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Sr. Android Developer (ESPN - WA)

Seattle, WA - US

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Job ID 735313BR Location Seattle, Washington, United States Business Direct-to-Consumer and International Date posted 26/12/2019

Job Summary:

The Sr. Android Developer will apply technical expertise to manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables and will be responsible to design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the development of quality code for multiple ESPN apps and will define coding standards and development best practices. The Software engineer owns the technical implementation of projects and is expected to provide, training, guidance, and mentorship to other members of the team. This role is expected to guide decisions on technical strategy, architecture, best practices, tools, and utilities.

This is a hands-on engineering position that requires expert level proficiency in Java, Android SDK, device capabilities, and Android OS variations. The Android Software Engineer will architect reusable solutions that are shared across all ESPN apps. The ideal candidate is passionate about Java, Android, technology, apps, and sports.

Responsibilities:

  • Development of new and existing ESPN apps for the Android platform from conceptualization to launch
  • Development of quality code using cutting-edge techniques, tools, and utilities
  • Guide decisions on architecture and technical strategy
  • Research, test, and implement new techniques, frameworks, and utilities
  • Define development/design standards and best practices
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to define new product requirements, features, and functionality
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and technologies, and be prepared to apply them quickly

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 4 years of related work experience
  • A minimum of 3 years hands-on professional Android development experience
  • Extensive experience with Java and full command of Android APIs on all OS versions
  • Experience working a significant consumer app that is currently available in marketplace

Required Education

BS Computer Science or related technical discipline or its equivalent

About Direct-to-Consumer and International:

Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney +, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.

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 Direct-to-Consumer and International, which is part of a business segment we call Direct-to-Consumer and International.

ESPN Technology Services, Inc. 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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