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Javascript / Typescript Senior Software Engineer


Remote / Virtual 04-30-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

As a Senior Software Engineer for the front end, JS Client SDK Engineering Team, you will help us push the boundaries of what is possible on some of the most interesting browser based devices in the marketplace! You'll be part of the team that builds our Direct-to-Consumer apps through a critical component to help enable client-server interactions in our apps, such as Disney+, Star+ and Hulu on a wide range of devices supported by our web and browser based devices platforms. Best of all, you'll get to build this in JavaScript/TypeScript!
We're looking for an engineer who has experience in web-based technologies with an emphasis in TypeScript, who knows how to write cross platform code, is familiar with sound architectural patterns and is ready to push the boundaries on our custom in-house runtime to provide the best app experiences for our developers and users on devices across the varying spectrum from set-top boxes to modern web browsers.
This opening is for a Senior Software Engineer. Whether you're in New York City, San Francisco Bay Area, or anywhere in the US (remote work), we provide opportunities to elevate your career and to transform an industry!
What will the future of streaming look like; and are you ready to be a part of it?
We truly believe we offer a unique opportunity for any technologist:
• To build on an innovative technology stack.
• To work with an outstanding team of Engineers on award-winning, sophisticated apps and systems in a highly collaborative team environment.
• To have an influence on products used globally by millions.

• Help the design and architecture of the client SDK in a small team setting while collaborating across the organization.
• Write code that establishes and improves the way our applications interact with the Disney services.
• Leads by example to write, maintain, follow and enforce code quality through test driven development.
• Collaborate closely with other engineering, product, design, and marketing teams to help define product requirements.
• Applies experiences and exercises judgment in selecting methods and techniques to identify, resolve, and develop solutions to a variety of complex tasks involving architectural application changes.
• Provide oversight and direction to junior software engineers

Basic Qualifications:
• 6+ years of experience building highly scalable and performant production level applications.
• An interest in writing well-documented, clear, and robust clean code.
• Experience working with modern web technologies like TypeScript and JavaScript
• Proven ability to integrate with third party systems (EX: API's, SDK's, etc)
• Highly diligent with the ability to see projects from beginning to end.
• Exhibits emotional intelligence, supervising oneself under high pressure situations and meets urgent timelines.
• Optimally collaborates and communicates with team members and multi-functional partners, engaging technical topics with clarity as well as healthy curiosity-based technical discussions.
• JavaScript/TypeScript DevOps tooling and test frameworks including Babel, WebPack, Mocha, npm, Jenkins, and HOCON.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience building reusable frameworks and SDK's for other application developers.
• Demonstrated ability to architect complex technical changes, knowledge-share, and gather buy-in for solutions.
• Experience building apps on connected devices and game consoles.
• Video streaming technologies including HLS and DRM.
• Ability to support and mentor other developers by building trust, identifying goals, encouraging instruction, and providing constructive feedback.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkzmvq-34-204-174-110-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ and Disney+.