Lead Software EngineerApply NowApply Later Job ID 964762BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted May 04, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid
- 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.
Disney Streaming Services Web team is seeking a Lead Software Engineer with a passion for developing performant, highly available, consumer-facing experiences using modern web technologies. Our team collaborates with both technical and non-technical teams to deliver engaging experiences for our subscribers. As a developer on the Web Identity team, you'll build and deploy critical retention features used by millions of users. If you're passionate about the Web and interested in changing the landscape of television, we'd love to meet you!
Develop software & infrastructure that powers the DisneyPlus.com, StarPlus.com, and Hulu.com identity experience
Support and mentor developers through code reviews, knowledge-sharing, and technical leadership
Advocate for best practices across the web domain
Interface with backend services to broker service level agreements on behalf of web
Lead projects from concept to launch, where you’ll collaborate with Product Managers to distill requirements into design and technical specifications
Build experiments to reduce churn on all disney streaming platforms
Partner with UX to transform mock-ups into engaging, accessible web experiences
Expert understanding of web technologies and the browser environment
Excellent front-end debugging skills
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Previous experience being a mentor to junior and senior developer
Shipping a highly available and secure production React/Node.js application
Develop applications in cloud platforms (e.g. AWS) that reached millions of users per month
Experience working with Agile methodologies
Experience building A/B tests
Working knowledge of web accessibility fundamentals
BS degree in computer science or equivalent work experience
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.