Staff Software Engineer

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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.

"It takes people to make the dream a reality." Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.

Ideal candidate will have substantial experience designing and implementing high quality software solutions. This person possesses excellent communication abilities (both verbal and written) and is capable of championing an architectural vision to meet and exceed business objectives.
o 7+ years of software design and implementation experience o Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Candidate will be judged on ability to work effectively with project teams. The position requires constant communication with colleagues. o Experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units. o Experience working on issues that impact design, product success, or address future concepts, products, or technologies. o Disciplined approach to maintaining and enforcing engineering best practices o Ability to synthesize robust and cost-effective technical solutions against customer requirements o Committed to deliver on time according to requirements and business needs. o Able and willing to effectively mentor junior team members and contribute to a collaborative team environment
Additional Qualifications
o Extensive experience with Java-based web applications (J2EE, Servlets, etc...) o Extensive experience with LAMP-based web applications o Experience and designing Web Services (REST, SOAP, etc...) o Experience architecting large scale systems for the web. o Extensive Object Oriented analysis, design and development experience o Software modeling experience (UML, SDLC methodologies etc) o Experience with enterprise architecture patterns and application design patterns o Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to E-Commerce applications. o Expert grasp of Computer Science concepts and how to apply them to problems (e.g. design patterns, measuring efficiency, etc...) o Strong understanding of web delivery and network communication technologies including HTTP, SSL, SMTP, UDP, TCP/IP, RMI o Experience with procedural scripting languages such as ANT, JavaScript, VBScript, Perl, PHP, BASH, MS Batch o Experience with distributed computing o Experience in the travel industry a plus

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