Disney’s Direct-To-Consumer and International (DTCI) group has the skills, drive, and passion to innovate, create, and succeed in enabling a Direct to Consumer Strategy for ESPN, Disney and ABC products. We are here to lead in the application of data and analytics across The Walt Disney Company, focused on Content Personalization/Recommendation, Deep User Understanding, Audience Segmentation, and Analytics. We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer who can develop scalable SDKs and apps for iOS , Android Mobile, and other OTT platforms. You must be self-driven to continuously learn, evaluate new technologies, innovate, and deliver solutions for business-critical applications with little to no oversight from the management team.
Build software across the real-time data collection platform for the Apple, Google, Amazon and related product platforms for mobile and OTT.
Design and develop SDKs with minimal footprint in terms of resource utilization yet produce excellent performance and reliability in collecting consumer engagement data from each devices. You will be helping data collection from apps used by 100MM+ users.
Help define and enforce development, design standards, and best practices for other developers.
Think of new ways to improve scalability, resilience and reliability to the platform and be able to document and communicate these ideas across our team to put your ideas into action.
Embrace the DevOps mentality to build, deploy and support applications with minimal help from other teams.
Work with various mobile and OTT product team to integrate real-time collection SDKs we maintain, demo new features, provide sample code and provide review feedback to improve performance and reliability.
Quickly troubleshoot production issues reports by product teams, roll out fixes.
Work with various mobile/OTT team to peer review code and improve quality.
Have 6+ years of experience developing with a mix of languages (Swift, Objective-C, Java) to be used for mobile and OTT platforms.
Experience using Xcode and Android Studio IDEs for development.
Hands on experience architecting software to be integrated with Mobile and OTT product platforms.
Awareness of Java Script based Web SDK development.
Strong understanding of OO design patterns and concepts, and unit testing code to a high level of code coverage.
Strong understanding of hardware / software requirements and restrictions.
A sound understanding of HTTP and REST-style web services.
Must demonstrate solid organization / communication skills. A good amount of time will spent on helping all the product team to integrate our SDK to products.
Enjoy new and meaningful technology or business challenges which require you to think and respond quickly.
Passionate about technology, data, & creative innovation
Previous experience in working with Java Script based Web SDK will be a huge plus.
Previous experience in building Web and Mobile SDK for data collection or similar use cases will be a huge plus
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent job experience.
About Direct-to-Consumer and International:
Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; the upcoming Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney-branded streaming platforms, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.
Internal Number: 662311BR
About Direct-to-Consumer and International
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 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender ide...ntity, disability or protected veteran status. 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.