Careers: Engineering

Why join Engineering?

Our team designs and creates services that power one of the leading digital media destinations across multiple platforms. B/R’s engineers also develop and oversee our in-house publishing and CMS tools, the backbone to our content experience.

Our team moves quickly, writes clean code, and deploys continuously. We use the latest technologies and work as a team to solve the technical challenges that arise with serving over 1 billion pageviews per month.

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Lead Designer, Innovation

B/R is launching an exciting new initiative focused on rethinking what’s possible on social platforms. We are looking for a self-starter to drive  the look and feel, creating differentiated social experiences and design-forward experiments. We are seeking a creative leader who can motivate a team to dream big and think outside-the-box. The ideal candidate has an open mind, a strong POV and a deep understanding of social media. This role is based in NYC.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Guide creative rooted in a strong POV

  • Lead out-of-the box thinking and new executions to consistently raise the ceiling

  • Empower and support our most forward-looking projects from concept to completion

  • Drive aspirational social experiences connecting users and promoting engagement

  • Identify and build relationships with a large network of creatives

  • Balance near term deadlines with big picture strategy and goals

  • Strive for continual improvement to maintain the highest quality of work

  • Excite and inspire team with an infectious curiosity and optimistic approach.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong design portfolio of digital and social media-focused work 

  • 10+ years experience (leadership experience a plus)

  • Excels in thinking outside-the-box

  • A genuine love for and excitement about the internet

  • In tune with social media trends, youth culture, memes and viral content

  • Deep understanding of digital landscape, emerging platforms and latest technology

  • Thrives at the forefront of the design and technology

  • Understands millennials and gen-z audience

  • Thrives on working fast and shipping work rapidly and iteratively

  • Able to deliver constructive criticism resulting in stronger work

  • Design expertise of layout, typography and visual hierarchy

  • Embodies high standards with a critical attention to detail

  • Demonstrates a user-centered approach to design

  • Bold leadership skills, confident in mentoring and guiding talent

  • Strong relationships to creatives in the industry

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, able to clearly articulate ideas

  • Bachelor's degree in Design or related field preferred

  • Fueled and motivated to learn and grow

  • A knowledge and love of sports and sports culture a plus

  • This position is located in New York City

TO APPLY

To be considered please provide the following items:

  • Link to your website or work samples including relevant design and/or social media focused work
  • Link to your LinkedIn profile


Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive app Team Stream. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport. 

Bleacher Report is a division of WarnerMedia, LLC.  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.

Senior Product Designer, Growth

About Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 publisher. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its top-rated app. In February 2018, Bleacher Report was rated the 3rd most innovative media company in the world by Fast Company. Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

Why Growth Design?

Bleacher Report is fueling the next generation of sports culture, a vision that attracts millions of new social fans to sign up for Bleacher report everyday. To make this happen, the Growth team is dedicated to delivering a captivating experience from the moment of sign up to launch. The Growth team works cross-functionally with different teams to identify new and existing opportunities in the user experience that can drive sign up rates, onboard and educate users, and create stronger social connections. To do so, we need a special kind of designer on the Growth team who is curious, passionate, adaptable, and lives at the intersection of balancing user needs with business goals. As a Growth Designer, you can identify user motivations, launch experiments, evaluate data and test results, and use qualitative research methods to validate experiments. 

What You’ll Do?

The Growth Product Designer role on the product design team owns the complete process from definition to launch for our mobile apps, websites, and internal tools. You identify goals/problems and employ a broad set of design tools (e.g. Figma, Sketch, Principle, HTML/CSS) to best solve and communicate. 

In this role, you will:

  • Advocate for the user by creating meaningful experiences for real fans while continually looking for ways to meet business goals.

  • Grow the business by optimizing user flows, design experiments, and create new features. 

  • Help define the strategy with your team, learn from experiment results, and have the ability to adapt.

  • Execute on all phases of the design process—from wireframing and designing visuals to completing engineering handoff.

  • Craft A/B tests and multivariate experiments. Conduct user research/testing to gather qualitative data to inform your decisions.

  • Transform quantitative data and quantitative learnings into informed design decisions. 

  • Collaborate with PMs and engineers to oversee the user experience of the product from conception until launch.

  • Communicate complex ideas, goals, and problems in a way that is accessible even to those unfamiliar with the project.

  • Come to the table with an opinion and a good rationale about your designs.

  • Constantly strive to learn and grow.

  • Create consistent, scalable design solutions across all platforms.

  • Embody high standards and thoughtful design, prioritize and manage multiple projects while adhering to deadlines.

