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Web Application Developer (C#, MVC)

London, LND - GB

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Job ID 687303BR Location London, England, United Kingdom Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted 04/07/2019

Job Summary:

A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced Web Application Developer to join the dynamic team of Walt Disney Travel Company (International) on an initial 12 Months FTC. The team is based in Disney's EMEA head offices in Hammersmith, London and is currently working on rebuilding our Disneyholidays ecommerce platform and portfolio of marketing microsites.

The successful candidate will work as an integral part of the Disney Destinations International (DDI) and closely with the development team to maintain and update the bespoke ecommerce platform, taking a proactive approach in evolving the back-end technology stack and migrating legacy code across to an ASP.NET framework.

The person will also advocate integration of technologies and development methodologies to help drive the business forward and ensure a robust, scalable platform.


  • Support back-end website development, providing technical knowledge to deliver complex solutions across full development life cycle.

  • Write maintainable, scalable, fault-tolerant code, utilizing SOLID principles and OO design/architectural patterns, TDD, etc.

  • Proactively manage tools, hardware and environments to support development requirements.

  • Work with team members to identify workflows and services for managing code, from version control to deployment strategies.

  • Log and troubleshoot errors using appropriate tools.

  • Proactively research and explore techniques to maintain position at the forefront of technology and enhance future business offerings.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Proven digital experience with strong digital portfolio.

  • Experience with bespoke ecommerce web applications highly desirable.

  • Experience in a development role, either client- or agency-side.

  • Degree or equivalent in Computer Science (or related field).

    Skills Required:

  • Talented C# developer (ASP.Net, MVC)

  • Solid experience of SOAP WebServices and RESTful WebAPIs

  • Competent in use of SQL Server and T-SQL queries.

  • Experience of .NET ORMs (e.g. Entity Framework) desirable.

  • Knowledge of CI and automated build services (e.g. TeamCity, etc.)

  • Experience with SDL Tridion (or similar enterprise CMS) desirable.

  • Experience with unit testing frameworks (e.g. NUnit, MOQ, etc)

  • Practical understanding of HTML/JS/CSS and client-side technologies.

  • Experience with Agile methodology.

  • Experience with source code management (e.g. Git)

  • Experience with issue tracking software (e.g. JIRA)

  • Comfortable working in small teams, with collaborative outlook.

  • Demonstrate experience in working to and achieving project milestones.

  • Understanding of application/database bottlenecks and performance tuning, and ability to troubleshoot with appropriate tools.

    What we offer:

  • The opportunity to build a career at one of the world's most respected companies,
  • A supportive, international team environment and real opportunities for growth and development,
  • Competitive remuneration and full Disney benefits package.
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Applicants must have full, legal right to work in the UK please.

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 The Walt Disney Company Ltd., which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

The Walt Disney Company Ltd. 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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