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Lead Software Engineer, Portfolio Insights

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 820650BR Location Seattle, Washington, United States / New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Mar. 30, 2022

Job Summary:

The Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) segment’s mission is to deliver The Walt Disney Company’s unparalleled storytelling to consumers in the evolving ways fans and families around the world prefer to experience our content. Within DMED, the Data, Algorithms, Tech, Analytics (D.A.T.A.) organization builds trusted data solutions, algorithms and actionable insights to empower Disney to impact and deliver business outcomes that delight our customers.
As a Lead Software Engineer, you will serve as one of our engineering pillars on DataTech’s Executive Reporting Systems team helping us pivot to a SaaS solutioning approach. You will work with senior management to define software requirements, architect best-practice solutions, and take the lead on functional software solutions. The primary focus of development will be on the D.A.T.A. organization’s Portfolio Insights product that provides its users a single source of truth that drives transparency and optimizes on our workforce, value delivery, and cost allocations.

Responsibilities:

A successful candidate will be able to build partnerships within our Design, Product, Program, Data Science, Data and Infrastructure teams and full-stack engineers. The lead will help mature the technology, architecture, patterns and practices used by the team and make our solutions and systems premier destinations and components for enabling DMED analytics and insights. In addition, you will provide support to other software engineers on the team

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant full-stack software development experience
  • 2+ years of cloud application architecture and engineering (AWS a plus)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to lead scalable, maintainable and performant custom solutions
  • Experience with modern UI libraries/frameworks, such as React, Highcharts and Storybook
  • Expertise with back-end languages such as Java, Python and/ or Go
  • A strong understanding of relational or NoSQL databases
  • Familiar with cloud technologies such as AWS Aurora, PostgreSQL, Lambda, S3 and/or Fargate
  • Knowledge of containerized application development based on Docker images
  • Familiarity with various CI/CD methodologies and implementation strategies
  • Hands-on experience with performance testing techniques such as performance modeling, establishing baselines, services monitoring, and profiling system performance
  • Expert in authoring HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Thorough understanding of React.js, Redux and its core principles
  • 3+ years proficiency in modern web development around Single Page Application (SPA) development
  • A strong understanding of the design principles and patterns for Node.js
  • A strong understanding of relational or NoSQL databases
  • Knowledge of containerized application development based on Docker images
  • Able to define, document and communicate front-end, middleware and back-end architectures
  • Ability to write test plans and test cases, and to communicate bugs to engineers and other stakeholders
  • Ability to set architectural direction for assigned unit of work or more broadly when needed

Required Education

  • BS or equivalent degree in Computer Science


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 Services LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Streaming.

Disney Streaming Services 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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