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Senior Android Engineer

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 614113BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Dec. 04, 2018

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming Services is a business unit within The Walt Disney Company's Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment that oversees all consumer-facing digital video subscription services across the company. 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, programmed in conjunction with ESPN; the upcoming Disney SVOD service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Its core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

Responsibilities:

As an Android Engineer at Disney Streaming Services you’ll be building solid, scalable and maintainable mobile applications. Our Android team builds apps for phones, tablets, Android TV and Fire TV, as well as connecting with Chromecast, smart watches and other devices. We primarily work with on demand streaming video in the sports and entertainment sector. We are looking for someone with 3-5 years experience in Android/Java and preferably with experience
writing code in Kotlin. We are building a new video streaming service for Disney and you can be a part of this!

We are looking for a team player, someone that is good cultural fit for a bunch of bright, fun and professional people. An engineer that can and will propose solutions while keeping our stakeholders needs in mind. You are proficient with Java and/or Kotlin - most of our new code is written in Kotlin. You should have a strong understanding of the Android application lifecycle, knowledge of Rx and data binding will also be extremely useful. Thinking about application architecture should be second nature and MVC/MVP/MVVM/MVI should be no strangers to you.

Of course you’ll also write unit tests to make sure your code is, and remains stable. Our company is robust and established, but our team is flexible, dynamic and forward thinking. Our Android team is split over three offices. We work together and share knowledge across the global team, but you will mostly work with your local colleagues in the New York office.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of production experience with Java and the Android SDK.
  • Experience with Reactive Programming, Dependency Injection and automated testing
  • Well versed in architecture patterns like MVC, MVP, MVVM and MVI.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with streaming video.
  • Experience with Android TV and/or Fire TV.

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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