The Walt Disney Company Java Engineering Manager in Seattle, Washington

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

Engage. Consult. Inspire

The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-To-Consumer and International (DTCI) is a new, global business segment for The Walt Disney Company 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 SVOD service coming in 2019 and its ownership stake in Hulu -- alongside Disney’s international media businesses, DTCI 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.

Consumer Identity teams provide critical consumer facing access and identification services across TWDC business units. Nearly every digital consumer experience across the company relies on OneID for mission critical business operations, including booking Parks vacations, playing ESPN fantasy football, buying products from and many more. OneID is involved in nearly every large initiative The Walt Disney Company has underway. If you thrive in leading engineering teams working on complicated, critical and time sensitive initiatives, this may be the role for you!

Responsibilities : As a Manager of Engineering, you will lead a team of engineers in design, development, test, and deployment of a foundational set of services for consumer identify services used by ESPN, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, ABC, ABC News, ABC OTV, Disney Interactive, Disney International, Studio, and other groups across TWDC. You will be challenged with building a top-notch engineering team to deliver innovative and scalable systems. You will be empowered to think big, independently make judgment calls to keep teams moving and find elegant solutions to hard problems.

Successful candidates will have an established track record delivery developing complex software systems, excellent people and project management skills, keen technical aptitude, solid communication skills, and be driven to achieve results in a fast paced environment

Basic Qualifications :

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline with 5+ years of experience; or Bachelor’s Degree with 8+ years of experience.

  • 2+ years of experience leading software development teams through product/platform releases.

  • 3+ years of experience making individual contribution to real-world software development.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a proven ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

  • Track record of developing engineers through various career stages and building high-performance teams.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience building complex, high-performance, and highly-available distributed software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.

  • Experience delivering software services and systems where the primary customer is other software developers.

  • Demonstrated leadership in cross-functional, highly collaborative environment.

  • Demonstrated focus on continuous improvement of systems, software and processes through data analysis and metrics.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with an object-oriented programming language; strong object-oriented design and algorithmic analysis background.

Job ID: 586435BR

Location: Seattle,Washington

Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International