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Job ID 716413BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Direct-to-Consumer and International Date posted 11/11/2019

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming Services mission is to give consumers the freedom to access content on their terms
across any connected device, time, or location. By driving technological innovations, Disney Streaming
Services aspires to become the leading distributor of direct-to-consumer live entertainment and the
premier provider of video streaming solutions globally. It successfully designs, develops, and delivers
direct-to-consumer streaming services for a growing roster of media products. Media Engineering
works on building out the scalable distributed systems for processing media that is core to our
products.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables

Basic Qualifications:

  • ​BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related software engineering field or equivalent practical experience
  • 3-5 years of developing software products
  • Experience in programming with Java and proficient with one or more general purpose programming languages (Scala, Javascript, C#, C++, etc)

About Direct-to-Consumer and International:

Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International 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. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; the upcoming Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney-branded streaming platforms, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.

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 Direct-to-Consumer and International.

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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