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Software Engineer – Multi Media Engineering

New York, New York, United States

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Job ID 779753BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Mar. 29, 2021

Job Summary:

Disney+ is the Disney-branded streaming service featuring an outstanding collection of content from its brands and franchises recognized and respected all over the world including Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, Disney, and NatGeo. Hulu is a premium streaming service that offers premium originals, current season TV, a massive library of hit series and movies, and live television. 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.

Media Engineering works on building out the scalable distributed systems for processing media that is core to our products. You will be joining the team that manages the automated processing of every piece of media available on Disney+.

As a software engineer on the Media Engineering team, you will collaborate with a diverse team of problem solvers to deliver new features that ensure our media processing pipeline is best-in-class. Your days will be a mix of talking new architectures, performing code reviews, collaborating with media experts that are industrial leaders, and of course developing code!


  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software
  • Participate in the full lifecycle of application development from requirements gathering and designing, to building, testing, and maintaining our software
  • Work closely with stakeholders to deliver excellent products on tight timelines

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related software engineering field or equivalent practical experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with developing software products
  • Experience in programming with one or more general purpose programming languages (Java, Scala, C#, C++)

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 or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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