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Sr Software Engineer - HCM

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10093471 Location Burbank, California, United States / Orlando, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jul. 09, 2024

Job Summary:

Disneys Enterprise Technology organization 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. Our business customers encompass all domestic and international businesses and brands across The Walt Disney Company including Disney Studios, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, ESPN, ABC, Marvel Studios, & Pixar to name a few. The organization plays a critical business role by connecting, automating, and instrumenting technologies in order to enable secure, rapid, accurate and efficient management of data, systems and services, both in the cloud and in private data centers.

This Senior Software Engineer position is a technology and leadership role, responsible for designing and developing software in supporting HCM (Human Capital Management) technology platforms with focus on SAP/SuccessFactors HCM Integration.

Specifically, this role will be responsible for developing software for:

  • Core HR

  • Compensation

  • Talent Acquisition

  • Payroll integration

  • Talent Management

  • Core Benefits

  • Learning Management


  • Design, develop and test high performance, highly scalable and flexible software solutions with focus on SuccessFactors, SAP S4/Hana, and SAP Cloud Integrations between internal and external systems

  • Translate business requirements to technical integration design specification

  • Develop, test and deploy integrations using SuccessFactors Integration Suite and SAP Cloud Integration Suite.

  • Experience with SAP SDLC.

  • Assess SuccessFactors twice-yearly releases and identify impact and opportunities to support new features.

  • Knowledge of SAP Security Integration framework

  • Knowledge of Single Sign-On concepts.

  • Troubleshoot critical incidents by conducting root cause analysis and identifying solutions

  • Experience with integration design using data integration best practices including APIs, Messaging Bus, Pub-Sub, ETL

  • Must have technical knowledge to be able to work with other teams, including third parties, Enterprise applications and infrastructure teams

  • Partner with solution architects, business architects and business systems analysts and other software and data engineers on project teams, following Solutions Architecture model


  • A minimum of 5 years experience developing SuccessFactors and integrations using SuccessFactors Integration Suite (e.g., OData APIs, SOAP/REST based 3rd party APIs) and developing SAP Integrations using SAP Integration Suite leveraging available standard adaptors (e.g., AdvancedEventMesh), connectors, and Adapter Development Kit (ADK)

  • Developing, testing, and deploying complex integrations between enterprise scale HCM application to internal and external consumers.

  • Background in and strong understanding of broad HR systems architecture and data flow

  • Extensive knowledge of best-practice business process and technologies for HR functions, focusing on Architecture and Integration to legacy based systems

  • Deep knowledge of SuccessFactors HXM: the business processes, security frameworks, and advanced reporting

  • Understand complexities and nuances with SuccessFactors reporting, especially involving different organizational hierarchies within SuccessFactors

  • A strong business orientation combined with strong technical skills.

  • Proven ability to complete projects and achieve results.

  • Experience with both waterfall and agile delivery methodologies

  • Expertise in secure software development and secure coding practices

  • Expertise in developing cloud-based and open source software solutions

  • Expertise in comprehensive testing lifecycle inclusive of Unit Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Regression Testing, and defect remediation.

  • Ability to solve complex problems

  • Innovative thinking and embraces innovation by constantly seeking new or contrary ideas and approaches to what has been done in the past.

  • Ability to lead technical specification working session with functional and vendor teams.

  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to establish and manage effective working relationships in a matrixed organizational structure

  • Good communication and presentation skills, both oral and written. Ability to communicate well to both technical and business audiences.

  • Results oriented, biased toward action

  • Works independently, receives minimal guidance

  • Keeps fluent in new technologies and successfully shares with peers and introduces new technologies

  • Chooses optimism and calls out cynicism and unproductive behavior

  • Demonstrates stamina, resilience and perseverance under trying circumstances

Desired Qualifications:

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud Extensibility



  • Middleware tools/technologies

  • Experience with GitHub (CI-CD) repositories

  • Experience with Microsoft Office productivity tools


  • BS Computer Science, information systems or related technology field

  • Or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS Computer Science or related technology field

  • SAP Certified Associate - Backend Developer - SAP Cloud Application Programming Model

The hiring range for this position in Burbank, CA is $136,038 to $182,490. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

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 that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. 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 HR Strategies & Services, LLC, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney HR Strategies & Services, LLC 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 champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

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