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Senior Software Engineer, Media Engineering

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 928806BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted May 09, 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.

Job Summary:

Media Engineering builds the software and systems that prepare media content and for the Disney Streaming platform - providing the best possible playback experience to our viewers.

Media Engineering handles audio, video, and content from ingest through publish - for normalization, processing, and packaging - supporting operator tools and automation for a scalable workflow. We build logic across players and back-end services to measure, control, and optimize playback across our stack.

Our combined Disney and Hulu team is looking for hardworking team players to join the Media Engineering team, who will thrive upon the legacy of Disney and Hulu, embrace unconventional thinking, and who are passionate about contributing to The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) experience through strategic hard work and determination.

The Senior Software Engineer will be part of the Media Engineering team, which works on building out the scalable distributed systems for processing media that is core to our products. We are open to locations in Burbank, Santa Monica, New York, or any remote locations.

Check out Software Engineering here at Disney Streaming:


  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software for Disney Streaming products, which have global scale
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables
  • Contribute to a culture of collaboration and innovation
  • Build quality products
  • Provide on-call rotational support as needed
  • Mentor or coach team members best practices, technical concepts and principles of software development.
  • Recruit and help hire talented software engineers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related software engineering field or equivalent practical experience
  • 4+ years of developing software products
  • Experience in programming with Java or Scala and proficient with one or more general purpose programming languages (Scala, Javascript, C#, C++, etc)

Additional Information:


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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