best practices proactively where none exist.

  • You make high-impact decisions driving how and what software gets built. Your decisions are often right, and you are persuasive in delivering your suggestions and ideas to your team.
  • You mentor junior engineers, overseeing their designs, code quality, and integration into a team. Your success is judged as much on your own productivity as on the positive impact you have on engineers around you.
  • What to Bring

  • Proficient in Java 8, including use of Futures and Streams
  • You are familiar with Reactive programming, asynchronous, non-blocking backend engineering languages like Java, Go, Node JS, etc.
  • Also familiar with Akka, play framework (or any other Java frameworks), writing highly scalable engineering backend services and messaging services like Kafka, SQS and others.
  • Experience with one or more of PostgreSQL and MySQL, Caching solutions (such as Redis and Guava), Search engine technology (preferably Elasticsearch)
  • Knowledge of, and professional experience with most AWS services, and deeper knowledge of EC2, S3, Kinesis, CloudFront, and CloudWatch
  • Usage and understanding of Docker and Kubernetes
  • Strong computer science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithm design, problem-solving, and complexity analysis.
  • What We Offer

  • A Great Place to work
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Fast track growth opportunities
  • Our Values

    Discovery is governed by our eight guiding principles :

    We Are... One Team, Creative Dreamers, Doers. Consumer Obsessed. Global, Quick & Agile, Purposeful and We Do the Right Thing

    Discovery’s Guiding Principles define the distinctive character, spirit, and attitude of our organization. They inspire how we design our future and recruit talent.

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