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 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.

Engineering Manager

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 team and looking for an experienced, highly-motivated Engineering Manager. This is a hands-on role managing a cross-functional, agile engineering team and working closely with our product team, design team, and stakeholders to deliver strategic wins.

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

What you’ll do...

  • Lead, manage, and scale one of our multidisciplinary, agile engineering teams

  • Drive project planning, sprint planning, and sprint execution

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

  • Invest in people! Helping engineers advance their skills and careers through one­-on­-ones, growth and development plans, and performance feedback

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

  • Work with engineering leads, QA, and product management 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

  • Experience delivering products in an agile environment with a geographically distributed team

  • Previous experience as a hands-­on technical contributor. Bonus points high-growth Consumer app experience.

  • 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)

  • 7+ years of experience in Software Engineering

Experience we appreciate...

  • Running software services on Amazon Web Services (or other Cloud providers)

  • Contributions to the OSS community

  • Public speaking

Benefits and perks include...

  • Competitive salary

  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance

  • $5,000 annual personal conference & training 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


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.  


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


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.


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.