emPowered by mediabistro post a job
 Mobile Engineering Lead send this job to a friend 
Publication or Company Playdom/Disney
Job Title Mobile Engineering Lead
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Mobile, Social App Gaming, Social Media, Web Development
Salary Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health, Stock/Options
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Palo Alto, CA
Job Requirements Playdom's mobile team is looking for a motivated and knowledgeable Engineer for one of it's core games. You'll work with a small, fast moving team designing, building and owning features and leading the team to a successful launch. This studio has built many fun and successful games in the past. If you enjoy building games and have solid development experience come join us!

Responsibilities
-Experience designing and developing applications running on mobile platforms
-Experience with mobile software development kit (SDK)
-Collaborate with front-end and backend and lead a team of engineers in developing and maintaining games
-Resolve defects, support testing effort, and deploy production code on a frequent basis
-Be a technical pillar for the engineering team through collaboration and mentorship of other engineers
-Analyze the technical feasibility of product features and help to guide feature development and roadmap from a technical perspective


-5+ years of full software development lifecycle experience
-3+ years of Web development and internet technology experience
-3+ years of Object-Oriented Analysis, Design, and Development experience
-Experience writing code in at least two of the following: Objective-C, C++, C#, ActionScript, Java, or Java for mobile platforms.
-Excellent problem solving skills
-Experience working with RESTful API’s and networking
-Knowledge of Mobile Web, HTML5, JavaScript desirable
-Troubleshooting and fixing issues in mobile applications

Preferred Qualifications
-Experience with Apache Tomcat or NGINX strongly desired
-Experience with relational and noSql databases
-Experience with Web-service development and Restful design patterns
-Experience building use case driven software with Agile Software Development and Test Driven Development methodologies
-Prior experience leading a fast paced team
-MS degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience required
About Our Company Disney Interactive, the interactive entertainment affiliate of The Walt Disney Company, creates immersive, connected, interactive experiences across console, online, mobile and social network platforms to entertain and inform audiences around the globe. Disney Interactive mission is to deliver Disney content to fans, whenever and wherever they want it, through numerous interactive media platforms. Disney Interactive operates five global product groups:

Disney Core Games produces console and handheld video games for the Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo DS™, PlayStation®Portable, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment systems, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, and the personal computer.

Disney Interactive Media produces Disney.com and a portfolio of leading lifestyle websites for families, including Family.com

Disney Interactive Worlds develops online virtual worlds, providing connected game-play experiences for children around the globe

Disney Mobile Games brings the best of Disney content to the mobile web, smart phone applications, and mobile games; in addition, Disney Interactive manages a Disney-branded mobile phone service in Japan in association with Softbank

Disney Social Games produces best-in-class content for the rapidly growing platform of casual games on emerging platforms and social networks such as Facebook and MySpace.

All five product groups work together to create a variety of connected, multi-platform entertainment experiences.
Return to job listings page