Full Time Job

Software Engineer


Santa Monica, CA 7 days ago
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
About the Role & Team
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 redefining 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 improve 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 for Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

The Ad Platforms team is building and operating the technology that supports Disney's industry-leading, multi-billion dollar global advertising business. Working across all of Disney's streaming brands and linear channels, this team's scope is multifaceted - they impact everything from core infrastructure development that powers Disney's proprietary ad server, to reimagining viewer-first ad experiences and formats. Our award-winning, in-house built technologies are the backbone of Disney's ad business and a critical element of the Company's streaming future.

What You Will Do

The Ad Infrastructure team is seeking a talented software and cloud engineer to join our team. Our systems enable DevOps practices so releases can be executed faster and be more stable in production. Our platforms and tools reduce the cognitive load of ownership and operations so that teams can devote the majority of their time to delivering business value.
• Provide support to dev teams for our tooling and platform.
• You'll write automation tools to support developers deploying and running cloud infrastructure.
• You will implement and execute best practices and security standards for operating in the cloud.
• You will contribute to a library of shared terraform modules.
• When we hit the limits of our scale, you will participate in investigations.
• Work with infrastructure tooling and be a good resource for forming cloud infrastructure as code.
• Participate in on-call rotations.

First 6-8 months
• Providing support to devs teams for our tooling and platform
• Participating in our on-call rotation
• Learning the tools and processes our team uses

12 months
• Becoming familiar with the Ads organization
• Begin contributing to internal tools and libraries
• Automating various aspects of the support channel

18-24 months
• Responsible for larger projects
• Become an expert in all of our Ad Infrastructure tooling
• Expected to contribute in technical design meetings

Required Qualifications & Skills
• Minimum of 1 year of software engineering experience
• Experience with Python, Go, or JavaScript
• Experience with Docker
• Experience using and implementing CI/CD
• Experience with cloud hosting

Preferred Qualifications
• AWS Certifications
• Experience with Unix/Linux systems
• Experience with Kubernetes
• Experience with AWS
• Experience with Spinnaker
• Experience with Jenkins


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, CA is $93,400.00 - $125,200.00 per year based on a 40-hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. 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-gmmvz3-44-220-44-148-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $93,400 to $125,200 Per Year ($ 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.