PH-Control Software Developer

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Walt Disney Imagineering

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Job description

Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research arm of The Walt Disney Company’s (TWDC) Parks and Resorts business segment. Representing more than 150 disciplines, the talented corps of Imagineers are responsible for the creation of Disney resorts, theme parks and attractions, hotels, water parks, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, cruise ships and new media technology projects.
The WDI Technology Studio is looking for talented software developers to create and deploy the next generation of show technologies that will drive our guest experiences in upcoming attractions and venues.
  • Partner with project teams to define technical requirements necessary to achieve project goals.
  • Software estimation, scheduling, planning, design, implementation, and closeout activities for assigned project scope. Must work closely with other technical divisions of work to ensure constructed systems (inclusive of both hardware and software) operate cooperatively and reliably over the expected usable life of the project.
  • Must balance evolving technical requirements with fixed budgets and schedules, and communicate risks and options to both Studio and Project leadership in a timely fashion.
  • Partner with both Studio and Project leadership to execute project goals while employing best software development practices and adhering to relevant company and industry standards.
  • Develop and/or maintain whole feature sets or entire pieces of software both guest facing and internal WDI facing. This includes both architecture, design, and implementation.
  • Work with other software developers and software project leads to provide incremental and overall updates to status and condition of software product progress.
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years in PLC or other hard RTOS experience
  • Knowledge and experience with modern software development practices, including version control and workflow management tools including JIRA, Clarity, Github, Gitlab, Subversion, Perforce, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Crucible, Jenkins, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with process control/controls engineering industry standards and development. platforms/languages/technologies, including PLCs, FPGAs, embedded controllers/microcontrollers, and RTOS programming environments.
  • Demonstrable technical writing, documentation, and communication skills.
  • Willing to travel on behalf of company to project destinations for the purposes of business trips (between overnight and 6 months stay), and also relocation (between 6 month and two year stay).
Preferred Qualifications
  • 8 years in PLC or other hard RTOS experience
  • Scientific or real-time programming skills (PLC’s, C/C++/Visual C).
  • Experience with mechanical/mechatronic/robotics systems and software toolsets or platforms used to influence or govern the motion of real world apparatuses.
  • Familiarity and/or experience with: IEC61131-3 programming languages, EtherCAT, ADS, DS-402, Profibus, DMX/sACN, Python, Java.
  • Familiarity and/or experience with: MS Visual Studio, RSLogix, Matlab, Robot OS (ROS), AutoDesk Maya, Motion Builder, AutoCAD
  • Experience with TwinCAT3 is a strong plus.
Required Education
  • Bachelor degree in computer science, computer engineering, or equivalent experience. Advanced degrees preferred.
Preferred Education
  • Advanced degrees preferred.
  • Licensed Engineers Preferred
Additional Information©Disney is an equal opportunity employer. Drawing Creativity from Diversity


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Glendale, AZ, United States
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