The Walt Disney Company
Create the Tech Behind Our Magic
Seattle, WA

Software Engineer, JavaScript at The Walt Disney Company

| Seattle, WA
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Disney Streaming's Living Room Devices team is seeking a Software Engineer who will be an outstanding addition to our browser-based devices team. The right person for this role is highly motivated, collaborative, and technical, with the ability to coordinate across teams and empower both themselves and others in striving for and achieving excellence. Everything we do directly affects millions of global consumers, their experience with our service, and impacts our business.

Whether you’re in New York, California, Seattle, or remote, we provide opportunities to elevate your career and to transform an industry.

What will the future of streaming look like; and are you ready to be a part of it?


Responsibilities :
  • Rapidly prototype and implement scalable, reliable, and maintainable media applications using TypeScript, JavaScript, and other web development technologies.
  • Work closely with UX designers, product managers, and engineering leadership to build best-of-class, delightful streaming experiences.
  • Collaborate with other developers to build, review, and deliver modern media applications to Samsung, LG, and other streaming-media devices.
  • Use data and experimentation to reinforce the value of new product functionality, ensure that we are providing the best experience possible for our viewers, and continuously improve our applications.

Basic Qualifications :
  • 2+ years of experience in front-end development with proficiency in writing optimised JavaScript (ES5 &ES6) with a low memory footprint.
  • A deep understanding of computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, etc.).
  • Experience developing sophisticated user interfaces in a large and organized codebase.
  • Work samples demonstrating experience in building great user interfaces.
  • Independence, the ability to work towards results, and an eagerness to learn new technologies & tackle novel problems.
  • Experience building browser based applications with Preact/React and Redux.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with our common development tools such as: GitHub, Jenkins, Webpack, AWS, Confluence, JIRA.
  • Experience building applications backed by web-services.
  • Experience developing for Samsung, LG, or similar devices.
  • Launched or worked on an international product.
  • Strong experience with Scrum methodology.

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The Walt Disney Company Benefits Overview

Because our employees and cast members are at the heart of everything we do, Disney offers a competitive total rewards package that includes pay, health and savings benefits, time-off programs, educational opportunities and more. Together, these rewards make up a comprehensive package that help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally and take advantage of the special extras that only Disney can provide.

Eligibility for certain reward programs will vary based on your job status, work location and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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An Insider's view of The Walt Disney Company

How does the company support your career growth?

Over my 13 years with the company, I’ve had passionate leaders and colleagues with diverse backgrounds who have taught me and given me opportunities to expand into areas I never thought possible. You have the freedom to take career risks and apply your previous experience in ways you may not anticipate.

Chase

Product Management Director

What is your vision for the company?

Disney has always been at the heart of the evolution of the media industry, and technology is an essential part of that. The way that we tell and consume stories in the future is going to be completely different than it is today, and The Walt Disney Company is uniquely positioned to shape and create that future.

Jamie

SVP/Chief Technology Officer, The Walt Disney Studios

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