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Lead Software Engineer, Salesforce Engineering


Glendale, CA 03-15-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Disney Entertainment and ESPN Technology (DE&E Technology) division is a newly formed technology epicenter which combines Disney's tradition of bold innovation and creativity to directly deliver compelling content to hundreds of millions of people all around the world. Our employees are leading, creating, innovating, and making bold moves in unexpected directions that redefine not just what a mass media entertainment company does, but what it can do.

Within DE&E Technology, the Ad Platforms team is responsible for creating and scaling innovative global advertising solutions by building mission-critical tools and workflows to support addressable & linear ad sales, traffic, marketing and parts of broadcast operations. Being part of the DE&E Technology team is a once-in-a-career opportunity to be a part of what's next.

This role is a part of the Salesforce Engineering team within the DE&E Ad Platforms organization. We strive to be a diverse team, passionate about great technology applied creatively to solve complex business problems. We are a motivated team that is committed to lifelong learning and improving, both in and out of the office. We strive to be flexible and adaptable to change both in how we complete projects and in the technologies we use to deliver our solutions. We care about the details because every pixel, every line of code, and every user interaction with our products determines whether we are delivering on our commitment to producing the very best products possible. You'll be joining a dedicated team that works interdependently toward aggressive goals to deliver technically sound solutions. We work to ensure that we share both accountability and credit as a team. We often include our users as part of our team and we work to connect with them on a human level, understanding their world, so we can deliver software that they love to use.

Job Summary:

As a Lead Software Engineer, you will be assume a pivotal leadership role within our team shaping the future of our Salesforce platform. You will be responsible for guiding the technical direction of our Salesforce projects, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality solutions that meet the needs of our user base. You will spearhead the implementation of cutting edge Salesforce technologies, mentor junior engineers, and foster a culture of innovation and excellence within the team.

The candidate must be fluent in Apex, SOQL, SOSL, and JavaScript. The right person should also blend their engineering abilities with strong communication skills to work with stakeholders and translate complex business requirements into performant and scalable Salesforce features.

While The Walt Disney Company is a large company, ideally, we'd like if you have some previous experience in a US startup environment and be comfortable performing multiple roles. We strive to get things done quickly, at high quality, and we are committed to the agile methodology. Our work is guided by lean principles (looking at value and looking for waste; not doing anything 'for the sake of doing it').

We're looking for a passionate technical leader who wants to come here to do their very best work and make their mark, add their chapter to the long and storied history of The Walt Disney Company. Someone who holds themselves and their teammates accountable in a professional, collaborative manner. A collaborative technologist who seeks to bring the best out in themselves and those around them. Someone who can provide a fresh perspective and innovative insight to our initiatives.

• Lead and mentor a team of Salesforce engineers, provide technical guidance and coaching
• Lead the design and development of high-quality solutions on the Salesforce platform showcasing advanced proficiency in Apex, SOQL/SOSL, RESTful services, LWCs, and Aura
• Define and implement Salesforce architecture and development strategies that align with business objectives
• Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to translate user requirements into functional and scalable Salesforce solutions
• Champion best practices for Salesforce development, ensuring adherence to quality standards and coding guidelines
• Stay abreast of the latest Salesforce trends and technologies, ensuring the team remains at the forefront of innovation
• Conduct technical reviews, provide guidance on technical debt reduction, and oversee the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives
• Troubleshoot and resolve complex Salesforce issues, ensuring system stability and performance
• Document technical decisions and maintain comprehensible documentation for future reference

• Hold a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, or another technical field or equivalent experience.
• Have 7+ years of experience in Salesforce development
• Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Have strong problem-solving and analytical skills
• Have in-depth understanding of Salesforce data modeling and metadata
• Have Salesforce Developer Certifications
• Have deep expertise with Lightning Flows, Apex Triggers, and SOQL/SOSL, RESTful APIs
• Have deep expertise with Salesforce testing tools as well as a wide breadth of experience with development tools such as Salesforce CLI, Workbench, and Git
• Have a breadth of experience integrating Salesforce with external services
• Have hands on DevOps experience with tools such as Copado
• Have expertise in cloud-based computing principles and practices
• Have a track record of championing quality engineering: be adamant that all code is written in a way that can be tested with unit tests
• Have experience working with high-performing teams using Agile and Lean methodologies and frameworks
• Care about your craft and have opinions about the right way to do things with technology

• Have Salesforce Platform Developer I and II Certifications and Marketing Cloud Consultant or other Marketing Cloud Certifications
• Have in-depth understanding of Marketing Cloud concepts, including data management, audience segmentation, journey orchestration, email marketing, and mobile marketing
• Have hands-on experience with Marketing Cloud, including Journey Builder, Content Builder, Email Studio, Mobile Studio, and Advertising Studio
• Have expertise in Lightning Web Components, the Salesforce Lightning Design System (SLDS) and Aura
• Previous work experience in Ad Sales
• Experience working with vendor teams to deliver high quality results
• Strong curiosity about how Disney delivers the Magic and a desire to be a part of it

• Have expertise in Java/Python, SQL Databases and AWS/Azure
• Experience with Web development (React, Angular etc.)

The hiring range for this position in Los Angeles is $149,300 - $200,200 per year and in San Francisco is $163,500 - $219,200 per year and in Seattle is $156,300- $209,600 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disney Direct to Consumer:

Disney's Direct to Consumer team oversees the Hulu and Disney+ streaming businesses within Disney Entertainment helping to bring The Walt Disney Company's best-in-class storytelling to fans and families everywhere.

This position is with Hulu, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Direct to Consumer.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re3np7-44-201-97-224-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $149,300 to $200,200 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, publishing, domestic television stations, digital businesses and radio networks and stations.