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ESPN Software Mobile Engineering Intern- Spring 2018

Apply Now Job ID 502334BR Location Bristol, Connecticut, United States Business Media Networks Brand ESPN Date posted 11/29/2017


ESPN Mobile Engineering develops a full suite of applications for mobile phones and tablets that deliver a wide range of content to the digital consumer including scores, news, social media, radio, video, live TV and fantasy games.

The internship will be a hands-on learning experience demonstrating how features of our mobile applications evolve from concept to concrete implementation using the Agile development methodology. The intern will work directly with a senior-level engineer to design, architect, and develop one or more of these features. The intern will also gain an understanding of how various departments within ESPN – product, design, and technology – work together to create a seamlessly integrated product.

Responsibilities

  • Work within the Mobile Engineering technology team to plan, build and test applications for mobile phones and tablets.

  • Investigate new technologies at the direction of staff engineers and report findings

  • Complete programming assignments using Objective C, Swift, Java or Kotlin.

  • Participate in application testing alongside dedicated quality assurance personnel.

  • Work closely with Project Management to plan and track work in an Agile fashion


Basic Qualifications

  • Must be self-motivated, have a strong team orientation, learn quickly and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Desire to work with a wide spectrum of consumer facing technologies

  • Passion for consumer software development

  • Must enjoy technical troubleshooting and exploration

Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate junior going into their senior year

  • Experience, including course work or self-driven exploration, of iOS, Android or related mobile technologies

Required Education

Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class, or be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months at time of application, or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program

Company Overview

ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation.

ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company’s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.

Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you’ll have the opportunity to join a team that’s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for.

ESPN, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

Additional Information

  • The approximate dates of this internship are January 2018 through May/June 2018

  • Candidate must be available to work full time hours (approximately 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

  • Able to provide own housing and transportation

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 accumulative

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