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Sr Software Engineer - Scala


Seattle, WA 04-01-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
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 our 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 enhance 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 here:
• Building the future of Disney's media: DE&E Technologists are designing and building the infrastructure that will power our 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 implement groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news.

Disney, a global leader in entertainment, is seeking a talented and dedicated Senior Software Engineer to join our Payment team. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a team that manages the payment transactions of millions of customers across our celebrated platforms - Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu, and the upcoming Star.

In this role, you'll:
• Manage Crucial Payment Systems: You'll play an integral role in our multi-tenant system that processes payments, ensuring it remains highly available, scalable, and resilient.
• Influence Technical Direction: As a member of our fast-paced and rapidly growing team, your expertise will help shape the technical architecture and direction of our Tier 1 services.
• Explore International Payment Landscapes: This role offers the chance to gain insights into global payment challenges and strategies, as we expand our streaming services worldwide.
• Join us in this exciting journey, where your work directly contributes to the growth and success of Disney's streaming services.

Your Impact
• Innovate at Scale: Dive into the thrilling world of high-performance systems, shaping the backbone of our global streaming services.
• Collaborate with the Best: Team up with top minds to craft cutting-edge solutions, pushing the boundaries of what's possible in streaming technology.
• Master Your Craft: Hone your skills with Scala, Java, Kotlin, and AWS, creating software that's not just functional but extraordinary.
• Drive Excellence: Your work will directly influence the joy and excitement of our global audience, ensuring every stream is seamless and magical

• A BS degree in Computer Science or a related field, backed by solid experience in backend development.
• Proven ability in designing and implementing large-scale distributed systems, showcasing your technical depth and problem-solving skills.
• A minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in Scala. Candidates with extensive (5+ years) experience in another Object-Oriented programming language are also encouraged to apply.
• Familiarity with AWS products and services (including EC2, S3, Lambda, DynamoDB, SQS, RDS, ElastiCache, CloudFront, etc.), or experience with other cloud platforms, demonstrating your adaptability in cloud environments.
• In-depth experience with relational and/or NoSQL databases, underscoring your ability to manage and manipulate data effectively.
• A history of successfully taking ownership of features/functionality and delivering end-to-end projects with high quality and robust architecture, reflecting your dedication and attention to detail.
• Exceptional social skills with a proven track record of working effectively with multi-functional business partners, highlighting your team-oriented mindset.
• The capability to delve into any technical component, coupled with an understanding of the overall system architecture, demonstrating your comprehensive approach to technology.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in functional programming, preferably Scala.

This position is with Hulu, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

Job Posting Statement The hiring range for this position in Seattle, Washington andNew York City, NY is $142.516 to $191,180 per year; the hiring range for this position in Santa Monica/Burbank/Glendale/L.A., California and in Bristol, Connecticut is $132,700 to $182,490; and the hiring range for this position in San Francisco, California is $148,994 to $199,870 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 Direct to Consumer:

Disney's Direct to Consumer team oversees the Hulu and Disney+ streaming businesses within Disney Entertainment helping to bring The Walt Disney Company's best-in-class storytelling to fans and families everywhere.

This position is with Hulu, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Direct to Consumer.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0xz81-3-230-143-213-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $142.52 to $191,180 Per Hour ($ 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.