The Walt Disney Company Sr. Android Developer in New York, New York

We are looking for

A Senior Android Engineer with a passion for live sports, streaming media and entertainment.

Disney Streaming Services is a business unit within The Walt Disney Company's

Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment that oversees all consumer-facing digital

video subscription services across the company. Disney Streaming Services is responsible for

developing and operating The Walt Disney Company's direct-to-consumer video businesses

globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service, programmed in conjunction

with ESPN; the upcoming Disney SVOD service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in

direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Its core mission is to deliver global

audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or


As an Android Engineer at Disney Streaming Services you’ll be building solid, scalable and

maintainable mobile applications. Our Android team builds apps for phones, tablets, Android TV and Fire TV, as well as connecting with Chromecast, smart watches and other devices. We

primarily work with on demand streaming video in the sports and entertainment sector. We are

looking for someone with 3-5 years experience in Android/Java and preferably with experience

writing code in Kotlin. We are building a new video streaming service for Disney and you can be

a part of this!

We are looking for a team player, someone that is good cultural fit for a bunch of bright, fun and professional people. An engineer that can and will propose solutions while keeping our

stakeholders needs in mind. You are proficient with Java and/or Kotlin - most of our new code is

written in Kotlin. You should have a strong understanding of the Android application lifecycle,

knowledge of Rx and data binding will also be extremely useful. Thinking about application

architecture should be second nature and MVC/MVP/MVVM/MVI should be no strangers to you.

Of course you’ll also write unit tests to make sure your code is, and remains stable.

Our company is robust and established, but our team is flexible, dynamic and forward thinking.

Our Android team is split over three offices. We work together and share knowledge across the

global team, but you will mostly work with your local colleagues in the New York office.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of production experience with Java and the Android SDK.

  • Experience with Reactive Programming, Dependency Injection and automated testing

  • Well versed in architecture patterns like MVC, MVP, MVVM and MVI.

  • Good spoken and written English skills. Our main language in the office is English.

  • Work from our New York office (no remote work).

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience with streaming video.

  • Experience with Android TV and/or Fire TV.

Required Education :

BS degree

Job ID: 627715BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International