Project Senior Software Engineer
ESPN - Bristol, CT

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The Production Software Engineering group is responsible for design and specification and implementation for ESPN technical facilities design projects that require the use of new or undeveloped software. This includes integrating with 3rd party hardware / software / APIs, as well as developing user applications to facilitate production workflows. It is also responsible for identifying and exploring new production methods and workflow/productivity improvement opportunities, and for oversight/execution of all software development projects associated with the integration of the traditional broadcast media infrastructure with ESPN’s Digital Media content production infrastructure.

ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation.

ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company’s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.

This is a project position with an estimated length of 2 years.

Responsibilities
Implementation of the software development lifecycle of the assigned applications and application components; with the focus toward design, development and testing. May participate in maintenance,prototyping and analysis. Creates and maintains project technical documentation in accordance to the standards set forth by the architectural team. Assignments often require the interpretation and dissemination of highly complex information. Recommendation of new technologies, products and innovations. Provides feedback for the development of detailed project plans and schedules for assigned projects. Troubleshoots complex system problems providing diagnosis and resolution. Assists in the build and deployment of applications. Participates in the training of end users and other staff in the use of new and enhanced applications.

Basic Qualifications
Solid understanding in the development highly effective and responsive systems in Java. Strong knowledge of currently available products, technologies, and solutions that should be analyzed for potential application to ESPN’s systems. Ability to assist in the growth and mentoring of other software engineers, in developing, accurate, reliable and robust solutions that meet design specifications and anticipate future uses and enhancements. Advanced experience in design and implementation on the JEE platform. Advanced of Object-Oriented analysis, design, and development. UML and object modeling.

Preferred Qualifications
Excellent design documentation Excellent communication of technical concepts to technical people

Preferred Education
M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Mathematics

Required Education
B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Mathematics

Additional Information
Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you’ll have the opportunity to join a team that’s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for. ESPN, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

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