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Sr Software Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10006192 Location Santa Monica, California, United States / New York, New York, United States / Seattle, Washington, United States / United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Nov. 15, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid Preferred, Remote Possible

- 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. A remote opportunity may be possible for qualified candidates under certain circumstances and, if granted, the employee would work remotely on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

We are looking for an experienced Backend Services Software Engineer who can partner with product owners, project managers, developers and UI/UX designers, across the organization to deliver the best end-to-end customer experiences, develop in-house automation & tooling to support operations, suggesting smart resolutions, and innovate the tools Disney Streaming uses to manage massively scaled streaming operations world-wide.

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 services that support consumer facing applications

●Your ability to be collaborative and enjoy working cross-functionally with other engineers, product managers, and designers

●Diligence, thoughtfulness, 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

Basic Qualifications:

●Minimum of 5 years of experience

●BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience required.

●Customer-facing experience required.

●REST web API experience required

●Experience with AWS cloud technology required – SNS/SQS/Kinesis/ECS/Lambda

●Experience with Event driven systems architectures (reactive design)

●Experience with containerized & serverless applications

● Experience working to support high-performance web-based user interfaces

●Experience building services using REST, GraphQL, WebSockets

●Practical knowledge and relevant experience deploying services in a containerized cloud infrastructure

●Experience writing unit tests / implementing test driven development processes

●Experience with languages: Scala (primary), Java, JavaScript, Python

●Experience with storage & cache technologies: DynamoDB, RDBMS, NoSQL, S3, Redis

Location: New York, NY, San Francisco, CA, or Seattle, WA preferred but also open to US remote for the right candidate. #DisneyTech 

The hiring range for this remote position is $143,800.00 to $ 199,900.00 per year, which factors in various geographic regions. 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.

Additional Information!:


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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