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Senior Android Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 933134BR Location Amsterdam, Netherlands Business Disney Streaming Date posted Feb. 16, 2022

Job Summary:

We are looking for an Android Engineer to join our Mobile Platform SDK team. This is an opportunity to help build SDKs and libraries 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. You’ll be working on libraries that drive high profile features in apps like Disney+, Star+, Hulu, NHL and ESPN+.

If joining 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.

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 languages, platforms and technologies. From server side teams, to media delivery, DRM and streaming techs.
  • Growing yourself as a developer
  • A working environment that values equality and diversity, knowledge-sharing and personal/professional development

Responsibilities:

  • Help develop SDKs and libraries for Android handheld devices and Android TV
    • An opportunity to build frameworks 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 solutions
    • Support app teams that utilize the SDKs and libraries your team creates
  • 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

Key qualifications:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience with Java or Kotlin
  • 3+ years of experience with the Android SDK
  • Experience with networking technologies such as HTTP and WebSockets
  • Experience with RxJava
  • Understanding of dependency injection frameworks
  • Solid debugging and optimization skills
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills, be a team player

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience designing APIs and architecting systems used by multiple clients
  • Experience developing user-facing applications across Android devices and platforms
  • Experience developing libraries used across Android devices and platforms
  • Experience with video playback, specifically using ExoPlayer
  • Experience with Dagger
  • Experience with Kotlin coroutines
  • Understanding of concurrency and asynchronous architecture

Additional Information:

DISNEYTECH

About Disney Streaming:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 we call Disney Streaming.

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