AT&T Senior Search and Discovery Engineer in El Segundo, California


DIRECTV provides world class digital delivery of entertainment and sports content. Our engineers are constantly developing and enhancing our leading edge software solutions, delivering an industry-leading customer experience over satellite, mobile, video on demand, and interactive services. We are constantly looking for ways to reduce roadblocks for our engineers so they can do what they do best: deliver world-class entertainment products.

About the Job

The AT&T Entertainment Systems is looking for an experienced engineer to join the Search and Discovery team.

This individual will lead a small team to develop and integrate Search and Discovery components with business to business customers. The successful candidate will have the vision and experience to guide the team to adopt the latest search technology and provide inputs to the Search and Discovery platform to help build reusable components. We are looking for individuals from a diversity of backgrounds with demonstrated quantitative and problem-solving skills.


  • Collaborate withProduct team to align engineering roadmap with Product roadmap

  • Work closely withsystem architects to evaluate design and implementation

  • Implement anddeploy the services with new features.

  • Oversee thedevelopment and deployment of applications / micro-services focused on Searchand Discovery.

  • Evaluatedifferent search technologies and provide technical input to the team.

  • Create and maintainan engineering roadmap focused on Search and Discovery features

  • Recruit employees;assign, direct, and evaluate team’s effort; and oversee the development and maintenanceof staff competence


  • 8+ years of experience building production software systems

  • Hands on experience with Java/J2EE, Node.js, AWS, Docker andKubernetes

  • Development experience with Search technologies such as Solrand/or Lucene

  • Leadership qualities, including ability to facilitatetechnical discussions with diverse and cross-functional groups, peoplemanagement, organizational, interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills includingthe ability to effectively communicate technical issues and solutions to alllevels of the organization

  • Stronganalytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills

  • Excellentmultitasking and time management skills with consistent attention todetail