Full Time Job

Sr Software Engineer


New York, NY 03-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
At Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology, we're reimagining ways to create magical viewing experiences for the world's most beloved stories. 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.

A few reasons why we think you'd love working for Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology
• 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 execute groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news.

Job Summary

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help us grow the data platform. You will be embedded on the Orchestration Platform team that runs workflow scheduling applications and data ingestion infrastructure that helps power the analytics, operations, and data science behind our flagship streaming applications - Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Star+.

You'll get to understand the challenges of facilitating a high-quality, flawless media streaming experience across mobile, connected devices, and web, all while using the latest technologies available from AWS and beyond. If you're interested in working in a highly collaborative team environment like this, please get in touch - we'd love to hear from you!

• Be a key player in a cross-functional team of engineers who build software for a large-scale data processing ecosystem, supporting real-time and batch data pipelines for analytics, data science, and operations.
• Build tools and services to support data discovery, lineage, resiliency, and privacy compliance across the data platform
• Design and develop CI/CD processes for infrastructure components that ensure high availability and agility
• Maintain software engineering and architecture best practices and standards within the team and wider organization, along with a culture of quality, innovation, and experimentation
• Evangelize the platform, best-practices, data driven decisions; identify new use cases and features and drive adoption

Basic Qualifications
• Experience with Python
• Experience deploying and running cloud-based applications (preferably AWS), utilizing infrastructure-as-code frameworks like Terraform
• Ability to dive deep into any technical component as well as understand the overall systems architecture.
• You care deeply about craftsmanship in your software, and can work backwards from the customer experience.
• You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with Scala and application development
• Knowledge of Airflow
• Knowledge of Data Engineering practices and tools, such as Spark, Snowflake, ETL concepts, etc.

Required Education
• 5+ years of relevant professional experience and Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field OR 3+ years of relevant professional experiences and a Master's degree in Computer Science or related field

The hiring range for this position in New York, NY and Seattle, WA is $142,600 to $191,100 per year and in Santa Monica, CA is $136,100 to $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-rn1bpm-3-238-235-248-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $142,600 to $191,100 Per Year ($ 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.