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Sr iOS Software Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10029992 Location New York, New York, United States / United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Nov. 10, 2022 Flex Type Remote

- This role is considered remote, which means the employee will work remotely on an ongoing basis and will not have an assigned workspace at a Company designated location.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a lead software engineer to join our Apple platforms team. This is an opportunity to work on apps such as Disney+, Star+, and Hulu with some of the greatest minds in streaming media. If tackling interesting technical challenges while developing industry leading apps used by tens of millions of people excites you, then this is the role for you.

Why you want to work with us:

  • Nurture a highly collaborative, world-class team of software engineers

  • Work on a cutting-edge and evolving technology stack

  • Own substantial features shipped to millions of users

  • Influence the innovation of high-profile products used globally

  • Join an inclusive culture that incorporates diverse perspectives and supports individual needs


  • Oversee development of feature-rich native iOS/tvOS applications for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV

  • Identify areas for growth within the team processes and develop new systems for collaboration

  • Write clear, well-tested, performant code

  • Work with other developers to create sustainable, well-architected solutions that are built to last

  • Manage production issues and solve novel problems

  • Guide an agile team participating in the full lifecycle of application development, including being the key point of contact for entire features

  • Mentor associate, mid-level, and senior team members and support peers through code review and pair programming

  • Create opportunities to learn and teach others

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience

  • Expert ​knowledge​ ​of​ ​Swift,​​ ​Apple​ ​Frameworks, and the Xcode ecosystem

  • Experience leading a team, including delegating responsibility and balancing competing priorities

  • Experience​ ​integrating​ ​with​ ​backend​ ​systems​, ​web​ ​services, and third-party software

  • Hold high standards of quality for both the codebases you contribute to and the applications you build

  • A growth mindset towards learning, experience mentoring others, and a desire to give and receive feedback

  • Experience composing and presenting thoughtful and implementable solutions to a variety of stakeholders (technical and non-technical)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Zootopian traffic ordinances, frog to princess transmography, and multiverse navigational theory (or equivalent unity with the force)

The hiring range for this remote position is $165,000.00 to $190,00.00 per year, which factors in various geographic regions. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

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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