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Sr Software Eng

San Francisco, California, United States

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Job ID 771895BR Location San Francisco, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Jan. 26, 2021

Job Summary:

We are looking for a talented front-end engineer to join a team that creates large-scale, highly-performance web applications. This team transforms large, complex datasets into fast and responsive user interfaces used by millions of people.

As a Senior Software Engineer for Web Commerce (Full Stack), you will help us push the boundaries of what is possible on the client. You'll work with a team of other developers alongside systems engineers, services engineers, and project managers. You are highly proficient in Javascript, HTML and CSS and appreciate the details that make a user experience exceptional. You demonstrate enthusiasm for new technologies, languages, frameworks, and platforms. You are also highly proficient in resolving security issues in web applications utilizing current best practices and industry standards

This position is located in New York, NY. We believe we offer unique opportunities for any technologist, including:

  • The ability to work on a bleeding edge technology stack.
  • Influencing the innovation of products used globally by millions.
  • An open, team-driven environment that fosters constructive feedback and collective problem-solving


  • Security audit of web application with an emphasis on commerce/transactional flows
  • Propose alternatives to team for resolving security issues
  • Develop best practices within team to maintain security of application
  • Identify gaps in team knowledge of security best practices and work with managers to resolve those gaps
  • Maintain and improve security skills, knowledge, and training through professional development, including participating in tech conferences and wider tech community forums
  • Implement web interfaces and applications using Javascript (ES6+) HTML and CSS.
  • Work on a modern stack including React, NodeJS, Amazon Web Services.
  • Enforce code quality through test driven development.
  • Distill product requirements into design and technical specifications.
  • Collaborate closely with other engineering, product, and marketing teams to define product requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience in infrastructure engineering and operations of eCommerce applications
  • Experience in web application security analysis and resolution.
  • Experience in a NodeJS application development environment.
  • Experience with high-volume, public facing, transactional web applications with high levels of availability, resilient application architecture, scalable infrastructure, automation, and application performance monitoring.
  • Experience working within a modern Javascript workflow through technologies such as: GitHub, CSS Preprocessors, Styled Components, Single Page Application frameworks and Module Bundlers (Webpack etc.)
  • Proven ability to integrate with service APIs and/or SDKs.
  • Experience in implementing A/B Tests
  • Experience with root-cause analysis and troubleshooting infrastructure issues.

Additional Information:


Bonus Skills:
  • Authentication and authorization specific security experience, especially in eCommerce flows
  • Experience with streaming video, large data applications and analytics suites.
  • Hands on experience with React/Redux in a production application.
Amazing Benefits:
  • Competitive salary with potential yearly bonus and Long-Term Incentives
  • Paid vacation, personal, and sick days
  • 401(k), parental leave, commuter benefits and much more.
  • Disney Perks: Parks passes, discounts on Disney resorts and merchandise.
  • Employees have the opportunity to give back to their local community through Disney's VoluntEARS program that promotes Diversity & Inclusion.

About Disney Streaming:

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 segment we call Disney Streaming.

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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