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Lead Software Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 959062BR Location New York, New York, United States / San Francisco, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Apr. 20, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid Preferred, Remote Possible

Job Summary:

The Release Integrity team is responsible for defining and building the systems and tools that facilitate the release lifecycle for the Disney+, Hulu, and Star+ client applications. We help deliver our applications to production and provide the mechanisms to manage and monitor them once they’re live.

Why you want to work with us:
- You enjoy learning, especially as part of a highly collaborative team. We’re always looking to achieve greater understanding and view frequent discussion and mutual feedback as catalysts for growth.
- You’re excited to work on products with extensive reach. Our cross-functional nature allows us to have an impact on hundreds of millions of subscribers, and we value both the opportunity and responsibility that comes with it.
- You enjoy solving novel problems. As the industry and our offerings evolve, so do the problems we work on, and this frequent change excites us rather than scares us. - You have a bias for action. We are decisive in the face of uncertainty because we understand the importance of constant iteration and we aren’t afraid to make mistakes because we address them with intention.
- You want to be part of a diverse team that prioritizes inclusion. We believe the differences in our personal and technical backgrounds give us greater perspective and lead us to better outcomes.


Lead development of solutions that facilitate successful front-end application releases at scale
- Collaborate with engineers across the organization to assist with implementation, particularly around adapting general solutions for edge cases
- Follow production issues across various front-end platforms to remain current on the state of applications and to learn about gaps and pain points
- Leverage dashboards and consult data partners regularly to gain insight into issues before they become critical
- Promote an engineering culture that prioritizes reliability by evangelizing and engaging others in the team’s work

Basic Qualifications:

- Expert knowledge of front-end engineering as evidenced by significant contributions to large-scale, consumer-facing applications
- Working understanding of the Company’s entire streaming portfolio, with depth and hands-on experience in at least one product and front-end platform
- Demonstrated capacity to think critically and act decisively under pressure, with experience operating during high-visibility incidents
- Ability to take strategic direction from leadership and translate it into detailed sets of technical requirements
- Strong communication skills and a proven ability to contribute to cross-functional front-end engineering discussions
- Experience leading contributors of various professional levels with a track record of both individual development and team success

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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