Turner Broadcasting Technology Summer 2019 Intern - [META] Software Developer in Atlanta, Georgia


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Technology Summer 2019 Intern - [META] Software Developer

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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.

CNN’s BEST META (Media Enabled Technology and Architecture) group develops, maintains and manages complex enterprise production software systems that support CNN’s global newsgathering and video production workflows. Teams typically work on software and media applications in areas such as video acquisition and editing, media management, election graphics, show production, news story creation, and much more.

What will you be doing?

As an intern, you will have the opportunity to help build and enhance enterprise software applications related to media management and newsroom workflows.Specific responsibilities vary by project. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Work on an Agile Scrum development team on various enterprise production applications.
  • Participate in scrum activities including sprint planning, design, sprint execution, development, and team retrospectives.
  • Use software design, analysis and programming skills to develop programs in functional languages like functional JavaScript, Node, Erlang or Scala
  • Assist the team in developing client-side web implementations or server-side micro-services

Some of the learning opportunities may include:

  • Inter-relationships between complex enterprise production systems
  • Use of functional and object-oriented programming languages within software and media applications
  • Use of UI client libraries like Bootstrap, JQuery, JQuery plug-ins, Web Components, and other contemporary HTML5 technologies

  • Utilize RESTful architecture and design principles to implement and use REST-based APIs

  • Use of relational and document-based database design like Oracle, MongoDB
  • Use of continuous deployment tools including Git, Jenkins, Chef, Grunt, NPM, Mocha, Tape
  • Build and deploy applications into the cloud using Amazon Web Services
  • Agile scrum-based software development process

What do we require from you?

• Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree majoring in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or a related technical field

• Comfortable working in a collaborative team environment using agile development practices

Preferred Experience:

• Familiarity with JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Ajax and common web development frameworks, libraries and technologies.

• Familiarity with object-oriented and/or functional paradigms.

• Fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, algorithm complexity analysis

What’s so great about this internship?

  • An opportunity to work with a great team that is passionate about the same thing you are!

  • Networking opportunities to meet people that you’d like to know!

  • A speaker series that introduces you to cool executives and what they do for the best brands!

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