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Java Software Engineer

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 524135BR Location New York, New York, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Brand BAMTECH Media Date posted 02/01/2018
BAMTECH Media is a place for the creative and the bold. We’re seeking talent across disciplines to join our team. Whether New York City, San Francisco, Manchester or Amsterdam we provide opportunities to elevate your career and transform an industry.

BAMTECH is a leading technology services and video streaming company owned by The Walt Disney Company, MLBAM, and the National Hockey League. Our proprietary technology provides direct-to-consumer video solutions, especially for live events with high viewership, offering viewers high-quality visuals any time and on any device.

The Messaging and Engagement team is a NYC based team that is responsible for delivery of Push notifications, SMS, Email and "Inbox" features for mobile applications. As a member of the Messaging and Engagement team, you will build services that enable BAMTech products and partners to communicate directly with the customer on any platform. You have a passion for software engineering, back-end services, and building APIs.


  • Craft software for the back-end services written in Java.
  • Work with a team of engineers building software in a collaborative development process.
  • Participate in the full-lifecycle of software development (requirements gathering,designing, building, testing and maintenance).

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience building software in Java.
  • RESTful web service development.
  • Experience with key/value store databases and RDBMS.
  • Adept on the *nix command line.
  • Automated testing at different levels (unit, integration, functional).
  • Strong design principles (object oriented or functional).
  • Using abstraction to drive configurable behavior.
  • You're a self-learner, independent, and have excellent problem-solving skills.
  • You care deeply about craftsmanship in your software, and can work backwards from the customer.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Building serverless applications.
  • Architecting resilient applications that handle failure gracefully.
  • Expertise with architectures using AWS infrastructure: Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB, Kinesis, Code deploy, EC2.
  • Dev-ops experience: build pipelines and deployment, immutable infrastructure.
  • Tools: Git, Jenkins.

Required Education

BS or MS degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.

Company Overview

BAMTECH is a streaming technology joint venture between The Walt Disney Company, Major League Baseball Advanced Media, and the National Hockey League. BAMTECH handles streaming for numerous partners, some of which include, HBO, MLB, NHL, Eurosport, ESPN, and World Wrestling Entertainment.

Fans demand access to content on their own terms on any device, anytime, anywhere. We are those fans. As a result, the BAMTECH Media team helped pioneer live event streaming over the Internet in 2002 for Major League Baseball. The passion to improve that experience led to many impressive firsts: the first 720p or “HD Ready” stream, the consecutive record for concurrent streams and the first stream in 8K ultra HD. Today, BAMTECH has a proven, scalable platform that powers direct-to-consumer applications for leading entertainment brands; and is now a major player in sports and eSports rights acquisition.

Additional Information

This position is a legal entity of BAMTECH LLC, an equal opportunity employer.
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