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Sr. Software Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 883979BR Location New York, New York, United States; Remote, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Jan. 13, 2022

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming (DS) is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the PlayIO team. This role would be working within the Playback Services organization.

PlayIO sits at the heart of many different systems and organizations across DSS. As such, many of our systems are considered critical-path to the overall user experience (user state management, playback URL generation/gating, stream concurrency detection/enforcement, resume watching, playback analytics) and need to be highly available, resilient and performant under high throughput.

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.

Technologies include Java, Scala, and AWS (ECS, Kinesis, SNS, Lambda, Dynamo, Elasticsearch, and others). Experience in these areas is preferred but not required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • You work diligently with stakeholders such as project and product management to suss out requirements to provide technical solutions and direction.
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and be part of conversations where discordant views are present.
  • You have an excellent understanding of software development fundamentals and architecture, and you aren't dogmatic about technology choices.
  • You have experience mentoring and coaching more junior engineers on both technical and soft skills.
  • You preferably have knowledge/experience with web technologies and web systems architecture
  • You preferably have working knowledge of Java, Scala, and associated technologies.
  • You preferably have knowledge/experience with AWS products and services (EC2, S3, Lambda, DynamoDB, SQS, RDS, ElastiCache, CloudFront, etc.) or other cloud providers.


About Disney Streaming:

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 segment we call Disney Streaming.

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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