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Staff Back End Engineer ( remote ), Seattle, Washington

Created01/27/2021
Reference772753BR
CategoryEngineering;Software Engineering
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CitySeattle
Zip98101
SalaryCompetitive
Job Summary:

Ad Platform Engineering runs one of the largest proprietary video advertising platform on the Internet, with thousands of advertisers and billions of ads served per month! Our ad server makes thousands of decisions per second to optimize the value of each impression for both our advertisers and our viewers. The Ad Applications team is where we develop the tools our advertising and other business partners use to configure rules related to advertiser and content partners that decide (among other things) where, how many, and what type of advertising to show our viewers. Our system is composed of a complex network of both internal and external systems including streaming applications, 3rd party sales, order management, and metrics reporting and analyzing systems.
Responsibilities:

As a Sr. Software Developer within the Ad Applications team, you will:
  • Lead design and implementation on projects to improve and extend Hulu's existing ad serving platform and its supporting systems.
  • Identify and drive improvements in engineering practices across Ad Platform teams to ensure industry-leading system quality and team efficiency.
  • Coach and mentor junior engineers on the team to produce software that conforms to the highest quality standards.
  • Partner with the Product teams to understand their business needs and design outstanding and efficient solutions to complex business problems.
  • Work with engineers on teams across the Hulu organization to ensure that advertising works flawlessly across a wide array of devices and applications, and that data and metrics flow efficiently into reporting and financial systems.
  • Building features and functionality in support of the Hulu Ad Manager.
  • Troubleshooting existing features throughout various micro-services and systems across Ad Applications.
  • API endpoint development.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of professional software development experience; at least 3 years with microservices architecture.
  • Proficiency in Java programming language.
  • Expertise with core Computer Science fundamentals, including Object-Oriented programming, algorithms, data structures, and design patterns.
  • Familiarity with large-scale distributed system design.
  • Hand-on experience in one or more industry-leading database platforms, both relational and non-relational systems, preferably MySQL, DynamoDB, Redis, etc.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills and a team-focused approach towards software development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the Spring Framework.
  • Working with a workflow engine. e.g. MuleSoft, Camunda, etc.
  • Ability to trace data through varying systems and debug where issues occur.
  • Experience working in AWS, GCP or Azure, and with infrastructure as code tools like Terraform
  • Experience with Lambda, SQS and rest of AWS Web Services

Required Education

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Additional Information:

DISNEYADSALES
DISNEYTECH

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 Disney Streaming Technology LLC , which is part of a business segment we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution .

Disney Streaming Technology LLC 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 or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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.
EmployerDisney Media & Entertainment Distribution

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