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Principal Software Engineer

Company: The Walt Disney Company
Location: Burbank
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionEver wonder how the innovative storytelling from the world's most beloved brands - Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, ESPN, 20th Century, National Geographic, FX, Freeform, Disney Channels, ABC, and more -- makes it to viewers around the globe and beyond (yes, we also deliver content to the International Space Station)? Come join our growing team that builds global products, platforms and tools that deliver and monetize our company's unmatched collection of content, power our businesses and reflect the company's innovative spirit.We are the Content Platforms team with a mission to "reimagine the technical ecosystem that empowers The Walt Disney Company to harness its unparalleled storytelling and distribute it around the world." Content Platforms is part of the Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution (DMED) segment which is responsible for The Walt Disney Company's direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in conjunction with ESPN; Disney+, the Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service; global advertising sales and ad technology for all of Disney's media properties, including ABC, ESPN, Freeform, FX Networks, National Geographic and the Disney Channels; Hotstar, the leading over-the-top streaming service in India; and the Company's majority ownership stake in Hulu.If you:+ Enjoy working with teams of talented and passionate people+ Have excellent communication skills+ Demonstrate determination in finding solutions to complex puzzles+ Have the curiosity and interests in how content goes from inception to consumers+ Employ positive thinking and are able to work constructively in a diverse team setting+ Enjoy transforming business strategy into innovative products & platforms+ Value learning and being exposed to new experiences+ Love working in a startup culture+ Find Media & Entertainment industry fascinatingthen Content Platforms team is the place for you. We are growing and investing in innovative technology to deliver a state-of-the-art content pipeline. Come be a part of the magic that makes The Walt Disney Company one of the "World's Most Admired Companies".Responsibilities:You will be building scalable, maintainable, and well-tested software solutions which are flexible enough to meet the requirements of multiple customers and stakeholders. You will:+ Provide subject matter expertise on design and coding best practices andassisting in building and implementing related guidelines and standards+ Advise on architecture and propose solutions that span multiple teams andorganizations+ Maintain a deep understanding of our core systems and how they interactwith upstream and downstream dependencies.+ Contribute and review code, set standards, and work with engineers toensure product and design specifications are met+ Responsible for fundamental platform performance, scalability, and resiliency+ Partner with stakeholders to refine requirements, and propose solutions toproblems that span multiple teams+ Influence and contribute to department technical strategy and planning+ Provide mentoring to engineers on advanced technical issues+ Define requirements and architecture for multi-layered systems+ Direct and influence the efforts of engineers across teams+ Partner with leaders from other teams to ensure the planning and delivery ofmedium and large-scale projectsBasic Qualifications:+ 10+ Years industry experience+ Experience with REST APIs, Microservice architectures, async programming models+ Experience with wide range of data store technologies such as Postgres, Redis, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, and DynamoDB+ Experience with Java and JVM ecosystem including Spring Framework and Spring Cloud+ Experience with Cloud-based technologies such as AWS EC2, S3, SQS, Lambda and Step Functions, and Fargate+ Experience with build and deployment technologies such as Docker, Gitlab-CI, Terraform/Cloud formation, and Jenkins+ Experience in Agile/Scrum methodology+ Expertise with full lifecycle of application development, including bestpractices of unit testing, code reviews, documentation, etc.+ Has had a leading role in the design, implementationRequired Education:+ Computer Science degree or equivalent experience**Job ID:** 7074012320220417**Location:** Burbank,California**Job Posting Company:**The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email Candidate.Accommodations@Disney.com with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

Keywords: The Walt Disney Company, Burbank , Principal Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Burbank, California

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