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Lead Front End Software Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 7109793620211128 Location New York, New York, United States / Santa Monica, California, United States / San Francisco, California, United States / Seattle, Washington, United States / United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Sep. 20, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming is looking for a Lead Front-End Software Engineer to join the Operational Resiliency Engineering team. 

ORE bridges the gap between Engineering and Operations, partnering with teams to identify gaps in cross-team processes and tools that are essential to operational maturity, agility, and resiliency and architects solutions with supporting APIs, UIs, automations, and real-time data processing pipelines. Using full-stack engineering toolsets, ORE analyzes problem statements, and employs constant partner feedback to execute a rapid, iterative development process. OREs are comfortable being dropped into unfamiliar codebases, APIs, technologies, and workflows, quickly achieving situational awareness. OREs improve signal-to-noise ratio of monitoring, alerting, and auto-mitigation systems through a deep relationship with operational processes - from instrumentation to deployment and runtime, all the way to incident management and resolution.

The primary skill an ORE should possess is the confidence and ability to communicate and work effectively in unfamiliar situations – it is critical that an ORE adapt quickly, assess the situation and provide quality solutions to team problems using full-stack knowledge to enable those solutions & traverse any barriers that may arise. 


  • Develop features and improvements to web apps used for monitoring & responding to operational issues throughout the organization.

  • Write code that is robust, testable, maintainable, and performant.

  • Help define and evolve our team processes and coding standards.

  • Perform code reviews and mentor team members.

  • Participate in design discussions, code reviews, and roadmap planning.

  • Refine project requirements by talking with stakeholders and researching third-party APIs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 7 years experience as a developer

  • Professional experience with React or another modern JavaScript web framework (VueJS, Angular, etc.)

  • Experience with TypeScript

  • Experience with GraphQL and REST APIs.

  • Experience with writing automated tests (e.g. Jest, Karma, Jasmine, Mocha, AVA, tape)

  • A solid understanding of semantic HTML, CSS, and core JavaScript concepts.

  • Experience with performance and optimization problems and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience is required

  • Ruby experience is a plus

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $129,150 to $173,250 per year, however, base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.


Additional Information!:


About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming 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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