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Principal Software Engineer

Company: Disney Streaming
Location: Haworth
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a Principal Engineer in our Experience Management organization to architect and drive engineering initiatives that drive Disney Streaming's powerful curation ecosystem. You will be a crucial member of the Experience Management leadership team and work with the Director of Engineering. Experience Management is responsible for building tools & services that drive dynamic configuration and curation of content & artwork across Disney+, Star+, and Hulu. The teams you support are responsible for building critical services that empower marketing and programming teams at the company to design, configure and curate the viewer application experience in close to realtime. The work you do directly affects our business' programming, engagement and monetization goals.The ideal candidate is looking to multiply the efficiency, architecture and culture of our organization by aspiring to leave things better than they find them. They excel in multi-tasking and context-switching across several crucial engineering domains. They have a strong background in crafting robust internal APIs and toolsets, are knowledgeable about best practices, and share our joint passion for continuously improving the Disney Streaming curation systems.Responsibilities :

Drive the technical design and evolution of the services owned by the teams under Experience ManagementWork with product, engineering and technical program management to guide the entire lifecycle of an initiativeCollaborate with principal engineers in other engineering orgs to understand upstream/downstream integrations and align on system design changes.End-to-end ownership of systems: Ideate, review design, mentor during build, code-review, test, load-test, launch and monitor performance in productionMentor engineers across the organization's domains and introduce proven best practices in a consistent manner across teamsLead architectural and design discussions to help the teams build robust and scalable services in a microservices architectureBuild positive relationships with engineering managers in the organization to understand and solve for specific domain challengesStay organized and communicate to leadership about challenges and risksBasic Qualifications :
Demonstrated success working as a full-stack senior or principal engineer of meaningful & sophisticated internal tools and API services for 3+ yearsStrong partner and communicator with ability to articulate the architectural vision and technical concepts to many different technical and non-technical audiencesAbility to build incremental milestones from complex and long-term architectural goalsAbility to handle context-switching and supporting multiple priorities in parallel Experience supporting teams in an agile software delivery environmentSuccess building relationships across engineering, product and leadershipPrior mentorship experience that focuses on guiding problem-solving for engineersPatience, maturity and self-awareness navigating both technology and peopleThe ability to jump into a project and contribute immediately to both architecture and implementationExperience working on internal systems that have strong stakeholder presenceExperience building reliable and scalable RESTful APIsExperience working with cloud based deploymentsExperience with Java/Spring, Python/Django or similarExperience with ReactJSAdditional Information : Location - Santa Monica, CA preferred but also open to US Remote for the right candidate


Keywords: Disney Streaming, Tenafly , Principal Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Haworth, New Jersey

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