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Sr Software Engineer I - Native

Discovery Communications
New York, NY 10001
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Discovery Communications


Sr Software Engineer I - Native

US-NY-New York City

Job ID: 24435
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: IT & Technical Operations
US-NY-New York City

Overview

We are a small, but mighty team, working at the cross roads of technology and entertainment to bring content from iconic television brands to our audiences over the Internet in the most entertaining ways we can imagine and build. As television changes, our mission remains true to the principles that founded Discovery – every day we seek to ignite people’s curiosity to engage, entertain and enlighten the world around them through amazing viewing experiences.

Discovery Digital Media is looking for a senior software engineer to build applications with best-of-breed UX across Android, iOS, FireTV, tvOS, Roku and future platforms.

We deploy applications for each of our network brands: Discovery, TLC, Velocity, Science Chanel, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, American Heroes Channel, Destination America, Discovery Life, Discovery Familia and Discovery en Español.

Our client technology stack includes ReactJS, Redux, Node.js, ReactNative, Swift, Android and BrightScript. We love working with modern tools and sharing our experiences with the community.

This is a fantastic opportunity to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and availability problems for products consumed by millions of users each day! You will have the opportunity to work with a suite of great technologies and in a highly collaborative environment where the engineers get together on a quarterly basis in NY to problem solve major business challenges.



Responsibilities

1. Write clean, concise, readable code that follows common design patterns and principles.
2. Complete work with a conscientious attitude and good follow-through.
3. Collaborate with coworkers from design, engineering, product, project, QA and content teams.
4. Translate functional requirements into solutions that work well with current architecture.
5. Preform peer code reviews.
6. Own feature specific development verticals - e.g. UI components.
7. Utilize multi-tasking and context shifting skills.
8. Identify inefficiencies and make recommendations.
9. Stay informed with changes in technology.
10. Produce comprehensive, usable software documentation.



Qualifications

* 4+ years of professional experience architecting, developing, and launching software products and/or services.
* High proficiency in Android, Swift or BrightScript development.
* Commanding knowledge of device manufacturer guidelines, signing, certification and publishing processes.
* Strong oral and written communication skills.

* You are comfortable with collaborating using Git.
* Ability to provide code samples either privately or through a Github repo.
* Knowledge of debugging and profiling.
* At least one application in an App store with a favorable rating.
* Must have legal right to work in the United States.

Experience with any of the following would be considered a plus…
* ReactJS or ReactNative application development
* HTML5 Video, ExoPlayer, Brightcove or other video players
* Client-side or Server-side ad stitching technology
* Ad Tech (VPAID, VAST) or Freewheel integration
* Connected device development like Roku, Xbox, FireTV or Smart TVs

NEW york City, NYC, NY

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI113854383

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Sr Software Engineer I - Native</b><br/><br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 24435<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> IT & Technical Operations<br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">We are a small, but mighty team, working at the cross roads of technology and entertainment to bring content from iconic television brands to our audiences over the Internet in the most entertaining ways we can imagine and build. As television changes, our mission remains true to the principles that founded Discovery every day we seek to ignite peoples curiosity to engage, entertain and enlighten the world around them through amazing viewing experiences.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">Discovery Digital Media is looking for a senior software engineer to build applications with best-of-breed UX across Android, iOS, FireTV, tvOS, Roku and future platforms.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">We deploy applications for each of our network brands: Discovery, TLC, Velocity, Science Chanel, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, American Heroes Channel, Destination America, Discovery Life, Discovery Familia and Discovery en Espaol.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">Our client technology stack includes ReactJS, Redux, Node.js, ReactNative, Swift, Android and BrightScript. We love working with modern tools and sharing our experiences with the community.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">This is a fantastic opportunity to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and availability problems for products consumed by millions of users each day! You will have the opportunity to work with a suite of great technologies and in a highly collaborative environment where the engineers get together on a quarterly basis in NY to problem solve major business challenges.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Write clean, concise, readable code that follows common design patterns and principles.<br />2. Complete work with a conscientious attitude and good follow-through.<br />3. Collaborate with coworkers from design, engineering, product, project, QA and content teams.<br />4. Translate functional requirements into solutions that work well with current architecture.<br />5. Preform peer code reviews.<br />6. Own feature specific development verticals - e.g. UI components.<br />7. Utilize multi-tasking and context shifting skills.<br />8. Identify inefficiencies and make recommendations.<br />9. Stay informed with changes in technology.<br />10. Produce comprehensive, usable software documentation.</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* 4+ years of professional experience architecting, developing, and launching software products and/or services.<br />* High proficiency in Android, Swift or BrightScript development.<br />* Commanding knowledge of device manufacturer guidelines, signing, certification and publishing processes.<br />* Strong oral and written communication skills.</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* You are comfortable with collaborating using Git.<br />* Ability to provide code samples either privately or through a Github repo.<br />* Knowledge of debugging and profiling.<br />* At least one application in an App store with a favorable rating. <br />* Must have legal right to work in the United States.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">Experience with any of the following would be considered a plus<br />* ReactJS or ReactNative application development<br />* HTML5 Video, ExoPlayer, Brightcove or other video players<br />* Client-side or Server-side ad stitching technology<br />* Ad Tech (VPAID, VAST) or Freewheel integration<br />* Connected device development like Roku, Xbox, FireTV or Smart TVs</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">NEW york City, NYC, NY</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/aQObGqUjWY5Nf1QphXxoJ"> <p>PI113854383</p>

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