Full Time Job

Sr Software Engineer, iOS


Glendale, CA 07-08-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology
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.

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.

The team responsible for building Hulu in Apple devices is seeking a Senior Software Engineer. This is a great opportunity to work on a leading news product ABC News. You will collaborate with cross-functional to deliver high-quality, innovative features and enhancements to our users.

Why you want to work with us:
• Nurture a highly collaborative, world-class team of software engineers.
• Work on a cutting-edge and evolving technology stack.
• Own substantial features shipped to millions of users.
• Influence the innovation of high-profile products in the digital news landscape.
• Join an inclusive culture that incorporates diverse perspectives and supports individual needs.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:
• Development of feature-rich native iOS, tvOS and visionOS applications for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and Apple Vision Pro.
• Identify areas for growth within the team processes and develop new systems for collaboration.
• Write clear, well-tested, performant code.
• Work with other developers to create sustainable, well-architected solutions that are built to last.
• Manage production issues and solve novel problems.
• Guide an agile team participating in the full lifecycle of application development, including being the key point of contact for entire features.
• Mentor associate, mid-level, and senior team members and support peers through code review and pair programming
• Create opportunities to learn and teach others.

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 5 years of related work experience
• Expert knowledge of Swift, Apple Frameworks, and the Xcode ecosystem.
• Experience leading a team, including delegating responsibility and balancing competing priorities.
• Experience integrating with backend systems web services, and third-party software

Preferred Qualifications:
• Hold high standards of quality for both the codebases you contribute to and the applications you build.
• A growth mindset towards learning, experience mentoring others, and a desire to give and receive feedback.
• Experience composing and presenting thoughtful and implementable solutions to a variety of stakeholders (technical and non-technical)
• Working knowledge of SwiftUI and reactive programming paradigms in the Apple ecosystem (including Combine)
• Knowledge of best practices when dealing with REST API integrations
• Working knowledge of audio/video APIs in iOS and tvOS, including AVKit

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.

The hiring range for this position in California is $136,100 - $182,400 per year and in Washington is $142,516- $191,180 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, 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-g68j1q-34-204-198-73-42 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.