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The Walt Disney Company

Senior Contract Java Backend Engineer (OSS Required)

Added May 17 from StackOverflow Careers

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Job Description



Disney is looking for contract java backend engineer to help create a next generation of consumer video consumption product. We are building a product that will reach millions of people and you will get to work with all of the amazing Disney theatrical content like Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel, Disney Classics and a lot more.

We are looking for people that have a passion for writing great code and using new technology. Our team loves exploring new tech like Kubernetes, Docker, Gradle, Scala, Gradle, etc, and we have team members who are key contributors to K8s and Hibernate.

This is a full-time, remote, contract opportunity for six months available to US and Canadian residents only. Please do not apply if you live outside of the US and Canada. Occasional travel to the Los Angeles area may be required. There is a good likelihood the position will extend beyond six months if things go well.

Please include links to any public apps you have worked on, links to OSS code, and your hourly rate in your application.



Must Be:


A committer to at least one significant open source project
Very passionate about coding
Passionate about clean design and aware of the different layers that exist in a system
Capable of leveraging basic data structures and algorithms to solve problems (i.e. CS fundamentals, nothing crazy, just enough to make good decisions).
Interested in technologies such as Haskell, Scala, etc.



A master of:
A JVM based language
Spring (or another DI platform)
Developing REST APIs



Able to demonstrate working knowledge in the following things:
Java
Unit tests
Integration & Load testing for APIs
Git
Maven or Gradle
ORM (e.g JPA, Hibernate)
Using Docker for deployment



Nice to Have:
GraphQL knowledge
Worked with DynamoDB or RDS
Familiar with Kafka
Familiar with Apache Tinkerpop
Familiar with Kubernetes

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