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Sr. Software Engineer - Back End

New York, NY - US

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Job ID 768657BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Dec. 03, 2020

Job Summary:

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.

Disney Streaming Services (DSS) is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer with strong applied experience to join the Content Distribution and Origin (CDO) team.

Working with the latest in streaming video, web serving and caching technologies, you will have the opportunity to contribute to a platform that involves configuration, content & traffic management for Disney+ around the world. We are a fast paced and growing team, where you will have an opportunity to learn about content delivery infrastructure landscape and challenges in the area of content distribution network and origin as our streaming services launch around the world over the next few years.

Responsibilities:

  • A desire to work in a fast-paced and challenging work environment. Must be proactive, demonstrate initiative and be a logical thinker.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate specific new and emerging services, platforms, and technologies
  • Diagnose issues, evaluate and recommend the best resolution, and execute against that plan.
  • Play a DevOps role in cloud-based deployment environments and database administration.
  • Strong technical, problem-solving, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate strong partnering and coaching skills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience in software development along with DevOps tools and practices.
  • Software development experience in Java, Spring/Springboot.
  • Experience developing microservices in a containerized environment.
  • Service orchestration experience in the cloud with Docker, AWS is must.
  • Experience with AWS products and services (EC2, S3, Lambda, API Gateway, SNS/SQS, RDS, ElastiCache, CloudFront, etc.).
  • Experience on Ansible, CI/CD and Jenkins.
  • Experience conducting technical deep-dives into the system configuration and code.
  • Knowledge of large-scale distributed systems in practice, including multi-tier.
  • Strong motivation in picking up new domains and writing and shipping well-tested processes/code.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with cross functional business partners.
  • Strong collaboration, prioritization, and adaptability skills required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with MySql databases administration.
  • Experience with scripting language like Python.
  • Experience with Grafana and Kibana.
  • Knowledge of IXP and ISP domains.

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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