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Warner Media LLC Core Server Engineer (Temporary) in Boston, Massachusetts

Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the world’s best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection. We believe the enduring power of stories can open our eyes to the world, to each other, and to new and different perspectives.

Warner Bros. Games Boston is a Warner Bros. Games development studio focused on creating free-to-play games for mobile platforms. The studio is utilizing its extensive expertise in creating persistent online worlds that foster powerful social gaming communities to develop its hit mobile game, Game of Thrones: Conquest.

Join us. Shape your story here.

WB Games Boston is looking for a Server Engineering Temp to join our team! In this position you will have a hands-on role maintaining and implementing key game systems and features for our free-to-play mobile strategy title Game of Thrones: Conquest. This position can support fully remote work.

This role is an opportunity to get your foot in the door to the exciting and rewarding Games Industry. This is a genuinely entry-level opportunity at a studio that is committed to inclusive and equitable hiring. Prior professional experience is not required.

What We Do

The Core Server team works to improve the player and developer experience by building out our server platform, researching new technologies, investigating tricky technical issues and bugs, and consistently discovering new and clever ways to improve our global scale. Your work will reach a vast audience of passionate players.

What Part You'll Play

  • Develop, maintain, and improve systems to support our server platform and infrastructure that drives the backend for our mobile game client. This may include bug fixing, optimizations, workflow and performance improvements, and building new systems. You can expect both collaboration and mentorship within the team, as well as phases of autonomy for your own professional development. Previous interns have developed, maintained, or improved both developer-facing and live game systems with real, lasting impact for our players

  • Be responsible for your work when given prioritized goals and objectives

  • Work closely with the team to develop solutions for our player and developer experiences

  • Share and receive technical and professional feedback

What You Bring

  • Comfort with basic software development including coding (in any language), knowledge of data structures, algorithms and complexity analysis (big-O)

  • A growth mindset and good listening skills

  • An ability to work in a collaborative environment and effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical team members

  • A commitment of at least 6 months

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with git or other revision control systems

  • Experience with Linux/OSX and using the command line

  • Experience with Go and SQL

  • Experience with Docker

  • Knowledge of AWS

What The Interview Process Looks Like

  • After your application is submitted, resumes and cover letters will be gathered and read by members of the team

  • A phone interview will be scheduled to learn more about you and your fit

  • A small tech exercise will be provided to get an idea of how you approach a problem

  • A round of interviews will be scheduled with members of the team to learn more about your experiences and what we can bring each other

  • If selected, our recruiter will reach out with an offer and any other details!

The Perks

  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees

  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies

  • Access to in-house learning and development resources

  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment 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.