The Walt Disney Company Software Engineer in San Francisco, California

As a Senior Software Engineer for Connected Devices, you will help us push the boundaries of what is possible on some of the most interesting 10-foot devices in the marketplace. You'll work on a team of other client developers alongside systems, services engineers, and project managers.

We’re looking for someone that is proficient at writing highly optimized JavaScript (ES5 & ES6) with a low memory footprint, appreciates the details that make the development lifecycle exceptional, and demonstrates enthusiasm for new technologies, languages, frameworks, and platforms.

This opening is for both senior and mid-level software engineers. Whether you’re in New York City, San Francisco, or anywhere in the US (remote work), we provide opportunities to elevate your career and to transform an industry.

We truly believe we offer a unique opportunity for any technologist:

  • To work on a bleeding edge technology stack

  • To work with a world-class team of Engineers

  • To work on award-winning, complex apps and systems

  • To work in a highly collaborative team environment

  • To have an influence on the innovation of products used globally by millions

Responsibilities :

Work on a modern stack consisting of JavaScript (ES6) and React.js across a wide range of devices from low memory and low performance to top of the line smart TV’s.

  • Rapidly prototype and implement scalable, reliable, and maintainable smart TV and device applications using client Javascript (ES6).

  • Enforce code quality through test driven development.

  • Collaborate closely with other engineering, product, and marketing teams to help define product requirements.

Basic Qualifications :

Mid-level candidates should have:

  • 3 or more years of experience building compelling web applications.

  • Strong experience in JavaScript (ES6) app development, both with and without third party frameworks.

  • React.js experience a plus.

In addition to the above, senior level candidates should have:

  • 5 or more years of experience building compelling web applications.

  • Experience with and ability to communicate multiple different software architectures (MVC, MVVM, Redux, etc.) and application design patterns.

  • Experience mentoring junior level team members.

Required Education :

  • Experience building JavaScript or native apps for Smart TV’s such as Samsung

  • Orsay and Tizen, LG Netcast and WebOS, Sony, Panasonic, TiVo, Vizio, and various set-top boxes or blu-ray players.

  • Google Chromecast.

  • JavaScript DevOps tooling and test frameworks including Gulp, WebPack, Jenkins, Mocha, and PhantomJS.

  • HTML5 video including MSE and EME.

  • Video streaming technologies including HLS and DRM.

  • C/C++ specifically working with open source browser projects such as WebKit or Chromium, a plus.

Toolset:

  • Your IDE of choice!

  • Github Enterprise

  • Gulp and Webpack

  • Jenkins

  • Confluence

  • JIRA

  • Slack

  • AWS

Job ID: 551888BR

Location: San Francisco,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)