The Walt Disney Company QA Engineer in Glendale, California

As a QA Engineer, you will be extensively involved in assuring quality with 100% coverage using agile practices like BDD (Behavior-driven development) / TDD (Test-driven development) and automation of test suites using frameworks like JBehaves, Selenium, etc. for the next generation of Walt Disney Attractions Technology (WDAT) websites.

Responsibilities :

  • Estimate/measure software performance

  • Estimate effort for architecture, design, development and test automation tasks. 

  • Design & Planning

  • Understand the WDAT Architectural Vision and how it applies to WDAT business processes.

  • Planning / designing scalable software platforms

  • Design high availability solutions for production software

  • Architect, design and implement solutions for test automation and improve test coverage

  • Present technical issues and status to senior and executive management

  • Document system and framework architectures

  • Review project technical documentation

  • Write design/functional specifications

  • Evangelize best practices across a multi-discipline environment. 

  • Autonomy

  • Act independently to determine methods & procedures on new assignments. 

  • Leadership

  • Develop and maintain technology standards.

  • Proactively provide guidance to multiple projects throughout the project team.

  • Proactively research and evaluate new technologies.

  • Serve as an escalation point for technical problems


• Software Design

• Project Implementation

• Maintenance & Support

• Mentoring Team Members

• Quality Assurance

Basic Qualifications :

• 3+ years of software design and implementation experience

• Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Candidate will be judged on ability to work effectively with project teams. The position requires constant communication with colleagues.

• Experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.

• Experience working on issues that impact design, product success, or address future concepts, products, or technologies.

• Disciplined approach to maintaining and enforcing engineering best practices

• Ability to synthesize robust and cost-effective technical solutions against customer requirements

• Committed to deliver on time according to requirements and business needs.

• Able and willing to effectively mentor junior team members and contribute to a collaborative team environment

Specific Skills Required

• Experience with Agile or Java based web applications

• Experience with iOS or Swift based mobile applications

• Experience with Android or Kotlin based mobile applications

• Experience with Sonar reporting for Unit test coverage

• Experience with Selenium automated web scripts

• Experience leveraging cutting edge methodologies

• Behavior driven development (BDD), Test driven development (TDD), Continuous Deployment and Continuous Performance testing

• Experience developing/implementing test automation frameworks like JBehaves, Selenium, Python, etc.

• Experience using Unit test frameworks like JUnit, EasyMock, etc.

• Extensive Object Oriented analysis, design and development experience

• Software modeling experience (UML, SDLC methodologies etc)

• Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to E-Commerce applications.

• Expert grasp of Computer Science concepts and how to apply them to problems (e.g. design patterns, measuring efficiency, etc…)

• Experience with Agile/Scrum methodology and practice in a multidisciplinary team

• Strong understanding of web delivery and network communication technologies including HTTP, SSL, SMTP, UDP, TCP/IP, RMI

• Experience with procedural scripting languages such as ANT, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, BASH, MS Batch

• Experience with distributed computing

• Experience with Relational Databases.

• Experience in the travel industry a plus.

• Experience with documenting test cases scenarios / test plan.

Preferred Qualifications :

• Experience with Appium automated mobile scripts

Required Education :

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in field

Job ID: 539870BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts