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Sr Software Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 959054BR Location Santa Monica, California, United States / United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted May 11, 2022 Flex Type Remote

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming is an industry leader in providing over-the-top content solutions, including Disney+, Hulu & ESPN+. We strive to deliver live and on-demand content to consumers with innovative features and best in class reliability. The team builds the platform and applications to enable partners to bring Disney Streaming experiences to a rapidly growing subscriber base. We do this by providing developer tools, self service capabilities and live support monitoring and tracking. This team works to establish a cloud-based framework for customer interaction, support and execution worldwide.

The Live Operator Experience team is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to partner with fellow developers, product and project managers, and designers across the Operator Experience teams in order to build out our in-house automation tooling suite. This person will implement enhancements of the Content Portal, building and improving the tools our users and stakeholders utilize to verify content as it moves into out streaming platforms.

Your success depends upon:
  • Your passion about product development, self-driven, highly motivated and you enjoy the independence of managing projects on your own
  • You care about the customer experience and have experience building consumer facing applications
  • Your ability to be collaborative and enjoy working cross-functionally with other engineers, product managers, and designers
  • Diligence, thoughtful, and have great oral and written communication skills
  • Making wise choices and take smart risks when dealing with ambiguous requirements
  • Proactivity and ability to move fast or pivot to meet the changing needs of the product
  • Curiosity about emerging technologies and can quickly evaluate and adapt to new technologies
  • Enjoying problem solving and can use everything from data analysis to command line tools to help you identify and fix issues


  • Front-end software development
  • Engineering team Agile process participation

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum 4 years of web development experience required
  • Experience building consumer-facing single-page applications in JavaScript
  • Experience developing rich, interactive and well-performing user interfaces using frameworks like React, Angular, Vue
  • Experience building services using REST and GraphQL

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous work in a Scrum development environment
  • Experience writing unit tests / implementing test driven development processes
  • Experience writing Cypress test for visual automation
  • Domain knowledge software deployments
  • Experience with A/B Testing
  • Experience developing services using Apollo GraphQL platform

Additional Information:

Location: Santa Monica, CA, or Remote.

This role is considered remote, which means the employee will work remotely on an ongoing basis and will not have an assigned workspace at a Company designated location.

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 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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