The Walt Disney Company Manager of Engineering - Guest Profile in Seattle, Washington

Walt Disney Attractions Technology (WDAT) provides a global technology platform for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. We deliver a world-class guest experience through continuous innovation and engineering excellence.

As the Manager of Engineering for Guest Profile, you will deliver enterprise web applications, native mobile apps and back-end services for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Technology in an agile software environment. In this role, you will leverage the latest tools and technology to deliver new projects and enhance current capabilities related to Guest identity management. Disney Parks websites and mobile applications are large and complex, unlike anything else you will find in the travel and entertainment industry today.

Key aspects of the role include working closely with the digital business teams to drive requested capabilities throughout the entire development life cycle including conceptualization, estimation, design, development, QA, deployment and support. The successful candidate will have a combination of skills, including prior mobile application development experience at large scale, web development experience, cloud deployment, and services development experience. Other key attributes include test driven development philosophy, agile software development principles, project management, business acumen, and evangelism to successfully accomplish this opportunity

Responsibilities :

  • Lead highly motivated, efficient engineering studios which deliver high quality mobile apps, services and web components

  • Collaborate closely with digital business teams, design, quality assurance, project management, and system engineering teams

  • features in an empowered team environment

  • Handle performance, high-availability and stability in all deliverables

  • Provide oversight, guidance and mentoring to engineering teams

Basic Qualifications :

  • Has 7+ years of software experience (2+ years of mobile experience, 4+ years of service/API experience, 4+ years of web experience, 3+ years of leadership / management experience) AWS experience is a plus.

  • Builds excellent software engineering teams: co-located, distributed and remote

  • Excels in software estimation, project planning, dependency management, schedule analysis

  • Automates software with continuous integration / continuous delivery

  • Delivers software in an Agile environment

  • Communicates very well in written and verbal form

  • Delegates work effectively

  • Coordinates effectively in distributed team environments

  • Manages simultaneous software projects and priorities with ease, including conflicting ones

  • Demonstrates technical ability when necessary

  • Builds lasting, strong cross-functional working relationships

  • Mentors the engineering team and raises the overall skillset/capabilities over time

  • Navigates complex, matrixed organizations with ease

  • Automates code delivery and quality with continuous integration/continuous delivery

  • Emphasizes maintainability, scalability and defect-free coding via well factored code and CS fundamentals

Required Education :

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Company Overview :

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: 543720BR

Location: Seattle,Washington

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts