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Sr Android Engineer

San Francisco, California, United States

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Job ID 856591BR Location San Francisco, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Sep. 16, 2021

Job Summary:

As a Senior Android Engineer at Disney Streaming, you’ll be building solid, scalable and maintainable mobile applications for Disney+ and Star+. Our Android team builds apps for phones, tablets, Android TV and Fire TV, as well as connecting with Chromecast, smartwatches and other devices. We primarily work with live and on-demand streaming video in the sports and entertainment sector.

In a Senior Android Engineer, we look for a passionate team member who is well-versed in Kotlin, RxJava, Dagger, Gradle, Fragments and the Android Lifecycle. You are willing and able to mentor other team members in order to further develop their knowledge of our technologies. We expect a Senior Engineer to be able to maintain high-level project awareness on a project with 100+ Gradle modules, while also being a domain expert on key parts of the application. You are able to make architectural decisions that do not just fulfill the requirements, but also provide
scalability and flexibility for the future.

Responsibilities:

The day-to-day for this position does not just involve writing code, but also interacting with other Android Engineers, as well as Project Managers, Product Owners, Designers, Backend developers and other Frontend teams (Apple, Web, Game Consoles and Smart TVs). You are confident in your knowledge of the Android ecosystem and can think out of the box to find solutions that work for all teams.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of production experience with Java, Kotlin and the Android SDK
  • Extensive experience with Reactive Programming and Dependency Injection
  • Well versed in different architectural patterns

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of production experience with Java, Kotlin and the Android SDK
  • Experience with Google’s ExoPlayer or other Video Playback libraries
  • Experience with managing the build logic in Gradle.
  • Familiarity with Android TV or Amazon Fire TV development
  • Presence in the open-source community
  • Experience with automated testing and/or Unit Testing

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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