Turner Broadcasting Technology Summer 2019 Intern - [CNN.com] Software Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia


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Technology Summer 2019 Intern - [CNN.com] Software Engineer

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United States - Georgia - Atlanta

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The Turner Story

Turner is a division of WarnerMedia along with our sister companies, HBO and Warner Brothers. We are better known as the folks who bring you CNN, HLN, TCM, TNT, TBS, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Turner Sports and so much more! From cutting-edge breaking news stories, up-to-the-minute sports coverage, and the characters we grew up loving on to the shows we love today, Turner continues to be the gold standard in first class television programming and a demonstrated leader in digital content. We tell the stories the world wants to hear. Check it out at  www.turner.com

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What does our department do?

The Global Technology & Operations Division is where all aspects of Turner’s linear and digital technologies and resources reside.

We areRe-Imagining TV, and the result will be the ability to adapt to new business models—whether it’s direct-to-consumer, ad-supported, or transactional—we’ll have the infrastructure to support each. Most importantly, we’ll strengthen our ability to enable new consumer capabilities. Personalized networks, video-on-demand playlists (similar to what Spotify does for music) and content discovery/playback with social media are a few of the capabilities we have or are building. – Jeremy Legg, Turner’s Chief Technology Officer.

The CNN Digital development team aligns technology to the priorities that are important to the business. We enable news to be delivered on a global scale through means that include the web, mobile apps, connected devices, feeds, and affiliations. The development team’s focus is to make sure that software is optimized and highly available so the business to reach its goals.

What will you be doing?

  • Assist with the architecture team implement a data layer across all of our platforms
  • Optimize the pipe in which our data flows
  • Help streamline the data enrichment process

  • Optimize the data lake and the data store

  • Work with our visualization tool so that insights can be provided to stakeholders in a consistent manner

What do we require from you?

  • Imagination
  • Computer science major
  • Solid ability to communicate
  • Some experience cloud-based toolsets
  • Database administration

  • Data access control knowledge

What’s so great about this internship?

  • An opportunity to be an imaginative tinkerer that can learn to shape a solution around given parameters
  • An opportunity to learn how the right data can be used to drive an organization forward
  • You can expect to gain valuable insight that can further your interests in this field
  • You will have the opportunity to work with developers, managers, architects, directors, and executives.

Internship dates are May 21, 2019 – August 2, 2019. All interns are expected to work 40 hours per week and paid competitively based on location (relocation is not provided). Participation in the internship program is reserved for students who are currently enrolled or within 6 months post-graduation. Most positions are targeted to upperclassmen and graduate students. Candidates must be qualified and available to work at the time the application is submitted. Full-time employment is not guaranteed at the end of the program.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services