Skip to main content

Software Engineer (1-year contract)

Singapore, Singapore

Apply NowApply Later

Job ID 889686BR Location Singapore, Singapore Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Nov. 18, 2021

Job Summary:

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) brings together the Company’s best-in-class product, technology, and commercialization teams together into one global organization. DMED is responsible for the P&L management and all distribution, network and engineering operations, sales, advertising, data, and certain key technology functions worldwide for the Company's content engines. DMED also manages operations of the Company's streaming services including Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ HotStar; and domestic broadcast and cable television networks.

DMED Technology creates products, platforms, and innovations for the DMED Segment and the Walt Disney Company by driving the strategic development and use of technology, building scalable systems and products to empower our businesses and engage consumers. With global scale, local presence, and deep technological excellence, DMED Technology helps DMED and The Walt Disney Company optimize technology, platforms, and resources, bring creative ideas to life and create industry-shaping approaches.

We are looking for qualified Software Engineer who will be responsible for development of applications, reports and interfaces to support the migration of existing systems to the new target systems; and working in complex, multi-priority and matrixed teams within the organization internationally.

As part of our Media Applications team, you will work closely with various stakeholders to ensure the applications, reports and interfaces are developed to the requirements and contribute to the success of the overall migration and system consolidation project.

You will also collaborate with administrators and internal users to provide technical support and identify new requirements. Communication and organization skills are key for this position, along with a positive attitude and growth mindset.

The Software Engineer is a key role in the DMED Media Technology group under Media Applications team. This position is based in our Singapore office. This position will report to the Technical Lead, Media Applications.


  • Assist the Technical Lead on the daily support functions and ensure smooth systems operation
  • Analyse business processes in totality to derive holistic solutions for data distribution, analytics and business reporting that benefit business and operations
  • Coordinate System Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing with vendors, internal IT team and TV Business users for deliverables and provide workable solutions to support business processes
  • Develop reports, middleware and interfaces based on business/operation needs and requirements
  • Assist in documenting business/operational requirements, technical design and solutions and interface requirements
  • Work in collaboration with teams within the project to attain common goals and timeline
  • Analyse business requirements to determine the appropriate database design and architecture to meet requirements
  • Define the application architecture and migration strategies of information systems
  • Guide team to transform the application architecture into the detailed design for implementation

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or the equivalent
  • Working experience in database administration or data analytic in MS SQL or Oracle DB (e.g., data mining, text mining, operations research, revenue management, etc.)
  • Experienced in using ETL to extract, transform, and load data directly into a data warehouse
  • Knowledge of programming languages
  • Knowledge of programming languages (ability to develop/support software in Java, C#, VB.NET in J2EE or .NET technology but not limited to Web and Form Base applications)
  • Architectural exposure to SOA products (Windows Communication Foundation, Oracle SOA Suite)
  • Hands-on experience with report development tools (Crystal Report, Jasper Report or BI Publisher)
  • Basic knowledge of Big Data technologies and digital tracing (Tableau)
  • Comprehensive understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers and emerging computing trends
  • Industry experience is an advantage
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best – entertain and inform millions around the world. As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for all newly hired employees in Singapore.


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 The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia) Pte. Limited, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Apply Now Apply Later

Watch Our Jobs

Sign up to receive new job alerts and company information based on your preferences.

For Disney Job Alerts to work, JavaScript must be enabled in your browser.