The Walt Disney Company Lead Software Engineer in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

The Lead Software Engineer will be the technical evangelist for development of applications in the Platform as a Service (PaaS) model using CreateNow suite of ServiceNow platform. The Lead Software Engineer will set the patterns and best practices and guide developers on building the applications right way. The Lead Software Engineer will design, develop ane enhance shared components, reusable libraries that will be used across multiple applications. The Lead Software Engineer will lead the team responsible for automation, upgrade and governance of the ServiceNow platform.

Responsibilities : Skills, Knowledge, Experience, Education, Licensure and Certifications

  • Owns and leads large development projects and teams where a project comprises multiple components; oversees project teams as required.

  • Leads the development of highly innovative, large, software solutions that meet specifications and significantly impact future developments.

  • Conceives and leads the execution of major software development projects and major fixes using new or existing technologies.

  • Leads the development of specifications for major software development projects.

  • Reviews or writes code

  • Leads programming and testing and debugging of major software development projects.

  • Creates protocols, documentation and tools for the installation and maintenance of major software projects.

  • Conceives and sets the design and direction for major software development projects.

  • Leads the design of components of major software development projects, developing specifications for each.

  • Designs, develops, manages, creates and maintains the technical components and templates for front end web pages for client sites

  • Strong understanding of the front-end technology stack; able to code against front-end and lead end-to-end troubleshooting.

  • Interacts and coordinates deliverables with other technical groups in the organization.

  • Executes assigned component level projects using new or existing technologies.

  • Designs and develops specifications for assigned projects.

  • Reviews or troubleshoots and performs testing.

  • Participates in conceiving and setting the direction for development projects.

  • Influences the work of team members, other teams, and assigned projects through decisions and actions.

  • Designs the component tasks of assigned projects, developing specifications for each.

  • Serves as a high-level technical resource and “go-to” person for less experienced developers and leadership, providing technical guidance and oversight.

  • Recommends improvements to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of the team.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 4-8 years of experience in managing ServiceNow platform including creating, upgrading and enhancing as needed

  • 6-10 years of core development experience in ServiceNow or Java or .Net

  • Strong development skillset including design patterns

  • Experience in using multiple development methodology

  • Strong architectural background having designed multiple large scale applications

  • Designed and developed client-facing mobile web applications, and major Internet-oriented applications and systems

  • Strong experience in setting architectural and development standards using reference applications

  • Strong fundamentals in security fundamentals and managing the security of the ServiceNow platform

  • Expert level Java

  • Expert level JavaScript

  • SQL

  • Database Design

  • Web Services (SOAP & REST)

  • CSS

  • Familiarity with Ruby, Python, PHP, JSP, ASP or other scripting languages

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • ServiceNow developer or architect certification

  • Managed one or multiple instances of ServiceNow platform

  • Set the architectural standards of development in CreateNow

  • Managed lifecycle of the platform having performed multiple upgrade cycles

Required Education :

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field or related work experience

Company Overview :

“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

“It takes people to make the dream a reality.” Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.

Additional Information :

This position is with the legal entity of Walt Disney Attractions Technology LLC, an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 453413BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts