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Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.
Who We Are…
When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…
From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.
Warner Bros. Games New York works with some of the top talent in the game industry to build online competitive and social features for video games. Our highly experienced team of engineers utilize cutting-edge technology to build game services that are robust and scalable enough to support world-class developers such as NetherRealm Studios, Rocksteady, Monolith Productions, Warner Bros. Games Montréal, and more!
Your New Role...
WB Games Inc. seeks a Lead Software Engineer for the WB Games NY Studio.
As a Lead Software Engineer at WB Games NY (a subsidiary of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment), you will be working primarily on our online platform called “Player Network”, in addition to some other internal technologies. Our Player Network consists of both server (e.g. identity, friends), as well as player-facing destinations or clients (e.g. websites, PC launcher).
As a Lead Software Engineer, you will be responsible for leading a development team under the Player Network focused on the client
This position can be based in the Troy NY studio or remotely from another US based location.
WB Games New York works with some of the top talent in the game industry to build online competitive and social features for video games. Our highly experienced team of engineers utilize cutting-edge technology to build game services that are robust and scalable enough to support world-class developers such as NetherRealm Studios, Rocksteady, Monolith Productions, WB Montréal, and more!
Your Role Accountabilities...
You will need to provide technical mentorship and guidance for a team of engineers
You will review completed engineering tasks in collaboration with other leads
We are looking for someone who is comfortable teasing out important requirements and helping to design end products that are sustainable and maintainable for years to come.
We like hands-on leadership. We will be expecting you to spend time in the code with the team support them in building the best products.
You will play a critical role in our product planning process, ensuring that we are making commitments that are reasonable and achievable at high a quality threshold.
You will work directly with our Director of Engineering to ensure that your delivered products align with our company’s values and vision.
Qualifications & Experience...
Proven experience leading engineering teams in the development of complex technical products
Proficient in reading and writing software in some general-purpose programming language(s)
A firm understanding of what is means to build products that scale to millions of players
Experience with databases (NoSQL experience is a plus, since we primarily use MongoDB, RedisDB, and ElasticSearch)
Experience using and creating APIs
Must have excellent communication skills
How We Get Things Done…
This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.
The Legal Bits…In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. $115,500.00 - $214,500.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, 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. If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Lead Software Engineer, Player Network (Remote).