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Senior Software Engineer

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10093778 Location London, United Kingdom Business Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology Date posted Jun. 21, 2024

Job Summary:

As a Senior Software Engineer within the Identity Engineering organisation, you will write and review code, provide guidance on technical decisions, and mentor engineers in your squad. You will contribute to and be part of an engaging, dynamic and inclusive engineering organisation.

Senior Software Engineers are empowered to help make important architectural decisions, and to influence a roadmap of future changes working in partnership with your local leader, your squad, and your peers across Product, Project Management and Engineering.

We follow Scrum and Agile principles, make use of continuous integration and deployment, believe in phenomenal collaboration, and our motivated by a shared commitment to continuous learning and improvement.

Our team builds and delivers Consumer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) capabilities for The Walt Disney Family of Companies including: Parks and Experiences, Disney+, ESPN, Hulu, Disney Store, ABC, Star Wars, Marvel, NatGeo, and more. To do this we build and run highly available and globally replicated systems that power each customer's journey across our services and experiences.

What You Will Do

  • Contribute to the design, development, testing, deployment, and support of stateful microservices and lambdas in a multi-region cloud environment.

  • Use Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, and Scrumban to plan day-to-day activities and drive continuous improvement over time.

  • Mentor engineers within your squad (and beyond!) to help them improve their technical ability and build their profile within and outside of the organisation.

  • Collaborate with your squad, Product Managers, Designers, QA, Operations, and other partners to understand requirements and articulate technical decisions and outcomes.

What To Bring

  • Experience with one of these Java Virtual Machine (JVM) languages: Java, Scala, or Kotlin.

  • Familiarity with a cloud provider: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Compute (GCP), or Microsoft Azure.

  • A willingness to learn and experiment with new technologies.

Nice To Haves

  • Familiarity with both object oriented programming (OOP), and functional programming (FP) standard methodologies.

  • Familiarity with Terraform, and infrastructure as code (IaC), and DevOps.

The Perks

  • 25 days annual leave.

  • Private medical insurance & dental care.

  • Free Park Entry: You will have the opportunity to enter any of our parks with your family and friends for free.

  • Disney Discounts: you are entitled to discounts on designated Disney products, resort F&B and ticketing.

  • Excellent parental and guardian leave.

  • Employee Resource Groups – WOMEN @ Disney, Disney DIVERSITY, Disney PRIDE, ENABLED, and our Mental Health & Wellbeing Group, TRUST.

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. Disney is committed to forming a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

About Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology:

Disney Entertainment and ESPN Technology (DE&E Technology) provides the technological backbone and product development for Disney’s two media business units, while helping to keep the company at the vanguard of innovation – enabling the Company to continuously leverage technology to enhance storytelling and creativity, while delivering scalability, flexibility, and efficiency for its businesses.

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 that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. 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 The Walt Disney Company Limited, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

The Walt Disney Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. 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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