Senior Software Engineer, Data EngineeringApply NowApply Later Job ID 10049029 Location San Francisco, California, United States / Santa Monica, California, United States / Town of Bristol, Connecticut, United States / Raleigh, North Carolina, United States / Orlando, Florida, United States / Glendale, California, United States / Seattle, Washington, United States Business Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology Date posted Nov. 21, 2023
Disney Streaming is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Targeting Innovation team inside the Media Engineering organization.
The Targeting Innovation team develops automated feedback loops that control traffic shaping for Disney Streaming’s suite of streaming services, including Disney+, Hulu, and more. We balance the needs of our business strategy with the demands of an involving internet to provide the highest possible quality of experience directly to consumers in the form of pristine, error-free streaming media.
As a Senior Software Engineer on this team, you will develop robust data pipelines that calculate and report the quality of experience that our customers receive so that we can continually improve the way we deliver media. There will be opportunities to collaborate with a varied team of data engineers, other software engineers, researchers, product managers and more, as well as to provide leadership by example to other developers on the team and in the organization.
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 we use include Scala, AWS (Lambda, Kinesis, Step Functions, Aurora, many others), Apache Flink, Apache Spark, PostgresQL, Kubernetes and more.
5+ years of experience in a development background with data engineering experience.
You have an excellent understanding of software development fundamentals and architecture, and you aren't dogmatic about technology choices.
You have an interest and some experience in both object-oriented programming and functional programming concepts.
You have experience designing and shipping distributed systems.
You can mentor less experienced developers and help them improve their skills.
You have working knowledge of Scala and associated technologies, like cats-effect or zio or other functional programming languages or libraries.
You have experience with AWS products and services or other cloud providers.
You have an interest in video streaming and internet networking.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science-related field or equivalent work experience
About Disney Streaming:
Disney Streaming is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu. 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.
The hiring range for this position in Seattle, WA and in New York City, NY is $142,516 to $191,180 per year; the hiring range for this position in Santa Monica/Burbank/Glendale/L.A., California and in Bristol, Connecticut is $136,038 to $182,490; and the hiring range for this position in San Francisco, California is $148,994 to $199,870 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.
About Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology:
At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.
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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 we call Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.
Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, 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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