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Principal iOS Engineer

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 497789BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Studio Entertainment Brand The Walt Disney Studios Date posted 11/14/2017
Movies Anywhere is the next generation of in-home entertainment, providing an unparalleled digital entertainment experience. Leveraging cutting edge technology, unique partnerships, and a talented team, Movies Anywhere is an exclusive, cross-platform, cloud-based movie service that enables consumers to seamlessly discover, grow, access, and enjoy their personal digital movie collection across a variety of studios, retailers, and platforms all in one convenient app or website.

The Movies Anywhere group at The Walt Disney Studios is looking for a Principal iOS Engineer, who will be part of solutions delivery team focused on front-end development using mobile-related technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Drive and lead design, development and support applications for iOS, following the best practices for that system
  • Follow UI design guidelines to develop user interfaces that are intuitive, stable, and responsive
  • Develop and design working, readable, testable, and maintainable source code
  • Oversee and lead other software engineers and cross-functional teams
  • Lead in improvement of technologies, solutions, and best practices
  • Contribute new ideas to a larger community of high-caliber professionals
  • Balance resources, requirements, and complexity
  • Stay current on mobile platform/device capabilities and traditional design & engineering disciplines
  • Maintain and continually expand upon expert knowledge of languages, tools, devices, applications, and the environments

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong background in software engineering, specifically iOS development with large-scale apps (100k+ DAU) published on the App Store
  • Complete fluency in Objective-C and Swift
  • Expert in designing and building applications with an emphasis on performance, scalability, high-reliability, and maintainability
  • Exceptional understanding of software design architecture principles, and design patters – especially as it pertains to iOS development
  • Fully versed in iOS UI design principles and the Human Interface Guidelines
  • Expertise in testing, ranging from unit tests to automated UI testing
  • Excellent communication skills, willingness to mentor teammates, and able to work well with remote collaborators
  • Experience with AVFoundation/video streaming preferred
  • Familiarity with Realm preferred
  • Comfort with light-weight and/or Agile development methodologies.
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving skills with passion for new technologies.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience with streaming services highly desired

Required Education

BS in Computer Science or related field with 8+ years of experience, with 5+ years of iOS development experience

Company Overview

Movies Anywhere is the next generation of in-home entertainment, providing an unparalleled digital entertainment experience. Leveraging cutting edge technology, unique partnerships, and a talented team, Movies Anywhere is an exclusive, cross-platform, cloud-based movie service that enables consumers to seamlessly discover, grow, access, and enjoy their personal digital movie collection across a variety of studios, retailers, and platforms all in one convenient app or website.
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