The Walt Disney Company
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Seattle, WA

Sr Android Software Engineer at The Walt Disney Company

| Seattle, WA
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As a Senior Android Developer, you will apply technical expertise to manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables and will be responsible to design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions. You will be working in an Agile environment, partnering with cross-functional teams to define new product requirements, features, and functionality. In this senior level capacity, you will be expected to both be able to act autonomously for day-to-day activities and also guide junior engineers in their day-to-day activities.
Responsibilities :
  • Design and develop solutions for software fixes and new features using test driven development.
  • Analyze user stories, provide realistic estimations and participate in sprint planning, scrums, demos and retrospectives.
  • Create detailed software development documentation and assist in assigning tasks to team members.
  • Create pull requests and perform code reviews for peers and related teams.
  • Monitor and maintain KPIs for application performance and services integration.
  • Write unit and UI tests for your code.
  • Build well-designed, well-engineered, stable, performant native Android applications using Kotlin and Java.
  • Guide other team members by providing oversight and direction.
  • Recommend improvements to processes, technologies, and coding practices that improve the effectiveness of the team.
  • Strong ability to maintain focus and problem solve in a dynamic, fast-paced environment working with cross-functional teams.

Basic Qualifications :
  • 6+ years of software development experience with a minimum of 4+ years of Android and Kotlin development experience.
  • Experience working in an Agile Team consisting of product managers, project managers, design, QA and tech.
  • Strong knowledge of Kotlin, Android Studio, Android UI design principles, patterns.
  • Best practices related to application development concepts, designs, and architectures.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. The position requires frequent communication with senior leaders, technical colleagues and partners across several different geographic locations and time zones.
  • Software performance optimization experience (app sizing, memory usage, CPU, scaling, etc...)
  • Self-motivated, quick learner, passion for consumer software.
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills.
  • Strong knowledge of unit testing and continuous integration.
  • Experience leading projects and providing technical direction.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Code samples in Github
  • Some iOS development knowledge
  • JIRA and Confluence knowledge
  • Experience contributing to at least one app in Google Play Store

Required Education :
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in the software development field.

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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.

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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.


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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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