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Software Engineer II

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 909137BR Location Burbank, California, United States / Bristol, Connecticut, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jan. 06, 2022

Job Summary:

The Customer Solutions Engineering team provides operational support for all of Disney DMED’s family of consumer-facing digital products, triaging hundreds of product issues in any given month, while at the same time providing feature development support in parallel with the other DTCI Engineering teams. In addition to development support, the Customer Solutions team acts as the primary entry point for entry-level Software Engineers, providing a vehicle by which engineers joining the company have an opportunity to become acclimated with the DMED / ESPN tech stack, gain exposure to all of our consumer-facing digital products, and truly discover passion-points within the software engineering realm. The goal is to groom well-versed Software Engineers towards an eventual transition into a focused role within other teams in the DTCI Org. Since the creation of our team and the introduction of our process, we have successfully transitioned 9 engineers into such focused development roles.

This request is for a new Software Engineer 1 role focused on Platform Engineering Support. This role will focus on supporting back-end platforms that power DMED’s family of Consumer Products.

Open to Remote Hiring.


  • Monitor, triage, and mitigation of issues for DMED’s sports-focused consumer-facing products and tools, escalating issues as needed to Software Engineering teams across DMED.
  • Contribute to code base of DMED’s sports distribution platforms, collaborating with Engineering and Product Management to build the services that power ESPN’s digital products.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Proficient in Java
  • Sound programming fundamentals including data structures and algorithms, and experience with object-oriented software development, with an understanding of software design patterns
  • Experience with all aspects of the software development Lifecycle, including best practices like unit testing, code reviews, and documentation
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to learn and adapt to new technologies
  • Capable of working autonomously
  • Passion for learning with new technology and tools
  • Rigorous attention to details and a focus on quality of deliverables
  • Ability to collaborate in a small, productive development team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Open sources frameworks and tools such as Spring, TestNg, Junit, Mockito, GitHub/GitLab
  • Open source servlet containers such as Tomcat, Undertow, Nginex
  • Lightweight containers like Docker
  • Cloud-based technologies (AWS, EC2, S3, SQS, Lambda, DynamoDB)
  • Distributed Systems development and concepts such as RESTful APIs
  • Experience with NoSQL databases

Required Education

  • BS Computer Science or related technical discipline or its equivalent.

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

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 Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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