Santa Monica, California

Job Summary:

As a software engineer on the Identity team you will help provide critical consumer facing access, security and identification experiences across The Walt Disney Company (TWDC). This includes our variety of brands including Disney, Hulu, ESPN, ABC, Marvel and National Geographic to name a few.

Nearly every digital consumer experience across the globe for all of our guests viewers and fans relies on our identity system for mission critical business operations... including steaming video content on Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+... booking vacations at one of our theme parks hotels of cruise lines... playing ESPN fantasy sports ... shopping on TheDisneyStore.com... and much much more.

Our team...
  • Collaborative and dynamic
  • We embrace agile practices
  • Full stack teams
  • Continuous integration/Automated testing
  • Frequent working software demos
Responsibilities...
  • work as part of a team
  • participate in stand-ups and other sprint meetings
  • design solutions
  • document changes and new features
  • plan the sprints
  • deliver code with thorough automated testing
  • integrate and verify
  • release to the world
About you...
  • enjoy highly interactive team environments
  • have a strong sense of ownership and pride in your work
  • are self motivated and detail oriented
  • are driven to produce great user experiences
Responsibilities:
  • Focus on major areas of work, typically 20% or more of role
  • Work as a key contributor to design and deliver specific features
  • Work as an individual contributor on a larger scrum team
  • Work with business analysts and product owners to determine acceptance criteria and tests
  • System troubleshooting, debugging, and analysis
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring
Basic Qualifications:
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • 7+ years software development experience
  • 4+ years experience hands on with Java/Kotlin based systems
  • 3+ years experience hands on with single page apps or progressive web apps
  • 1+ years hands on experience with automated end-to-end testing across various browsers and mobile devices
  • 1+ years experience with React
  • experience developing using functional programming (Scala, Kotlin, etc.)
  • experience authoring tests in both Java and JavaScript (preferred)
  • experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • experience designing for highly visited sites and complex caching
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with some of the following...
Primary experience
  • Kotlin (https://kotlinlang.org)
  • Scala (https://scala-lang.org)
  • Java (https://www.oracle.com/java/)
  • Javascript ES6 (http://es6-features.org/)
  • React (https://reactjs.org)
  • AWS (https://aws.amazon.com)
Other experience
  • Tomcat (http://tomcat.apache.org/)
  • Play Framework (https://www.playframework.com)
  • http4s (https://http4s.org)
  • Cats (https://typelevel.org/cats/)
  • Cats Effect (https://typelevel.org/cats-effect/)
  • Redux (https://redux.js.org)
  • Sass (https://sass-lang.com)
  • Webpack (https://webpack.js.org)
  • Jest (https://jestjs.io)
  • Mocha (https://mochajs.org)
  • Puppeteer (https://github.com/puppeteer/puppeteer)
  • Playwright (https://github.com/microsoft/playwright)
  • SauceLabs (https://saucelabs.com)
  • Node (https://nodejs.org/en/)
  • Docker (https://www.docker.com)
  • Maven (https://maven.apache.org/)
  • Jackson (https://github.com/FasterXML/jackson)
  • Spring Boot (https://spring.io/projects/spring-boot)
  • TestNg (https://testng.org/doc/)
  • GitLab (https://about.gitlab.com)
  • Github (https://github.com/)
Additional Information:
Disney+ is the Disney-branded streaming service featuring an outstanding collection of content from its brands and franchises recognized and respected all over the world including Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, Disney, and NatGeo. Hulu is a premium streaming service that offers premium originals, current season TV, a massive library of hit series and movies, and live television. Our combined Disney and Hulu team is looking for hardworking team players to join the Media Engineering team, who will thrive upon the legacy of Disney and Hulu, embrace unconventional thinking, and who are passionate about contributing to The Walt Disney Company's direct-to-consumer (DTC) experience through strategic hard work and determination.

About Disney Streaming:

Comprised of the Company's international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.
About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Santa Monica, California

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

 From classic animated features and exhilarating theme park attractions to cutting edge sports coverage, and the hottest shows on television, The Walt Disney Company has been making magic since 1923, creating unforgettable stories that connect with audiences around the world. And we’re just getting started!

The key to our success… The Cast, Crew, Imagineers and Employees who honor Disney’s rich legacy by stretching the bounds of imagination to create the never-before-seen, bringing unparalleled entertainment experiences to people of all ages. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world and just imagine the stories you could be part of!

What is #LifeAtDisney like? It’s a series of magical moments with cast members and employees developing and telling our stories in the most innovative ways. Whether it’s a day spent as a Disney VoluntEAR, or celebrating the release of a new interactive experience, retail product or movie, our days are filled with the knowledge that we are creating entertainment experiences the whole family can enjoy. Follow @DisneyCareers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for a peek behind-the-curtain, and discover how you could connect to a world of stories with Disney!

 

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