Manager, Software Engineering

By | October 11, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Manager, Software Engineering

Salary : $190960 per year

Company : (part of The Walt Disney Company)

Location : Remote US

Disney Streaming encompasses the teams behind the Hulu Disney+ ESPN+ and Star+ streaming services within Disney’s Media & Entertainment Distribution group. We sit at the intersection between entertainment sports and technology and seek to connect viewers with the stories they love while pushing the streaming industry forward with consumer-first innovation.

The Media Security team is responsible for implementing technology to securely deliver streams and prevent piracy and is looking for an Engineering Manager to drive our team forward.

Responsibilities include design and discovery of new projects executional success domain ownership operational expertise and career and people coaching. From a technology perspective this role requires strong Functional Programming Scala and AWS experience and a standard of excellence in high availability high throughput systems.


  • Work with a team of engineers building software in a collaborative development process

  • Become a domain expert and help the team understand product requirements prioritization and project sequencing.

  • Build high-performance stable scalable systems to be deployed in an enterprise setting

  • Lead high-level architecture discussions and planning sessions

  • Author and provide feedback on technical proposals and root cause analyses

  • Provide mentoring and advice for other engineers

  • Establish engineering best practices and standards within the team to drive quality and excellence

  • Contribute to the DSS technical community through presentations tech talks and other knowledge-sharing efforts

Basic Qualifications:

  • At minimum 8 years of technical experience

  • At minimum 2 years of technical and engineering leadership experience

  • Experience delivering backend applications in a production environment

  • Awareness of functional programming and Scala

  • Experience building RESTful services

  • Understanding of async programming models (events callbacks promises async/await) and threading/concurrency

  • Understanding of source control concepts and exposure to Gi

  • Experience with build and deployment technologies such as Jenkins and Docker

  • Experience with application monitoring software such as Grafana Datadogetc.

  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-learner independent excellent problem-solving skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields or equivalent work experience

Additional Information:

Location: New York NY Santa Monica CA or Seattle WA preferred but also open to US remote for the right candidate.

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $142352 to $190960 per year however base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region internal equity job-related knowledge skills and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package in addition to a full range of medical financial and/or other benefits dependent on the level and position offered.


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