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Senior Web Developer

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Job ID 778690BR Location Seattle, Washington, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Apr. 02, 2021

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Company's Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is a new, global business segment for 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+, the Disney+ streaming service 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 Service (CIS) organization is responsible for Recognizing, Knowing and Understanding consumers through login, registration and permission management functionality and interacts with all major business stakeholders within The Walt Disney Company.

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. These challenges are regularly given on tight timelines, and we are looking for experienced engineering team members able to make the right decisions and drive them to execution. This position will serve as a primary contributor on the team as well as help the team navigate the changing technology landscape. Senior level positions are a key element of our team’s composition as they serve as initiative leads and problem solvers.

Responsibilities:

Our team…
  • Collaborative and dynamic
  • We embrace agile practices
  • Full stack teams
  • Continuous integration/Automated testing
  • Frequent working software demos

Responsibilities…
  • work as part of a team
  • 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
  • release to the world

About you…
  • enjoy highly collaborative and dynamic team environments
  • have a strong sense of ownership and pride in your work
  • are self motivated and detail oriented
  • are driven to produce great user experiences

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years professional software development experience
  • 3+ years experience delivering single page apps or progressive web apps
  • 2+ years experience with React, Angular, Vue or another modern javascript framework (React preferred)
  • demonstrated excellence with complex javascript challenges
  • experience designing for highly visited sites and complex caching
  • 2+ years experience writing automated (multi-threaded) web tests for web and mobile web
  • 1+ years hands on experience with testing cloud solution for browser and device testing such as sauce labs
  • (preferred)
  • Superior communication skills
  • Experience working in a CI/CD and DevOps delivery environment
  • Experience with cloud services i.e. AWS, EC2 (preferred)
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent technical degree (preferred)

Experience with some or all of the following:
  • ES6
  • React/Redux
  • Sass
  • Webpack
  • Jest
  • Mocha
  • Chai
  • Puppeteer
  • Saucelabs
  • Node
  • Docker
  • GitLab/GitHub
  • AWS

About Disney Streaming Services:

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

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 Services.

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 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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