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WDI Technology Software Developer Internship - Summer 2020 (Glendale)

Glendale, CA - US

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Job ID 744757BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Walt Disney Imagineering Date posted Jan. 30, 2020

Job Summary:

“We Change Lives.” Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design,
engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney
Company. Its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation - from concept initiation
through installation - of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments,
regional entertainment venues, and new media projects.

What we’re looking for…
An intern software developer to assist with software platforms that our designers and engineers use to deliver theme parks.


  • Participating on a project team with other systems reliability engineers and product manager(s).
  • Picking up user stories, developing features, participating in code review and providing production services support.
  • Writing code Ruby, Python and Go. Managing infrastructure in AWS using Terraform/Gitlab CI.

Basic Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications
What you bring to the role...
  • 3-6 months of experience with public cloud (AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure)
  • Basic system scripting or development (Bash, Python, Go)
  • Experience with working with APIs and SDKs
  • Proficient with command-line tools
  • Basic proficiency in git (pull/push, branching/merging)
  • Experience with database technologies (SQL, Postgres, MySQL)

Required Education

  • Currently enrolled as a Sophomore or higher, or graduated within the past 6 months, from an accredited college/university, earning a degree majoring in Computer Science, Engineering or similar field

Additional Information:

At the time of application, must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

About Walt Disney Imagineering:

Founded in 1952 as WED Enterprises to design and build the world’s first theme park — Disneyland — Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is where imagination and creativity combine with cutting-edge technology to create unforgettable experiences. WDI is the creative force that imagines, designs and builds all Disney theme parks, resorts, attractions and cruise ships worldwide. Imagineering’s unique strength comes from its diverse global team of creative and technical professionals, who build on Disney’s legacy of storytelling to pioneer new forms of entertainment. The Imagineers who practice this unique blend of art and science work in more than 100 disciplines to shepherd an idea all the way from “blue sky” concept phase to opening day.

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 Imagineering, which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Imagineering.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., 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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