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Senior Software Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10001639 Location Celebration, Florida, United States / Orlando, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jul. 18, 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:

At Disney, we’re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. 
The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences.

The Enterprise Technology 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. 

The Digital Experience Development Engineering (DXDE) team is part of the Digital Experience (DX) Engineering group within the Enterprise Technology organization. DX drives innovative, strategic, and technology focused digital solutions and design thinking. DXDE supports The Walt Disney Company (TWDC)  segments and business units by building, maintaining, and operating digital media properties by partnering in all phases of development. Examples include open source web applications and java based enterprise services. By providing a wide range of consulting and delivery services throughout the product lifecycle, we guide business units through the relevant TWDC standards, requirements, and compliance processes, ensuring best practices are followed.

The Sr. Software Engineer will develop/code applications and services for a variety of internal customers across The Walt Disney Company and is an expert of every tool, process, and technology (both proprietary and third party) used by DXDE. They take an active role in liaising with internal & external project constituents & contributors to set and maintain standards & best practices through mentorship, evangelism of best practices, and review & approval of code. The Software Engineer is also responsible for the architecture of software internals, efficient and expeditious debugging, and the contribution of code that meets the most stringent standards and expectations of the role: being performant, secure, accessible, well documented, testable, and sustainable.

Oversees and coordinates project timelines for solution engineering activities and Disney resources to ensure requirements are understood, dependencies are defined, evaluation process are developed to business requirements, and the engineered solution is documented and refined to be developed into a future offering. This includes closely coordinating with other teams who are responsible supporting a service and in particular supplier teams. Ensures a high level of satisfaction with engineered services. 
Recommend and implement solutions to increase effectiveness and efficiency of solution architecture and engineering services to further enhance support capabilities, documentation, and reporting. 

•    Works closely with solutions architects, project managers, designers, and other project constituents to scope, architect, implement, and deliver software solutions according to requirements/specifications.
•    Works with Staff and other Senior Engineers, and Senior Manager, Engineering to follow and influence best practices for the Software Development strategy within the Digital Media Agency.
•    Partners with third-party vendors and other service delivery groups within Enterprise Technology.

•    Performs peer and vendor code reviews for compliance, security, performance, and best practices.
•    Executes hands-on, full-stack software development using professional, enterprise class software development tools.
•    Creates, supports, and maintains build pipelines for their projects, including components, and services.
•    Defines and writes automated test scenarios for any enhancements or changes to software.
•    Responsible for developing, enacting, and enforcing documentation, coding, process, and performance standards.
•    Supports Development Manager with team technical resourcing, such as hiring/on-boarding process as needed.
•    Provides guidance and mentorship to other team members on subjects like: tools, pipelines, best practices, proprietary Disney services, and development and QA standards.


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 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 Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. 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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