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Software Engineer


Santa Monica, CA 05-01-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 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 our 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 enhance 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 believe you'd love working here:
• Building the future of Disney's media: DE&E Technologists are designing and building the infrastructure that will power our 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 implement groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and improve how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news.

The Product & Data Engineering teams are responsible for end to end development for Disney's extraordinary 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.

The User Foundations team builds critical User Capabilities that are shared across all experiences on the streaming services: Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ and Star+. We implement reliable, high-throughput services and pipelines for capturing information about our users, and delivering personalized experiences. We're a fast-paced, multifaceted, collaborative and fun team, and are looking for someone who can slot right in and start delivering from day 1.

• Collaborates closely with engineering teams to identify goals and translates them into technical specifications, projects, or fixes that scale and perform.
• Leads by example to write, maintain, follow and enforce code quality through test driven development.
• Contributes to project needs and the evolution of the team's practices, recommending changes in development, coding, maintenance and system standards.
• Efficiently supports software throughout the lifecycle. Performs technical maintenance and fixing for components while maintaining clear documentation.
• 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.
• Supports and mentors' developers through code reviews, knowledge-sharing, and technical leadership.
• Implements reusable architecture and patterns that set the direction for backend service development across DE&ET.

Basic Qualifications:
• 3+ years of software engineering experience
• Understanding of message based distributed, scalable, and resilient systems
• Desire to work in a start-up, fast-growth, or rapid-change environment
• Experience working on diverse teams
• Problem-solving skills to identify the root cause
• Solid communication skills – written, and oral
• Ability to be flexible, adapting to changing priorities
• Java and/or Scala
• Build tools like Maven and/or sbt
• SpringBoot and related Spring projects
• BDD/Integration testing using cucumber
• WebService. REST + swagger

Preferred Qualifications:
• Big data frameworks. Flink and/or Spark
• AWS EMR, ElastiCache, Aurora, S3, IAM, EKS
• Apache Kafka and/or Kinesis
• Terraform, Docker and Kubernetes
• Experience building, testing, and tuning distributed systems

Required Education:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software, Electrical or Electronics Engineering, or comparable field of study, and/or equivalent work experience

The hiring range for this position in Santa Monica is $112,600-$151,000 per year and in Seattle is $142,516- $191,180 per year and in NYC is $118,000-$158,200 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 Hulu, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3z7mn-3-215-186-30-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $136,100 to $182,400 Per Year ($ 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.