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iOS Sr Software Engineer


Seattle, WA 03-01-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology
On any given day at Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology, we're reimagining ways to create magical viewing experiences for the world's most beloved stories while also transforming Disney's media business for the future. Whether that's evolving our streaming and digital products in new and immersive ways, powering worldwide advertising and distribution to maximize flexibility and efficiency, or delivering Disney's unmatched entertainment and sports content, every day is a moment to make a difference to partners and to hundreds of millions of people around the world.

A few reasons why we think you'd love working for Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology
• Building the future of Disney's media business: DE&E Technologists are designing and building the infrastructure that will power Disney's media, advertising, and distribution businesses for years to come.
• Reach & Scale: The products and platforms this group builds and operates delight millions of consumers every minute of every day – from Disney+ and Hulu, to ABC News and Entertainment, to ESPN and ESPN+, and much more.
• Innovation: We develop and execute groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news.

Job Summary:

The Apple team responsible for building Disney+ is seeking a Senior Software Engineer who will be an outstanding addition to our team. As a developer for Disney+, you will contribute to building our iOS and Apple TV applications for the App Store. The right person for this role can continuously learn and improve to deliver high-quality testable code, while working closely with our product and design teams to deliver a delightful experience to our viewers. If you are someone who is excited about making an impact in the video streaming space and are passionate about code, this will be a phenomenal role for you.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:
• Build features for both iOS, tvOS and visionOS in Swift.
• Maintain a high level of code quality with each feature delivery by including unit and

integration tests.
• Regularly review code from peers for continuous improvements and shared knowledge.
• Collaborate with other client platform teams to ensure a great user experience for all

Disney+ viewers.
• Specialize in Apple technologies such as UIKit, SwiftUI, AVKit and StoreKit to build a

world-class application.

Required Education, Experience/Skills/Training:

Basic Qualifications:
• A desire to learn and grow with the team, while also sharing your own insights.
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.
• At least 5 years of industry experience in iOS software development, 3 of which have been spent using

• At least 5 years of industry experience implementing complex user interfaces using Apple's UIKit or

• You will be required to write unit tested code as part of delivering features.
• Can demonstrate an understanding of Computer Science fundamentals.
• An understanding of the trade-offs of using different design patterns, such as MVC or MVVM.
• You have at least 3 years of experience in agile processes to help the team be effective and efficient.
• A passion for code quality.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with Apple's AVKit framework and HLS.
• Experience integrating in-app purchases using StoreKit.

The hiring range for this position in Seattle, WA and San Francisco, CA is $142,600.00-$191,100.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disney Direct to Consumer:

Disney's Direct to Consumer team oversees the Hulu and Disney+ streaming businesses within Disney Entertainment helping to bring The Walt Disney Company's best-in-class storytelling to fans and families everywhere.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Direct to Consumer.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj0260-3-230-143-213-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $142,600 to $191,100 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, publishing, domestic television stations, digital businesses and radio networks and stations.