The Walt Disney Company Staff Software Engineer 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 Music licensing, recording, publishing and live performances. 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 of the Studio applications ecosystem. We expect you to be up to date on the happenings in the JVM-based server community, passionate about what you do and connected to the open source community. You will participate in overall system design, come up with solutions that emphasize re-use, performance, scaling and other 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

  • Interface with various outside entities for work on integration points

  • Help more junior engineers grow and mentor them technically

  • Work with Business stakeholders on figuring out the best technical solutions for business problems

Basic Qualifications :

  • 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).

  • Interested in technologies such as Kotlin, Scala, etc.

  • A master of:

  • Java

  • Spring (or another DI platform)

  • Developing REST APIs

  • Unit tests

  • Integration & Load testing for APIs

  • Git

  • Maven or Gradle

  • ORM (e.g JPA, Hibernate)

  • Using Docker deployment

Preferred Qualifications :

  • GraphQL knowledge

  • Worked with DynamoDB or RDS

  • Familiar with Kafka/RabbitMQ

  • Familiar with ELK

  • Familiar with Kubernetes

  • Familiar with Angular/Node or React

  • Familiar with AWS Lambda or other serverless technologies

Required Education :

  • BS in Computer Science or related field with 10+ years of experience

Job ID: 586452BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Studio Entertainment