Senior Java Software Engineer

  • location: Burbank, CA (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $70 - $90 per hour

job description

Senior Java Software Engineer

job summary:
We have created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the world. The foundation of this creativity starts with studio where we produce, acquire, and distribute live-action and animated motion pictures, video experiences, music, and live performances.

As part of the Studio's Technology team you'll be joining a group of seasoned, dedicated technologists solving a range of interesting problems in innovative ways in an exciting and dynamic industry.

We are looking for a Software Engineer who is dedicated to help us implement high-quality applications used in the development and production of film and direct-to-consumer content. We're a casual shop that values passion, community involvement and exceptional software. If this is you, we want you to join our team.

You will be part of the team creating the next-generation internal systems for movie and direct-to-consumer creative development and production. You should be comfortable being part of a cross-functional team and working with a diverse group of business stakeholders and technologists. We expect you to have a deep understanding of Quality Assurance Testing. 
location: Burbank, California
job type: Contract
salary: $70 - 90 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
Your key responsibilities will be:

1. Analysis and Design

- Conducts fact gathering sessions with customers.

- Consults with Business Analysts to identify and analyze technology needs and problems.

- Performs data flow diagramming and/or process modeling (code architecture).

- Writes technical specifications for application components.

- Prepares estimates for design, coding and testing.

- Designs complex software and database objects.

2. Development and Testing

- Develops new complex features and functions for software applications.

- Expert in connecting Web interface to back-end services and functions using AJAX, SOAP and REST services.

- strong understanding of complex cross-platform and cross-application integration techniques.

- Identifies complex integration and user acceptance test scenarios.

- Provides programming support through all testing phases and general releases of software.

- Adheres to department programming standards and methodology.

- Performs peer and lower level code reviews.

- Adheres to department programming standards and methodology.

- Experience working in an "Agile" environment is a plus.

3. Delivery and Installation

- Prepares pre-release and release process documents including Change Control, contingency and fallback Plans.

- Assists the Infrastructure group with configuration and deployment of new systems.

4. Production Support

- Conduct functional analysis for production support activities.

- Identify complex problems and analyze potential solutions including workarounds.

- Perform tuning, repairs and/or maintenance to production applications.

- Work with other IT departments on integrated system support, as required.

5. Administrative

- Works as a member of a cross-functional, integrated development team.

- Communicates plans, status and issues to management on a regular basis.

- Adheres to department standards, policies, procedures and industry best practice

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
  • Java
  • AWS
  • Kubernetes

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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