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Sr. IOS Engineer

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 691975BR Location San Francisco, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Oct. 18, 2019

Job Summary:

We​ ​are​ ​looking​ ​for​ ​a Senior​ ​iOS/tvOS​ ​engineer​ ​to​ ​join​ ​our​ ​Apple​ ​platforms​ ​engineering ​​team. This​ ​is​ ​an​ ​opportunity​ ​to​ ​help​ ​build​ ​industry​ ​leading​ ​apps​ ​while​ ​getting​ ​to​ ​work​​closely with​ ​some​ ​of​ ​the​ ​greatest​ ​minds​ ​in​ ​the​ ​streaming​ ​media​ ​technology​ ​industry.​ ​If​​working in​ ​a​ ​collaborative​ ​team​ ​environment​ ​and​ ​facing​ ​new​ ​challenges​ ​every​ ​day​ ​while​​your apps​ ​get​ ​used​ ​by​ ​millions​ ​of​ ​people​ ​excites​ ​you,​ ​then​ ​this​ ​is​ ​the​ ​role​ ​for​ ​you.

Permanent​ ​positions​ ​are​ ​available​ ​in​ ​New​ ​York,​ ​NY​ ​and​ ​in​ ​San​ ​Francisco,​ ​CA.​ ​We​ ​offer a​ ​unique​ ​opportunity​ ​for​ ​any​ ​technologist:
  • Work​ ​on​ ​a​ ​bleeding-edge​ ​and​ ​ever-growing​ ​technology​ ​stack
  • Be​ ​part​ ​of​ ​a​ ​highly​ ​collaborative,​ ​world-class​ ​team​ ​of​ ​software​ ​engineers
  • Contribute​ ​to​ ​award-winning,​ ​highly​ ​complex​ ​apps​ ​and​ ​systems
  • Influence​ ​the​ ​innovation​ ​of​ ​high​ ​profile​ ​products​ ​used​ ​globally
  • Face​ ​new​ ​challenges​ ​and​ ​reap​ ​new​ ​rewards​ ​every​ ​day


  • Help lead ​development of ​feature-rich​ ​native​ ​iOS/tvOS​ ​applications​ ​for​ ​iPhones,​ ​iPads,​ ​Apple Watch,​ ​and​ ​Apple​ ​TV
  • Participate​ ​in​ ​the​ ​full​ ​lifecycle​ ​of​ ​application​ ​development​ ​(requirements gathering,​ ​designing,​ ​building,​ ​testing,​ ​and​ ​maintenance)
  • Collaborate​ ​with​ ​the​ ​rest​ ​of​ ​the​ ​engineering​ leadership ​team​ ​on​ ​architectural​ ​decisions​ ​and big​ ​picture​ ​solutions
  • Work​ ​closely​ ​with​ ​dedicated​ ​product​ ​managers,​ ​designers,​ ​QA,​ ​and​ ​business owners​ ​to​ ​deliver​ ​excellent​ ​products,​ ​often​ ​around​ ​exciting​ ​milestone​ ​events

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience​ ​developing​ ​user-facing​ ​applications​ ​across​ ​Apple​ ​devices​ ​and platforms
  • Eagerness​ ​to​ ​learn​ ​new​ ​technologies​ ​and​ ​a​ ​strong​ ​desire​ ​to​ ​be​ ​challenged technically
  • Solid​ ​debugging​ ​skills​ ​and​ ​a​ ​passion​ ​for​ ​building​ ​high​ ​performance​ ​software
  • Experience​ ​integrating​ ​with​ ​backend​ ​systems​ ​and​ ​web​ ​services
  • Excellent​ ​communication​ ​and​ ​collaborative​ ​skills​ ​-​ ​be​ ​a​ ​team​ ​player
  • Knowledge​ ​of​ ​agile​ ​software​ ​development​ ​methodologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong​ ​knowledge​ ​of​ ​Swift,​ ​Objective-C,​ ​and​ ​Apple​ ​Frameworks—particularly UIKit​, ​AVFoundation, and StoreKit—​is​ ​preferred

Required Education

  • BS/MS​ ​in​ ​Computer​ ​Science​ ​or​ ​equivalent​ ​with​ ​4+​ ​years​ ​industry​ ​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; the upcoming Disney subscription video service; 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. 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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