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Warner Media LLC Senior Manager, Core Media - HBO Max in Seattle, Washington

181506BR

Posting Job Title:

Senior Manager, Core Media - HBO Max

WarnerMedia Business:

HBO Max

Posting Job Description:

HBO Max is the future of entertainment and storytelling.

WarnerMedia’s streaming entertainment offering, HBO Max launched in May 2020 and is the culmination of some of the most innovative new technology and greatest creative talent in the industry. Anchored by the entire HBO service, arguably the greatest brand in television, HBO Max also features fan favorites from the WarnerMedia 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. HBO Max is home to key third-party library acquisitions such as Friends, South Park and Doctor Who, and more than 50 exclusive Originals in its first year, from the likes of groundbreaking creative talent such as J.J. Abrams, Ridley Scott, Jordan Peele, Steven Soderbergh, Michael Mann, Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon, Anna Kendrick, Greg Berlanti, Melissa McCarthy, Robert Zemeckis and other visionaries. Find out more information atHBOMax.com.

The Job

We power the most critical HBO Max user experience - watching video - across all mobile, desktop, and connected devices. The Core Media Engine bridges the gap between cross-platform UI and platform-specific video playback. The next generation of our Core Media Engine will go deeper with platform-optimized video streaming, buffering, and rendering, using state of the art techniques to provide the best possible video quality.

As a Senior Manager of Engineering on WarnerMedia’s Core Media Engine team, you will lead the team that builds and supports the client-side components for our HBO Max streaming video application. You will own client-side video from the network to glass, including video profile selection, digital rights management and licensing, rendering, telemetry and on-the-fly stream optimization. You will interface with the appropriate low-level systems on each platform to build the best possible streaming experience for our customers.

The Daily

  • Influence the technical agenda for the Core Media Engine and the critical features of a product used by millions of customers.

  • Work across teams and disciplines to explore technical solutions and evaluate technical tradeoffs, using the latest streaming media technologies and video capabilities

  • Improve your team’s development, test, and operations practices.

  • Coach the engineers on the team both technically and through growing in their careers

The Essentials

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering

  • Have 5+ years of experience in software development and a proven track record of releasing software

  • Have experience directly managing a team of software engineers

  • Work with other leads and peers in other departments to build a roadmap for your team

  • Have experience developing applications for video streaming or similar technology

The Nice to Haves

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering preferred

  • 7+ years of experience in software development

  • 3+ years of experience in management

  • Experience working on multiple different mobile/desktop/tv platforms

  • Experience in video streaming technology (e.g. ExoPlayer, AVFoundation, HTML5 video, DASH, HLS, DRM)

The Perks

  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings

  • Paid time off every year 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

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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Requisition #:

181506BR

Area of Interest:

Engineering

Industry:

Film Production and Distribution

Location:

United States - New York - New York, United States - Washington - Seattle

Position Type:

Full Time

Business Unit:

HBO Digital Products

Company Overview:

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

HBO is one of the most respected and innovative entertainment brands in the world, serving iconic, award-winning programming to 140 million subscribers globally. A subsidiary of WarnerMedia, HBO is the world’s most successful pay TV service with an extensive array of programming that includes some of the most notable titles to be on television, including drama series Succession ® , Watchmen ® , Westworld ® , Big Little Lies ® , Game of Thrones ® , The Sopranos ® , Band of Brothers ® and The Wire ® , as well as comedy series Barry ® , Insecure ® and Sex and the City ® . HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

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Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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