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Sr Software Engineer

Celebration, Florida, United States

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Job ID 863356BR Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Walt Disney World Resort Date posted Apr. 24, 2022

Job Summary:

We make magic.” That’s our motto at Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products (DPEP) Technology & Digital. And it permeates everything we do. As a Senior iOS Developer at Disney in Seattle you will be a part of the core team that builds the Disneyland, My Disney Experience (Disney World) and Hong Kong Disneyland mobile apps. The apps are used directly by park Guests to enhance and guide their visits to the park to make their experience as magical as possible.


  • Design and develop solutions for software fixes and new features using test driven development.
  • Analyze user stories, provide realistic estimations and participate in sprint planning, scrums, demos and retrospectives.
  • Create detailed software development documentation and assist in assigning 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.
  • Write unit and UI tests for your code.
  • Build well-designed, well-engineered, stable, performant native iOS applications using Swift and Objective-C.
  • Guide other team members by providing oversight and direction.
  • Recommend improvements to 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of software development experience with a minimum of 4+ years of iOS and SwiftUI development experience.
  • Experience working in an Agile Team consisting of product managers, project managers, design, QA and tech.
  • Strong knowledge of Swift, Xcode, 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, etc...)
  • Self-motivated, quick learner, passion for consumer software.
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills.
  • Strong knowledge of unit testing and continuous integration.
  • Experience leading projects and providing technical direction.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in the software development field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Code samples in Github
  • Some Android development knowledge
  • JIRA and Confluence knowledge
  • Experience contributing to at least one app in iOS App Store

About Walt Disney World Resort:

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.

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 Parks Technology Services Co., LLC, which is part of a business we call Walt Disney World Resort.

Disney Parks Technology Services Co., 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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