Senior Staff Software Engineer, User Segmentation - HBO Max

Seattle, WA
Full Time
Requisition ID: 173718BR

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Build the Future of Entertainment

HBO Max is WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) offering debuting in May 2020. With over 10,000 hours of curated premium content anticipated at launch, HBO Max will offer powerhouse programming for everyone in the home, bringing together HBO, a robust slate of new original series, key third-party licensed programs and movies, and fan favorites from WarnerMedia’s rich library, including Warner Bros., New Line, DC, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes, and more.

Our DTC Technology team is laying the foundation for HBO Max, and we need highly motivated, uniquely skilled, and technically agile experts across a variety of disciplines to accomplish things that have never been done before.

The Job

HBO Max will provide viewers with the best experience by bringing the right content to the right member at the right time. Better experiences lead to stronger relationships with our viewers and reduces customer churn. To deliver member-centric experiences the Segmentation Platform Team is poised to build out a user segmentation platform that will reduce the barrier to entry for user cohort analysis and access. We are looking for data focused Application Engineers to build out a world class user segmentation tool to unlock Product, Marketing and Engineering teams in order to provide the best viewing experience possible.

Unlock targeted user experiences by collecting user data segments to provide a platform for other teams to leverage. With HBO Max’s multi-brand offering and specific user behavior metrics you will enable teams to define custom segments and efficiently target new experiences to impact viewers in a personalized fashion. You will help us build out data collection systems, UI Applications and JavaScript client libraries to lower the barrier to entry to user segmentation data.

The Daily
  • Architect a user segmentation platform to enable A/B targeting on user details, metrics and watch history on HBO Max
  • Use your experience to make smart engineering decisions and own critical areas of a product used by millions of customers
  • Opportunity to work in multiple areas of the product, both on the client-side and server-side
  • Lead the design, implementation, and delivery of large engineering projects that interact with multiple teams
  • Influence technology, process, standards, and best practices, both on this team and across the organization
  • Define architectures and designs that enable working through others
  • Ideate and innovate on complex software solutions
  • Be a team resource, growing other engineers and defining team software standards and engineering best practices
  • Hold yourself and your team to high standards while maintaining friendly, respectful relationships
The Essentials
  • Have a deep understanding of software data structures and algorithms
  • Have the ability to design and deliver complex architectures and distributed systems, including working through other engineers to help deliver the end solution.
  • Have the ability to describe highly technical concepts to non-technical audiences in a way they can understand
  • Be passionate about software engineering with a strong sense of ownership for the code that you and your team write
  • Seek self-improvement and are adaptable to suggestions and feedback
  • BS degree in Computer Science, or a related field with 7+ years of relevant experience
  • 5+ years of professional development experience using languages such as Java, C, C++, C#, Javascript, Typescript, Golang
The Nice to Haves
  • Experience building large-scale data mining systems, possibly involving real-world noisy data
  • Experience with User Segmentation and Cohort analysis
  • Success in delivering and operating reliable low-latency, services operating in a 24x7 environment
  • Familiarity with streaming architecture and distributed processing with technologies such as Spark or Storm
The Perks
  • HBO exclusive events
  • Paid time off to volunteer
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • Access to in-house learning and development resources
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

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