Discovery: Sr. Software Engineer, API & Services at Discovery (New York, NY) (New York, NY)

Posted: Jan 7, 2019

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.


We're looking for a Senior Engineer to become a crucial member of our API & Services team, which focuses on building APIs that support the experiences of user facing digital products for a number of client platforms including Discovery’s mobile apps, connected TV apps, sites, gaming consoles and beyond. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a highly collaborative team to help solve complex but interesting scalability, performance and resiliency problems for products consumed by millions of users each day!


What You'll Do



  • Design, develop and support APIs and other server side applications

  • Implement software components and features consumed by millions of people

  • Work closely with other teams to gather requirements for new API resources that will enable new features in our clients and services


Our technology stack includes Golang, MySQL, MongoDB, AWS (SQS, S3, DynamoDB, etc.), Docker, Github and PHP. We love working with modern tools and sharing our experiences with the community.


What You'll Need



  • Experience with implementing software in at least one modern programming language (either PHP, Python or GoLang)

  • Knowledgeable with REST API design, implementation and documentation

  • Strong skills in HTML, CSS, Javascript and at least one front-end frameworks

  • Experience with server-side web frameworks

  • Experience with both relational and non-relational database

More Information

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