The Path Forward Return to Work program at Disney Streaming is a 16-week paid returnship (internship) for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to individuals who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply.At Disney Streaming we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with others transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce.Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including Disney+ and ESPN+. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.Disney Streaming is looking for experienced software engineers to add to a variety of teams across the organization. When you apply to this role you may be considered for a position on:The Content Distribution & Origin TeamNative Client Platform Rust Client Application Engineering TeamResponsibilities will vary from team to team and you will learn about the particular responsibilities for your team during the interview process. In general you can expect to:To build on an innovative technology stack
To work with an outstanding team of Engineers on award-winning, sophisticated apps and systems in a highly collaborative team environment
To have an influence on products used globally by millions
Collaborate with other team members (including product owners, TPMs, and other business units) to achieve product and business requirements
Contribute to the development of new Disney+, Star+ and Hulu application features from on-boarding to browse UI/UX experiences, analytics, video playback UI/UX and much more. If you see it on screen, you’ll likely have a chance to work on it in code.
Apply principled engineering practices including unit testing, integration testing, continuous integration and, by your example, lead others in your team to do likewise.
Develop your technical understanding to support and build your career.
Who You AreYou work diligently with stakeholders such as project and product management to suss out requirements to provide technical solutions and direction.
You are comfortable with ambiguity and be part of conversations where discordant views are present.
You have an excellent understanding of software development fundamentals and architecture, and you aren't dogmatic about technology choices.
What To Bring3-5 years of C/C experience on embedded systems and/or writing portable multi-platform code
Understanding of various chip architectures and what features they support.
Experience using build runners / compilation tools for multi-platform projects.
Systems programming experience in C/C, Python, or Java
Knowledge of video streaming / HLS
Location: San Francisco,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.