The Walt Disney Company Sr Software Engineer in Celebration, Florida

The Senior Software Engineer applies practical knowledge of development and engineering to conceive, design, develop, test, and implement software fixes, enhancements, components, and/or new software systems and applications of moderate to high complexity. The Senior Software Engineer owns design and development, and drives development of components through his/her own’ and subordinate engineers’ work. The Senior Engineer provides technical guidance and acts as a point of escalation and technical expert. The Senior Software Engineer designs and develops highly scalable software systems and applications.

Responsibilities :

  • Owns the design and development of software fixes, enhancements, components, and/or new software systems and applications.

  • Drives development of components through own and subordinate engineers' work.

  • Develops technical solutions that meet specifications and that impact future developments.

  • Executes assigned component level software development projects and major fixes using new or existing technologies.

  • Develops specifications for assigned components, projects or fixes.

  • Reviews or writes code.

  • Leads programming, testing and debugging of applications or fixes to existing applications.

  • Creates protocols, documentation and tools for installation and maintenance.

  • Participates in setting the architectural direction for software development projects.

  • Designs specific components for assigned projects, developing specifications for each.

  • Designs, develops, manages, creates and maintains technical components and templates.

  • Able to code against front-end technology stack and lead end-to-end troubleshooting.

  • Interacts and coordinates deliverables with other technical groups in the organization.

  • Executes assigned component level projects using new or existing technologies

  • Designs and develops specifications for assigned projects

  • Reviews or troubleshoots and performs testing.

  • Participates in conceiving and setting the architectural direction for development projects.

  • Designs the component tasks of assigned projects, developing specifications for each

  • Serves as a high level technical resource and “go-to” person for less experienced developers, providing technical guidance and oversight.

  • Leads team members in problem analysis and issue resolution.

  • Recommends improvements to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of the team.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Five to eight years of progressively related experience in design, development, and implementation of highly scalable, high-volume software systems and components, client-facing web applications, and major Internet-oriented applications and systems.

  • Scrum Master Certification.

  • ITIL Certification.

Significant knowledge/experience in relevant technologies, such as:

  • CS Fundamentals

  • Java/J2EE development with proven record of creating commercial quality software

  • Spring, Hibernate, JDBC, Maven, SQL, Database Design

  • Implementing REST web services

  • XML, JSON and HTTP Protocol

  • Experience with modern JavaScript based applications and/or development frameworks such as Angular, Node.js, jQuery etc.

  • Software Performance Optimization (memory, CPU, scaling, etc...)

  • Development and testing tools and methodologies

  • Experience with unit/project testing, implementation, and deployment activities that include coordination of activities from more than one team

  • Experience with Agile development practices including story development, estimating, sprint planning, and leading team scrums

Preferred Qualifications :

Knowledge/experience in relevant technologies such as:

  • Microservice architecture

  • Cloud infrastructure such as AWS

  • Cloud native technologies such as Spring Boot, Docker

Required Education :

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field or related work experience.

Job ID: 591646BR

Location: Celebration,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts