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Senior Software Engineer, Test

Burbank, CA - US

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Job ID 771192BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Dec. 22, 2020

Job Summary:

The Enterprise Technology mission is to deliver technology solutions that align to business strategies while enabling enterprise efficiency and promoting cross-company collaborative innovation. The Enterprise Technology organization drives competitive advantage by enhancing our consumer experiences, enabling business growth, and advancing operational excellence.

This role is part of the Enterprise Products and Programs (EPP) organization which focuses on driving business value through optimization of technology platforms and strategic programs in support of business priorities.

The Identity and Access Management team is responsible for TWDC's internal identity and access product strategy and delivery. We provide strategic technology solutions in support of empowering and securing the business, workforce, and technology communities through digital transformation. The Software Quality Engineering (SQE) team is embedded in IAM engineering function. SQE provides software verification and validation of applications and services to ensure a high quality customer experience, to protect the Disney brand and to reduce the cost of support.

The Senior Software Engineer - Test, is an engineering role within the IAM organization, responsible for design, develop and execute test automation. While SQE supports developers as they write unit tests, our primary focus is on test validation & delivery of executables – be it functional or architecture. With that notion, Sr. Software engineer role will develop test code & automation for the system/software/architecture-under-test, covering Functional, Contrast/SLA, Performance, E2E and Security test areas. Knowing that manual testing is highly selective, this role will support the following scenarios - new functionality that is not ready (i.e. mature/stable) for automation, deprecated legacy code not worth the expense of automating, or exploratory testing to determine if more automation is needed.

Responsibilities:

As a Senior Software Engineer - Test, this role will have the following responsibilities -

General
  • Reviews or writes code, leads programming and testing and debugging of major software quality projects
  • Executes on architectural implementation for assigned deliverables based on guidance from manager/lead
  • Collaborates with cross functional technical teams to ensure proper alignment on projects and deliverables
  • Ensures technical and operational models meet overall system and business requirements
  • Understands the implications of design and implementation decisions on all inter connected system
  • Create strong partnership with engineering team and be able to participate in various sprint rituals
Test Strategy and Planning
  • Provides guidance on test content.
  • Ensures Product Quality best practices are accounted for in the building of applications and services.
  • Researches emerging technologies and proposes the adoption of appropriate, new technologies.
Test Execution
  • Executes assigned component level tests and major functionality areas using new or existing technologies
  • Establishes performance test objectives.
Test Analysis & Trouble Shooting
  • Defines metrics for quality evaluation effort for a product area.
  • Identifies or develops tools needed for test analysis.

Basic Qualifications:

Skills & Experience
  • 5 years minimum work experience with relevant technologies and with designing, implementing, administering, and supporting QA test systems
  • Tools and processes for E2E, Load, Performance testing
  • Test automation
  • Automated environment deployment
  • REST APIs; JSON
  • OOA/OOP Java
  • iOS, Linux, Android
  • SDLC; Agile/Scrum
  • Web Applications, Languages and Internet Protocols
  • TestNG, Junit
  • Jenkins, Maven, Chef
  • AWS, Docker, Containerization

Preferred Qualifications:

Skills & Experience
  • 8 years minimum work experience with relevant technologies and with designing, implementing, administering, and supporting QA test systems
  • Tools and processes for E2E, Load, Performance testing
  • Test automation
  • Automated environment deployment
  • 1+ years of project of team leadership experience
  • Web socket services
  • Load Testing tools and practices
  • SQL or NoSQL
  • Selenium

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline or equivalent work experience

Preferred Education

STEM Degree is highly preferred

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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.

This position is with Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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