The Walt Disney Company Sr. Front-End Engineer (React or Angular) in Burbank, California

The Walt Disney Studios is comprised of large team of creative professionals who produce and acquire live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings and live stage plays that tell memorable, life changing stories. Few media and entertainment companies can rival the brands we have the honor of bringing to the world.

As part of the Studio’s Technology team you’ll be joining a group of seasoned, dedicated technologists solving a range of interesting problems in innovative ways in an exciting and dynamic industry.

We are looking for a self-starting engineer who wants to shape the next generation of video consumption applications on the Web. We’re a casual shop that values passion, community involvement and code that stands out. If you are interested, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities : You will be working in a small team of multi-disciplined engineers on creating the next generation video consumption platforms. We expect you to be up to date on the happenings in the web community, passionate about what you do and connected to the open source community. You will participate in overall system design, come up with web-tailored solutions that emphasize reuse and good design patterns.

You will:

  • Define, architect and build high-quality software solutions

  • Collaborate with other software engineers and cross-functional teams

  • Evangelize technologies, solutions, and best practices

  • Contribute new ideas to a larger community of high-caliber professionals

  • Balance resources, requirements, and complexity

Basic Qualifications :

At a minimum we’re looking for the following in a candidate:

  • Very passionate about coding (If you have a Github profile, that’s awesome! Would love to check it out! Otherwise we will ask you to code before or during the interview).

  • Very passionate about OO design and aware of the different layers that exist in a system (we will ask you to design a system during the interview).

  • Capable of leveraging basic Data structures and algorithms to solve problems (i.e. Knows basic CS fundamentals, nothing crazy, just enough to make good decisions).

  • A master of:

  • JavaScript (coffeescript, typescript, es6)

  • HTML

  • CSS (LESS/SASS/Stylus)

  • Able to demonstrate working knowledge in the following things (that one usually uses when creating large scale apps):

  • Object oriented JavaScript

  • CSS methodologies

  • Responsive design and SPA development

  • Security and performance of web applications

  • Cross browser development

  • Front end MVC frameworks such as AngularJS or React

  • Unit testing using Karma and Jasmine, or equivalent

Required Education :

BS in Computer Science or related field with 5+ years of experience

Job ID: 489280BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Studio Entertainment