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Sr Manager, Software Engineering - Sports Platform

Postuler maintenant Postuler ultérieurement Job ID 829737BR Emplacement Glendale, Californie, États-Unis; Bristol, Connecticut, États-Unis Entreprise Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date de publication 26/07/2021

Résumé du poste:

DMED Technology creates products, platforms, and innovations for the DMED Segment and the Walt Disney Company by driving the strategic development and use of technology, building scalable systems and products to empower our businesses and engage consumers. With global scale, local presence, and deep technological excellence, DMED Technology helps DMED and The Walt Disney Company optimize technology, platforms, and resources, bring creative ideas to life and create industry-shaping approaches.

As part of the Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution’s (DMED) technology team, you’ll be joining a group of passionate, dedicated technologists solving a range of interesting problems in innovative ways in an exciting and dynamic industry. We are looking for high-performing and motivated individuals who challenge the status quo and drive software innovation!

Our team is looking for an experienced software engineering manager to lead one of our product platform teams, which are responsible for building and operating the services that power experiences across many of Disney’s most recognized brands, including ABC, Marvel, National Geographic and ESPN. This role will specifically be focused on our sports products, supporting functionality including live scores, news, and highlights and live sports across, ESPN+ and the ESPN mobile app. If you have a passion for technology and coaching engineers as they deliver major projects, this may be the role for you!


You will lead a team and help architect, build and maintain features for backend services that power ESPN products and implement them in partnership with our product team. You’ll be expected to deliver quickly and iteratively in an agile environment while providing mentorship and leadership to your team members as they build a world class platform supporting one of Disney’s premier brands.

You’ll make a great fit for our team if you like to do these things:

  • Manage a mixed team of full time and contracted engineers working remotely
  • Collaborate with product managers and fellow engineers in the design and implementation of systems delivering high throughput personalized experiences
  • Drive the planning, design, and implementation of both short term projects and long term infrastructure initiatives
  • Interface with a variety of stakeholders to define requirements and project timelines
  • Efficiently operate mission-critical cloud-based services, with an emphasis in reliability, security, and performance
  • Analyze and resolve complex engineering problems involving high trafficked web and mobile application services and APIs
  • Work with the team to iteratively improve development practices and processes
  • Perform code reviews and guide the technical direction of the team
  • Help with full-stack development when needed
  • Research and experiment with the latest and greatest technologies to identify, evangelize, and apply them to current and future projects

Qualifications Nécessaires:

  • 8+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and manage the deployment/operations of complex web service tiers and persistence layers
  • Can lead a small team of software engineers, providing mentorship and setting technical direction
  • Excellent programming skills and strong knowledge of the Java platform and Java web applications and frameworks (Spring/Tomcat/etc)
  • Deep understanding of web architecture including HTTP, caching and API delivery paradigms (REST, GraphQL)
  • Strong understanding of both relational and NoSQL Persistence stores and the ability to determine which is the right tool for the job
  • Experience with developing for public clouds like Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Knowledge of authentication & authorization systems such as OAuth, Token Auth or LDAP
  • Experience with full software development lifecycle and common best practices like unit testing, collaborative version control flows, and continuous integration
  • Proven ability to work on a diverse scope of software and database projects requiring detailed analysis and creative/practical problem solving
  • Strong analytical skills and capabilities for resolving a wide range of issues in innovative ways
  • Self-starter with an interest in industry trends and a passion for innovation and raising the bar

Compétences Souhaitées:

  • Proven experience developing, monitoring, and maintaining high-volume and highly-available distributed systems
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit and manage technical teams, including performance management
  • Experience with real-time messaging frameworks, such as Kafka or AWS Messaging services
  • Hands-on experience performing DevOps duties and developing infrastructure as code (Jenkins, TeamCity, AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, Kubernetes)
  • Natural leader with the ability to organize, energize, and influence others

Formation Requise:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field, and/or equivalent work experience

Sur Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Composé des unités commerciales internationales de la société et de divers services de streaming direct aux consommateurs, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligne la technologie, la distribution des médias et les ventes de publicité en un seul segment commercial pour créer et offrir des expériences de divertissement personnalisées aux consommateurs du monde entier.

Sur The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, avec ses filiales et ses sociétés affiliées, est une grande société internationale et diversifiée de divertissement familial et de médias couvrant les secteurs d’activités suivants : réseaux de médias, parcs et centres de vacances, studio de divertissements, produits de consommation et médias interactifs. Depuis ses modestes débuts en tant que studio de dessins animés dans les années 20 jusqu’à son statut de référence dans l’industrie du divertissement d’aujourd’hui, Disney poursuit fièrement sa tradition de création d’histoires et d’expériences exceptionnelles pour tous les membres de la famille. Les histoires, les personnages et les expériences de Disney touchent les consommateurs et les visiteurs du monde entier. À travers nos activités présentes dans plus de 40 pays, nos employés et cast members collaborent pour créer des expériences de divertissement appréciées à la fois au niveau universel et local.

Le poste est rattaché à Disney Streaming Technology LLC , qui fait partie du secteur d’activité que nous appelons Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC est un employeur qui souscrit au principe d’égalité des chances. Les candidat(e)s seront pris(es) en considération pour l’emploi sans considération de race, de couleur, de religion, de sexe, d’origine nationale, d’orientation sexuelle, d’identité sexuelle, de handicap ou de statut d’ancien combattant protégé. Disney favorise une culture commerciale où les idées et décisions de tous et toutes nous aident à grandir, innover, créer les meilleures histoires et être pertinents dans un monde en évolution rapide.

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