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Software Engineer

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10010687 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business Fox Networks Group Date posted Mar. 16, 2020


The Media  & Software Solutions team is defining the next gen technology roadmap for 21CF Networks Engineering and Operations (NE&O) media supply chain. NE&O is a 24/7 mission critical operation that supports content production and distribution over several networks that are part Walt Disney Television including FX and National Geographic.

The Media Engineering team is responsible for developing architectures and solutions related to media management, processing, workflows and distribution.   The Media Engineering team is looking for someone with experience in working with media related technologies and processes. The candidate will be comfortable working in a live Broadcast environment while managing time critical media workflows.

Position Summary

The Software Engineer reports to the Director Media Technology & Architecture and works across NE&O teams to help define, develop and manage media supply chain, processes and applications across the Enterprise.

The NE&O Media Engineering team is looking for someone to provide technical support to run Media Applications and perform research and development.

Specific Job duties include:

  • Configuring media processing systems/applications
  • Develop and support Web and API based solutions
  • Work with Engineering, project and Operations teams and vendors to gather requirements
  • Work with Software Engineering in support of development work
  • Work with TECHOPS and Release Management in support of app deployments
  • Scripting and development workcfor cloud-native solutions
  • Training Sustaining and Operations on newly introduced technologies
  • Research and development to on future technologies


  • Full-stack web application developer with experience in HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Node.JS, Python
  • Writes clean, modular code and is experienced with OOP and design patterns
  • Strong knowledge of Linux, MAC OSX, and Windows
  • Strong knowledge of media and broadcast
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipeline
  • Familiarity with front-end libraries such as Vue, React and Angular
  • Good knowledge of Java, Groovy scripting, SQL RDB, NO-SQL, XSLT, XML
  • Basic knowledge of IPV4 and IPV6 and IP sub-netting
  • Basic understanding of virtual machine clusters and hardware

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services/Google Cloud Platform.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About Fox Networks Group:

Fox Networks Group (FNG) is a primary operating unit of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA). FNG consists of FOX Television Group, which includes FOX Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television; FOX Cable Networks, which includes FX Networks; FOX Sports Media Group, and National Geographic Partners. Together these units create, program and distribute on a worldwide basis much of America’s most popular entertainment, sports and nonfiction programming.

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 Fox Digital Enterprises, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Fox Networks Group.

Fox Digital Enterprises, Inc. 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.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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