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Lead Mobile Software Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10008723 Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Aug. 03, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Every Disney cruise is an adventure. A dream. A fairytale. A story unlike any other where happy thoughts drift in a sea of pixie dust and swashbuckling pirates dance with princesses.” As a cast member at Disney Cruise Line, you get play an integral role to make this happen.  We are growing our Mobile team to unlock new magical experiences for our guests through the Disney Cruise Line Mobile Navigator.  As a Lead Mobile Engineer, you will be responsible for designing our growth strategy for our mobile apps to bring exciting new features to our guests.  You will lead onshore and offshore teams in the design patterns, implementation and support of our new features and capabilities.

Primary Responsibilities

Skills, Knowledge, Experience, Education, Licensure and Certifications

  • Design and develop solutions for software fixes and new features using test driven development.
  • Oversee development and code structure for onshore and offshore teams to ensure consistency and minimize tech debt in our code base.
  • Analyze user stories, provide realistic estimations and participate in sprint planning, scrums, demos and retrospectives.
  • Create detailed software development documentation and assign tasks to team members.
  • Create pull requests and perform code reviews for peers and related teams.
  • Monitor and maintain KPIs for application performance and services integration.
  • Mentor and guide other team members to provide oversight and direction for career growth.
  • Recommend improvements to architectures, processes, technologies, and coding practices that improve the effectiveness of the team.
  • Strong ability to maintain focus and problem solve in a dynamic, fast-paced environment working with cross-functional teams.
  • Understand DPEP architectural vision and how it helps meet technical and business objective


  • 10+ years of software development experience with a minimum of 7+ years of iOS development experience.
  • Experience working in an Agile Team consisting of product managers, project managers, design, QA and tech.
  • Strong knowledge of Swift, XCode, Instruments, iOS UI design principles, patterns, and best practices related to application development concepts, designs, and architectures.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. The position requires frequent communication with senior leaders, technical colleagues and partners across several different geographic locations and time zones.
  • Software performance optimization experience (app sizing, memory usage, CPU, scaling, battery, etc...)
  • Self-motivated, quick learner, passion for consumer software.
  • Experience leading teams, providing architectural and technical directions.
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills.
  • Strong knowledge of unit testing and continuous integration.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in the software development field.
  • Possess mentoring and guidance skills to provide technical leadership to contractors and team members.


  • Familiarity with Server Driven UI Design
  • Code samples in Github
  • Android development experience
  • JIRA and Confluence knowledge
  • Experience shipping at least one app in the iOS App Store



Additional Information:


About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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 Walt Disney Attractions Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Walt Disney Attractions Technology 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 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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