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Senior Software Engineer

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Software Engineering
  • London

AI generated summary

  • You must have 6+ years of Java development experience with expertise in designing APIs, managing distributed systems, and utilizing AWS services. Strong technical skills in Spring Boot, Angular, Hibernate, and REST API are essential. Additional scripting and tracking tools knowledge are a plus.
  • You will design, develop, test, and maintain scalable software systems, provide technical mentorship, and drive architectural direction for Disney applications while ensuring adherence to security policies and recommending process improvements.


  • Required Qualifications & Skills:
  • At least 6 years + experience in design, development, and implementation of highly scalable, high-volume applications.
  • Experience in Java development and application management.
  • Experience designing APIs, Webservices from scratch as well as designing APIs that extend existing frameworks while maintaining established patterns and architecture.
  • Expertise in HTTPS and REST web services, and standard methodologies.
  • Deep knowledge and experience of managing, orchestrating, and monitoring distributed production systems.
  • Git repository and CI-CD pipeline.
  • Technical skills:- Spring Boot, Angular-17, Hibernate, Microservices, REST API, MySQL, MS-SQL, ORACLE, No-SQL, MVC.
  • Additional scripting language:- DotNet core 6/7.
  • Tracking tool:- Jira.
  • Documentation:- Confluence Web Page.
  • AWS Services:- AWS-LAMBDA, ECS, S3, EC2, Application Load balancer, RDS, SNS, API Gateway, AWS-CICD, etc.
  • Preferred Qualifications & Skills:
  • Hands-on experience in Java SE 11 and above, Apache CXF.
  • Hands-on experience in Tomcat 8 and above.
  • Hands-on experience in application hosting on AWS.
  • Good to have experience in Dell Boomi Integration Tool.
  • Experience in Media file processing and Media industry knowledge.
  • Education:
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or related field/work experience.


  • Design and develop highly scalable software systems and applications.
  • Manage and undertake pre-release testing of developed applications.
  • Maintain design documentation to facilitate QA and Technical Support Handover functions.
  • Participate in conceiving and setting the architectural direction for development technical stacks and related backend components.
  • SME with regards application builds and "go-to" person for less experienced developers, providing technical mentorship and oversight.
  • Adhere to Disney Infosec policies with regards application builds and integration.
  • Recommends improvements to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the efficiency of the application and team.


What are the main responsibilities of a Senior Software Engineer in this role?

The main responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of application development lifecycle, collaborating with Business, Product and Technical teams, and developing best in class broadcast related applications within the International Media Application portfolio in APAC and EMEA.

What qualifications are required for this Senior Software Engineer position?

We are seeking a skilled full stack developer with knowledge and experience in application development lifecycle, especially in broadcast related applications. Collaboration skills with Business, Product, and Technical teams are also essential for this position.

What opportunities are available for growth and advancement within this role?

This role offers the unique opportunity to make a significant impact within Disney by working on cutting-edge applications for the International Media Application portfolio. There are also opportunities for career growth and development as you collaborate with various teams and work on high-impact projects.

Entertainment & Media

Mission & Purpose

From classic animated features and exhilarating theme park attractions to cutting edge sports coverage, and the hottest shows on television, The Walt Disney Company has been making magic since 1923, creating unforgettable stories that connect with audiences around the world. And we’re just getting started! The key to our success…. The Cast, Crew, Imagineers and Employees who honor Disney’s rich legacy by stretching the bounds of imagination to create the never-before-seen, bringing unparalleled entertainment experiences to people of all ages. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world and just imagine the stories you could be part of… What is #LifeAtDisney like? It’s a series of magical moments with cast members and employees developing and telling our stories in the most innovative ways. Whether it’s a day spent as a Disney VoluntEAR, or celebrating the release of a new interactive experience, retail product or movie, our days are filled with the knowledge that we are creating entertainment experiences the whole family can enjoy. Follow @DisneyCareers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for a peek behind-the-curtain, and discover how you could connect to a world of stories with Disney!