The Walt Disney Company
Create the Tech Behind Our Magic
Seattle, WA

Senior Software Engineer, Engineering Data Strategy at The Walt Disney Company

| Seattle, WA
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Location: Seattle WA - New York NY

We are looking for a senior software engineer who is passionate about working with data to improve engineering solutions and processes. This role will partner closely across engineering teams to craft and build innovative systems and tooling to further improve and harness critical engineering data points. In this role you will enhance data to improve our understanding of essential engineering systems, playing a key role in the engineering lifecycle and creation of critical data points, solution frameworks, and ultimately products.Do you have a passion for data and analytics and love working with software engineering teams? Then please continue reading!Job Summary:
As the point of contact for the core engineering teams, you will be tasked with creation and utilization of critical datasets. You will seek a deep understanding of our customer-facing engineering infrastructure and systems. Using that newfound knowledge, you will own comprehensive software frameworks used across all of engineering. These tools will drive intelligence around the health of our clients and services. Strong analytical skills and innate curiosity are critical for success on this team.

Responsibilities :

  • Provide captivating solutions, frameworks, and measurement of engineering systems.
  • Redefine engineering requirements and models to resolve discontinuity of disparate systems
  • Ensure engineering data capabilities empower developer teams to make improvements to our viewer experience
  • Coordinate and contribute to cross engineering data investigations and analysis
  • Discover opportunities for data innovation and improvements across the entire engineering space

Basic Qualifications :
  • Strong proficiency in any one of the modern program languages such as Go, C++, Rust, Java, C#, Kotlin, Swift, Python, or Scala (4+ years)
  • Production experience with SDLC processes (GitHub) and config based deployment practices (YAML, etc.)
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • BA or BS in a quantitative field (Business, Math/Statistics, Economics, CS, Engineering, or similar) is desired

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum two years of experience in streaming industry, knowledge of client and server side architecture is a plus
  • Familiarity with recent innovative data platforms such as Databricks, Jupyter, Snowflake, Datadog, Splunk
  • 2+ years of experience building services in Go or React
  • Some experience using data and creating frameworks to improve the structure of the data (2+ years)

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What are The Walt Disney Company Perks + Benefits

The Walt Disney Company Benefits Overview

Because our employees and cast members are at the heart of everything we do, Disney offers a competitive total rewards package that includes pay, health and savings benefits, time-off programs, educational opportunities and more. Together, these rewards make up a comprehensive package that help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally and take advantage of the special extras that only Disney can provide.

Eligibility for certain reward programs will vary based on your job status, work location and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
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Life Insurance
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401(K) Matching
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Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days

An Insider's view of The Walt Disney Company

How does the company support your career growth?

Over my 13 years with the company, I’ve had passionate leaders and colleagues with diverse backgrounds who have taught me and given me opportunities to expand into areas I never thought possible. You have the freedom to take career risks and apply your previous experience in ways you may not anticipate.


Product Management Director

What is your vision for the company?

Disney has always been at the heart of the evolution of the media industry, and technology is an essential part of that. The way that we tell and consume stories in the future is going to be completely different than it is today, and The Walt Disney Company is uniquely positioned to shape and create that future.


SVP/Chief Technology Officer, The Walt Disney Studios

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