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Sr Software Engineer, Android

Disney

Glendale, CA 05-03-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The Walt Disney Company has a rich tradition of creating innovative products and magical experiences for millions of people around the world. Software Engineers are at the heart of that innovation and magic, building platforms, services, tools and infrastructure for an unmatched collection of content and brands such as ABC, Disney, and ESPN.

As an Android Senior 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
• Architect and develop core app functionality using Java/Kotlin
• Prototype new features and research applicable technologies
• Implement best practices to continually increase performance and scalability
• Review code and pull requests to ensure product and design specifications are met
• Work with product and project management to refine specs and timelines
• Partner with other engineering teams to deliver best solutions
• Mentor and provide feedback to junior engineers

Basic Qualifications
• 5+ years hands-on professional development experience with Android on all OS versions
• Experience working a significant consumer app that is currently available in marketplace
• Strong understanding of object-oriented design patterns and concepts
• Sound foundation in HTTP/S, APIs, and web services
• Demonstrated ability to design and build dynamic multi-threaded mobile apps
• Solid understanding of Android app development life cycle including Google Play Store compliance policies and submissions requirements
• Ability to collaborate in a small, productive development team as well as ability to work independently
• Experience with unit test frameworks and continuous integration systems
• Motivated self-starter with the ability to learn and adapt to new technologies
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; can effectively articulate complex ideas and influence others through well-reasoned explanations
• 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
• Understand product architecture, assisting the Software Architects as necessary
• Manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
• Work with minimal technical supervision and supplemental engineering support
• Embrace a highly collaborative team that rewards quality code and effective communication
• Operate as a resource to less experienced Software Engineers, providing an open learning environment for cross-team knowledge sharing
• Driven and self motivated

Education
• BS, BA, or advanced degree in computer science, engineering or its equivalent.

Additional Information

Disney is an equal opportunity employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

Company Overview

The hiring range for this position in San Francisco, CA is $148,994 - $199,870 per year, and in Seattle, WA and New York is $142,516- $191,180 per year, and in Bristol, CT is $136,100 - $182,400 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-gwwkny-44-223-39-67-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $148,994 to $199,870 Per Year ($ 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.