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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Graphic Design Intern

About Us:

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.  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:

An opportunity has arisen to join Bleacher Report Football for a summer internship in their office in London.We are looking to hire a talented graphic design student to join our team and contribute to our design output over a busy period which will include the Women’s World Cup, Copa America, African Cup of Nations and summer transfer market.

The role will put the intern into the heart of our team and provide the opportunity to sharpen skills and learn from one of the most successful and fast-paced sports media teams on social.

As the B/R Football team continues to grow, we are seeking a highly motivated summer intern that can assist with general business operations and project-based tasks to help the brand blow up.

The intern will have a variety of responsibilities spanning Revenue/Strategy, Business Operations, Production, Community Management and Development, Grassroots Marketing and Communications. This is an unrivaled opportunity for general business exposure at one of the fastest growing and most popular social media brands in the world. We want someone who is ready to contribute on day 1 within a small and tight-knit team, and own projects with tangible results.


Responsibilities:

  • Create original Photoshopped design images for use on social channels
  • Manipulate pictures for banners and templates
  • Contribute to team brainstorms and help generate content ideas
  • Help organise our content database of image resources and contribute towards it


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Photoshop proficiency essential, including good photo manipulation skills
  • Knowledge of the rest of the Adobe Suite would be an advantage (particularly Illustrator and/or After Effects)
  • A passion for football would be a huge advantage 


Internship dates are from June 3 – August 9, 2019. This is a paid internship and all interns are expected to work 40 hours per week. Prospective interns must be current college students (graduate or undergraduate) or recently graduated (within the last 6 months of the program start date). 


Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

Product Designer

About Us:

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates ability of layout, typography and visual hierarchy
  • Creates consistent, scalable design solutions across all platforms
  • Executes on all phases of the design process—from wireframing and designing visuals to completing the handoff to engineering.
  • Works with Engineering to ensure a high-quality design implementation and user experience.
  • Consistently considers how their designs can support the Product team’s vision and company objectives
  • Works with designers to plan and execute on brainstorming sessions.
  • Actively participates in user research/testing to gather qualitative data.
  • Gives and takes constructive feedback from collaborators and stakeholders
  • Ability to meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Embodies high standards and thoughtful design
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects while adhering to deadlines
  • Interested & motivated to learn and grow

Requirements:

  • Strong design portfolio highlighting layout and typography
  • 3-6+ years professional experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Design or related field preferred
  • Experience designing across platforms
  • Familiar with all current UI and UX patterns on iOS, Android, and web.
  • Experience collaborating with PMs and Engineers.
  • Experience building prototypes.
  • Demonstrates empathy for teammates and users.
  • Capable of planning & executing user research into actionable, high level insights.
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch
  • Comfortable with HTML and CSS
  • Familiar working with 3rd party integrations and APIs
  • Comfortable presenting and sharing work
  • Ability to create presentations
  • Strong 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

Bonus Points:

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

Senior Product Designer

ABOUT US:

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.

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 Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

Android Engineer (SF or Remote)

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 Bleacher Report app. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

As a division of Turner, 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 also be in a role that allows you to work with multiple groups and networks. We are growing our mobile team and looking for an Android Engineer to work either in our SF office or remotely within the US.

What you’ll be building...

Bleacher Report is the premier social sports app, and serves as a destination for millions of fans all over the world to read, watch, listen, and discuss what’s happening in the world of sports. We pride ourselves on delivering a rich fan experience by using the latest and greatest technologies, sweating the small stuff, and continuing to iterate.

How you’ll build it...

We primarily develop in Kotlin, while our app is still mostly in Java. We aren’t afraid to include new OS features and libraries in our apps. We work closely with the engineers writing and maintaining our custom web services when building new features or refactoring old ones. We discuss approaches to problems early and often, review each other’s code, and are open to suggestions.

Required skills...

  • Proficiency in Android app development, with experience using Android SDK and deep understanding of android development. Minimum 6+ years experience
  • Proficiency in Kotlin, with a desire to continue learning the ins and outs of the language as it evolves.
  • Proficiency in Java, especially around interoperability with Kotlin.
  • Strong understanding of Android multi-threading (RxJava, Kotlin Coroutines).
  • Strong understanding of Android networking and working with web services.
  • Strong debugging skills, including experience using Unit Tests.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills.

**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.**

Preferred skills...

  • Proficiency with git.
  • Proficiency in Android Studio with strong knowledge using Gradle.
  • Experience writing efficient layouts.
  • Experience with dependency injection.
  • Strong understanding of MVVM, MVP and other architecture frameworks.
  • Experience working in a large code base with multiple targets.
  • Experience building test frameworks.
  • Experience using Android architecture components.
  • Strong understanding of ExoPlayer and Inline Video playback, with experience working on a media rich app.

Benefits and perks include…

Bleacher Report offers a fast-paced, energetic and agile environment that genuinely values and promotes each person’s unique talents. We combine the agility of a startup environment with the stability and benefits only a company backed by Turner Broadcasting can bring.

  • Competitive salary
  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance
  • $5,000 annual conference budget
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(K) plan with matching
  • Life Insurance and AD&D, LTD
  • 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

Engineering Manager - DevOps

Bleacher Report is seeking an experienced, highly-motivated engineering leader to join it’s team as an Engineering Manager over DevOps. This is a hands-on role managing a DevOps Engineering team, working closely with our development & QA teams and operating and optimizing one of most trafficked and innovative sports properties in the world.

