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Storage Engineer

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 579050BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Direct-to-Consumer and International Date posted Aug. 01, 2018

Job Summary:

The Storage Engineer will create, configure, and maintain centralized storage systems used for key production workflows. Responsibilities will include design and deployment of work-in-progress storage systems for production and post-production pipelines, long-term archival storage platforms for raw film assets, backup and asset archive management, and development of a proper media asset lifecycle plan to maximize asset availability, while over time driving down the expense of maintaining media assets and storage systems.

The Storage Engineer is primarily responsible for providing data storage related services in the Enterprise Storage Services Team. This position will have initial responsibilities emphasizing data storage related services

Responsibilities:

  • Engineer, implement, and support storage solutions
  • Document engineering solutions so that services are delivered in an effective and efficient manner
  • Provide engineering and problem resolution support for critical issues
  • Implement and support infrastructure to deliver systems and services with high availability and reliability
  • Manage and coordinate work with other IT groups to deliver systems and services
  • Understand and wide variety of systems and how they interact to provide a complete service to the customers and meet business needs.
  • Manage multiple projects, balance, and prioritize work.
  • Work with architects and management to engineer enhancements and optimize systems
  • Being involved in the design and implementation of the storage strategy
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Work under general direction from IT management
  • Domestic and International Travel approximately 20%
  • Provide exceptional customer service to production and corporate end users

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of prior similar duties and experience with SAN and NAS technologies
  • Experience with management and administration of complex and heterogeneous environment.
  • Strong knowledge of at least one Enterprise Storage Array such as Isilon, Oracle ZFS, Hitachi, etc

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working experience with Linux, FreeBSD, or Solaris systems
  • Experience with Media and Entertainment workflows
  • Basic understanding of network routing, switching and network security principles
  • Strong Knowledge of Network attached storage and access protocols, such as SMB and NFS
  • Strong Knowledge of Storage Area networking, using Brocade or Cisco switches
  • Ability to complete a project or task, with minimal supervision
  • Experience managing vendor relationships

About Direct-to-Consumer and International:

Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; the upcoming Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney-branded streaming platforms, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.

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 segment we call Direct-to-Consumer and International.

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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