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Senior Android Engineer - Core Platforms

Amsterdam, - - NL

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Job ID 750034BR Location Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Feb. 28, 2020

Job Summary:

We are looking for an experienced Android Engineer to join our Mobile Core Frameworks & Tooling team at Disney+ Streaming Services in Amsterdam.

This is an opportunity to help build libraries and SDKs for the Android 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.


What you’ll do:

  • Help develop frameworks and SDKs for Android phones, tablets, and TVs

    • An opportunity to build frameworks and tooling at scale, with your work 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


Your background:

  • Excellent Java and Kotlin skills

  • In-depth understanding of platform frameworks and APIs

  • Experience designing APIs and architecting systems used by multiple clients

  • Knowledge of developing user-facing applications across Android devices and platforms

  • Experience developing frameworks used across Android 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

  • Background in integrating with backend systems and web services

  • Understanding of concurrency and asynchronous architecture

  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills, team-orientated

  • Knowledge of agile software development methodologies


We offer a unique opportunity for any technologist:

  • Working together with the best in the mobile development industry - an amazing diverse team of developers in different disciplines (Kotlin, Java, Swift, Objective C, Python, Ruby, Scala, Go, and Rust to name but a few).

  • 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; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic 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 The Capitals B.V., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming Services.

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