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Web Developer

Job ID 299318BR Location Causeway Bay, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Job Posting Company Disney Parks & Resorts Job Posting Area Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Online Date posted 03/27/2017
Our team builds modern platform applications that power some of Disney's flagship websites like Disneyland official site, hotel reservation and ticketing site domestically and internationally. These tools are also being used to program content for some of the newest Disney mobile apps. This is no easy task, and with many users and developers working on all these projects around the globe, we need a talented and motivated engineer like you to help improve workflows and APIs in order to make building these products a breeze for our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Assist team lead to architect, build and maintain comprehensive and robust software architectures that can accomodate the Business partners' needs
  • Develop business software components and perform unit test for all developed components
  • Provide technical suggestion to assist team lead to plan on software platforms, setting architectural direction and designing high availability solutions for production software
  • Responsible for the estimation of time of development task and documentation
  • Proactively researching and evaluating new technologies with the ability to select best methods and techniques for solving problems
  • Presenting technical issues, solutions and project status to senior and executive management
  • Working closely with the QA Team, Producers, Fellow System Engineers, Web Developers, Project Managers, Product Owners, other internal and external partners to solve technical issues and build amazing guest experiences
  • Supprting all stages of all software development lifecycle
  • Mentoring junior team members on process and engineering best practices
  • Act as a scrummaster or team lead from time to time to manage and give guidance to external contractors

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in field
  • 3-5 years of software design and implementation in complex, distributed software systems
  • Strong PHP expertise with a proven ability to write robust, multi-tier commercial applications and session/cookie management
  • Knowledge in Object-oriented programming and design patterns
  • Strong understanding of MVC and SOA architectural patterns
  • Strong development experience with web technologies, specifically PHP, Zend Framework, RESTful services, jQuery
  • Sound experience in Web Services (SOAP and REST) as both a consumer or a provider
  • Expertise in web database, e.g. Memcached, Couchbase and MySQL
  • Knowledge on modern client web programming languages and standards JavaScript/CSS3/HTML5
  • Strong knowledge of common software engineering practices, such as version control with Git, continuous integration, and automated deployment
  • Reporting and site tracking experience
  • Self starter with the ability to learn new things quickly

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building applications with a strong emphasis on performance, code quality, and run-time memory usage
  • Procedural scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, PHP, bash
  • Familiar with AngularJS 1.x and Nodejs and other JavaScript Frameworks
  • Familiar with CSS pre-processors such as SASS, LESS or Stylus
  • Common delivery and communication technologies including HTTP, SSL, UDP, TCP/IP, RMI & Multicast, Cloud Computing (such as AWS)
  • Project experience on managing application & web server such as Tomcat, JBoss, Apache HTTPD, IIS
  • Hands on experience on using Agile software development methodology and CI/CD
  • Content management systems (e.g. WordPress, Tridion)
  • 3-tier architecture design and development
  • System/application debugging and troubleshooting
  • Media, entertainment and internet business models
  • SEO experience is a plus
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese (Putonghua and/or Cantonese)

Additional Information

  • Seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices & company policies & procedures who resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative and practical ways
  • Ability to work closely with customers to understand their businesses and accurately capture their requirements
  • Ability to work on multiple, major projects and deliver on time according to project schedules with minimal management oversight
  • Capable of effectively managing and planning time against multiple projects and priorities
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

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