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Sr. Software Engineer

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10081180 Location Orlando, Florida, United States / Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Apr. 04, 2024

Job Summary:

About the Role and Team:

The Enterprise Technology mission is to deliver technology solutions that align to business strategies while enabling enterprise efficiency and promoting cross-company collaborative innovation. The Enterprise Technology organization drives our competitive advantage by enhancing consumer experiences, enabling business growth, and advancing operational excellence. Enterprise Technology is guided by the principles of being service focused and collaborative, being biased for action and innovation, and being efficient through leverage of TWDC scale and through continuous improvement.

Disney’s Enterprise Technology Identity and Access Management (IAM) group is responsible for providing a Core IAM ecosystem of products and platforms in use across the company by cast members, employees, and partners within Disney’s business segments (DMED, DPEP, Studios, DGE) and Corporate functions. Our vision is to provide modern Identity and Access Management capabilities and services that are simple, seamless, and secure to protect our workforce, our data, and our brands.

What You Will Do:

We are looking for our next team member. This will be someone with back-end experience (full-stack welcome!), threat modeling, secure software development practices and solid IAM experience. Is that YOU? Keep reading...

The Sr. Software Engineer is responsible for the integration, implementation, and transformation of vendor-based IAM products and platforms that support cast members, employees, and partners of Disney. You will plan, validate and execute on deliverables for technical integration and implementation of our IAM services in coordination with IAM domain architects, service managers/owners, software engineers, and our operations teams.

You will contribute to the platform/solutions engineering efforts for vendor-provided Enterprise IAM products and services. This includes:

  • Active participant in IAM Transformation program and projects on a cross-functional team to progressively drive and execute on the lifecycle (adopt, evolve, retire/transform) of our IAM services at Disney

  • Identifying and implementing changes to the environment that equip both application owners and end users with a great IAM experience

  • Collaborating closely with software engineering teams in support of their custom developed solutions and products that integrate with vendor platforms

  • Develops scripts to aid in automation and operations of service offerings

  • Recommend and integrate solutions to increase effectiveness and efficiency of solution architecture and engineering to further enhance support capabilities, documentation and reporting.

Must Have:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of related work experience

  • Back-end experience required; full-stack desired

  • Secure system development knowledge

  • Experience with threat modeling, secure software development practices, and systems integration

  • Experience automating common operational tasks, web service/API development & integration, and deployment activities in scripting/programming languages (e.g. Python, PowerShell, Java, JavaScript)

  • Familiarity in using scripting languages for data analysis

  • Experience with implementing or maintaining identity and access management solutions:

    • Products/Vendors: Active Directory (AzureAD/AD), Okta, Ping, Azure AD, SailPoint, BeyondTrust, Siteminder

    • Single Sign-On; Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

    • Identity Federation, SSO, HCM (e.g., SAP, Workday) and IAM Data Integration

    • PAM, IGA

Nice To Have:

  • Managing certificate lifecycle and integration

  • Protocols/Standards such as SAML, SCIM, OAuth2, OIDC, LDAP, FIDO2, Kerberos

  • OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML, SCIM and other Identity and Access Management standards and protocols

  • AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning

  • Cloud Services


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software, Electrical or Electronics Engineering, or comparable field of study, and/or equivalent work experience



The hiring range for this position in Burbank, CA is $136,038 - $182,490 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, 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 the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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 Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. 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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