Sr Software Engineer

Sr Software Engineer

03 Jul 2022
California, Burbank, 91501 Burbank USA

Sr Software Engineer

Ever wonder how the innovative storytelling from the world’s most beloved brands – Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, ESPN, 20th Century, National Geographic, FX, Freeform, Disney Channels, ABC, and more makes it to viewers around the globe and beyond (yes, we also deliver content to the International Space Station)? Come join our growing team that builds global products, platforms and tools that deliver and monetize our company's unmatched collection of content, power our businesses and reflect the company's innovative spirit.We are the Content Platforms team with a mission to “reimagine the technical ecosystem that empowers The Walt Disney Company to harness its unparalleled storytelling and distribute it around the world.” Content Platforms is part of the Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution (DMED) segment which is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in conjunction with ESPN; Disney+, the Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service; global advertising sales and ad technology for all of Disney’s media properties, including ABC, ESPN, Freeform, FX Networks, National Geographic and the Disney Channels; Hotstar, the leading over-the-top streaming service in India; and the Company’s majority ownership stake in Hulu.If you:Enjoy working with teams of talented and passionate people

Have excellent communication skills

Demonstrate determination in finding solutions to complex puzzles

Have the curiosity and interests in how content goes from inception to consumers

Employ positive thinking and are able to work constructively in a diverse team setting

Enjoy transforming business strategy into innovative products & platforms

Value learning and being exposed to new experiences

Love working in a startup culture

Find Media & Entertainment industry fascinating

then Content Platforms team is the place for you. We are growing and investing in innovative technology to deliver a state-of-the-art content pipeline. Come be a part of the magic that makes The Walt Disney Company one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies”.Responsibilities:The Content Platforms Engineering team is looking for a Sr. Software Engineer that will drive the design and implementation of solutions in the digital media supply chain with a team of software engineers and help solve complex problems within the realm of media transformation, quality control, and video processing.As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will be expected to develop backend and full-stack solutions in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment using your technical skill sets, working with product managers and team leads to deliver high quality products that are scalable and robust. You will be expected to work closely on solutions with peers in a cross-functional environment to ensure we are delivering high quality products that align to the larger business initiatives within the digital media supply chain that support Disney’s TV, broadcast, theatrical, and direct –to-consumer lines of business.Provide technical guidance and evangelize best practices

Maintain a deep understanding of our digital media supply chain and how it interacts with upstream and downstream dependencies

Own software programs and multiple components, reviewing code for the design, testability and clear usability

Influence and drive engineering best practices, working with engineers to ensure product and design specifications are met

Responsible for fundamental platform performance, scalability, and resiliency

Partner with stakeholders to refine requirements, and propose solutions to problems that span multiple teams

Contribute to cross-functional troubleshooting of complex issues as needed

Basic Qualifications:Strong understanding of async programming models (events, callbacks, etc)

Demonstrated proficiency designing APIs and building RESTful services

Extensive experience in Java and multiple open-source technologies like; Spring, Tomcat, Nginx, Elastic Search, MongoDB, GraphQL, etc

Knowledgeable in cloud-based technologies such as AWS EC2, SQS, S3, Lambdas, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, Cloudformation/Terraform, etc.

Expertise with full lifecycle of application development, including best practices of unit testing, code reviews, documentation, etc.

Experience with build and deployment technologies such as Jenkins and Docker

Motivated self-starter with the ability to learn and adapt to new technologies. Can effectively articulate complex ideas and influence others through well-reasoned explanations

Enjoy working within a team setting of engineers of varying experience

Strong communication skills and attention to detail

5+ years relevant industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:Previous work experience in media distribution

Experience working with vendor teams to deliver high quality results

Knowledge of performance testing and application profiling

Strong curiosity about how Disney delivers the Magic and a desire to be a part of it

Required Education:BS Computer Science or related technical discipline or its equivalent

Location: Burbank,CaliforniaJob Posting Company:The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email Candidate.Accommodations@Disney.com with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

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