Sr. Software Engineer
Job Description Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online (WDPRO) is the digital media arm of Parks and Resorts segment. Through our award-winning websites, we provide a digital portal to magical travel destinations such as the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, the Disneyland Resort in California and Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. At WDPRO, we also have designed and created websites for Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney and Disney Vacation Club.
Basic Qualifications Design & Planning
. Understand the WDPRO Architectural Vision and how it applies to WDPRO business processes.
. Planning scalable software platforms
. Design high availability solutions for production software
. Design complex software systems
. Estimate/measure software performance
. Estimate effort for architecture, design and development tasks
. Present technical issues and status to senior and executive management
. Document system and framework architectures
. Create / maintain architecture artifacts for various products
. Review project technical documentation
. Write design/functional specifications
. Evangelize best practices across a multi-discipline environment.
. Act independently to determine methods & procedures on new assignments.
. Develop and maintain technology standards.
. Proactively provide guidance to multiple projects throughout the project team.
. Proactively research and evaluate new technologies.
. Serve as an escalation point for technical problems.
Preferred Qualifications . 5 years of software design and implementation experience
. Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Candidate will be judged on ability to work effectively with project teams. The position requires constant communication with colleagues.
. Experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.
. Experience working on issues that impact design, product success, or address future concepts, products, or technologies.
. Disciplined approach to maintaining and enforcing engineering best practices
. Ability to synthesize robust and cost-effective technical solutions against customer requirements
. Committed to deliver on time according to requirements and business needs.
. Able and willing to effectively mentor junior team members and contribute to a collaborative team environment
Specific Skills Required
. Extensive experience with Java-based web applications (J2EE, Servlets, etc.)
. Extensive experience with LAMP-based web applications
. Experience and designing Web Services (REST, SOAP, etc.)
. Experience developing/implementing large scale systems for the web.
. Extensive Object Oriented analysis, design and development experience
. Software modeling experience (UML, SDLC methodologies etc)
. Experience with enterprise architecture patterns and application design patterns
. Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to E-Commerce applications.
. Expert grasp of Computer Science concepts and how to apply them to problems (e.g. design patterns, measuring efficiency, etc.)
. Experience with Agile/Scrum methodology and practice in a multidisciplinary team
. Strong understanding of web delivery and network communication technologies including HTTP, SSL, SMTP, UDP, TCP/IP, RMI
. Experience with distributed computing
. Experience in the travel industry a plus.
Preferred Education . Bachelors Degree in MIS, Computer Science or Regulatory related field
Job Posting Industries Leisure and Travel
Additional Information This position is with the legal entity of WDPRO.
Primary Location-City Glendale
Primary Location-State CA
Primary Location-Country US
Auto req ID 11869BR