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The Walt Disney Company

Richmond, VA

Sr Software Engineer (Java)

Location414 N 25th St, Richmond, Virginia 23223
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-07-08
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Valid Through2023-05-27

Job Description:

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.

Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products is the business unit within the Walt Disney Company responsible for developing and maintaining the online guest experiences of our theme parks, resorts and cruise line.

This role is for a back-end services engineer for our java services team, including building out and supporting site search solutions for our biggest brands, helping millions of guests find the information they need to have the best Parks experience possible.

Work directly with other software engineers, web developers, QA engineers, and business partners to create and maintain high quality products that directly contribute to company goals and guest satisfaction. Use your software engineering expertise to help build and improve java web services and real-time aggregation and pipeline services for guest-facing content. Work in our search platform and manage multiple search applications using Elasticsearch and multi-language indices in a faceted search environment.

Responsibilities :

  • Be part of a strong development team implementing and maintaining java services and search capabilities across Parks websites

  • Develop high quality code adhering to engineering best practices including automated unit and integration testing, code reviews, and documentation

  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle; oversee assigned projects from inception to completion to sustainment

Basic Qualifications :

  • 7+ years of Java web services engineering, analysis, and design in a full software development lifecycle context

  • 5+ years with Internet technologies including RESTful web services

  • 5+ years using cloud deployment in AWS or Azure

  • General SQL and relational database skills

  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality solutions

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral

  • Solid technical judgment, strong organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent problem determination and solving skills – ability to navigate different technical environments

  • Ability to collaborate with team members and business partners to research and design potential new and innovative solutions

  • Agile Kanban development methodology

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Elasticsearch or other enterprise search

  • Couchbase Server and Sync Gateway

  • Amazon Web Services like Elasticache, S3, and Lambdas

  • Spring Framework

  • Snowflake

  • Nodejs

  • Native iOS and/or Android development

Job ID: 2113862820220227

Location: United States

Job Posting Company:

The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email ***** with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

Job ID: 1135432208668415973

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