The Walt Disney Company ESPN Software Mobile Engineering iOS Intern- Fall 2017 in Bristol, Connecticut

The ESPN Mobile Engineering team does the development of some of the most downloaded and successful iOS apps, including the ESPN app, WatchESPN, Tournament Challenge, and many others. You will work with a cross-functional team of product managers, designers, Web developers and Content creators to conceptualize and develop world-class ESPN apps.

You will work with a cross-functional team of Product Managers, Designers, Engineers, Web Developers, and Content Creators to conceptualize and develop world-class ESPN apps.

Responsibilities :

  • Work with the iOS Mobile Engineering technology team to plan, build and test applications for mobile phones and tablets

  • Investigate new technologies at the direction of staff engineers and report findings

  • Complete programming assignments using Objective C or Swift

  • Participate in application testing alongside dedicated quality assurance personnel.

  • Work closely with Project Management to plan and track work in an Agile fashion

Basic Qualifications :

  • Must be self-motivated, have a strong team orientation, learn quickly and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Desire to work with a wide spectrum of consumer facing technologies

  • Passion for consumer software development

  • Must enjoy technical troubleshooting and exploration

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience, including course work or self-driven exploration, of iOS or related mobile technologies.

Preferred Education :

  • Undergraduate Senior pursuing a degree in Computer Science or related field of study

Company Overview :

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.

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.

Additional Information :

nternship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

Program Dates: The length of this internship is 10 weeks, and the approximate. Interns will work 40 hours per week and must be fully available throughout the internship. Housing: A limited amount of housing assistance is available for those who qualify. Transportation: Must provide own transportation to/from work

ESPN, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

Job ID: 470051BR

Location: Bristol,Connecticut

Job Posting Company: Media Networks