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Senior Software Engineer (Content)

Company: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
Location: North Billerica
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Hulu, Disney+, and Star+ are premium streaming Video-on-demand and TV platforms that seek to captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love. We create outstanding experiences that celebrate the best of entertainment and technology. We're looking for great people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking and embracing fun. It's a mission that takes some serious resourcefulness, driven curiosity and determination to be the best. Come be part of the team that's powering play.Disney Streaming's Live and Linear Orchestration team is seeking a Senior Software Engineer who is sharp, motivated and will help build the technology backbone for our current and future products. The team is responsible for the end-to-end technology needs to acquire live and linear content from over 1000 channels and deliver the highest quality streaming services to tens of millions of users. As a part of this team, you would use technologies like SpringBoot, Postgres, Redis, Kafka and native AWS resources such as DynamoDB, SQS, Elasticache, Elasticsearch etc.Responsibilities:

  • Understand and implement the best engineering practices to write well constructed and easy to maintain code while collaborating with product managers to achieve business functionality
  • Improve the live & linear orchestration systems and live rights and content availabilities publishing tools and workflows
  • Design well architected solutions and build iteratively into systems while maintaining the best agile practices; and write defensive and robust tests
  • Communicate status with peers and/or managers and present views and opinions patiently
  • On-board and mentor other developers on the team on standards and best practicesBasic Qualifications:
    • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years of software development experience, and proficiency in Python or Java
    • Expertise with core Computer Science fundamentals, including Object-Oriented programming, data structures and algorithms (hashing, trees, graphs, search etc.)
    • Fundamental understanding of relational, document and graph databases
    • An enjoyment for going deep on performance tuning, and a love of owning a problem end-to-end
    • A desire to relentlessly pursue better ways on how to tackle problems and improve systemsPreferred Qualifications:
      • Curiosity about designing large scale distributed systems on the cloud
      • Experience with Machine LearningDISNEYTECH

Keywords: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution, Boston , Senior Software Engineer (Content), IT / Software / Systems , North Billerica, Massachusetts

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