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Principal Software Engineering

Discovery Communications Deutschland ist eine 100-prozentige Tochter von Discovery, Inc. das weltweit führende Non-Fiction Medienunternehmen mit einer Reichweite von drei Milliarden Zuschauern in 220 Ländern.

Unter dem Namen Discovery Deutschland veranstaltet das Unternehmen im deutschsprachigen Europa die Free-TV-Sender DMAX, TLC, HGTV und Eurosport 1 sowie die Pay-TV-Sender DISCOVERY CHANNEL, ANIMAL PLANET und Eurosport 2 HD Xtra.

Im Digitalbereich ist Discovery mit dem Eurosport Player, sowie Joyn, einem Joint Venture mit der ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, vertreten. Das Medienunternehmen, das 1996 gegründet wurde, hat seinen Sitz in München.

Job Summary

As a Principal Software Engineer for our web applications you will be part of a talented team of software engineers who will drive the next generation of architecture and implementation of our platform. You are a specialist with a serious level of experience and skill in working with front-end technologies and proven ability to deliver code with high levels of speed and quality. You communicate effectively across all levels of the organization and are a technical leader through your guidance, collaboration and mentoring of engineering staff. You are passionate about technology and generate positive impact throughout the organization through your influence, drive and collaboration across departments.

What You Will Do

  • Lead and participate in the technical decisions for a new product area
  • Work Global architecture team to break down high-level product vision into manageable pieces for development execution
  • Collaborate with UX design team to drive for the best possible end-user experience
  • Design architecture to support functionality across multiple platforms
  • Optimize front-end applications for speed, scalability & reuse
  • Support/mentor other developers on the team through brainstorming, design review, code review, etc.
  • Contribute ideas for continually improving the team's productivity, job enjoyment, code quality and engineering excellence
  • Focus on Application Security of both content and user data

About You

  • You are passionate about software development and designing intuitive UI
  • You have 10+ years experience developing commercial software products with 5+ years experience of building web UI and or mobile apps
  • At least experience in 3 out of these platforms : HTML 5/Kotlin/Swift/React JS/Roku
  • Experience with OTT is a strong plus
  • Connected devices experience a strong plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • BS or above in Computer Science or related fields
  • Team Player and motivator
  • Self-starter


  • Drive front end architectural decisions to develop a maintainable and reliable set of edge applications
  • Work closely with UX designers and product owners to develop friendly UI experiences
  • Collaborate with other team members to build shared services that can serve many applications and scale independently
  • Enable our product team to tap into our valuable data sources and build incredible features for our customers
  • Actively participate in all development projects and work together to build high quality solutions
  • Present ideas in our global tech forum
  • Provide constructive feedback on pull requests to increase code quality organically
  • Ensures software developed adheres to best practices and quality standards through code and design reviews
  • Possesses ability to multitask and juggle competing priorities, work on multiple sub-projects simultaneously dealing with multiple stakeholders

Wenn Sie gerne in einem jungen, dynamischen Team arbeiten und Lust auf eine abwechslungsreiche Tätigkeit an einem attraktiven Arbeitsplatz im Herzen von München haben, bei der Sie Ihre Stärken und Ideen einbringen können, dann freuen wir uns auf Ihre Bewerbungsunterlagen.

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