• Software Engineer - Data Services

    Posted Date 8 months ago(8/23/2018 10:10 AM)
    Requisition ID
    US-NY-New York City
    Career Category
    IT & Technical Operations
    Company Employee Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    Our Team
    We are a small, but mighty team, working at the crossroads 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.


    The Role 
    Discovery Digital Media is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Data Services team implementing applications and tools within our data pipeline. These applications consume a massive amount of event data from our client applications and other origins. This is a fantastic opportunity to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and resiliency problems as they relate to consuming and analyzing data in real time! You will have the opportunity to work with a suite of great technologies and in a highly collaborative environment.


    1. Work closely with a team of very talented Software Engineers to design, develop and support a multitude of different types of server side applications
    2. Write clean, well-documented code in Go(lang)
    3. Influence technical architecture to enable scalable and extensible solutions
    4. Writing unit tests and end-to-end tests, against your code, to be used in our CI workflow
    5. Participate in peer code reviews, provide and handle constructive feedback, and develop team knowledge


    * BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical experience
    * Experience with server-side web frameworks
    * Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g., unit testing, design patterns, building maintainable code, performance)
    * Experience with both relational and non-relational database
    * Experience with implementing software in at least one modern programming language such as GoLang, PHP or Python
    * Knowledgeable with REST API design, implementation and documentation
    * Knowledgeable with 3 rd party API consumption, both client- and server-side
    * Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written English
    * Able to work in teams, contribute ideas and share knowledge proactively
    * Self-motivated and unafraid to dive into detailed technical issues
    * Religious about clean solutions to software problems

    * Must have the legal right to work in the United States

    New York City, New York, NYC, NY


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