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Senior Software Engineer - Apple Platforms

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 668506BR Location Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted May. 16, 2019

Job Summary:

We are looking for an Apple Engineer to join our Mobile Core Frameworks & Tooling team. This is an opportunity to help build frameworks for the Apple platform to be used in industry leading apps while getting to work closely with some of the greatest minds in the streaming media technology industry. If working in a collaborative team environment and facing new challenges every day while your work gets used by millions of people excites you, then this is the role for you.

This permanent position is located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


  • Help develop frameworks and tooling for iOS, tvOS, and watchOS
    • An opportunity to build frameworks and tooling at scale. Being integrated into apps with millions of users worldwide
  • Collaborate
    • You’ll meet with engineers and product owners to create requirements, identify common problems and work toward a solution
  • Design
    • You’ll construct APIs that are simple and elegant, with input from the core team and integrating engineers
  • Build
    • You’ll create new APIs, help improve existing frameworks, and spearhead new projects
  • Test and Maintain
  • You’ll ensure and maintain quality through integration and unit tests, and investigate issues in the wild

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong Objective-C and Swift skills
  • Strong understanding of platform frameworks and APIs
  • Experience designing APIs and architecting systems used by multiple clients
  • Experience developing user-facing applications across Apple devices and platforms
  • Experience developing frameworks used across Apple devices and platforms
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies, and a strong desire to be challenged technically
  • Solid debugging and optimization skills
  • A passion for building, analysing and maintaining high performance software
  • Experience integrating with backend systems and web services
  • Strong understanding of concurrency and asynchronous architecture
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills, be a team player
  • Knowledge of agile software development methodologies

Required Education

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent with 2+ years industry experience

Additional Information:

We offer a unique opportunity for any technologist:
  • Competitive salary.
  • Working together with the best in the industry - an amazing team of developers in different disciplines (Swift, Objective C, Kotlin, Java, Python, Ruby, Scala, Go, and Rust to name but a few).
  • Growing yourself as a developer.
  • 24 days of annual paid vacation.
  • A working environment that values equality and diversity, knowledge-sharing and personal/professional development
  • Visiting meetups and conferences
  • Running and soccer club.
  • A shower, silence and nursing mothers room.
  • Perks: Cosy office in the north of Amsterdam, laptop, weekly catered lunches, fruit, filled fridge, beverages, standing desks, friday drinks.

About Disney Streaming Services:

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; the upcoming Disney subscription video service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. 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.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming Services.

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