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Sr. Software Engineer

New York, NY - US

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Job ID 660672BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Oct. 17, 2019

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming Services (DSS) is looking for a Sr. Software Engineer to join the Activation team.

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. Disney Streaming Services is a best-in-class media streaming technology company powering several properties today including MLB, NHL, Fox Sports Go, WWE, Eurosport, and many others.

You would be joining a team that is enabling the business to move faster by introducing new products to a growing marketplace.

Technologies include Scala, Play, and AWS. Experience in these is preferred but not required. If you're open to learning new things, or excited to expand your skillset in these areas, then our team is for you.

Basic Qualifications:
  • You've got an excellent understanding of software development fundamentals, and you aren't dogmatic about technology choices.
  • You have strong back end experience with Java or Scala.
  • You preferably have knowledge/experience with AWS services (EC2, S3, SQS, RDS, ElastiCache, CloudFront, etc.) or other cloud providers.
  • Practical knowledge of relational and/or NoSQL DBs is highly desirable.



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 Services, 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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