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Associate Software Engineer

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 660117BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Apr. 19, 2019

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming Services (DSS) is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; the upcoming Disney subscription video service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

As a DSS engineer, you’d work on the next big thing. That could be scaling an API to serve millions of requests per second, managing state across multiple regions, or building new mechanisms to secure our video content. Join our DSS engineering community.

Responsibilities


You'd be joining a group with a startup feel that collaborates on breakthrough streaming media technology.

Every single day as a DSS engineer is different! On any one day you might:
  • Make an immediate impact by shipping a major feature as part of a small team
  • Work on projects that have direct, daily impacts on consumers.
  • Build tooling and dashboards to monitor the health of your applications
  • Optimize a build and release pipeline to get software to production efficiently and safely
  • Meet with an industry-leading partner about a new project;
  • Join the crew at happy hour or screening of a new movie; and
  • Work from home (you’d have the flexibility to do this on occasion)!

Basic Qualifications

Please apply if you have:
  • 1-3 years experience developing software applications
  • 1+ years experience developing Scala or Java applications;
  • The ability to effectively collaborate - using strengths of many;
  • Natural curiosity - you enjoy digging deeper to see the big picture;
  • Know-how in shipping products.

Additional Qualifications

It would also be nice if you are:
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or a related software field
  • Adept at leveraging AWS cloud infrastructure
  • Experienced with real time messaging platforms such as Kafka or AWS Kinesis
  • Working knowledge with Redis and/or DynamoDB

About Disney Streaming Services:

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; the upcoming Disney subscription video service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

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 Streaming Services.

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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