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Manager, Software Engineering

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 7110071720211205 Location Seattle, Washington, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Aug. 02, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

- This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:


The Content Experience Delivery team builds systems that provide data at scale to teams across Disney Streaming. We implement reliable, high-request services that deliver data that helps power user experiences for Disney Streaming clients including Hulu, Disney+, Star+ and ESPN+, across web, mobile, and living room devices. 

We are looking for a Software Engineering Manager who can attract and retain diverse engineering talent, drive a culture of ownership and excellence, and be responsible for the development of strategic services and infrastructure. The right person will collaborate closely with partners, product & program managers, and developers across Disney Streaming organizations to deliver outstanding customer experiences to enable growth of Disney Streaming products worldwide!


  • Building and maintaining a diverse software engineering team: training, career development, mentoring, and process improvement

  • Ownership of roadmap and engineering vision for applications and tools

  • Collaboration with product managers and other business partners to prioritize work and set goals for the team

  • Refining engineering practices and maintaining operational excellence

  • Diligence, thoughtfulness, and great verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to move quickly and adjust to meet the changing needs of the product

  • Curiosity for new technologies and ability to build space for growth and evolution of products and team


  • 2+ years of engineering management experience

  • 8+ years of software engineering experience

  • Experience attracting diverse talent, building and leading teams

  • Strong programming skills in an object-oriented language, and a strong grasp of computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, databases, etc.)

  • Experience with event-driven systems architectures (reactive design)

  • Practical knowledge and meaningful experience deploying web services in cloud infrastructure

  • Experience writing unit tests / implementing test driven development processes


  • Experience with Scala.

  • Experience with AWS cloud technologies

  • Experience with storage technologies: DynamoDB, RDBMS, NoSQL

  • Experience working with remote global teams and a flexible schedule to meet in different time zones.



​BS in CS or equivalent work experience



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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