Requirements

  • 6 - 9+ years related design experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Design, Fine Arts, Human Factors, or related field preferred

  • Understanding of HTML and CSS

  • Comfortable working with 3rd party integrations and APIs

  • Strong design portfolio showcasing problem-solving and visual design skills, with examples of growth design

  • Ability to clearly articulate and advocate your design thinking behind your concepts

  • Experience collaborating with PMs and Engineers across the entire product lifecycle 

  • Ability to rapidly ideate and produce multiple UX/UI concepts while considering design across platforms on iOS, Android, and web.

  • Demonstrates empathy for teammates and users.

  • Capable of planning & executing user research into actionable, high-level insights.

  • Knowledge of the digital landscape in media, design, and technology

  • In tune with contemporary design, internet, and youth culture trends.

  • Candidate must be based in, or willing to relocate to San Francisco.

Bonus Points

  • A knowledge and love of sports and sports culture a plus.

Bleacher Report is a division of WarnerMedia, LLC.  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.



QA Lead

Bleacher Report is seeking a highly-motivated QA Lead to join our team. We are the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to an unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its highly addictive app. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

As a division of AT&T and Warner Media, B/R has gained all the advantages of a large media company while maintaining its vibrant startup culture. We work in a fast-paced, 24-7 field in a laid back environment. You'll be in a role that allows you to work with multiple groups and networks.  

What you'll be doing...

  • Support a team of 6-8 mobile, web and backend QA engineers

  • Review test plans and verify sign-offs from stakeholders

  • Ensure tickets are being addressed in a timely fashion

  • Manage sprint work and sprint meetings for the QA team

  • Ensure test automation coverage is addressed for major features in a sprint

  • Ensure issues are being addressed in public communication channels

  • Partake as a QA engineer for a squad - including manual testing, test planning, and automation 

  • Regular 1:1s with QA engineers

  • Participate in interviews, hiring, and on-boarding of new hires 

  • Ensure the flow of information from their group to leadership and vice versa

  • Mentor, coach, and sponsor team members and teammates

Experience you’ll need...

  • 2+ years managing a team of QA Engineers

  • 3+ years of experience in testing UI for Web and Mobile

  • 3+ years of experience in testing APIs

  • In-depth knowledge of QA processes and tools

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Passion for documentation and improvement of processes 

  • Fast learner and an ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work against extremely tight deadlines 

  • Comfortable with Revision Control Systems: Git, GitHub

  • Familiar with one or more Database and SQL dialects: MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, SQLite

  • Honesty, friendly attitude, and a good sense of humor

Bonus points for...

  • Experience with Selenium or any open-source GUI test automation tool

  • Experience with Robot Framework and Python

  • Experience with AWS

  • Strong object-oriented programming skills

Benefits and perks include...

  • Competitive salary

  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 401(K) plan with matching

  • Life Insurance and AD&D, LTD

  • Annual conference budget

  • Transit stipends

  • Subsidized gym memberships

  • The latest technology and equipment you need

  • Fully-stocked snack and coffee bar with a variety of food and beverages

  • Awesome team events year-round, in and out of the office

Bleacher Report is a division of WarnerMedia, LLC.  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. 


Senior DBA (SF or Remote/US Based)

Bleacher Report is seeking a highly-motivated Senior DBA to join our team. We are the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to an unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its highly addictive app. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

As a division of AT&T and Warner Media, B/R has gained all the advantages of a large media company while maintaining its vibrant startup culture. We work in a fast-paced, 24-7 field in a laid back environment. You'll be in a role that allows you to work with multiple groups and networks.  

What you will be doing...

  • Database design, data modeling and database architecture of a large complex cloud system.

  • Develop cloud database strategies and roadmaps to deliver strategic business capabilities.

  • Participate in application and API design, test, and implementation phases.

  • Database sizing and space management 

  • Engage with development teams on identifying and analyzing badly performing queries

  •  Develop database best practices and guidelines and review development teams’ data and database related issues.

  • Perform research into database performance issues and come up with solutions to address those concerns.

  • Must have strong scripting skills with at least one scripting language (Python, Ruby, Shell, etc.)

  • Monitor the health of the systems as it relates to database usage and performance.

  • Working AWS knowledge

Experience you’ll need...

  • Must have 5 years of Postgres and MySQL server DBA experience including writing and optimizing complex queries.

  • Experience in building and maintaining highly scalable, extremely low latency and distributed systems.

  • Experienced and knowledgeable of high availability and disaster recovery solutions

  • Experience in fine tuning and optimizing indexes for performance improvement.

