Tuesday , February 7 2023

Jobs at Disney – Sr. Software Engineer

Website The Walt Disney Company

Job Description:

The Media Solutions Architect is responsible for the video playback engineering solution architecture and design, as well as integration and delivery for technology projects. It is the responsibility of the Media Solutions Architect to coordinate with engineering leaders from various media-related disciplines (video players, client applications, media delivery, encoding and packaging, provisioning, media services, content engineering, infrastructure, data/information, advertising) to define the most effective solution to business problems, while also leveraging their knowledge of existing systems and services and the capabilities available in the marketplace.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with client application development teams, services engineering, QA teams, and product teams to deliver best in class Video Playback solutions.
  • Design and deliver media playback solutions, considering all involved systems and teams.
  • Work closely with Product, EPM, Engineers, and other teams to ensure that business needs are fulfilled in an efficient and collaborative manner across all implementation teams.
  • Work closely with Media-focused Engineers to implement solutions that leverage existing and new system capabilities.
  • Architect. Engineer. Designer. Innovator. Coordinator. Leader.
  • Translate media-focused requirements into practical, real-world solutions.
  • Coordinate solution implementation efforts across Media-focused Engineering teams, including front-end client platforms, backend systems/teams, QA, QE, and others.
  • Work closely with EPM to ensure that all stakeholders are continuously informed throughout the design, build, and delivery of the project.

Job Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience architecting and designing complex video playback solutions and experiences
  • 4+ years of video playback experience
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing large engineering initiatives across various teams
  • Deep knowledge of video streaming protocols (HLS and/or MPEG-DASH), video formats, audio formats, DRM implementations, timed text, in-stream metadata, video analytics, and DAI

Qualification & Experience:

  • Ability to learn and apply new technologies, quickly and effectively
  • Strong technical knowledge across various client platforms, including Android, Apple, Desktop Web, Browser-based devices, Smart TVs, Set-top boxes, Chromecast, PlayStation, Xbox, Roku, and other OTT devices
  • Innovative ideas to reduce the overall cost of deliverables with improved quality and time to market
  • Required knowledge and understanding of technical/application architecture, application systems design, and integration in a large heterogeneous enterprise environment with various programming languages (JavaScript, Kotlin, swift, etc.)
  • Required Knowledge of industry-standard project execution methodologies like Agile/SCRUM
  • Experience delivering distributed systems in production environments
  • Demonstrated skills in partnering with various architecture disciplines in software development
  • Proven experience influencing business and technology leadership

Job Details:

Company: The Walt Disney Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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