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Disney Streaming Services Software Engineer Intern-NY, Summer 2020

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 726059BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Nov. 22, 2019

Job Summary:

Be a part of an innovative team and culture…

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 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.

If you enjoy streaming media, are interested in live sports and entertainment, or just want to join a fast-growing team that plays an integral part of the revenue producing arm of a company, then our team is for you. By driving technological innovations, Disney Streaming Services aspires to become the leading distributor of direct-to-consumer live entertainment and the premier provider of video streaming solutions globally.

You will be joining the team that manages the automated processing of every piece of media available on Disney+.

We truly believe we offer a unique opportunity for any technologist:
  • To work on a bleeding edge technology stack
  • To work with a world-class team of Engineers
  • To work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • To have an influence on the innovation of products used globally by millions

Responsibilities:

A Day in the Life...
  • Work on a modern stack consisting of JAVA and/or JavaScript (ECMAScript 5 and 6) and React.js
  • Participate in the full lifecycle of application development: from requirements gathering and designing, to building, testing, and maintaining our software.
  • Work closely with dedicated product managers, designers, QA, and business owners to deliver excellent products on tight timelines
  • Participate om Sprint Planning and tracking work items

Basic Qualifications:

What we are looking for...
  • Technical skills including familiarity to numerous forms of Software Development approaches; Languages (SQL, C#, Java, HTML, CSS) and styles (Application, Database, Services)
  • Has written code in an Object Oriented Language and Design.
  • Java/J2EE , AngularJS and/or Node.js development experience required
  • An understanding of Agile development practices

Preferred Qualifications:

The following experience would be a plus:
  • Some experience coding in JVM languages (Java, Scala, Groovy, etc)
  • Some exposure to AWS technologies
  • Interest working with a variety of different devices ranging from Smart TV’s such as
  • Completed/taking a networking Course
  • Knowledge of REST APIs
  • Knowledge of database technologies
  • Interest working with a variety of different devices ranging from Smart TV’s such as Samsung Orsay and Tizen, LG Netcast and WebOS, Sony, Panasonic, TiVo, Vizio, and various set-top boxes or blu-ray players

Required Education

  • Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Level student or recent graduate (within 6 months of graduating) pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or related field.

Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility:

Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney

Professional Internship:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability during Program Length (listed below)
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are June 8-August 21st, 2020.

Ability to provide own relocation, housing and transportation. Position is located in New York City.

Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Recommendation – Print or Save This Role Description: Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview.

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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