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Lead Software Engineer - Full-Stack

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 876293BR Location Seattle, Washington, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Dec. 08, 2021

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Company's Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is a global business
segment for The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) with the mission of providing consumers
around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of
rapidly evolving consumer habits.
Combining the Company's direct-to-consumer streaming services – ESPN+, Disney+, and its
ownership stake in Hulu -- alongside Disney's international media businesses, DMED aligns
cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the
Company's global footprint and deliver highly-personalized entertainment experiences to
diverse consumers around the world.
The Consumer Identity Services (CIS) team provides critical consumer facing access and
identification services across TWDC business units. Nearly every digital consumer
experience across the company relies on CIS for mission critical business operations,
including booking Disney Parks and Resort vacations, playing ESPN Fantasy Football, buying
products from Shop Disney and many more. These identity services are responsible for over
300 million guest and fan accounts, and billions of transactions per year.
As part of the team, you will be tackling cutting edge issues that come with cloud-based
infrastructures, platform resiliency requirements, security, and data migrations at scale.

Our team…

  • Collaborative and dynamic

  • We embrace agile practices

  • Full stack teams

  • Continuous Integration/Automated testing

  • Frequent working software demos



  • Work as a key contributor to design and deliver specific features

  • Work as an individual contributor on a larger scrum team

  • Work with business analysts and product owners to determine acceptance criteria and tests

  • System troubleshooting, debugging, and analysis

  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring

  • Participate in stand-ups and other sprint meetings

  • Design solutions

  • Document changes and new features

  • Plan the sprints

  • Deliver code with thorough automated testing

  • Integrate and verify releases to the world

  • Implement new features

  • Enhance existing services

  • Participate in code reviews

  • Help monitor and support apps in production

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years software development experience

  • 4+ years experience hands on with Java back-end based systems

  • 3+ years experience hands on with single page apps or progressive web apps

  • 1+ years hands on experience with automated end-to-end testing across various browsers and mobile devices

  • 1+ years experience with React front-end development

  • experience developing utilizing functional programming (such as Scala, Kotlin, etc.)

  • experience authoring tests in both Java and JavaScript (preferred)

  • experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery release cycles

  • experience designing for highly visited sites and complex caching (such as Dynamo and Memcached)

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with some of the following...

Required Education

BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree

Additional Information:

Seattle, WA or Remote with a willingness to work within Pacific Time

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 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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