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Senior Software Engineer

Glendale, California, United States

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Job ID 959112BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted May. 15, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid Preferred, Remote Possible

Job Summary:

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be building scalable, maintainable and well-tested software solutions which are flexible enough to meet the requirements of the role.


  • Collaborate with other software engineers and cross-functional teams
  • Mentor junior engineers and conduct code reviews
  • Work independently to design, build, test and deploy high quality software solutions
  • Troubleshoot issues and fix defects
  • Balance resources, requirements and complexity

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ Years industry experience
  • Computer Science degree or related technical degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience with common backend technologies such as REST APIs, Microservice architectures, async programming
  • Experience with a wide range of data store technologies such as MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, Postgres, and DynamoDB
  • Experience with Java or Kotlin, Spring Framework and .Net
  • Experience with Cloud-based technologies such as AWS EC2, S3, SQS, Lambda and Step Functions, and Fargate
  • Experience with build and deployment technologies such as Docker, Gitlab-CI, Terraform/Cloud formation, and Jenkins
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Team player with strong oral and written communications skills
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to learn and adapt to new technologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in developing high volume, cached, fault tolerant, multi-threaded scalable systems
  • Experience designing and building backend APIs and building RESTful services
  • Exposure to full lifecycle of application development, including best practices of unit testing, code reviews, documentation, etc.
  • Experience in JDA Demand manager and JDA Demand.

Preferred Education

Computer Science degree or related technical degree or equivalent experience

This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely. A remote opportunity may be possible for qualified candidates under certain circumstances and, if granted, the employee would work remotely on an ongoing basis.

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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