  • Experience with DataWarehouse environments.

  • Excellent analytical, Interpersonal and Communication skills, fast learner, and a true team player

  • Familiar with security compliances

Benefits and perks include...

  • Competitive salary

  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 401(K) plan with matching

  • Life Insurance and AD&D, LTD

  • Annual conference budget

  • Transit stipends

  • Subsidized gym memberships

  • The latest technology and equipment you need

  • Fully-stocked snack and coffee bar with a variety of food and beverages

  • Awesome team events year-round, in and out of the office

Bleacher Report is a division of WarnerMedia, LLC.  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. 

Senior Product Manager

Bleacher Report is one of world's biggest sports media sites with over 70 million monthly readers.   We are the place fans follow their team across web, our 5-star mobile app and our team newsletters. And we're looking for a product manager who has strong consumer sense, quantitative and qualitative analysis skills and is passionate about sports. 

This is a highly collaborative role that will gather research/requirements from organizational stakeholders, guide the user experience and visual design process, manage product development with engineering, and ship products to the world with marketing/PR. You make sure the right thing ships at the right time.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Own the day to day product development process for your product, from strategy and concept to shipping.
  • Develop product strategy and roadmap based on internal stakeholders and business/sales requirements, consumer trends, and technology landscape.
  • Guide the design process with UX/Interaction and Visual designers
  • Evaluate and manage product/technical partnerships with external partners along with sales and BD
  • Define the technical requirement and scoping process with engineering
  • Validate product/feature and market fit using strong analytical and metrics-driven approach
  • Empower Marketing and PR to message and grow the product’s userbase.
  • Mentor more Junior PMs
  • Ship. Iterate. Ship.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4-7+ years of product management or similar experience
  • Demonstrated history or project portfolio displaying shipped products/features
  • Strong project management and organization skills
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of web/app software principles
  • Strong consumer insight and communications skills
  • Loves sports

Preferred:

  • Experience instrumenting analytics in web and mobile apps
  • Experience in the publishing industry

Bleacher Report is a division of WarnerMedia, LLC.  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.

Senior Software Engineer - C# (SF or Remote/US Based)

Bleacher Report is seeking an experienced, highly-motivated Senior Software Engineer (C#) to join our structured data & sports analytics squad. As a Senior Engineer you will play a significant role in developing some of our most engaging in-app features including scores, gamecasts, play-by-play, and rich media notifications.

We are the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to an unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its highly addictive app. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

As a division of AT&T and Warner Media, B/R has gained all the advantages of a large media company while maintaining its vibrant startup culture. We work in a fast-paced, 24-7 field in a laid back environment. You'll be in a role that allows you to work with multiple groups and networks.  

What you'll be doing...

  • Build and launch new features and data services for Bleacher Report’s sports analytics platform

  • Work closely with our product team to develop requirements and deliver solutions

  • Ship software for a high-volume consumer-facing platform with a focus on code that well-designed, maintainable, unit tested, code reviewed, and monitored

  • Mentor junior team members

  • W closely with a top-notch engineering team, continuously improving our development and deployment processes

Experience you need...

  • 7+ years experience with C# or JAVA

  • 7+ years experience with database design and SQL optimization (PostreSQL)

  • Honesty, friendly attitude, and good sense of humor

  • A disciplined approach to software development, Test Driven Development, and Agile methodologies

  • Experience with microservices, SOA concepts, and distributed systems

  • Experience with message brokers, caching strategies, and CI/CD

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work across engineering teams

  • Comfortable with fast-paced, iterative, agile design cycles

  • B.S. in Computer Science/related fields or equivalent experience.

**Note “sports fanship” was not listed as a requirement. We love all of our engineers, sports fans or not.  Those who thrive on technical problem solving will feel just as at home as those that thrive on game 7 showdowns.

Bonus points for...

  • Familiarity with RESTful service development, Redis, RabbitMQ, and AWS

  • Knowledge of NET Core and its relationship to the classic .NET Framework

  • Experience with general front-end development (HTML, CSS, MVC, etc.) and front-end frameworks (React, AngularJS)

  • Experience working on a high-traffic website or platform

  • Contributions to the open-source community.

Benefits and perks include...

  • Competitive salary

  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 401(K) plan with matching

  • Life Insurance and AD&D, LTD

  • Annual conference budget

  • Transit stipends

  • Subsidized gym memberships

  • The latest technology and equipment you need

  • Fully-stocked snack and coffee bar with a variety of food and beverages

  • Awesome team events year-round, in and out of the office

Bleacher Report is a division of WarnerMedia, LLC.  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.