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Disney Streaming Services is a business unit within The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment that oversees all consumer-facing digital video subscription services across the company. Disney Streaming is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service, programmed in conjunction with ESPN and Disney+ entertainment streaming service, which launched in November of 2019. Its core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

The Broadcast Infrastructure Software Engineer is responsible for writing software tools to control and monitor various broadcast systems in DSS facilities. This includes the infrastructure located at the multimedia datacenters across North American and at other locations around the world. The candidate will ensure work is completed in a timely manner, and interface with various departments to determine software requirements. Equipment encountered in this position includes, but is not limited to, broadcast servers, multiviewers, broadcast automation systems, routers, fiber transmission equipment, satellite systems, various automation servers, and IP networking hardware.

Responsibilities:

-Strong written communication and organization skills
-Expert in programming of Java and C/C++
-Basic networking experience
-Own software programs and system goals within the team and within the organization (intra-organization) with less straightforward solutions.
-Contribute to the evolution of the teams software engineering practices, recommending changes in development, coding, maintenance and system standards
-Efficiently supports owned software throughout the lifecycle.
-Performs technical maintenance and troubleshooting for complex systems.
-Reviews code to uphold standards for readability and maintainability.
-Developing a strong knowledge base in one or two key areas in software engineering.
-Understanding of audio, video and network signal flows a plus

Experience / Skills


Basic Qualifications:

-Typically has 3-5 years of experience in a related, technical field.
-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred, or equivalent training or work experience
-Has basic foundation of programming knowledge in technological components utilized by the company

Preferred Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience in a related, technical field.
-Has working knowledge of technological components utilized by the organization.
-Working experience in technology components utilized by the company

Required Education

-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred, or equivalent training or work experience

About Disney Streaming Services


Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Services, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming Services.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.