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Software Developer

Burbank, California, United States

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Job ID 873725BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Studios Date posted Oct. 21, 2021

Job Summary:

Walt Disney Studios (WDS) has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the world through incredible characters. WDS has worked to redefine the movie-making process focusing on creativity, innovation, and collaboration. At WDS, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our stories. You will support development, maintenance and deployment of tools for teams that are bringing characters from Loki and Wandavision to Cruella and the upcoming Jungle Cruise, starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt!

We are looking for a Software Developer with a passion for learning, the aptitude for dealing with changing priorities and quick turnarounds, and a desire to help create the best tools for our pipeline and filmmaking applications. If you are an engineer interested in working across the full stack of software development and across multiple languages with all of our Studios, then this may be a great fit for you!



  • Compile and analyze data, processes, and codes to troubleshoot problems and identify areas for improvement
  • Develop tools and processes for data feeds and consuming other data sources
  • Build testing structures along with unit, regression, and load testing
  • Provide regular reports are needed for analytical purposes
  • Collaborating with the front-end developers and other team members to establish objectives and design more functional, cohesive codes to enhance the user experience
  • Developing ideas for new programs, products, or features by monitoring industry developments and trends
  • Recording data and reporting it to proper parties, such as clients or leadership
  • Taking lead on projects, as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer programming, computer science, or a related field
  • More education or experience may be required
  • Fluency or understanding of specific languages, such as Java, PHP, or Python, and operating systems may be required
  • Familiar with Business Intelligence tools such as MS Power BI
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Strong understanding of the web development cycle and programming techniques and tools
  • Focus on efficiency, user experience, and process improvement
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Strong problem solving and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or with a group


  • Experience working in front end languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Experience working with database languages and architecture
  • Previous experience working in a Feature or Streaming Production environment
  • Previous experience working with Finance or Operations teams


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or related technical discipline

Additional Information:


About The Walt Disney Studios:

For over 95 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today it brings quality movies, episodic storytelling, music, and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. The Walt Disney Studios encompasses a collection of respected film studios, including Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, and Searchlight Pictures. It is also home to Disney Theatrical Productions, producer of world-class stage shows.

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 The Traveling Lab, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Studios.

The Traveling Lab 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. 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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