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Lead Cloud Solutions Engineer

Discovery Communications
Knoxville, TN 37902
  • Job Code
    113133703
Discovery Communications


Lead Cloud Solutions Engineer

US-TN-Knoxville

Job ID: 24132
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: IT & Technical Operations
Discovery

Overview

Our Team
Discovery Inc is the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer reaching 2.7 billion subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. Global Technology & Operations provides technological infrastructure and operations support to ensure audiences can enjoy Discovery's programming around the world and across platforms. Already a leader in the factual and lifestyle genres, Discovery has expanded its core business into new genres: sports, entertainment and kids. Its platforms and product eco-systems are now engaged in terrestrial/free-to-air, OTT products and content development/production companies.

The Way We Work
Discovery continues to grow around the world and across platforms. GT&O is building media technology and systems that meet world class standards for which Discovery is known. Our culture and leadership traits are in evolution as we expand from a traditional linear Pay TV business towards a convergent media and entertainment business that encompasses digital and mobile. Discovery is developing direct-to-consumer relationships, while delivering traditional platforms, with innovative solutions. Discovery is looking to embrace a dynamic and entrepreneurial individual.

The Role
This position is on the Solutions Engineering team, part the Cloud and Infrastructure Services department. We are responsible for providing SME level solutions and support to internal dev and engineering teams. Most solutions will be in the cloud, particularly, but not limited to Amazon Web Service. We solve a wide variety of problems, and have an emphasis on learning new and emerging technologies while providing the best dependable solutions to our internal customers.



Responsibilities

Your role includes participating in the design, configuration, development, integration, testing, implementation, documentation, automation, and escalated support of enterprise and cloud applications in physical, virtual, and cloud environments. You should have deep understanding of computing principles and how those are specifically implemented in a variety of platforms and applications. You should be experienced in maintaining Linux systems, and significant experience with current cloud and DevOps practices. You should be proficient with scripting, automating routine tasks, and tool development. You should have experience with Hadoop frameworks/EMR, Qubole, and data pipeline tools. Previous experience as a developer is a plus. You should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent problem solving skills, and be self-directed and able to learn new skills with minimal supervision.

You should be comfortable mentoring other members of the team as well as providing technical direction as it relates to team objectives. You will be a SME in your area of focus and will be required to actively work on projects as well as drive direction. You will be actively involved in team strategy through creation and support of team goals and priorities. You will be comfortable interacting with SVP level and Business Customers to gather requirements and discuss technical solutions related to business objectives and roadmaps.



Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field is preferred
* 8+ years business/industry work experience preferred

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

Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

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<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Lead Cloud Solutions Engineer</b><br/><br/>US-TN-Knoxville<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 24132<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> IT & Technical Operations<br/>Discovery<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Our Team</strong><br />Discovery Inc is the worlds #1 pay-TV programmer reaching 2.7 billion subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. Global Technology & Operations provides technological infrastructure and operations support to ensure audiences can enjoy Discovery's programming around the world and across platforms. Already a leader in the factual and lifestyle genres, Discovery has expanded its core business into new genres: sports, entertainment and kids. Its platforms and product eco-systems are now engaged in terrestrial/free-to-air, OTT products and content development/production companies.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>The Way We Work</strong><br />Discovery continues to grow around the world and across platforms. GT&O is building media technology and systems that meet world class standards for which Discovery is known. Our culture and leadership traits are in evolution as we expand from a traditional linear Pay TV business towards a convergent media and entertainment business that encompasses digital and mobile. Discovery is developing direct-to-consumer relationships, while delivering traditional platforms, with innovative solutions. Discovery is looking to embrace a dynamic and entrepreneurial individual.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>The Role</strong><br />This position is on the Solutions Engineering team, part the Cloud and Infrastructure Services department. We are responsible for providing SME level solutions and support to internal dev and engineering teams. Most solutions will be in the cloud, particularly, but not limited to Amazon Web Service. We solve a wide variety of problems, and have an emphasis on learning new and emerging technologies while providing the best dependable solutions to our internal customers.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Your role includes participating in the design, configuration, development, integration, testing, implementation, documentation, automation, and escalated support of enterprise and cloud applications in physical, virtual, and cloud environments. You should have deep understanding of computing principles and how those are specifically implemented in a variety of platforms and applications. You should be experienced in maintaining Linux systems, and significant experience with current cloud and DevOps practices. You should be proficient with scripting, automating routine tasks, and tool development. You should have experience with Hadoop frameworks/EMR, Qubole, and data pipeline tools. Previous experience as a developer is a plus. You should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent problem solving skills, and be self-directed and able to learn new skills with minimal supervision.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">You should be comfortable mentoring other members of the team as well as providing technical direction as it relates to team objectives. You will be a SME in your area of focus and will be required to actively work on projects as well as drive direction. You will be actively involved in team strategy through creation and support of team goals and priorities. You will be comfortable interacting with SVP level and Business Customers to gather requirements and discuss technical solutions related to business objectives and roadmaps.</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field is preferred<br />* 8+ years business/industry work experience preferred</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/ygbPOqIb5eZ4UkAdFyXbK"> <p>PI113133703</p>

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Posted: 2019-08-24 Expires: 2019-09-24

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