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Software Engineer, Android

Disney

San Francisco, CA 05-01-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
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.
• 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.

The Product & Data Engineering team is responsible for end to end development for Disney's world-class consumer-facing products, including streaming platforms Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+, and digital products & experiences across ESPN, Marvel, Disney Studios, NatGeo, and ABC News. The team drives innovation at scale for millions of consumers around the world across Apple, Android, Smart TVs, game consoles, and the web, with our platforms powering core experiences like personalization, search, messaging and data.

As an Android Software Engineer focused on fantasy sports you will be part of a diverse and talented organization focused on building and maintaining complex Android applications for ESPN.com. You will be a member of a team creating mobile applications for the world's #1 fantasy sports products, using Java/Kotlin to develop elegant solutions for new product features and core app architecture.

If you:
• Demonstrate determination in finding solutions to complex puzzles
• Have the curiosity to research and learn new technologies
• Employ positive thinking and are able to work constructively in a diverse team setting
• Are passionate about app development
• Value learning and being exposed to new experiences
• Love working in a startup culture

then working at Disney is unlike anything else. We have the latest technology, game-changing ideas, and world-class talent. Come be a part of our team and help us find new ways to interact with users, however and wherever they connect with our brands.

Responsibilities
• Develop features and provide support for fantasy-related apps used by millions of fans
• Expand and enhance core app functionality using Java/Kotlin
• Implement best practices to continually increase performance and scalability
• Work with product and project management to refine specs and timelines
• Partner with other engineering teams to deliver best solutions

Basic Qualifications
• Experience working on a significant consumer app that is currently available in marketplace
• Strong understanding of OO design patterns and concepts
• A sound understanding of HTTP and REST-style web services
• Solid understanding of Android app development life cycle including Google Play and Amazon App Store compliance policies and submissions requirements
• Experience with unit test frameworks and continuous integration systems
• Write efficient, reliable, and maintainable code whether implementing architectural improvements, user-facing features, or fixing defects
• Troubleshoot and resolve issues, problems, and errors encountered across our various platforms
• Analyze and optimize application code for efficiency, reliability and performance
• Demonstrated ability to research and learn new technologies
• Strong communication skills and attention to detail
• Driven and self motivated
• Minimum 3+ years relevant industry experience with Android on all OS versions
• BS, BA, or advanced degree in computer science, engineering .

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The hiring range for this position in San Francisco, California is $123,400 - $165,400 per year and in New York and Seattle, Washington is $118,000 - $158,200 per year and in Bristol, Connecticut is $112,000 - $151,000 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-rb0b3y-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $123,400 to $165,400 Per Year ($ 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.