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Sr Software Engineer

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID 763739BR Location Seattle, Washington, United States Business Direct-to-Consumer and International Date posted Jul. 24, 2020

Job Summary:

This Senior Level Software developer will serve as one of our core engineers on the OneID team, helping us drive improvements across the platform. The OneID BST development team is comprised of teams of engineers that work to make sure we deliver a platform to our business partners that facilitates a world class and compliant registration, login, and recovery experience. Engineers on the platform work as a team to set a direction that continually seeks to improve on quality, performance and availability by leveraging technology, automation and best practice. 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 team’s composition as they serve as initiative leads and problem solvers for complex platform challenges.

The sheer technical complexity of the platform and the projects it undertakes requires us to continue to staff the team with a base of solid senior level engineers. The team regularly tackles cutting edge issues dealing with platform resiliency, global availability, security and scale. These challenges are regularly given on tight timelines, and as such we look for experienced engineers able to partner with leadership to make the right decisions in a timely manner and drive them to execution.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of relevant software development experience
  • 2+ years of cloud application architecture and engineering
  • Ability to lead small project teams and platform initiatives
  • Familiarity with various CICD methodologies and implement strategies
  • Senior level understanding of Java based web services and REST framework based apis
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal); ability to communicate with other developers as well as business units and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to drive focus and help the team deliver on it’s commitements
  • Basic Knowledge and understanding of Application Lifecycle Management, Software Development and Agile Development/Testing practices and methodologies
  • Basic Knowledge of common performance issues, as well as a solid working knowledge of logs, monitoring tools, and work with developers to determine a root cause
  • Ability to work and participate in a team with open and collaborative style of communications
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a cross-functional team

Required Education

  • BS or equivalent degree in Computer Science

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of relevant software development experience
  • 2+ years of cloud application architecture and engineering
  • Ability to lead small project teams and platform initiatives
  • Familiarity with various CICD methodologies and implement strategies
  • Senior level understanding of Java based web services and REST framework based apis
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal); ability to communicate with other developers as well as business units and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to drive focus and help the team deliver on it’s commitements
  • Basic Knowledge and understanding of Application Lifecycle Management, Software Development and Agile Development/Testing practices and methodologies
  • Basic Knowledge of common performance issues, as well as a solid working knowledge of logs, monitoring tools, and work with developers to determine a root cause
  • Ability to work and participate in a team with open and collaborative style of communications
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a cross-functional team

Required Education

  • BS or equivalent degree in Computer Science


About Direct-to-Consumer and International:

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.

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