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Senior Scala Engineer, Customer Data Portal

New York, NY - US

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Job ID 765608BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Sep. 22, 2020

Job Summary:

The MarTech Engineering Team at Disney Streaming Services is responsible for creating software solutions for Disney+ and ESPN+ marketing teams. We use tagging, targeting, testing, and feedback to optimize the marketing spend and efficacy of creative content for both paid and lifecycle engagement messaging.

The Senior Sala Engineer, Customer Data Portal will participate in the creation of internally-facing web applications for marketing professionals. This includes tools for managing the workflow of marketing campaigns, data & asset flow between internal & external sources, and supporting a variety of marketing use-cases.

You will have the opportunity to work on interesting projects using Scala, Kafka / Kinesis, and Dynamo with the aim to build software that is distributed, reactive, and scalable. You have the Scala skills & opinions about how Scala is used to assist other members of the team in how to structure the project and get things done. You'll work with a team of other developers alongside data engineers, frontend engineers and project managers.


· Senior Scala developer on internally-facing web applications

· Coach other developers on best practices & quality thru code review & instruction

· Collaborate with Marketing Technology Product Managers to create scalable and user-friendly solutions for the Customer Data Portal.

Basic Qualifications:

4-6+ years of commercial experience building web applications in Scala

Functional programming experience

Experience creating scalable and reactive web applications with modern frameworks like Akka / play

Have experience with public cloud technologies (we use AWS)

You have solved complex problems and know how to take a new perspective on an existing problem.

You have the ability to work independently with minimal guidance.

Excellent understanding of software development fundamentals

Experience with writing unit, integration and functional tests

Proven ability to integrate with service APIs and/or SDKs.

Experience working in a modern, agile software team with version control & project management tools (eg Github, SVN, Jira, Basecamp)

Preferred Qualifications:

We’d love to see some prior experience with (or a willingness to learn) the Lightbend Reactive Platform, but any JVM (Scala, Java, Clojure) or Functional Language (Haskel, Lisp, Scheme) background is great!

Marketing technology stacks including dashboards, reporting, and marketing workflows.

Experience with AWS hosting environment

Building resilient applications that handle failure gracefully

Experience with analytics tools and marketing attribution models

Full-stack experience in a Scala & React application development environment

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related field), or equivalent work experience

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; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic 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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