Mgr Software Engineering

By | October 6, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Mgr Software Engineering

Salary : $149000 per year

Company : (part of The Walt Disney Company)

Location : Remote US

The Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution (DMED) Productivity Engineering team is seeking a Software Engineer who has a true passion for creating innovative tools and frameworks. This engineer will help us develop tools that support a large variety of Disney software products on web mobile and OTT platforms. We are looking for an Engineer who is excited to push the envelope and grow with our team.

Our team is motivated by a desire to continuously improve and create efficiencies within the DMED organization. We are a fast-paced group that takes extraordinary pride in creating innovative tools and constantly improving upon them. We do not shy away from tough problems and take delight in solving the hard one’s other folks might say are impossible to solve at scale.

Just some of the exciting products we work on include the websites & mobile apps for ESPN & ESPN Fantasy ABC / ABC News National Geographic and Marvel Unlimited! We work very closely with these brands and teams and strive to be as close to the product as possible as we are also fans ourselves!

As a member of our team you will strive to accomplish the following goals:

  • Be responsible for building team skills motivating and leading diverse and global teams
  • Leading the successful management of multiple product quality teams
  • Being responsible for the final delivery and release of products
  • Providing strategic input on future initiatives with stakeholders and other engineers
  • Define high level project architecture. Communicate architecture decisions to all members of the team
  • Contributing and defining Key Performance Indicators to be used for defining project statuses and effectiveness
  • Becoming a core member of our Productivity Engineering team helping others increase productivity through innovation and championing the core value of Disney Quality
  • Manage a mixed team of full times and contracted engineers working remote and hybrid in multiple locations
  • Collaborate with product and engineering managers on the quality delivery and responsible for releases of supported products
  • Coordination of complex tasks with external teams & stakeholders
  • Drive the planning design and implementation of both shirt terms and long term project
  • Support the budget and resource planning needs
  • Be responsible for reporting project and team progress to both internal and external delivery teams manage expectations and kpi’s
  • Be able to lead and manage agile teams
  • Analyze and resolve complex engineering quality problems and give directions to team on how to resolve and provide solutions
  • Mentor and guide leads and senior engineers
  • Support and be able to perform code reviews and be able to direct and guide the technical direction of the teams

Required Education Experience/Skills/Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree or the foreign equivalent in Computer Science or a closely related field with 8+ years of progressive experience in a software development (SDE) occupation including automated testing of front end and backend services
  • 2+ years of experience with test automation and unit testing frameworks
  • 4+ year of experience with leading engineering of 6 or more
  • Proficient in object-oriented design and expertise with one of the following programming languages: Node/JavaScript Java Python
  • Highly skilled in project manager practices and leading software engineers mentorship and setting technical directions
  • Experience working with high-performing teams using Agile and Lean methodologies and frameworks
  • Experience in modern design patterns and techniques and have led the design of small to large products
  • Experience in deriving and gathering quality KPI’s to give insight into product’s health and progress
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Organized detail-oriented and able to deliver project tasks on time
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Highly motivated self-starting individual

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience shipping a production React or Node.js application
  • Experience in mobile application development and testing
  • Experience with developing applications in cloud platforms (e.g. AWS)
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies
  • Working knowledge of web accessibility fundamentals
  • Experience with Kafka Amazon SQS and Kinesis
  • Experience with Docker Kubernetes Spinnaker and continuous integration/delivery systems
  • Experience writing Gherkin Syntax to facilitate the development of automated test scenarios
  • Experience developing advanced mocking mechanisms (e.g. rule-based proxies and dummy-services)
  • Experience with test suite/case/run management tools (e.g. JIRA Xray etc.)

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