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Senior Software Engineer

New York, NY - US

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Job ID 762793BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Jul. 01, 2020

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming Services is seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer to join the Growth Engineering team. Growth Engineering is on a mission to grow Disney+ subscribers to spread Disney magic all over the word. We are a distributed backend team that is responsible for managing millions of orders and subscriptions while ensuring seamless interaction with our customers.

This position is full-time and based in our office in New York, NY and open to Remote.


● Design core, backend software components

● Code using primarily Scala and/or Java

● Interface with other teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa

● Conduct design and code reviews

Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources

Basic Qualifications:

● 5+ years of relevant coding experience in Java / Scala / Kotlin

● Experience building scalable, robust, resilient and large scale systems

● Exposure in collaborating with multiple teams in delivering high impact features

● Experience working on relational and/or NoSQL databases

Preferred Qualifications:

● B.S. Computer Science or related technical field

● Functional programming experience with Scala or Haskell.

● Scripting experience with Python or Javascript

Cloud experience (AWS/GCP/Azure)

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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