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Lead Software Engineer, Ad Platforms

Company: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
Location: Mercer Island
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) brings together the Company's best-in-class product, technology, and commercialization teams together into one global organization. DMED is responsible for the P&L management and all distribution, network and engineering operations, sales advertising, data and certain key technology functions worldwide for the Company's content engines. DMED also manages operations of the Company's streaming services including Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+Hotstar; and domestic broadcast and cable television networks.The DMED Ad Platform integrates with thousands of advertisers, with over a billion ads served per month. Before being served to a viewer, each one of these ads goes through a sophisticated workflow involving sales and planning, targeting, trafficking, and quality control, to deliver maximum value to our advertisers while maintaining an engaging experience for viewers.Operating at the intersection of entertainment and technology, we captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love, and are looking for people who are passionate about redefining advertising through collaboration, innovation, unconventional thinking, stellar execution, committed to lifelong learning and improving while still embracing fun. You'll be joining a talented team that works interdependently toward aggressive goals to deliver technically sound solutions. We work to ensure that we share both accountability and credit as a team.As a member of our team, you will apply your knowledge and skills to help us deliver scalable, performant, maintainable, and testable software.On a daily basis you should bring;

--- A willingness and desire to collaborate on all things
--- A sense of ownership for the projects delivered by your new team and department
--- A passion for mentoring, learning, and adapting to a very dynamic and fast paced environment
--- A understanding of how to define technical and operational metrics to measure system health
--- A keen eye for potential optimizations and/or enhancements to our services
--- Your unique view and experience

Responsibilities :

--- Writing and reviewing a lot of code and tests
--- Available for a weekly-rotating On-Call support schedule
--- Reading requirements documentation from Product and translating into implementation tickets
--- Reviewing, learning, and documenting software and system designs in a high throughput, low latency microservices environment
--- Enhancing systems' observability with proper metrics, monitors and alerts

Basic Qualifications :

--- 7+ years of software engineering experience
--- Strong analytical skills
--- Strong programming (Java/C#/C++ or other related programming languages)
--- Great communication, collaboration skills and a strong teamwork ethic with both technical and non-technical audiences

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with:
--- SpringBoot and related Spring projects
--- Non-relational database technologies e.g. DynamoDB
--- Redis and/or MemCache
--- Apache Kafka and/or Kinesis
--- AWS or any other cloud platform
--- Terraform, Docker and Kubernetes
--- Ad Tech

Required Education :
BS in Computer Science/Engineering or relevant work experience

Preferred Education :
MS in Computer Science/Engineering

Additional Information :
ADPLATFORMS

Keywords: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution, Seattle , Lead Software Engineer, Ad Platforms, IT / Software / Systems , Mercer Island, Washington

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