Full Time Job

Software Engineer


Seattle, WA 07-08-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
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.

About the Role & Program

You will be working on the Developer Experience team under the Consumer Software Engineering organization to build out efficiency tools that bring benefits across developer, QA, product and UX teams. Your contribution will have a broad impact, and it will not only save engineers time and allow them to deliver product features faster, but also help the company save a lot of financial resources. At the same time, you will enjoy fast personal growth while solving exciting and ambitious technical problems!

What You Will Do

You will have the opportunity to work closely with client developers to build industry leading solutions to enable engineers to remotely access and control streaming devices. You will also build an innovative tool for managing and automating streaming hardware and for creating device labs for Disney engineering teams. Your day to day involves gathering feature requests from users, developing and testing your solutions, and deploying them into production.

Required Qualifications & Skills
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Proficiency in data analysis and analytical thinking.
• Ability to multi-task and context-switch with ease in a fast-paced, and ever-evolving organization.
• Process-drive and very detail-oriented.
• Solid understanding of computer science fundamentals (data structure, algorithms, etc.).
• Programming language and scripting skills with experience in writing modern JavaScript or TypeScript applications.

Preferred Qualifications
• Familiarity with common frameworks and tools such as React, NodeJS, ExpressJS and RxJS.
• Experience with reverse engineering and working with streaming hardware such as TV, gaming console and set-top box.


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 Seattle, WA and NY, NY is $98,000 to $131,300 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, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmm28x-3-238-121-7-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $98,000 to $131,300 Per Year ($ 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.