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Software Engineer II
NY, United States
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Disney+ is the Disney-branded streaming service featuring an incomparable collection of content from its brands and franchises recognized and respected all over the world including Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, Disney, and NatGeo. Our combined Hulu and Disney team is looking for hardworking team players, who will thrive upon the legacy of Disney and Hulu, embrace unconventional thinking, and who are passionate about contributing to The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) experience.

We are making major enhancements to our multi-region, multi-tenant core image service platform to enable all of our brands to have the same dynamic experience. You can be a part of building a unified image service platform that will encapsulate the very best of Hulu and Disney.

This position might be right for you if:

  • You want to help us build a core image manipulation and delivery platform that impacts every fan of our products
  • You’re a curious and efficient engineer who wants to feel empowered to help define the direction of development and work side-by-side with some of the brightest minds in our organization
  • You enjoy working with other brilliant engineers in a challenging but supportive environment, learning from others and sharing your expertise with them


  • Design core, backend software components for the Image Service Platform
  • Collaborate with other Image Service engineers and external engineering teams to evaluate and design appropriate solutions to effectively meet Product requirements
  • Build and manage code in AWS using CloudFormation or Terraform
  • Evaluate new or existing technologies and products for implementation, considering costs, usability, compatibility and scalability
  • Create technical documentation and runbooks for reference and reporting purposes
  • Use a mix of technologies including Scala, Java, Python, Kafka, Kinesis,
  • DynamoDB, MySQL and an array of AWS native services
  • Collaborate with other team members (including product owners, TPMs, and other stakeholders) to achieve product and business requirements
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience building internet-scale API or services applications
  • Experience in a Scala and alternative JVM application development environments (Java/Kotlin)
  • Familiarity with the AWS environment, including ECS (Docker), S3, EC2, Lambda, CloudWatch
  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code such as Terraform, CloudFormation
  • Understanding of software development fundamentals
  • Familiarity with writing unit, integration and functional tests
  • Familiarity integrating with service APIs and/or SDKs
  • Understanding of agile processes software team with version control & project management tools (e.g. Github, SVN, Jira, Basecamp)
  • Creative and inventive problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and a team-focused approach towards software development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Java, Python
  • Knowledge of these database solutions, DynamoDB, MySQL/Aurora, Redis Elasticache, MongoDB, Cassandra
  • Experience building scalable, fault-tolerant, high-uptime systems
Aleron companies (Broadleaf Results and TalentRISE) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

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