The Walt Disney Company Software Engineer, Back-end in New York, New York

Marvel Entertainment is seeking a talented Backend Engineer with strong PHP and deep Drupal8 knowledge.

The candidate will work with Marvel’s platform team. Your primary focus will be the development of back-end services and the interchange of data between our servers and our users, a very enthusiastic and highly engaged Marvel fan base.

At Marvel, you will work with a top-notch development team building the engine which powers Marvel’s successful online businesses and intellectual properties. Commitment to collaborative problem solving, technical design/implementation, and creating quality products is essential. You will help implement innovative solutions, which excite both long-time Marvel fans and new users alike. You will be responsible for building and integrating CMS features with the front-end stack. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.

This is an on-site position in Marvel’s NYC office. Remote working is not supported. Candidates must be legally permitted to work in the United States, H1B visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Responsibilities :

  • Ensure engineering excellence by delivering robust, secure, scalable, and high-performance PHP code for enhancements in a timely manner.

  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules in a Drupal8 environment, managing all technical aspects of a Drupal8 CMS.

  • Work with traditional software lifecycle methodologies. Create technical design documents when required. Perform coding, debugging and testing. Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs.

  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges.

  • Participate in design brainstorming sessions, technical design reviews, bug triage, and functional walkthroughs.

  • Constructive attitude in peer code reviews and mentorship.

  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks and design patterns including MVC. Experience building RESTful APIs with both, micro-frameworks such as Lumen and Slim and more robust frameworks like Symfony.

  • Experience building sites with Drupal8 as a Headless CMS.

  • Proficient in SQL/noSQL databases and their declarative languages.

  • Solid understanding of security compliance, common web server exploits and their solutions.

  • Great communication and collaboration skills, and a strong teamwork ethic.

  • Strong sense of ownership and urgency.

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, set priorities, and meet deadlines.

  • Critical thinking skills and a high attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Understanding of Git branching models such as GitFlow and comfortable doing code reviews.

  • Familiar with automated testing and build tools like Jenkins.

Company Overview :

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.

Job ID: 555354BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Studio Entertainment