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Sr. iOS Engineer

Lake Buena Vista, FL - US

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Job ID 668080BR Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States; Orlando, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted 22/05/2019

Job Summary:

As a Senior iOS Engineer for the Disney Cruise Line Mobile Navigator you will be creating innovative solutions by developing and implementing mobile applications to enhance our guest experience. You will be responsible for helping estimate, plan and oversee development activities being executed by both internal and vendor development resources. The Agile delivery methodology will be the predominate working model for this team. The Senior iOS Engineer will regularly be expected to lead meetings, interface laterally with senior technology and line of business stakeholders, and assumes the main responsibility for the technical solution and steering the technical work of developers / engineers working on assigned projects.

The Senior iOS Engineer will:
  • Work closely with product managers and story owners to design features and prioritize tasks.
  • Lead technical teams by mentoring and coaching, answering questions and solving problems.
  • Assemble releases and drive improvements in the delivery and release processes.
  • Help with recruiting and selection of technical resources.
  • And – write code.

Responsibilities:

  • Owns the design and development of software fixes, enhancements, components, and/or new software systems and applications.
  • Lead design, code reviews, and assist software architects.
  • Mentor junior engineers and teach them our engineering methods
  • Pilots software on new technologies.
  • Solve problems by collaborating across multiple teams, from product to design.
  • Recommends improvements to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of the team.

Basic Qualifications:

REQUIRED
  • Five to eight years of developing iOS mobile applications for enterprise or consumer use.
  • Experience working in an Agile Team consisting of product, design, QA and development.

Significant knowledge/experience in relevant technologies, such as:
  • CS Fundamentals
  • Mobile Networking and Best Practices
  • Swift
  • Bluetooth
  • HTTP Protocol
  • Web Services (SOAP & REST)
  • Software Performance Optimization (memory, CPU, scaling, etc...)

SOFT SKILLS & OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • 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
  • Proven ability to work with all members of an extended and diverse project team
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-organized, be committed to quality and be capable of tracking multiple issues simultaneously
  • Candidate must have mentoring and guidance skills to provide oversight and direction to contractors and internal members of the software development team
  • Ability to handle virtual teams and work with resources in multiple sites (onsite, offshore, near shore)
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Support on-call response to critical operational issues; be able to work beyond normal hours and support implementation transition activities and hyper-care shifts as needed

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field or related work experience.

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The 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 segment 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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