The Walt Disney Company
Create the Tech Behind Our Magic
New York City, NY

Sr. Software Engineer- Messaging Platform

| New York City, NY
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Job Summary:
Disney+ is the Disney-branded streaming service featuring an incomparable collection of content from its brands and franchises recognized and respected all over the world including Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, Disney, and NatGeo. Our combined Hulu and Disney team is looking for hardworking team players, who will thrive upon the legacy of Disney and Hulu, embrace unconventional thinking, and who are passionate about contributing to The Walt Disney Company's direct-to-consumer (DTC) experience.
We are making major enhancements to our multi-region, multi-tenant core messaging platform to enable other Disney Streaming engineering teams to send messaging via email and SMS. You can be a part of building a unified messaging platform that will encapsulate the very best of Hulu and Disney.
This position might be right for you if:
  • You want to help us build a core messaging platform that impacts every fan of our products
  • You're a curious and efficient engineer who wants to feel empowered to help define the direction of development and work side-by-side with some of the brightest minds in our organization
  • You enjoy working with other brilliant engineers in a challenging but supportive environment, learning from others and sharing your expertise with them

Responsibilities :
  • Build systems to power a 24/7 live service
  • Design core, backend software components for the Messaging Platform
  • Code using primarily Java
  • Interface with other teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources
  • Work with cloud native stack, build on AWS

Basic Qualifications :
Basic Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience building internet-scale web or services applications
  • Experience in a Java and alternative JVM application development environments (Scala/Kotlin)
  • Experience and/or certification with the AWS environment, including ECS (Docker), S3, EC2, Lambda, CloudWatch
  • Excellent understanding of software development fundamentals
  • Experience with writing unit, integration and functional tests
  • Proven ability to integrate with service APIs and/or SDKs
  • Experience working in a modern, agile software team with version control & project management tools (e.g. Github, SVN, Jira, Basecamp)
  • Experience building scalable, fault-tolerant, high-uptime systems
  • Creative and inventive problem solving
  • Experience mentoring other developers

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with SES or Salesforce Marketing Cloud
  • Familiarity with AWS Serverless technologies
  • Experience in Scala, Python

Required Education :
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical experience

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