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Lead Software Engineer-Cloud Infrastructure

Apply NowApply Later NOTE: We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 7113607920220213 Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jul. 01, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid Preferred, Remote Possible

- 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. A remote opportunity may be possible for qualified candidates under certain circumstances and, if granted, the employee would work remotely on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

Job Overview:

The Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) Technology organization enables enterprise-wide consumer technology and data capabilities to deliver on the promise of more direct consumer relationships,  personalized product experiences and more active engagement with content and advertising. With global scale, local presence, and deep technological excellence, DMED Technology helps DMED and The Walt Disney Company optimize technology, platforms, and resources, bring creative ideas to life and create industry-shaping approaches.

The Embedded Infrastructure Engineering team partners with platform engineering squads to deliver consumer experiences for Disney properties including ESPN, ABC, Star Wars, and Marvel. The team is responsible for building and maintaining highly scalable, secure, resilient, and high-performing infrastructure solutions to support the millions of users we experience on a daily basis.
The Lead 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. This position can sit in Seattle WA, Burbank CA, Bristol CT or Remote.

Responsibilities :

  • Architects and implements cloud infrastructure solutions, with direct organizational impact, in accordance with best practices and security compliance.

  • 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 and leads other software engineers. Collaborates with product engineering leaders to find innovative solutions for complex problems.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 7+ 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

  • Familiarity with SDLC, Object Oriented Design, common data structures, how to test and analyze 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 container utilities such as Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience with CDN, load balancers, and traffic-management 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, CloudFormation, or other Infrastructure-As-Code technologies

  • Proficient with git-based version control systems (Github, Gitlab)

  • Experience integrating with CI/CD platforms and tool chains such as Jenkins, Gitlab CI, and TeamCity

  • Experience applying security best practices to application, system, and public cloud infrastructure

  • Experience integrating with commercial and open source monitoring platforms

Required Education :

  • BS Computer Science or related technical discipline or its equivalent

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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