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Android Software Engineer II

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 901433BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted May 03, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid Preferred, Remote Possible

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming’s Android team is seeking an experienced Software Engineer that is excited to build apps enjoyed by millions around the world. You will be building scalable, elegant solutions for the Android applications on Disney+, Star+, and Hulu across a wide array of devices including phones, tablets, and TVs. Our highly collaborative group works in tandem among many cross-functional teams. We value pristine communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as a bias for action. We are incredibly invested in maintaining high code quality standards with unit tests, automated tests, modern libraries, and a Kotlin codebase. We strive to build the best Live and Video on Demand (VOD) applications in the world, and we look forward to hearing more about your skills and how they can help us achieve this lofty goal.


As an Android Engineer working for Disney Streaming, you are comfortable with the Android SDK and are ready to own entire features. You have a solid foundation of skills including debugging skills, familiarity with Android Studio, and how to maximize it. You are prepared to dive into moderately complex issues such as memory leaks and lifecycle issues. You understand the value in being organized, planning ahead, and accompanying features and fixes with tests and documentation. You are eager for constructive feedback from mentors and are willing to collaborate with less experienced engineers all the same.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of product experience with Kotlin and Android SDK
  • Some experience with Reactive Programming and Dependency Injection
  • Familiarity with architectural patterns (MVI/MVVM or equivalent)
  • Quality communication skills who can communicate well across teams
  • Coachable and receptive to constructive feedback

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfortable using common Android libraries such as Dagger 2/ Hilt, RxJava2, Groupie
  • A solid understanding of the core concepts of the Android SDK, Activity and Fragment life cycles, thread management.
  • Experience with unit testing, test automation, and continuous integration
  • Familiarity with Android TV and, or Amazon Fire TV development
  • Familiar with writing high-quality code, tests, and documentation.

Preferred Education

A 4-year degree is preferred but not required

Additional Information:


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 Streaming:

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 Streaming.

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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