The Walt Disney Company ESPN iOS Mobile Engineer Intern-Fall 2018 in Bristol, Connecticut

ESPN Mobile Engineering develops a full suite of applications for mobile phones and tablets that deliver a wide range of content to the digital consumer including scores, news, social media, radio, video, live TV and fantasy games.

The internship will be a hands-on learning experience demonstrating how features of our mobile applications evolve from concept to concrete implementation using the Agile development methodology. The intern will work directly with a senior-level engineer to design, architect, and develop one or more of these features. The intern will also gain an understanding of how various departments within ESPN – product, design, and technology – work together to create a seamlessly integrated product.

Responsibilities :

  • Work with the iOS Mobile Engineering technology team to plan, build and test applications for mobile phones and tablets

  • Investigate new technologies at the direction of staff engineers and report findings

  • Complete programming assignments using Objective C or Swift

  • Participate in application testing alongside dedicated quality assurance personnel.

  • Work closely with Project Management to plan and track work in an Agile fashion

Basic Qualifications :

  • Must be self-motivated, have a strong team orientation, learn quickly and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Desire to work with a wide spectrum of consumer facing technologies

  • Passion for consumer software development

  • Must enjoy technical troubleshooting and exploration

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience, including course work or self-driven exploration, of iOS or related mobile technologies.

Required Education :

Junior, Senior, Graduate Level student or recent graduate (within 6 months of graduating) pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or related field.

Additional Information :

Internship Eligibility

  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship. May 2018 graduates are still eligible.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

Program Dates: The length of this internship is 10 weeks, and the approximate dates are September 10 – November 17, 2018. Interns will work 40 hours per week and must be fully available throughout the internship including nights, weekends and holidays.

Housing: A limited amount of housing assistance may be available for those who qualify.

Transportation: Limited transportation assistance to and from work may be available for those who qualify.

Job ID: 560331BR

Location: Bristol,Connecticut

Job Posting Company: Media Networks