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Senior Software Engineer – Live Stream Orchestration

San Francisco, CA - US

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Job ID 768191BR Location San Francisco, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Oct. 29, 2020

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming Services (DSS) provides end-to-end video streaming solutions over web, mobile, and connected devices. Our platform powers video for partners including ESPN, Hulu, MLB, NHL, MLS, and more (including Disney's new streaming service). We are leaders in digital media at a time when more people than ever are choosing to consume their media over the internet.

The Provisioning team orchestrates encoders, packagers and other resources that stream hundreds of live events every day. We are constantly handling new challenges, striving for 100% uptime and scaling to meet the expectations of millions of viewers.

Our team is looking to add a mid to senior level full-stack Software Engineer to our team who possesses a wide range of technical knowledge. This position will be working primarily on the front end as well as back end of our applications that support multiple internal and external partners


  • Work with a team of engineers building software in a collaborative development process.
  • Work closely with technical leads and other team members to identify and complete development assignments.
  • Participate in the design process of new features and enhancements to the software platform.
  • Diagnose issues, evaluate and recommend the best resolution, and execute against that plan.
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced and challenging work environment.
  • Strong technical, problem-solving, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated strong partnering and coaching skills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience implementing web user interfaces using front-end frameworks (VueJS, Angular, React, etc.)
  • Modern web/app development technologies (JavaScript, SASS/SCSS, Node.js, Grunt, Bower, Webpack)
  • Experience with Java/J2EE, Spring, XML, JSON Messaging, REST APIs and Relational databases
  • Experience working with Continuous Integration and Deployment tools - e.g., Maven, Jenkins 2, Ansible, GITHUB
  • Willingness to “think-outside-of-the-box” to resolve project challenges and improve development processes/systems

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work with all members of an extended and diverse project team
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-organized, committed to quality and be capable of tracking multiple issues simultaneously
  • Ability to function in a virtual team setting and collaborate effectively across multiple sites (onsite, offshore, near shore)
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to multitask effectively

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience working as a developer within complex systems development environments
  • Experience with User Interfaces and/or SOA concepts
  • Experience and knowledge of cloud-based services is a plus.
  • Knowledge on Responsive Web Design
  • Experience with Spring/Spring-Boot frameworks
  • Understanding of AWS Architecture (Lambda, SNS/SQS Messaging, API gateway)
  • Experience in database design and writing SQL queries or DB administration
  • NoSQL solutions including Couchbase or DynamoDB
  • Comfortable with Unix/Linux OS via command line
  • VueJs, Angular, Webpack, SASS/SCSS, Node.js
  • Java, Mysql
  • Github Enterprise
  • Jenkins 2
  • Docker, ECS, Kubernetes
  • JIRA, Confluence
  • AWS

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or minimum of three (3) years of software development experience

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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