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Senior Software Developer

Company: The Walt Disney Company
Location: Glendale
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technology leader. Walt's passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences worldwide-a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from animation, 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. Part of the Disney Branded Television, Disney Television Animation is a high-capacity digital animation television production studio. Because of Disney Television Animation's strong use of commercial and custom software technologies to create its animation products, its use of technology, engineering, development techniques, and software is critical to its production operations and workflows.We're looking for an intellectually curious, business-savvy, analytical powerhouse to join the Disney Television Animation Technology team as a Web Based Senior Software Developer (WBSSD).Responsibilities:You will be responsible for developing and supporting solutions across the various Disney Branded Television Production, Overhead, and Development roles in this role.A high-level breakdown of the Web-Based Senior Software Developer's responsibilities follows:

  • Working with stakeholders; understand needs and translate expectations into solutions
  • Analyzing software procedures and problems
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of existing software solutions
  • Make recommendations on modernization and retooling to improve: workflows, software output, and efficiency
  • Software assessment and design
  • Design and build code, applications, and tools
  • Provide support for existing codebaseThe WBSSD works with management, other developers, and test engineers to design and develop web-based software solutions, reviews existing software system capabilities, and evaluates what enhancements can or should be made to meet expectations. Priorities are set to meet either the project's or production's needs in the timeliest manner and fit within the specific budget.The WBSSD is an expert in their area of focus and is responsive to our environment's production timelines, and is to estimate and work towards time-based milestones and goals.Basic Qualifications:
    • Minimum 5 years of professional web development experience
    • Experience with JavaScript and React
    • Experience with databases and caching strategies: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, etc.
    • Experience with wireframing or prototyping tools: Adobe XD, Balsamiq, Figma, etc.
    • Experience with Docker
    • Experience with Git & Gitlab workflows
    • Knowledge of Design Patterns for Enterprise Level Application Development
    • Able to communicate technical information effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
    • Excellent estimating, time management, and organizational skills
    • Ability to work well individually and collaborativelyPreferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's or Advanced degree in a technical discipline
      • Experience with backend languages/frameworks such as Python, Flask, Django, PHP, NodeJS, etc.
      • Working knowledge of high-paced production studio business

Keywords: The Walt Disney Company, Glendale , Senior Software Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Glendale, Arizona

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