A successful candidate will have a proven background leading a team of engineers, developing and growing people, technical experience building and supporting cloud-native applications, and a passion for technology and leadership.

We are the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. 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.

As a division of Turner, 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 also be in a role that allows you to work with multiple groups and networks.  

What you’ll do...

  • Lead, manage and scale our DevOps teams. Invest in people! Helping engineers advance their skills and careers through one­-on­-ones, growth and development plans, and performance feedback

  • Overall responsibility for Availability & Performance of the B/R user facing technical infrastructure on AWS

  • Manage AWS budget, RI purchases across AWS services, manage SaaS vendor relationships 

  • Oversee the technical strategy, direction, effectiveness, and happiness of your teams

  • Communicate with peers, senior leadership, and direct reports on progress against short and long-term goals

  • Work with engineering leads & QA to reinforce strategies around process improvement

Experience you need...

  • 2+ years of engineering management experience with a demonstrated track record of tactical execution and strong team building & 5+ years in operations teams (DevOps, SRE, Cloud architecture, Systems engineering)

  • Previous experience as a hands-­on DevOps contributor in cloud based environment

  • Deep technical expertise in two or more of the following: container orchestration of micro-services, RDBMS (Postgres, Mysql) or Columnar distributed-DB systems, In-memory caches, , Networking & Security, operating high traffic applications

  • Programming language proficiency in at least one of : Python, Ruby, Go, Perl, Php

  • Willingness to lead initiatives and a catalyst for change throughout the whole organization

  • Exceptional verbal, written communication, and organizational skills, along with interpersonal skills that allow for collaboration across a diverse group of people

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

Experience we appreciate...

  • Running cloud-native containerized micro-services (on AWS or other Cloud providers)

  • High-growth Consumer app experience.

  • Contributions to the OSS community

Benefits and perks include...

  • Competitive salary

  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance

  • $5,000 annual personal conference & training budget

  • Yearly team off-sites

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 401(K) plan with matching

  • Life Insurance and AD&D, LTD

  • 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




Mobile QA Automation Engineer

Bleacher Report is seeking a highly-motivated Mobile QA Automation Engineer to join our QA 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 also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive app. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

As a division of Turner, 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 also be in a role that allows you to work with multiple groups and networks.  

What else you'll be doing...

  • Develop and conduct functional automated testing on Android and iOS App platforms
  • Review and perform manual tests to understand the available opportunities for automation to help scale development and testing
  • Work with automation frameworks that integrate with Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery process
  • You will work with product owners to identify and prioritize tests that are candidates for automation.
  • You will review the automated test code to advise on optimization
  • You will be responsible for test planning, bug detection, and code maintenance, and regression testing.
  • You will test and communicate QA status on monthly app releases.
  • You will work closely with a top-notch engineering team.

Experience you need...

  • 2+ years experience in quality assurance testing role and developing test automation for mobile apps on Android and/or iOS - having an understanding of one or more automation frameworks such as Appium, Espresso, XCUITest, KIF or similar 
  • Ruby coding or similar programming language a must
  • Experience maintaining and running automated tests using tools such as Cucumber and Appium
  • Experience with CI systems like Jenkins/CircleCI and source control system like GitHub
  • Proficient in a Unix/Linux environment
  • Must be a self-starter able to take initiative and collaborate on a distributed team
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

**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...

  • Familiar with running tests in SauceLabs

  • Understanding of Kotlin and Swift

  • BS or advanced degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Experience working with Applitools

  • Familiar with the release management process and optimization

  • Python programming a plus

  • Experience testing GDPR requirements

  • Experience automating analytics for mobile

  • Experience automating mobile accessibility 

  • Experience using Charles Proxy

  • Experience working with the Atlassian toolset

  • Demonstrated aptitude and desire to learn new skills

Bleacher Report offers a fast-paced, energetic and agile environment that genuinely values and promotes each person’s unique talents. We combine the agility of a startup environment with the stability and benefits only a company backed by Turner Broadcasting can bring.

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

QA Automation Engineer

Bleacher Report is seeking a highly-motivated QA Automation Engineer 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 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.

As a division of Turner, 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 also be in a role that allows you to work with multiple groups and networks.  

What else you'll be doing...

  • Automate test scripts using Robot Framework and Python

  • Write and execute Test Cases

  • Manual testing as needed

  • Participate in Release Management activities

  • Participate in production monitoring of issues

  • Identify bug trends and drive resolution process

  • Keep management informed of progress and escalate issues when needed

Experience you need...

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

  • Minimum 5+ years experience with a Test Automation Framework

  • 5+ years experience coding

  • 5+ years experience in testing APIs

  • 5+ years experience in testing UI for Websites

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

  • In-depth knowledge of QA processes and tools

  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS/Javascript

  • 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, Subversion

  • 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 Robot Framework and Python

  • Experience with AWS

  • Strong object-oriented programming skills

Bleacher Report offers a fast-paced, energetic and agile environment that genuinely values and promotes each person’s unique talents. We combine the agility of a startup environment with the stability and benefits only a company backed by Turner Broadcasting can bring.

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



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

Prefered:

  • Experience instrumenting analytics in web and mobile apps
  • Experience in the publishing industry
Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.