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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Senior Product Designer

ABOUT US:

Bleacher Report is the #1 sports media brand that defines sports culture by capturing and creating the moments that matter with a mission to make it as easy as possible to be a sports fan.. Our love of sports goes way beyond stats and standings, fueling top engagement across all social channels and through our own industry-leading B/R app.  This year Bleacher Report was ranked as one of the ‘Worlds Most Innovative Companies’ 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.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Senior 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. Sketch, Framer, HTML/CSS) to best solve and communicate. You will also assume a leadership role by providing regular, direct and impactful feedback in critiques and in-person, additionally engaging individual designers in adjacent product teams to help them grow their skills and design toolkit.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates expertise of layout, typography and visual hierarchy
  • Creates consistent, scalable design solutions across all platforms
  • Responsible for delivering wireframes, user flows, user testing, low-fidelity designs, high-fidelity designs, specs, assets.
  • Creates designs for multiple contexts and devices
  • Partners with PMs and engineers to oversee the user experience of a product from conception until launch
  • Leads sprints from Discovery to engineering handoff.
  • Plans, executes, and synthesizes takeaways from user research to improve the product.
  • Guides the critique from others, ensuring feedback is constructive and actionable.
  • Evangelizes best design practices to other Designers, Engineers, and Product Managers.
  • Plans and leads brainstorming sessions.
  • Proactively schedules design critiques to get feedback on work.
  • Leverages prototyping as a way to demonstrate complex flows.
  • Executes end to end research from planning studies to synthesizing results.
  • Provides QA feedback to engineers for designs in development.
  • Ability to work autonomously to meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Embodies high standards and thoughtful design
  • Shares work early and often and encourages peers to seek out constructive feedback from their manager, stakeholders, team
  • Begins every project by defining what qualitative and quantitative data will be important in their work.
  • Fosters a highly-collaborative design process and, as a result, is trusted by their team to talk through both scope and technical challenges and negotiate thoughtful outcomes.
  • Participates in cross-discipline initiatives, bringing a design voice to the conversation and building trust between the design team and other disciplines.
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills, whether in one-on-one or group situations.
  • Communicates complex ideas, goals and problems in a way that is accessible even to those unfamiliar with the project.
  • Assumes a leadership role on the Product Design team. Is held accountable for design quality and cohesion across their own and adjacent product teams, and flags quality concerns to the responsible designers and design managers.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong design portfolio highlighting critical thinking and problem solving
  • 6-9+ years professional experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Design or related field preferred
  • Experience working closely with Product Managers and Engineering teams
  • Proficiency with all current UI and UX patterns on iOS, Android, and the web
  • High-level understanding of product strategy and vision
  • Comfortable employing qualitative and quantitative methods for user research
  • Proficient using at least one prototyping tool
  • Well-versed in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch
  • Understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Comfortable working with 3rd party integrations and APIs
  • Ability to create presentations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the digital landscape in media, design and technology
  • In tune with contemporary design, internet and youth culture trends
  • A knowledge and love of sports and sports culture a plus
  • Candidate must be based in, or willing to relocate to San Francisco

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

About us...

Bleacher Report is the #1 sports media brand that defines sports culture by capturing and creating the moments that matter with a mission to make it as easy as possible to be a sports fan.. Our love of sports goes way beyond stats and standings, fueling top engagement across all social channels and through our own industry-leading B/R app.  This year Bleacher Report was ranked as one of the ‘Worlds Most Innovative Companies’ 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.

About the role...

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 Product Manager

Bleacher Report is the #1 sports media brand that defines sports culture by capturing and creating the moments that matter with a mission to make it as easy as possible to be a sports fan.. Our love of sports goes way beyond stats and standings, fueling top engagement across all social channels and through our own industry-leading B/R app.  This year Bleacher Report was ranked as one of the ‘Worlds Most Innovative Companies’ 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.

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#

About us...

Bleacher Report is the #1 sports media brand that defines sports culture by capturing and creating the moments that matter with a mission to make it as easy as possible to be a sports fan.. Our love of sports goes way beyond stats and standings, fueling top engagement across all social channels and through our own industry-leading B/R app.  This year Bleacher Report was ranked as one of the ‘Worlds Most Innovative Companies’ 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.

About the role...

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.