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Senior Software Engineer

Disney

New York, NY 03-31-2024
 
  • 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 here:
• 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.

Media Engineering

Media Engineering is an innovative organization that is focused on providing the best possible video playback experience, art, and metadata to customers around the world, powered by exceptional technology. This strategic work requires streamlining and repurposing technology across different business and distribution channels – including streaming, linear, and theatrical – so that technology can ebb and flow across the needs of the business.

Disney Entertainment and ESPN Technology is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Media Source Management (MSM) team within the Media Engineering organization. The Media Source Management team's mission is to build highly available, high throughput services that are critical to delivering quality content to our customers. The team is responsible for implementing backend systems that process and distribute content to Disney's content catalog, powers media playback, facilitating media selection, device customization, and antipiracy technologies. If you enjoy streaming media, are interested in live sports and entertainment, or just want to join a fast-growing team that builds critical solutions for millions of streaming, then join us in building exceptional playback experiences for our global customers!

Responsibilities
• Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve software for Disney Streaming products, which have global scale.
• Run individual project priorities and deliverables and build quality products.
• Help grow a culture of collaboration and innovation.
• Provide on-call rotational support as needed.
• Mentor or coach team members on technical concepts and principles of software development.
• Recruit and help hire dedicated software engineers.

Basic Qualifications
• BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related software engineering field or equivalent practical experience
• 5+ years of developing software products with Java
• Experience in programming with Scala or Java and proficient with one or more general purpose programming languages (Scala, Java, JavaScript, C#, C++, etc.)
• Experience with event-based architecture
• Experience working with AWS and the cloud
• Experience building distributed systems with event-driven architecture

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with Terraform
• Experience with AWS Lambda and Step functions
• Experience developing with Scala
• Experience with Agile and SCRUM

#DISNEYTECH

The hiring range for this position in New York City, NY is $142.516 to $191,180 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 Entertainment & ESPN Technology:

Disney Entertainment and ESPN Technology (DE&E Technology) provides the technological backbone and product development for Disney's two media business units, while helping to keep the company at the vanguard of innovation – enabling the Company to continuously leverage technology to enhance storytelling and creativity, while delivering scalability, flexibility, and efficiency for its businesses.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

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-g3z2b5-44-210-99-209-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $142.52 to $191,180 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
Disney

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.