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Lead Software Engineer

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10074110 Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Feb. 08, 2024

Job Summary:

JOB SUMMARY: As a Lead Software Engineer for Disney Cruise Line, you will be part of a team that builds and maintain complex systems for various onboard guest fulfillment systems. You will lead and assist in the design, development, testing and deployment of high-quality software solutions.

You will apply excellent communication skills while interfacing with both

 technical and product teams to capture new system requirements and then apply your expertise in software development in the delivery of innovative solutions for those requirements.

  • Provide technical guidance and evangelize best practices.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of our core systems and how they interact with upstream and downstream dependencies.
  • Contribute and review code, set standards, and work with engineers to ensure product and design specifications are met.
  • Responsible for fundamental platform performance, scalability, and resiliency
  • Partner with stakeholders to refine requirements and propose solutions to problems that span multiple teams.
  • Influence and contribute to department technical strategy and planning.
  • Provide mentoring to engineers on advanced technical issues.
  • Research, learn, and evangelize widespread adoption of new technologies and architecture patterns.
  • Lead cross-functional troubleshooting of complex issues as needed.
  • Strategic planning and vision focused on experimenting with and deploying new technologies.
  • Available for rotating on-call schedule

Basic Qualifications

  • Proven expertise with architecture and delivery of high volume, cached, fault tolerant, multi-threaded scalable systems.
  • Expertise designing APIs and building RESTful services.
  • Mastery in Java and/or Node.js and experience with multiple opensource technologies like; Spring, Tomcat, Nginx, Elastic Search, etc.
  • Software architect with experience working on mid to large size modular software projects.
  • Expertise with full lifecycle of application development, including best practices of unit testing, code reviews, documentation, etc.
  • Experience with build and deployment technologies such as Jenkins/Gitlab CICD and Docker
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to learn and adapt to new technologies. Can effectively articulate complex ideas and influence others through well-reasoned explanations
  • Experience with Agile Delivery (Stand Ups, Sprint Planning, etc)
  • Enjoy working in a team setting with engineers of varying experience.
  • Ability to work well with external partners and contractors.
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Minimum of 7 years of related work experience  
  • Knowledge of:
    • MariaDB
    • Kubernetes, Rancher
    • Couchbase, Postgres, SQL, Oracle
    • Cloud-hosted services like AWS, Azure
    • CI/CD pipelines, Jenkins
    • Monitoring and logging tools Grafana, App Dynamics, Loginsight, Splunk 
    • Git and version control
    • Agile software development methodologies
    • Performance tuning 

  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Flutter

  • Top key focus skills:
    • Kubernetes
    • CICD
    • Agile
    • Linux/Win


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software, Electrical or Electronics Engineering, or comparable field of study, and/or equivalent work experience

About Disney 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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 Disney 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, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, 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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