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Sr Software Engineer- Cloud-Native Engineering (Traffic)

Walt Disney Studios
Bristol, CT 06010
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**Job Summary:**

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will use your deep Java, scripting, DevOps, and data

persistence skills to write and test code that delivers new features for our application

portfolio. You will be an important part of a motivated team where well be looking for you

to collaborate with the team to drive application architecture, code quality, and make sure

we are building the right things for our users. We want someone that has grown up

through the web software development ranks - possessing 7 or more years experience in

designing and architecting highly scalable, secure, performant, and usable web

applications using Java/Java EE. The ideal candidate would possess deep skills in server

side technology (Java, Spring, RESTful Web Services), while having expertise with

orchestration and containerization platforms (Docker and Kubernetes), coupled with hands

on persistence and data streaming technology experience (MySQL, Oracle, Cassandra,

Redis, Kafka).

While The Walt Disney Company is a large company, ideally, wed like if you have some

previous experience in a U.S. startup environment and be comfortable performing multiple

roles. We strive to get things done quickly, with high quality, and we are committed to the

agile methodology. Our work is guided by lean principles (looking at value and looking for

waste; not doing anything for the sake of doing it).

Were looking for a passionate, impactful, technical leader who wants to come here to do

their very best work and make their mark, add their chapter to the long and storied

history of The Walt Disney Company. Someone who holds themselves and their

teammates accountable in a professional, collaborative manner. A collaborative

technologist who seeks to bring the best out in themselves and those around them.

Someone who can provide a fresh perspective and innovative insight to our initiatives.



+ Collaborate with leads and influence

+ software architectures which are

+ robust, fault-tolerant, and cloud- native

+ Possess AWS managed service solution design and implementation

+ experience

+ Reason logically and creatively, identifying problems, drawing valid

+ conclusions from the data available, and develop effective solutions

+ while applying creative thinking in the design and development of high

+ performing web applications

+ Collaborate with fellow senior engineers to keep the teams technology

+ radar and architecture principles aligned to the industry and needs of

+ our users

+ Lead code reviews and provide leadership and direction to junior

+ engineers

+ Deliver multiple projects utilizing an Agile methodology

+ Take a high ownership, self-sufficient, hands-on position on the team to

+ lead and drive quality, maintain application stability

+ Write complex programs, analyze code changes and suggest

+ improvements

+ Check-in valuable, clean code on a daily basis that adds new features

+ and capabilities

+ Create reference implementations for the purpose of mentoring and

+ leading more junior staff (when required)

+ Help define engineering standards and provide technical mentorship to

+ the team

+ Investigate and resolve any production issues from end user (UI) to

+ persistence layer and work to prevent them

+ Work with product managers and managers to ensure that all project

+ deliverables are on time and high quality

+ Work collaboratively with other service teams

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Have 7+ years of experience in web application development or software

+ engineering in a large enterprise environment using Java, including familiarity with

+ modern frameworks and platforms (e.g., Spring, Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka)

+ Be able to demonstrate significant experience working with relational databases,

+ SQL and newer NoSQL data stores as well as event streaming platforms

+ Have a strong interest in open source technology

+ Possess good communication skills and enjoy mentoring and helping others to

+ succeed as a team

+ Care about your craft and have opinions about the right way to do things with

+ technology

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Previous work experience in Accounts Receivable and/or financial applications

+ Experience working with vendor teams to deliver high quality results

+ Knowledge of performance testing and application profiling (Gatling, JProfiler)

+ Strong curiosity about how Disney delivers the Magic and a desire to be a part of it

**Required Education**

+ Hold a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, or another technical field

**Preferred Education**

+ Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related technical

+ discipline is highly desirable

**Additional Information:**

Disneys Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) division is a newly formed

technology epicenter which combines Disneys tradition of bold innovation and creativity

to directly deliver compelling content to hundreds of millions of people all around the

world. Comprised of Disneys media businesses and the Companys various streaming

services, the DMED segment aligns technology, content, and distribution platforms to

expand the Companys global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized

entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. Our employees are leading,

creating, innovating, and making bold moves in unexpected directions that redefine not

just what a mass media entertainment company does, but what it can do.

Within DMED, the

Advertising Platforms

team is responsible for creating and scaling

innovative global advertising solutions by building mission-critical tools and workflows to

support digital & linear ad sales, traffic, marketing and parts of broadcast operations


Being part of the DMED team is a once-in-a-career opportunity to be a part of whats next.

This role is a part of the TV Ad Platforms Cloud-Native Engineering (Traffic) team within

the DMED Television Ad Platforms organization. We strive to be a diverse team,

passionate about great technology applied creatively to solve complex business problems.

We are a motivated team that is committed to lifelong learning and improving, both in and

out of the office. We strive to be flexible and adaptable to change, both in how we execute

projects, and in the various technologies we use to deliver our solutions. We care about

the details because every pixel, every line of code, and every user interaction with our

products determines whether we are delivering on our commitment to producing the very

best products possible. Youll be joining a talented team that works interdependently

toward aggressive goals to deliver technically sound solutions. We work to ensure that we

share both accountability and credit as a team. We often include our users as part of our

team and we work to connect with them on a human level, understanding their world, so

we can deliver software that they love to use.



**Job ID:** 773775BR

**Location:** Bristol,Connecticut

**Job Posting Company:** Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email Candidate.Accommodations@Disney.com with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.


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