Sr Technical Architect

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Disney Parks & Resorts

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Job description

“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.

The Senior Technical Architect within the Engineering Excellence team creates solutions to streamline

delivery, improve quality and reduce costs of support for our applications. When we do our job

correctly we make it easier to deliver high quality applications to our guest and cast members. You

should be confident in designing and engineering your own solutions to problems knowing there is

more than one way to solve a problem and working through which path will be leveraged on your

projects.

We are looking for people who are engineers at heart. Willingness to learn new technologies and

help improve our organization is essential for success on this team because one day you are working

on a logging library, next we are implementing monitoring, and then we end up triaging an issue with

an application in production.

Responsibilities Build frameworks that are consumed by other developer teams.

●Evaluate technology solutions through research and lab work to select tools to solve a

problem.

●Establish and maintain development standards and prescriptions

●Engage with our customers to hear their needs, collect feedback, and feed that back into

tangible solutions

●We are a service provider, so being receptive to feedback and ways to improve are essential

●Ensure the solutions you develop are valuable and being leveraged by the organization

●Ensure deliverables across engineering teams are of high quality and clearly documented

●Challenge the status quo through intellectual curiosity and natural inquisitiveness to look

beyond the obvious for continuous improvement opportunities backed with factual

arguments.

●Be able to work collaboratively with local and remote team members

●Have ownership over your project and provide appropriate status to leadership on progress

and key decision.

●Provide thought leadership, problem solving and analytical skills to solve hard to solve

production issues impeding the availability & performance of applications

Basic Qualifications

●Experience with technology in multiple areas including Build & Deploy, Application Delivery,

Infrastructure, Cloud, Automation, Testing

●Experience/Familiarity with some technologies used by our teams: Angular.js, Node.js, Spring

Framework, Docker, Apache Mesos, Ansible, Chef, OpenStack, Apache CXF, Restify, Express,

AppDynamics, jMeter, Android, iOS, F5, HA Proxy, AWS Services

●Specific Languages: Javascript, CSS, HTML, Java, Ruby, Bash, Objective-C, Swift

●Very hands on and deep understanding of the code and coding practices

●You should have a general understanding of how the internet works

●Experience with architecting highly scalable and highly available systems

●Experience with web and mobile

●Experience with emerging technology trends

●Mentors development, operations and program team members on architecture topics (e.g.,

issues, directions, guidelines, principles, etc.)

●Excellent communication and relationship skills, especially the ability to articulate advanced

technical topics to both technical and non-technical staff; ability to articulate business

issues/concerns with staff, peers, superiors, and outside parties

●Strong presentation skills.

●Demonstrates expertise and leadership in working with product management, development

and operations staff to architect innovative solutions that meet the functional and

nonfunctional requirements in adherence to architectural goals and principles.

●Demonstrates expertise in research, often going outside of their area of individual experience.

Able to synthesize conclusions from research, compare various solutions and plot complex

technology roadmaps

●Broad experience across business, application, information, infrastructure and security

architecture domains. Broad experience across business analysis, product design,

engineering, QA, operations and sustainment in a large corporation / enterprise environment.

●Deep technical experience in consumer and employee facing enterprise systems

●Required knowledge and understanding of technical architecture, application systems design

and integration in a large heterogeneous enterprise environment with hands on experience in

SOA, Java/J2EE, XML, Websphere/Weblogic/Apache TomCat Application Server, Rules

Engine, Oracle or DB2 programming methodologies

●Exposure to infrastructure and platform capabilities - container, middleware, messaging,

routing components

●Exposure to cloud development and migration an added plus

●Desire and ability to adapt to an ever changing technology landscape by exploring new

languages and techniques for software delivery.

●Passion for learning new things but tempering it with adding value to the company.

●Demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills

●Ability to contribute to, and balance delivery against, multiple projects/demands

simultaneously.

Required Education

●Bachelor degree or equivelent work experience and 5+ years experience in technology disciplines

Requirements

See description

Job type
Full-time
Location
Orlando, FL, United States
Department
Other
Starting in
As soon as possible

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