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Lead Software Architect - Web UI

Arlington, Texas
Job Type
22 Sep 2022

Job Description :

We are a group of Disney technologists who love to work on the latest technology to build new features and improve existing components of Disney's Online Commerce Platform specializing in Ticketing Products. We also take pride in building the next generation of Commerce products for several business units within the Walt Disney Company. Key Products within Commerce include Tickets, Annual Passes, Special Events, Park Reservations, Unified Checkout across many products including Dining and Lodging across Walt Disney World, Disneyland California, and Disneyland Paris

Responsibilities :

  • Collaborate in a constructive manner with team members and technical and non-technical business partners

  • Design and implement software features thinking upfront in terms of efficiency, scalability, and stability.

  • Lead engineers, providing guidance, feedback, code reviews, and technical mentorship.

  • Participate in Brainstorming Phases of Large-Scale Efforts within Commerce and other areas of Disney Parks and Experience Products.

  • Lead design reviews with peers and partners to present/decide among available technologies or solutions.

  • Write and test product code.

  • Review code providing feedback with style guidelines, testability, and efficiency in mind.

  • Triage production issues: debugging/tracking and resolving them by analyzing the source of the problem.

  • Identify areas of improvement in our application ecosystem and patterns of repeated problems proposing solutions that can be applied globally.

  • Elaborate and explain execution plans to technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Set best practices to improve scalability, performance, and availability based on technical and business considerations

Basic Qualifications :

  • 7+ years' experience in Software Development

  • Experience within a fast-paced, software application delivery, and product launch environment

  • Technical expertise with:

    • Modern JavaScript-based applications and development frameworks such as Angular, Node.js, jQuery.

    • Creating dynamic mobile friendly web apps that are cross-browser/cross-platform compatible.

    • RESTful Web Services

    • Jenkins and GIT

    • TDD and writing unit tests.

    • Web components

    • UI Optimization, Automation, and Performance Tuning

  • Familiarity working with Mobile Web Views

  • Experience with AWS Suite (Service Management and Deployments, EC2 and ECS Containers, Elastic Search Caching, Lambdas, DynamoDB, MariaDB/MySQL, Kinesis, Developer Tools)

  • Development Experience with expectation of 50% or more Code Engagement and Detailed Knowledge in areas:

    • Messaging Patterns (Queuing vs Pub/Sub)

    • HTTP/HTTPS protocol knowledge

    • Relational Database knowledge (Primary keys, Indexes, Foreign keys, SQL)

    • Basic cryptographic knowledge (symmetric/asymmetric encryption mechanisms)

    • Web-based application security mechanisms (OAuth, HMAC)

    • Knowledge of RESTful architectural style

    • Experience writing API specifications

  • Experience troubleshooting performance issues

  • Hands-on Knowledge on Design Patterns - Great understanding in the following design patterns: Singleton, Factory, Observer, Builder, Adapter, Publisher/Subscriber, Decorator.

  • Hands On Knowledge on Data Structures - Using Lists, Sets, Maps, Linked Lists, Queues, Stacks.

  • Hands-on Knowledge of Algorithms- solve coding problems on whiteboard, Big O notation, time, and space complexity of the algorithms.

Required Education :

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Related Disciplines, or Equivalent Professional Experience

Preferred Education :

  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Related Disciplines, or Equivalent Professional Experience

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  • Job Reference: 718394124-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Parks, Experiences and Products
  • Location: Arlington, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent