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Senior Software Engineer, Cloud-Native Engineering (Ad Sales), New York, New York

Created02/19/2021
Reference772915BR
CategoryTechnology;Software Engineering
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CityNew York
Zip10001
SalaryCompetitive
Job Summary:

Senior Software Engineer, Cloud-Native Engineering (Ad Sales)

Disney's 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.
This role is a Senior development role on a project that is re-architecting AdVisor as a cloud native application running in Azure. We are a motivated team that is committed to lifelong learning and improving, both in and out of the office. We strive to be flexible and adaptable to change both in how we execute projects and in the technologies we use to deliver our solutions. We care about the details because every pixel, every line of code, and every user interaction with our products determines whether we are delivering on our commitment to producing the very best products possible. You'll be joining a talented team that works interdependently toward aggressive goals to deliver technically sound solutions. We often include our users as part of our team and we work to connect with them on a human level, understanding their world, so we can deliver software that they love to use.

Our ideal Senior Software Engineer candidate is team-oriented, possesses excellent communication skills, and has previously held a Senior role on a development team consisting of both on-site and offshore developers while utilizing a scrum methodology. Additionally, you have experience developing web based applications, utilizing .NET Core, JavaScript, and Azure.

Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on development expertise, building .NET Core web applications
  • Collaborate with team and peers to design complex applications, peer review code, and suggest optimization
  • Practice quality engineering practices and lead by example: unit testing and web API testing
  • Reason logically and creatively, identifying problems, drawing valid conclusions from the data available, and develop effective solutions while applying creative thinking in the design and development of high performing web applications
  • Collaborate with and influence product teams to build and maintain design system standards, processes, and adoption
  • Create reference implementations for the purpose of mentoring and leading more junior staff
  • Help define engineering best practices and provide technical mentorship
  • Investigate and resolve any production issues from end user (UI) to persistence layer and work to prevent them
  • Work with project managers to ensure that all project deliverables are on time and high quality
  • Assist in rapid prototyping of design concepts in order to prove and test ideas with end-users

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in web application development or software engineering in a large enterprise environment using modern frameworks
  • Extensive expertise with .NET Core and its related technologies, include Entity Framework, relational databases, ASP.NET MVC
  • Experience designing and implementing RESTful services
  • Extensive knowledge of HTTP
  • Experience developing for the cloud and Kubernetes
  • JavaScript experience
  • Demonstrated track record of championing quality engineering: be adamant that all code is written in a way that can be tested with automation
  • Experience working with high-performing teams using Scrum
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • React.js and/or jQuery experience
  • Experience developing for Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Experience with Azure SQL
  • Previous work experience in media production, broadcast and/or distribution
  • Experience working with vendor teams to deliver high quality results
  • Strong curiosity about how Disney delivers the Magic and a desire to be a part of it

Required Education

  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training or work experience

Preferred Education

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related technical discipline is highly desirable

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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