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Sr Software Engineer - Etl


Santa Monica, CA 06-04-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
On any given day at Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology (DEET), 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!
• 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 complete groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news.

Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology's Metadata Ingest team is seeking a Senior Software Engineer who is sharp, motivated and will help build the technology backbone for our current and future products. The team is responsible for the end-to-end technology needs to acquire live and linear content from over 1000 channels and deliver the highest quality streaming services to tens of millions of users. As a part of this team, you would use technologies like SpringBoot, Postgres, Redis, Kafka and native AWS resources such as DynamoDB, SQS, Elasticache, Elasticsearch etc.

• Understand and implement the best engineering practices to write well constructed and easy to maintain code while collaborating with product managers to achieve business functionality
• Improve the content ingestion and management system APIs, publishing tools and workflows
• Design well architected solutions and build iteratively into systems while maintaining the best agile practices; and write defensive and robust tests
• Communicate status with peers and/or managers and present views and opinions patiently
• On-board and mentor other developers on the team on standards and best practices

• A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
• 5+ years of software development experience, and proficiency in Python or Java
• Expertise with core Computer Science fundamentals, including Object-Oriented programming, data structures and algorithms (hashing, trees, graphs, search etc.)
• Fundamental understanding of relational, document and graph databases
• An enjoyment for going deep on performance tuning, and a love of owning a problem end-to-end
• A desire to relentlessly pursue better ways on how to tackle problems and improve systems

• Curiosity about designing large scale distributed systems on the cloud
• Experience with Machine Learning

The hiring range for this position in Santa Monica, California 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-g42jv7-100-28-227-63-42 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.