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Sr Software Engineer, Full Stack

Burbank, California, United States

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Job ID 827739BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jan. 14, 2022

Job Summary:

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) brings together the Company’s best-in-class product, technology, and commercialization teams together into one global organization. DMED is responsible for the P&L management and all distribution, network and engineering operations, sales, advertising, data, and certain key technology functions worldwide for the Company's content engines. DMED also manages operations of the Company's streaming services including Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Disney+ HotStar, as well as domestic broadcast and cable television networks.

DMED Technology creates products, platforms, and innovations for the DMED Segment and The Walt Disney Company by driving the strategic development and use of technology, building scalable systems and products to empower our businesses, and engage consumers. With global scale, local presence, and deep technological excellence, DMED Technology helps DMED and The Walt Disney Company optimize technology, platforms, and resources while bringing creative ideas to life and creating industry-shaping approaches.

• In this role you’ll be responsible for implementation and solution design of software that integrates end-user testing/experimentation (A/B Testing), and personalization into our consumer-facing apps and sites such as ESPN, ESPN Fantasy, ABC News, and more.


  • Design and build functionality at the core of our shared frameworks
  • Integration of platform software into various product stacks
  • Approve development plans for new and complex features or products
  • Review code and mentor other engineers
  • Partner with other engineering teams to design forward-looking frameworks for our products

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6 experience years in web development or software engineering
  • Mastery of HTTP server and proxy technologies such as HA Proxy, NGINX, Apache
  • Extensive experience with Lua, Python, Java/Kotlin/Groovy, NodeJS, and Go programming.
  • Extensive experience with cloud-native technologies such as AWS EC2, Fargate, and Cloudfront.
  • Experience with frontend web development technologies and principles
  • Experience with task automation
  • Ability to research, learn, assess, and evangelize new technologies
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Driven and self-motivated
  • 7+ years relevant industry experience

Required Education

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

Additional Information:


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 segment 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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