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Job ID 761443BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted May. 14, 2020

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming Services is seeking a talented Software Engineer to join the Developer Productivity Engineering team. Developer Productivity Engineering is a distributed group that owns internal tools used to build, deploy, and operate the services that make up Disney Streaming's products. Built for AWS with a variety of open source software, our services are used by dozens of engineering teams across the company. We strive to act as a productivity multiplier by offering our customers rich primitives for delivering their services, allowing them to focus more on product.

This position is full-time and based in our office in New York, NY.

As a Software Engineer you will build tools and services to support the containerized deployment platform at Disney Streaming. Through this orchestration platform you will support the exponential growth in Disney Streaming's product and partner portfolios. You'll also collaborate to enable and support cloud-native practices and new developer workflows.


Software Engineer responsibilities:
  • Develop and deploy tools and services to automate the infrastructure and software lifecycles
  • Engineer RESTful and GraphQL-based services in Go
  • Ease adoption of cloud-native concepts and technologies for the wider engineering organization
  • Engage with our large group of stakeholders
  • Promote a collaborative environment that develops agreeableness, trust, experimentation, creativity, and innovation
  • Lead and contribute to the decision-making process and technical decisions
Minimum Qualifications:
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years experience building software on *nix platforms
  • You're a self-learner, independent, and have excellent problem-solving skills
  • You care deeply about craftsmanship in your software, and can work backwards from the customer
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid understanding of Golang (Go)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with software containers (e.g. Docker, rkt, runC) and schedulers (e.g. ECS, Kubernetes, Nomad)
  • You have successfully applied immutable infrastructure patterns
  • You’ve worked with and improved the reliability of distributed systems
  • You’ve deployed and operated geographically distributed, redundant services
  • Engagement with open source communities
Tools We Use:
  • Language: Go, Ruby, Bash
  • Tools: Docker, Git, Graphite, GraphQL, Jenkins, Logstash, Packer, Puppet, Sensu
  • Data stores: DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Redis


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 Disney+ and ESPN+. 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.





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. 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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