HBO Senior Staff Engineer, Lead


  • Seattle, WA
  • Permanent
  • Java

  • Javascript

  • Big Data Analytics

  • data pipelines

  • Hadoop

  • Kafka

  • Apache Spark

  • Job Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018

  • Expires On: Monday, October 01, 2018

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Duration: 1+ years

  • Desired Experience: 6-10 years

  • Work Authorization: Resident/Citizen, Citizen, H1-B


At HBO, we believe that digital technologies will bring forward a new era of entertainment products.We are pioneering new ways to deliver our premium content to customers while at the same time developing entirely new interactive experiences.
HBO's Digital Products division is responsible for the entire technology stack that enables our customers to access HBO's programming wherever they are - on whatever device is at hand. Exploring this nexus of technology and entertainment requires a staff of highly motivated and technically flexible software professionals across a variety of disciplines: development, program management, test, and design. We especially prize people who are knowledgeable, innovative, and motivated to create engaging and elegant digital entertainment experiences. We need expertise in devicessuch as smart phones, tablets, game consoles, and PCs - as well as expertise in cloud computing and web services. Above all, we need a team that can take that expertise and accomplish things that have never been done beforebecause thats what were doing.

HBO is a progressive company with great benefits, a lean management structure, and growth opportunities for talented individuals. Come help us make HBO the best online experience in the world.


What youll do: You will work with compelling consumer devices to expand our constellation of devices offering our video streaming applications. In addition, you will create new technologies to enhance and deliver HBOs content portfolio to a new generation of digital media entertainment. You will work within a team of experienced and diverse software engineers and partner with designers and server-side teams to deliver entertainment experience to delight consumers.


What were looking for: A highly skilled individual who has a proven track record and takes pride in bringing high-quality code quickly to market, enjoys learning and applying new technologies, and thrives in a dynamic engineering-oriented work environment.
Successful applicants must have:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other equivalent technical degree

  • At least 5 years industry experience

  • Expertise with one or more of C, C++, C#, Objective-C, Java or JavaScript/HTML5/CSS

  • Tools we like: Multi-fluency with C, C++, Objective-C, Java, JavaScript, and HTML5/CSS Experience with devices such as tablets, smart phones, and game consoles OS: Windows, iOS, Android, MacOS, Linux