About the organization
Discovery Direct-to-Consumer is the technology arm of Discovery Inc.
We work at the crossroads of technology, entertainment, and everyday utility, continuously leveraging technology to create immersive viewing and interactive experiences. We are building a global streaming video platform and a suite of applications to support all our global Discovery owned brands. These include DiscoveryGo, Food Network Plus, GolfTV, MotorTrend on Demand, Eurosport Player, Discovery plus, and many more. We build experiences ranging from traditional video streaming, to highly interactive and immersive applications. We build across connected TV, web, mobile and consoles and are fast, nimble and have fun building world-class products for our iconic brands.
About the team you'll join
You'll join the Content Metadata Processing team, part of the Content Management team.
We're responsible for Content Metadata within the global DTC streaming platform. We build robust solutions to enable ingest, searching (indexing), validating, and managing metadata for all content (videos, shows, channels, etc) on the platform. We provide APIs that allows editorial staff to manage the data via Sonic Studio. This team plays an important role in delivering metadata to end users, for a flawless end user experience. Our services must run 24/7 so that the latest content can be available to end users instantaneously and we are typically involved at the very early stages of all projects that expand the platform to new territories, recently Discovery+ India, Discovery+ US, Dplay Japan/Australia/New Zealand, and more.
We use cutting edge cloud technology and micro service architecture to enable the content metadata pipeline and use Java, Kotlin, Kafka, AWS, reactive programming and ElasticSearch.
What we're looking for
In addition to academic qualifications, we look for proactive problem solvers, motivated to learn and able to collaborate and exchange ideas and most importantly be a team player.
* Must be currently enrolled as a student (proof of enrollment will be required if selected for an internship)
* Must be looking for a permanent role within 12-24 months of completing the internship program
* Must have the legal right to work in Sweden.
Why Intern at Discovery
As an intern you'll work with and learn from highly talented engineers, helping to create a world class global streaming platform, using cutting-edge technology, delivering immense value for passionate superfans around the world. You'll be able to build features that improve the content metadata pipeline in the global platform, adding essential functionality for end users. Projects may include enabling crucial metadata to end users, improving searching and classification of data, stabilizing and speeding up ingest workflow and improving monitoring and tooling for the team.
You'll join a global team, but with many of the benefits of working in small team. We have an open culture that balances hard work and fun and look forward to having interns join our team bringing fresh ideas!
Some key features of the program include:
1:1 Mentorship: you'll be assigned a mentor for the duration of the program to ensure you get off to a flying start and continue to meet your development goals throughout.
Tech Speaker Series: you'll frequently learn about new technologies and trends and meet and learn from some of the most talented technologists in the industry, both internal and external to Discovery.
Career Coaching: you'll receive tailored career advice and guidance from experienced data experts, and leaders who have been where you are, and will share how they have successfully navigated their careers.
Global exposure: Most of our teams and products have global impact, meaning often are interns are working on projects that impact multiple markets. This provides you with unique insight into solving problem at scale, the nuances between markets and how we leverage technology to provide seamless and consistent quality across our customer experience globally.
Global Network: By the end of the program you'll have built a global network of talented Engineers, Product Managers, Data Scientists and Analysts, Product Designer, Marketeers and business leaders. You'll also have an extensive network for peers with whom you will have built great relationships! It's a small industry and the network you build and the impression you make during the program will be invaluable throughout your career.
Long-term career prospects: While this is a summer internship, we see this as the start of a long-term relationship. Many of our current employees are prior interns and for developers early in their career Discovery DTC offers unparalleled opportunities. From working on unique and exciting projects, to having global impact and gaining international experience. We've also built a fantastic culture, that is truly diverse and inclusive, reflected in creativity and innovation across our products and features. And of course, you'll work with our talented team; our engineers are among the best in the industry and are excited to mentor and develop the next generation of tech talent!
What you need to know about the DTC Summer 2021 Program Application Process:
-Our summer 2021 program is 12 weeks long, commencing June 2nd -August 20th.
-Our internships are paid opportunities. Credit is not required; however, we will provide documentation if necessary.
-We do not require a cover letter. Please demonstrate your passion for the position through your resume
|Posted on:||13 Jan 2021|
|Type of job:||Internship|
|Industry:||Media / Advertising|
|Job duration:||3 months|