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Glendale, California, United States

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Job ID 784226BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Apr. 21, 2021

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; and 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, bring creative ideas to life and create industry-shaping approaches.

You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team of engineers on creating the next generation Asset Management platform for The Walt Disney Company, a mission-critical initiative that touches all aspects of creation, security, transfer, and distribution of digital and physical assets. We expect you to be up to date on the happenings in the JavaScript community, passionate about what you do and connected to the open source community. You will participate in overall system design, come up with web-tailored solutions that emphasize reuse and good design patterns.

Responsibilities:

  • Define, architect, and build high-quality software solutions
  • Collaborate with other software engineers and cross-functional teams
  • Evangelize technologies, solutions, and best practices
  • Contribute new ideas to a larger community of high-caliber professionals
  • Balance resources, requirements, and complexity
  • All other duties as assigned by Leadership

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of Data Structures, Distributed Systems, and Computational Complexity
  • Experience with one or more general-purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++, C#, Python, JavaScript, Go, Scala.
  • Ability and interest to learn other coding languages as needed.
  • Passionate about technology and the possibilities that it opens up for users of our systems
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable with a DevOps culture including Continuous Delivery, deployments in the cloud, fully automated
  • Familiarity with Docker and Kubernetes is a plus

Required Education

  • BS in Computer Science or related field with 2+ years of experience

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 Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Walt Disney Pictures 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 or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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