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Sr Software Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 7120719420220501 Location Bristol, Connecticut, United States / Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jun. 30, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

The Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure, is a key member on the embedded engineering team responsible for developing the tools, platforms, and methodologies that deliver performant, resilient, and efficient cloud platforms and architectures supporting the DMED organization. The embedded engineer works within product squads and focuses on building and ensuring delivery of solutions and services to our business partners, while continuously striving to improve processes and ensure reliable, timely, and high quality solutions. They touch a wide range of infrastructure components, and have the confidence and ability to work effectively in unfamiliar situations.
  • Build solutions for problems of sizable scope and complexity that have been successfully deployed to customers/users
  • Champions Infrastructure as Code (IaC); provides thought leadership; establishes enterprise-level infrastructure patterns.
  • Builds and enhances Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines.
  • Regularly reviews existing systems, policies, and practices, while identifying solutions that enhance service delivery efficiency, and enhance the current environment.
  • Mentors less experienced software engineers. Collaborates with product engineering leaders to find innovative solutions for moderately complex problems.


  • BS Computer Science or related technical discipline or its equivalent
  • 5+ or more years of experience in software engineering, SRE, or DevOps roles
  • Intermediate to advanced coding experience with the one or more of the following programming languages: Python, Java, Ruby, C/C++, Go
    • You should know Object Oriented Design, common data structures, algorithms that go along with them, and how to test your code
  • Advanced Experience with Amazon Web Services-based infrastructure and management including, but not limited to Route 53, ALB, EC2, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, Lambda, VPC, ECS, IAM, S3, etc
  • Expertise in configuring, deploying, tuning, and supporting web frameworks at scale on Linux and container platforms
  • Experience writing, maintaining and deploying RESTful services
  • Experience with web caching and load balancing technologies such as HAProxy, Varnish, and Nginx
  • Detailed knowledge of core internet and networking protocols including, but not limited to TCP/IP, DNS, and HTTP
  • Proficient working with Terraform, Chef, Salt, or other configuration management tools
  • Proficient with version control systems (Git, TFS, SVN)
  • Experience managing site content and configuration via CDN providers
  • Experience integrating with CI/CD platforms and tool chains such as TeamCity, Jenkins, and Gitlab
  • Experience applying security best practices to application, system, and public cloud infrastructure
  • Experience integrating with commercial and open source monitoring and telemetry platforms

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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