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Software Engineer Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 7096529520220227 Location New York, New York, United States / Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jun. 28, 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:

The Team :

Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution’s mission (DMED) is to delight consumers around the world with the entertainment and storytelling content they want most, with more choice, personalization, and convenience than ever before.

Comprised of Disney’s International media businesses and the Company’s streaming and linear services, the DMED Engineering segment aligns technology, content, and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

DMED is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in conjunction with ESPN; Disney+, the Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service; global advertising sales and ad technology for all of Disney’s media properties, including ABC, ESPN, Freeform, FX Networks, National Geographic and the Disney Channels; HotStar, the leading over-the-top streaming service in India; and the Company’s majority ownership stake in Hulu.

The newly created Financial Intelligence team sits within the DMED Technology's Content Platforms group. Our mission is to deliver world class technology products that securely, autonomously, and in real time collect, process, analyze, deliver, and present financial and accounting data and capabilities with respect to the media supply chain.

Job Overview :

We are looking for an experienced engineering leader to drive forward the reimagined vision and delivery of our Talent Finance technologies.

To be successful in this role, you need strong cross functional communication and collaboration skills, experience building and maturing engineering teams, ability to assess and guide technical direction, an inspired vision for delivering best in class financial intelligence products, and a passion for enabling our business partners and consumer experiences.

The new Software Engineering Manager – Financial Intelligence will report to the Sr. Manager of Software Engineering, and will partner with product management, data engineering, data governance, data science, and business leadership to sustain existing financial applications and reporting, and deliver next generation Talent Finance products that streamline processes, provide secure and real-time reliable insights, and achieve scalability and flexibility for a rapidly changing business space.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 3+ years of engineering management experience.

  • 7+ years of software engineering experience.

  • Solid communication skills – written, oral, presentation and storytelling.

  • Experience leveraging cloud-based technologies to implement micro-service architectures capable of scaling to process large and growing volumes of data.

  • Expertise in multiple programming languages

  • Understanding of relational, NoSQL, and Graph data stores, methods, and approaches.

  • Expertise building resilient, high volume, data access and analysis APIs and services.

  • Experience building and managing web-based technologies that integrate with RBAC solutions

  • Experience in a start-up, fast-growth, or rapid-change environment.

  • Skilled at growing and supporting a diverse team

  • Strong problem-solving skills to identify the root cause and implement the fix.

  • Ability to build trust and partnerships across various teams and functions with strong influencing and change management skills.

  • Ability to be flexible, adapting to changing priorities and able to juggle multiple projects at once.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience working with

    • High volume web applications, data platforms, and frameworks

    • Financial systems dealing with quarterly load fluctuations

    • UI design and development

  • Working knowledge of and proficiency with

    • RESTful API design

    • AWS Cloud Technologies (SQS and Elasticsearch are a plus)

    • Java, React, .Net

  • PostgreSQL, GraphQL, SSRS, MicroStrategy

  • Familiarity or understanding of

    • Working with SFTP processes

    • Deployment, monitoring, and QA best practices

    • Finance and Accounting technologies and practices (e.g. SAP, SOX Compliance, Audits)

Required Education :

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical discipline or its equivalent or equivalent experience

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

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 Media & Entertainment Distribution.

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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