The Walt Disney Company
Create the Tech Behind Our Magic
Orlando, FL

Sr. Java Developer at The Walt Disney Company

| Orlando, FL
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This role will be a part of the Parks Commercial Systems team in Disney Parks, Experience & Products. The team supports systems that enable sales from online and offline channels which includes the front-end website and mobile used by guests and agents as well as the core services which integrate with the commerce systems. As part of the team, this role will be responsible for the delivery of new capabilities, enhancement of existing capabilities, and modernization of the existing technical stack to take full advantage of newer technologies and microservices while continuing to support and sustain the existing applications.
The Senior Full Stack 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 resource will assist with architecture, actively participates in the design and development of highly scalable software systems and applications. As a Senior full stack engineer, you will be responsible for helping estimate, plan and oversee the development activities executed by both internal and vendor development resources.
Responsibilities :
  • Owns the design and development of software fixes, enhancements, components, and/or new software systems and applications
  • Lead design, code reviews, and assist software architects
  • Drives development of components through own and vendor engineers' work
  • Reviews or writes code and leads programming, testing, and debugging of applications or fixes existing applications
  • Write detailed technical requirements and create technical design documentation and specifications.
  • Designs specific components for assigned projects, developing specifications for each
  • Designs, develops, manages, creates, and maintains technical components and templates
  • Able to code with full stack front-end and back-end technology stack and troubleshoot issues in either
  • Interacts and coordinates deliverables with other technical groups in the organization
  • Recommends improvements to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of the team

Basic Qualifications :
  • 5+ years of hands-on web development or software engineering experience
  • Proficient knowledge of Java 11 LTS and modern Java language constructs
  • Ability to implement services in Java web service frameworks (for ex: SpringBoot, Guice)
  • Proficient knowledge in working with relational Databases (for ex: MariaDB, MySQL, Oracle, Postgres) with ability to create efficient SQL table migrations
  • Ability to learn new technologies and develop proof of concepts
  • Experience implementing modular and scalable REST microservices
  • Experience writing technical specifications and driving them through development
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as strong problem-solving and analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of modern frontend NodeJS / JavaScript frameworks (for ex: Angular, VueJS, React)
  • Ability to provide insightful code reviews in a variety of languages and platforms, with an eye to detect and flag potential issues to team members
  • Knowledge of implementing software with security, performance, usability and accessibility in mind
  • Experience working with Cloud architectures (for ex: AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Ability to implement and enhance event driven code running on AWS Lambda
  • Knowledge of non-relational persistence (for ex: Dynamo, Redis, S3, ElasticSearch)
  • Experience in developing and deploying large scale distributed systems

Preferred Education :
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or equivalent experience

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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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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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