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Senior Software Engineer, iOS Mobile

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 551276BR Location Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China (Mainland) Business Shanghai Disney Resort Date posted Sep. 25, 2018

Job Summary:

As a Senior Software Engineer, in Web & Mobile Technology Team, you will work as part of a team to deliver the Mobile applications and solutions. You must be able to deliver high quality code on time and with detailed comments and unit testing where appropriate. You are comfortable with configuration control tools, object orientation and design patterns. You will be responsible for helping lead the design and implementation of projects executed by the Web & Mobile Technology Team. This is a technical position that requires experience working with and developing against complex, large-scale mobile applications. Critical thinking, documentation, communication, and pride in work are all skills critical to success in this role. In addition to the necessary technical skills, you will also be expected to work closely with non-technical partners.


  • Leading small to medium size teams to execute and deliver on a project
  • Analyzing user stories and participating in Sprint, Scrums, Demos and retrospectives planning
  • 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
  • Providing estimates for new initiatives
  • Communicating long term technical strategies to the group

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in the software development field
  • 7+ years of iOS mobile application development experience with a minimum of 3+ years mobile application development experience
  • Disciplined approach to software development. Includes defining and enforcing engineering best practices
  • Experience reviewing and updating requirements and/or user stories
  • Experience writing technical documentation
  • Understanding of Agile software development
  • Strong Objective C and iOS mobile application development skills
  • Adept at building beautiful interfaces in concert with a strong, working understanding of data model management
  • Experience working with RESTful API type web services
  • Experience in developing applications leveraging XML/JSON
  • Solid understanding of Data Modeling
  • Solid understand of Multi-Threaded applications
  • Shipped at least one app to the Play Store
  • Strong technical, problem-solving, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work on diverse projects requiring detailed analysis, creative/practical problem solving, time management and logical judgment
  • Well-versed and active user of GitHub
  • Familiar with iOS design guidelines and best practices, especially Material Design
  • Understanding of importance of maintainable / sustainable product solutions
  • A working knowledge of JavaScript and WEB 2.0 applied in the context of Hybrid mobile development using frameworks is big nice-to-have

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience and knowledge of mobile device management, Mobile Deployment and Distribution applications released on the iTunes App Store will be helpful
  • Knowledge in web technologies such as HTML5 / CSS / JavaScript is an advantage
  • Automated testing support is a plus
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. The position requires frequent communication with colleagues and partners in several different geographic locations and time zones
  • Proven ability to work with all members of an extended and diverse project team
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-organized, be committed to quality and be capable of tracking multiple issues simultaneously
  • Candidate must have mentoring and guidance skills to provide oversight and direction to contractors and junior members of the team
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Confidence and ability to perform effectively and make decisions with minimal management oversight
  • Ability and desire to effectively mentor others and contribute to a collaborative team environment
  • Experience overseeing remote and vendor led teams is a plus

Additional Information:

Keyword: SHDRProfessional

About Shanghai Disney Resort:

Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in Mainland China, is a place where friends and families can escape together to a whole new world of fantasy, imagination, creativity and adventure. The resort is home to the Shanghai Disneyland theme park; two themed hotels; Disneytown, a large shopping, dining and entertainment district; a Broadway-style theatre; Wishing Star Park and other outdoor recreation areas. Shanghai Disney Resort Cast Members provide world-class service to guests, and the resort brings classic Disney stories and characters to life with authentic cultural touches and themes tailored specifically for the people of China. Shanghai Disney Resort offers something for everyone – thrilling adventures, lush gardens where guests can relax together and enriching interactive experiences.

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 Shanghai International Theme Park Company Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Shanghai Disney Resort.

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