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Lead iOS Developer

Job ID 293508BR Location Seattle, Washington, United States Job Posting Company Disney Parks & Resorts Job Posting Area Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Online Date posted 08/25/2016
Disney Parks and Resorts Digital (DPRD) is the digital media arm of Parks and Resorts segment. Through our award-winning websites, we provide a digital portal to magical travel destinations such as the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida, the Disneyland® Resort in California and Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. At DPRD, we also have designed and created websites for Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney and Disney Vacation Club.

As a Lead iOS Engineer you will be leading a team of developers, designing, developing and maintaining code/modules for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Mobile Applications and Platform. You will be working in an Agile environment, delivering code, providing technical direction, and leading technical projects. In this senior level capacity, the Lead iOS Engineer is expected to be able to act autonomously for day-to-day activities.

Responsibilities

We are currently seeking talented lead software engineering expertise specifically in the area of iOS mobile development. This visionary will have a profound and deep understand of iOS, threading, architecture, software design, and other big picture engineering strategies applying them to iOS, services, and the many facets of the mobile space. Be a leader helping shape the young, Agile-inspired Seattle development organization into a company and industry wide recognized innovator. This position will report to the Mobile Technology Manager while also participating in daily scrums and cross team collaboration efforts.

If you like to write quality code, work in sprints, chat about services and threads, automate what you can, wow over big data, stress about fragmentation, look at the big picture of a project, advocate best practices, evangelize delighting the user, and make millions of users happy with what they're using on the Android platform while getting paid to do it then we’d love to have you on our team. As an integral part of our team your effort would be impactful and help deliver some truly amazing software to millions of users worldwide.

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of software development experience with a minimum of 4+ years of iOS development experience
  • Experience reviewing and updating requirements and/or user stories
  • Experience writing technical documentation
  • Understanding of agile software development
  • Understanding DPRD architectural vision and how it helps meet DPRD business objectives
  • Analyzing user stories and participating in sprint planning, scrums, demos and retrospectives
  • Accountable for uptime and high-availability for all solutions
  • Accountable for performance and usability in all solutions
  • Coordinating with Architecture group on new designs and foundational / infrastructural application changes
  • Integrating mobile application code with back-end services
  • Understanding the need for optimized / customized mobile service responses / payloads
  • Developing back-end services, as needed
  • Negotiating and adjusting requirements by collaborating with internal business partners
  • Learning new technologies when required
  • Performing peer code reviews for immediate and related teams
  • Understanding of continuous integration / continuous delivery concepts and the ability to troubleshoot related issues
  • Providing architectural direction on behalf of the architecture team

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in the software development field

Additional Information

This position is with the legal entity of Walt Disney Attractions Technology LLC, an equal opportunity employer.

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