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Sr Java Software Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10041251 Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States / Bay Lake, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Sep. 12, 2023

Job Summary:

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.

Disney Parks, Experiences and Products is seeking a Senior Software Engineer with a passion for building world-class products and enabling our businesses to be future ready. We are looking for an engineer who has full stack programming experience and is enthusiastic to build and maintain new applications, improving our Guest and Cast experiences.

You will:

  • Design and implement reliable, high-throughput, low latency, scalable and well-documented code to tackle sophisticated algorithms 

  • Collaborate with engineers, product owners, and other partners to propose extensible, reusable and performant solutions

  • Proactively seek opportunities to reuse or generalize existing services and implementations

  • Experiment, develop proof of concept with relevant new technologies

  • Conduct code review pull-requests with consistent scrutiny

  • Able to work independently to analyze and solve issues as an individual contributor

  • Troubleshoot, fix problems reported in lower and production environments

  • Write unit and component tests to ensure delivery of high quality code

  • Monitor and proactively improve production run quality of applications

  • Work in a scrum team and provide your daily updates

  • Estimate effort for assigned development tasks, assist in estimating level of effort for less senior level developers

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years of software engineering, analysis and design with full software development lifecycle experience

  • Demonstrated experience with Java, Spring Framework, SQL and NoSQL-based databases, writing complex SQL queries and building highly scalable and highly performant distributed applications and web services

  • 5+ years with Internet technologies, microservices architectures

  • 4+ years of developing cloud native applications, preferably in AWS

  • Experience with scripting languages like JavaScript and frameworks such as Angular/ react

  • Experience with Docker / Kubernetes

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming with an understanding of design principles

  • Knowledge of CI/CD tools

  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Develop prototypes of new technologies, exposure to GraphQL / Graph DBs

  • Experience in the commerce space and products / pricing / inventory domains

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or similar field or related equivalent experience

  • Domain knowledge in multiple technical and business areas 

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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