Sr. Software Engineer

The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)
Celebration, FL
Job Type
Senior level

Job Description

Who We Are:

At Disney, we’re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. 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.

The Enterprise Technology mission is to deliver technology solutions that align to business strategies while enabling enterprise efficiency and promoting cross-company collaborative innovation. The Enterprise Technology organization drives competitive advantage by enhancing our consumer experiences, enabling business growth, and advancing operational excellence.

The Identity and Access Management Engineering team is hiring talented contributors for innovative projects that will help power and secure our businesses and guest experiences. Leverage your software development knowledge, industry experience, and your passion for new technologies and platforms. You will be part of a diverse cross-functional team with ownership at the core of its DNA.

What You Will Do:

The Sr. Software Engineer will implement applications and user interfaces for Identity and Access Management Engineering, and is an expert in the tools, processes, and technologies (both proprietary and third party) used by the IAM team. They take an active role in liaising with other Project Constituents and contributors, both internal and external, to set and maintain UI/UX standards and best practices through mentorship, evangelism of standards and best practices, and review and approval of code. The Senior Software Engineer is also responsible for the architecture of software internals, efficient and expeditious debugging, and the contribution of code that meets the standards and expectations of the role: being performant, secure, accessible, well documented, testable, and sustainable.


  • Works closely with scrum master, architects, developers, quality and reliability engineers and other Project Constituents to architect, implement, and deliver software user interface solutions according to requirements/specifications.

  • Works with Manager, Engineering, Staff Engineers and Architects to follow and influence best practices for Software Development within the Identity and Access Management Engineering team.

  • Interacts with other service delivery groups within Enterprise Technology and across the company.

  • Performs peer and vendor code reviews for compliance, security, performance, and best practices.

  • Hands-on, user interface software development using professional, enterprise class software development tools.

  • Responsible for developing, enacting, and enforcing documentation, coding, process, and performance standards.

  • Build reusable UI components, ensuring the UI codebase is scalable, maintainable and well documented.

  • Continual improvement to the UI and explore new UX capabilities that are trending in the industry.

  • Create prototypes to visually see how new features could be deployed versus mockups and wireframes.

What You Will Bring:

  • 5+ years front end development experience

  • Extensive experience developing highly dynamic web applications using and consuming RESTful API’s

  • Strong knowledge of Single Page Application’s and Responsive Web Design

  • Cross browser development experience with JavaScript and CSS

  • Knowledge of UI libraries and frameworks / exposure to modern web UI frameworks

  • Demonstrable development experience using Angular JS and/or Node.js

  • Strong knowledge of AWS environments and/or technologies (e.g. S3, Cloudfront, Fargate, EC2, API Gateway)

  • Strong knowledge and experience with securing front end applications

  • 5+ years formal team-oriented development experience (Agile preferred)

  • Expert proficiency in web application development using HTML5, CSS3, SCSS/LESS, JavaScript.

  • Deep familiarity with web standards and protocols (HTTP, HTML, REST, XML, OAuth).

  • Expertise with the entire Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Experience working in Agile software development

Nice To Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with SDLC tools such as JIRA, GitHub/GitLab, Confluence, etc.

  • 2+ years of experience working with Identity and Access Management systems

  • Experience with IAM services such as MyID, AuthZ, Keystone, etc.

  • Familiarity with sensitive data handling such as GDPR, PCI and PII, Safe Harbor

  • Understanding and exposure to backend development architecture (Java, Go, .NET)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering, or equivalent degree or equivalent experience.

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