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

About Disney Streaming Services:
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; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.



Job ID 791180BR Location London, England, United Kingdom Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted May. 07, 2021

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming UK are in the fortunate position to be able to offer 3 UK based Internships for undergraduates across our Manchester and London offices.
Our Software Engineering Internship will run from July 2021 until June 2022.



As a Software Engineering intern at Disney Streaming, you’ll be working on the next big thing. That could be scaling an API to serve millions of requests per second, managing state across multiple regions, or building new mechanisms to secure our video content.

In just 16 months since launching, Disney+ has topped 100 million active subscribers with aspirations for many more. Ensuring all of our millions of users have the magical experience they come to expect from Disney, when watching their favourite shows is a challenge that we relish. This means scaling, and reliability is our primary focus in everything we build.

So what can you expect to do working as an Intern Software Engineer at Disney Streaming:

  • Make an immediate impact by shipping a major feature as part of a small team.
  • Work on projects that have direct, daily impacts on consumers.
  • Build tooling and dashboards to monitor the health of your applications.
  • Optimize a build and release pipeline to get software to production efficiently and safely.

What technologies will you work with:

  • Scala, JVM
  • Relational and/or no-SQL databases
  • Large scale and distributed systems
  • Cloud Services (AWS)




  • You will need to be an Undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree, ideally in a STEM subject.
  • Experience with Scala, Java or any other JVM programming language is preferable.
  • Fundamental programming experience is essential.
  • Although starting remotely, you will need to be based in the UK for the entire duration of your program, barring personal vacation time.

Need to know:

  • While initially, the internship will have a remote start, once it is safe to do so, you will be required to work out of our London, Waterloo office.
  • The deadline for applications is Friday 24th May. We are unable to accept any applications after this deadline.
  • On offer is a salary of £21k (per annum).

Interview process:
Your application for the Internship will be reviewed by a member of the Talent Acquisition team and if successful, you will be invited to complete a coding test. Once all of the test results have been reviewed, if successful you will be invited to a final stage assessment which will either be a group assessment or individual sessions.

This position is with Disney Streaming Services LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming Services.

Disney Streaming Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.


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