Careers at Disney – Lead Software Engineer

Website The Walt Disney Company

Job Description:

We’re changing the world of streaming video and looking for a fearless, talented software engineer to build our vision of a global content management platform to delight our operators and captivate our viewers. As a Lead Software Engineer in the Content Catalog team, you will drive the technical architecture, implementation, and improvement of services that manage millions of titles delivered to hundreds of millions of viewers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive project phasing and delivery together with your manager and Technical Project Managers
  • Identify areas for improvements in our systems and workflows
  • Mentor junior and mid-level engineers
  • Take a user-centric approach to improving our content management systems, tools, and workflows
  • Lead technical design and implementation of new features
  • Set engineering standards for the team and proactively seek out ways to improve the codebase

Job Requirements:

  • Proficiency in design and implementation of scalable distributed systems providing resilient and high performance for both transactional and eventually consistent behaviors.
  • Strong knowledge of core CS fundamentals and data structures (hashing, trees, graphs, queues, heaps), and a tenacious drive to minimize algorithmic complexity.
  • Experience with web services, preferably AWS, and firm understanding of best practices in architecture and usage of messaging, queues, storage, relational and non-relational DBs, distributed caches, search indexes, operational monitoring and performance tuning.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills and ability to drive consensus across cross-functional business partners.
  • A strong sense of ownership of personal relationships, technical systems and operational issues.
  • 7+ years of software development experience, and proficiency in Java, Python, C++, or similar language and related service frameworks like SpringBoot, JaxRS or DJango

Job Details:

Company: The Walt Disney Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Santa Monica, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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