The Walt Disney Company iOS Engineer in Los Angeles, California
Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.
The ESPN Mobile Engineering team develops some of the most downloaded and successful iOS sports apps, including the ESPN app, WatchESPN, Tournament Challenge, and many others.
In this role, you will work with a cross-functional team of Product Managers, Designers, Engineers, Web Developers, and Content Creators to conceptualize and develop world-class ESPN apps.
You will be responsible for the technical development and implementation of multiple ESPN apps. This position is 100% hands-on development with ample influence of product design, features, and specifications. It requires proficiency in Objective-C, iOS frameworks and device capabilities.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about iOS, technology, apps, and sports.
Develop new and existing ESPN apps for the iOS platform from conceptualization to launch
Develop quality code using cutting-edge techniques, tools, and utilities
Research, test, and implement new techniques, frameworks, and utilities
Partner with cross-functional teams to define new product requirements, features, and functionality
Keep abreast of industry trends and technologies, and be prepared to apply them quickly
Basic Qualifications :
A minimum of 4 years hands-on professional development experience with Objective-C ,iOS and XCode
Experience working on a significant consumer app that is currently available in marketplace
Demonstrated experience developing applications leveraging XML/JSON
Solid understanding of data models and data access architecture and optimization
Solid understanding of multi-tier web architectures, and OO design patterns and concepts
Solid understanding of server side software, scalability, performance, and reliability
A sound understanding of HTTP and REST-style web services is required.
Must demonstrate solid organization/communication skills
Preferred Qualifications :
Experience with Apple Push Notification Services, iOS Frameworks and Memory Management
Demonstrated experience with Core Animation and Core Data
Understanding of Apple iPhone/iPad app development life cycle including App Store compliance policies and submissions requirements
Experience with GitHub, iOS SDK, UIKit, Interface Builder, Instruments
Experience with iOS build management and provisioning
Experience with agile software development practice, scrum, sprint planning, retrospectives, etc.
Experience with Apple TestFlight, HockeyApp or similar app distribution platforms
Experience with iOS crash reporting applications
Experience evaluating and working with 3rd party libraries
Ability to work in a fast paced, team-oriented, test-driven collaborative and iterative programming environment
Required Education :
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline or its equivalent
Company Overview :
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
Additional Information :
ESPN is an equal opportunity employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.
Job ID: 463010BR
Location: Los Angeles,California
Job Posting Company: Media Networks