The Walt Disney Company Senior Software Engineer (Front End) in Seattle, Washington
Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology
On any given day at Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology, we’re reimagining ways to create magical viewing experiences for the world’s most beloved stories while also transforming Disney’s media business for the future. Whether that’s evolving our streaming and digital products in new and immersive ways, powering worldwide advertising and distribution to maximize flexibility and efficiency, or delivering Disney’s unmatched entertainment and sports content, every day is a moment to make a difference to partners and to hundreds of millions of people around the world.
A few reasons why we think you’d love working for Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology
Building the future of Disney’s media business: DE&E Technologists are designing and building the infrastructure that will power Disney’s media, advertising, and distribution businesses for years to come.
Reach & Scale: The products and platforms this group builds and operates delight millions of consumers every minute of every day – from Disney+ and Hulu, to ABC News and Entertainment, to ESPN and ESPN+, and much more.
Innovation: We develop and execute groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news.
This opening is for a USA based employee, and must sit onsite in our offices in Seattle, WA, or New York, NY.
Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:
Work closely with UX designers, product managers, and engineering leadership to build best-of-class, delightful streaming experiences.
Collaborate with other developers to build, review, and deliver modern media applications to Samsung, LG, and other streaming-media devices.
Use data and experimentation to reinforce the value of new product functionality, ensure that we are providing the best experience possible for our viewers, and continuously improve our applications.
Provide mentorship to junior software engineers.
Required Education, Experience/Skills/Training:
Leadership, the ability to identify problems and drive towards solutions, and an eagerness to learn and teach new technologies & solve novel problems.
A deep understanding of computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, etc.).
Experience developing sophisticated user interfaces in a large and organized codebase.
Work samples demonstrating experience in building great user interfaces.
Experience with our common development tools such as: GitHub, Jenkins, Webpack, AWS, Confluence, JIRA.
Experience building applications backed by web-services is a plus.
Experience developing for Samsung, LG, or similar devices is also a plus.
Launched or worked on an international product.
Strong experience with Scrum methodology.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software, Electrical or Electronics Engineering, or comparable field of study, and/or equivalent work experience
The hiring range for this position is $142,600 to $191,100 per year. 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.
Job ID: 10079275
Job Posting Company: Disney Direct to Consumer
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