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Sr. Software Engineer, Content

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 985235BR Location Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Jun. 15, 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:

Hulu, Disney+, and Star+ are premium streaming Video-on-demand and TV platforms that seek to captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love. We create outstanding experiences that celebrate the best of entertainment and technology. We’re looking for great people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking and embracing fun. It’s a mission that takes some serious resourcefulness, driven curiosity and determination to be the best. Come be part of the team that’s powering play.

Disney Streaming's Live and Linear Orchestration team is seeking a Senior Software Developer who is sharp, motivated and will help build the technology backbone for our current and future products. The team is responsible for the end-to-end technology needs to acquire live and linear content from over 1000 channels and deliver the highest quality streaming services to tens of millions of users. As a part of this team, you would use technologies like SpringBoot, Postgres, Redis, Kafka and native AWS resources such as DynamoDB, SQS, Elasticache, Elasticsearch etc.


  • Understand and implement the best engineering practices to write well constructed and easy to maintain code while collaborating with product managers to achieve business functionality

  • Improve the live & linear orchestration systems and live rights and content availabilities publishing tools and workflows

  • Design well architected solutions and build iteratively into systems while maintaining the best agile practices; and write defensive and robust tests

  • Communicate status with peers and/or managers and present views and opinions patiently

  • On-board and mentor other developers on the team on standards and best practices

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of software development experience, and proficiency in Python or Java

  • Expertise with core Computer Science fundamentals, including Object-Oriented programming, data structures and algorithms (hashing, trees, graphs, search etc.)

  • Fundamental understanding of relational, document and graph databases

  • An enjoyment for going deep on performance tuning, and a love of owning a problem end-to-end

  • A desire to relentlessly pursue better ways on how to tackle problems and improve systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Curiosity about designing large scale distributed systems on the cloud

  • Experience with Machine Learning


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 Hulu, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Streaming.

Hulu, 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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