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Lead Software Engineer, Web App Experience

Company: Walt Disney Studios
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Lead Software Engineer, Web App Experience We are looking for a talented full stack engineer to join a team that creates large-scale, highly-performant web applications. This team transforms large, complex datasets into fast and responsive user interfaces used by millions of people.

As a Lead Software Engineer for Web App Experience, you will help us push the boundaries of what is possible on the client. You'll work with a team of other developers alongside systems engineers, services engineers, and project managers. Youll work in a fast-paced environment to help build critical features supporting content discovery, engagement, and personalization for our suite of streaming apps. You are highly proficient in Javascript, HTML and CSS and appreciate the details that make a user experience exceptional. You demonstrate enthusiasm for new technologies, languages, frameworks, and platforms.

We believe we offer unique opportunities for any technologist, including:

+ The ability to work on a modern and continuously evolving technology stack

+ Influencing the innovation of products used globally by millions

+ An open, team-driven environment that fosters constructive feedback and collective problem-solving

**Responsibilities :**

+ Implement web interfaces and applications using Javascript (ES6+) HTML and CSS

+ Work on a modern stack including React, TypeScript, NodeJS, Amazon Web Services

+ Enforce code quality through test driven development and code review

+ Distill product requirements into design and technical specifications

+ Collaborate closely with other engineering teams, product managers, and UX designers to define product requirements

+ Build out new features and enhancements using React and ReduxMaintain and support a production streaming app at global scale Mentor junior developers and promote engineering best practices

**Basic Qualifications :**

+ 5+ years building scalable production-quality web experiences

+ Experience in a NodeJS application development environment.

+ Experience working within a modern Javascript workflow through technologies such as: GitHub, CSS Preprocessors, Styled Components, Single Page Application frameworks and Module Bundlers (Webpack etc.)

+ Strong understanding of application security principles and best practices

+ Proven ability to integrate with service APIs and/or SDKs

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience with streaming video, large data applications, and analytics suites

+ Knowledge of SEO, accessibility, and web performance metrics

+ Experience integrating with REST and GraphQL APIs

+ Hands on experience with React/Redux in a production application

+ Ability to lead high-functioning engineering teams

**Required Education :**

+ BS degree in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience

**Additional Information :**

**Location:** Open to Santa Monica, New York, or Remote

**Job ID:** 886048BR

**Location:** Santa Monica,California

**Job Posting Company:** Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
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.

Keywords: Walt Disney Studios, Santa Monica , Lead Software Engineer, Web App Experience, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Monica, California

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