The Walt Disney Company
Create the Tech Behind Our Magic

Senior Software Engineer at The Walt Disney Company

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We are looking for a talented full-stack engineer to join a team that creates large-scale, highly-performant web applications. This team transforms large, complex datasets into fast and responsive user interfaces used by millions of people.
As a Senior Software Engineer for Web App Experience, you will help us push the boundaries of what is possible on the client. You'll work with a team of other developers alongside systems engineers, services engineers, and project managers. You'll work in a fast-paced environment to help build critical features supporting content discovery, engagement, and personalization for our suite of streaming apps. You are highly proficient in Javascript, HTML and CSS and appreciate the details that make a user experience exceptional. You demonstrate enthusiasm for new technologies, languages, frameworks, and platforms.
We believe we offer unique opportunities for any technologist, including:
  • The ability to work on a modern and continuously evolving technology stack
  • Influencing the innovation of products used globally by millions
  • An open, team-driven environment that fosters constructive feedback and collective problem-solving

Responsibilities :
  • Implement web interfaces and applications using Javascript (ES6+) HTML and CSS
  • Work on a modern stack including React, TypeScript, NodeJS, Amazon Web Services
  • Enforce code quality through test-driven development and code review
  • Distill product requirements into design and technical specifications
  • Collaborate closely with other engineering teams, product managers, and UX designers to define product requirements
  • Build out new features and enhancements using React and Redux
  • Maintain and support a production streaming app at a global scale

Basic Qualifications :
  • 4+ years building scalable production-quality web experiences
  • Experience in a NodeJS application development environment.
  • Experience working within a modern Javascript workflow through technologies such as: GitHub, CSS Preprocessors, Styled Components, Single Page Application frameworks and Module Bundlers (Webpack etc.)
  • Solid understanding of application security principles and best practices
  • Proven ability to integrate with service APIs and/or SDKs

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with streaming video, large data applications, and analytics suites
  • Knowledge of SEO, accessibility, and web performance metrics
  • Experience integrating with REST and GraphQL APIs
  • Hands on experience with React/Redux in a production application

Required Education :
BS degree in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience
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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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Mental Health Benefits
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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.


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