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Javascript Software Engineer, Web Marketing Returnship (Path Forward Program)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10000725 Location Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jun. 23, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

The Path Forward Return to Work program at Disney Streaming is a 16-week paid returnship (internship) for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to individuals who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply. 


At Disney Streaming we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with others transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce.

The Disney Streaming Web client engineering organization delivers app experiences across Hulu, Disney+, ESPN+, and Star+ built on a common platform and shared technology. The Web team is a fast-paced and fast-growing team that shares knowledge and code for initiatives that span Web such as commerce, marketing, media, and infrastructure!

We are seeking individuals with a passion for learning and developing the future of streaming services on the web.  As a member of DisneyStreaming’s Marketing team you'll play an instrumental role in delivering an industry-leading experience that provides a clear understanding of our products and content to our global users. 

When you work here, you're joining a dedicated team that is empowered to exercise independent judgment, flex their creativity, and collaborate with talented peers to drive product engagement and innovation.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Partners with team members, product and engineering partners to deliver new features and fix project issues while developing specifications for assigned components, projects, or fixes. 

  • Writes, performs tests, and debugs code ensuring standards for readability and maintainability. 

  • Contributes to core software project needs and the evolution of the team's practices; recommending changes in development, coding, maintenance and system standards. 

  • Efficiently supports software throughout the lifecycle. Performs technical maintenance and solving for components while maintaining clear documentation.

  • Participates in the code review to gain validated understanding of the fundamental knowledge of software systems.

Who You Are:

  • You have an ability to learn, understand, and adapt to new technologies.

  • You are a self-learner who identifies root causes and drives solutions.

  • You are highly thorough with the ability to clearly detail work.

  • You exhibit emotional intelligence, managing oneself under high pressure/stressful situations and meeting urgent timelines. 

  • You optimally collaborate and communicate with team members.

What To Bring: 

  • Basic foundational programming knowledge of web based applications. 

  • Experience working within a modern Javascript workflow.

  • Ability to write code that is easy to read and understand that follows standard methodologies.

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

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 we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

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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