The Senior Software Engineer will participate in the selection of core video playback technologies for current and future video products on web, mobile, gaming consoles and connected devices. This position will research, evaluate and prototype video encoding, distribution and playback technologies for all consumer endpoints.
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.
Minimum of 6 years’ work experience
Expert knowledge of video compression, distribution and playback technologies
Expert knowledge of video player technologies including but not limited to: FLASH, HTML5, iOS and Android
Knowledge of digital rights management, ad insertion and consumption analytics technologies for live and on-demand video players
Demonstrated ability to work on a diverse scope of software projects requiring detailed analysis, creative/practical problem solving and sound judgment
Degree in Computer Science or related field
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.
ESPN, Inc. - 19 months ago
ESPN, Inc. The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest...