Lead Software Engineer - Full-Stack

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The Walt Disney Company
Full Time

Job Description

The Walt Disney Company's Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is a global business
segment for The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) with the mission of providing consumers
around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of
rapidly evolving consumer habits.
Combining the Company's direct-to-consumer streaming services - ESPN+, Disney+, and its
ownership stake in Hulu -- alongside Disney's international media businesses, DMED aligns
cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the
Company's global footprint and deliver highly-personalized entertainment experiences to
diverse consumers around the world.
The Consumer Identity Services (CIS) team provides critical consumer facing access and
identification services across TWDC business units. Nearly every digital consumer
experience across the company relies on CIS for mission critical business operations,
including booking Disney Parks and Resort vacations, playing ESPN Fantasy Football, buying
products from Shop Disney and many more. These identity services are responsible for over
300 million guest and fan accounts, and billions of transactions per year.
As part of the team, you will be tackling cutting edge issues that come with cloud-based
infrastructures, platform resiliency requirements, security, and data migrations at scale.

Our team...
  • Collaborative and dynamic
  • We embrace agile practices
  • Full stack teams
  • Continuous Integration/Automated testing
  • Frequent working software demos


Responsibilities :

  • Work as a key contributor to design and deliver specific features
  • Work as an individual contributor on a larger scrum team
  • Work with business analysts and product owners to determine acceptance criteria and tests
  • System troubleshooting, debugging, and analysis
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring
  • Participate in stand-ups and other sprint meetings
  • Design solutions
  • Document changes and new features
  • Plan the sprints
  • Deliver code with thorough automated testing
  • Integrate and verify releases to the world
  • Implement new features
  • Enhance existing services
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Help monitor and support apps in production

Basic Qualifications :

  • 7+ years software development experience
  • 4+ years experience hands on with Java back-end based systems
  • 3+ years experience hands on with single page apps or progressive web apps
  • 1+ years hands on experience with automated end-to-end testing across various browsers and mobile devices
  • 1+ years experience with React front-end development
  • experience developing utilizing functional programming (such as Scala, Kotlin, etc.)
  • experience authoring tests in both Java and JavaScript (preferred)
  • experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery release cycles
  • experience designing for highly visited sites and complex caching (such as Dynamo and Memcached)

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with some of the following...
  • Kotlin ( https://kotlinlang.org )
  • Scala ( https://scala-lang.org )
  • Java ( https://www.oracle.com/java/ )
  • Javascript ES6 ( http://es6-features.org/ )
  • React ( https://reactjs.org )
  • AWS ( https://aws.amazon.com )
  • Tomcat ( http://tomcat.apache.org/ )
  • Play Framework ( https://www.playframework.com )
  • http4s ( https://http4s.org )
  • Cats ( https://typelevel.org/cats/ )
  • Cats Effect ( https://typelevel.org/cats-effect/ )
  • Redux ( https://redux.js.org )
  • Sass ( https://sass-lang.com )
  • Webpack ( https://webpack.js.org )
  • Jest ( https://jestjs.io )
  • Mocha ( https://mochajs.org )
  • Puppeteer ( https://github.com/puppeteer/puppeteer )
  • Playwright ( https://github.com/microsoft/playwright )
  • SauceLabs ( https://saucelabs.com )
  • Node ( https://nodejs.org/en/ )
  • Docker ( https://www.docker.com )
  • Maven ( https://maven.apache.org/ )
  • Jackson ( https://github.com/FasterXML/jackson )
  • Spring Boot ( https://spring.io/projects/spring-boot )
  • TestNg ( https://testng.org/doc/ )
  • GitLab ( https://about.gitlab.com )
  • Github ( https://github.com/ )

Required Education :
BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree

Additional Information :
Seattle, WA or Remote with a willingness to work within Pacific Time

Company Information

Innovation is in the DNA of The Walt Disney Company. We are constantly elevating, evolving and pioneering the future of our theme parks, streaming platforms, films and more to always be one-step ahead when creating the latest in immersive entertainment experiences. Now it’s your time to innovate in ways never been done before because at Disney, we are setting the standard for what is possible in technology. Join our team today and create the tech behind the magic.

Dice Id : waltdfa
Position Id : 876293BR
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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