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Software Engineer, Scala

New York, New York, United States

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Job ID 800561BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Jun. 03, 2021

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming is looking for a Software Engineer to join the Experience, Authority, Playback and Edge group within the Services & Data Engineering org. This role would be working within the Media Services team.

Media Services sits at the heart of many different systems and organizations across Disney Streaming. As such, many of our systems are considered critical-path to the overall user experience (user state management, playback URL generation/gating, stream concurrency detection/enforcement, resume watching, playback analytics) and need to be highly available, resilient and performant under high throughput.

If you enjoy streaming media, are interested in live sports and entertainment, or just want to join a fast-growing team that plays an integral part of the revenue producing arm of a company, then our team is for you..

Technologies include Scala and AWS (DynamoDB, ECS, ElastiCache, Elasticsearch, Kinesis, Lambda, S3, SNS, SQS). Experience in these areas is preferred but not required.

  • You have an excellent understanding of software development fundamentals and architecture, and you aren't dogmatic about technology choices.
  • You have a strong grasp on object-oriented programming and functional programming concepts.
  • You preferably have working knowledge of Scala and associated technologies.
  • You preferably have knowledge/experience with AWS products and services (DynamoDB, ECS, ElastiCache, Elasticsearch, Kinesis, Lambda, S3, SNS, SQS, etc…) or other cloud providers.

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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