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The Walt Disney Company Senior Android Engineer in San Francisco, California

Job Summary:

As a Senior Android Engineer at Disney Streaming Services, you’ll be building solid, scalable and maintainable mobile applications for Disney+. Our Android team builds apps for phones, tablets, Android TV and Fire TV, as well as connecting with Chromecast, smartwatches and other devices. We primarily work with on-demand streaming video in the sports and entertainment sector.

Our team is flexible, diverse and forward thinking. Our Android team is split over three locations - Amsterdam, New York City and San Francisco. We work together and share knowledge across our global sites, but you will mostly work with your local colleagues on the San Francisco team.


In a Senior Android Engineer we look for a passionate team member who is well-versed in Kotlin, RxJava, Dagger, Gradle, Fragments and the Android Lifecycle. You are willing and able to mentor other team members in order to further develop their knowledge of our technologies.

We expect a Senior Engineer to be able to maintain high-level project awareness on a project with 100+ Gradle modules, while also being a domain expert on key parts of the application. You are able to make architectural decisions that do not just fulfill the requirements, but also provide scalability and flexibility for the future.

The day-to-day for this position does not just involve writing code, but also interacting with other Android Engineers, as well as Project Managers, Product Owners, Designers, Backend developers and other Frontend teams (Apple, Web, Game Consoles and Smart TVs). You are confident in your knowledge of the Android ecosystem and can think out of the box to find solutions that work for all teams.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of production experience with Java, Kotlin and the Android SDK.

  • Extensive experience with Reactive Programming, Dependency Injection and automated testing

  • Well versed in different architectural patterns

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Google’s ExoPlayer or other Video Playback libraries

  • Experience with managing the build logic in Gradle.

  • Familiarity with Android TV or Amazon Fire TV development

  • Presence in the open-source community

Job ID: 777441BR

Location: San Francisco,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution

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