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Staff Systems Reliability Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10018227 Location Celebration, Florida, United States / Seattle, Washington, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Feb. 23, 2023

Job Summary:

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

The Systems Reliability Engineering (SRE) team helps elevate SRE practices, promoting the reliability and performance of foundational services that serve all businesses across TWDC.

Systems Reliability Engineers use a software engineering approach to architect, design, automate, monitor, and build applications at scale. This includes operating and engineering software with close business segment alignment to deliver platforms through efficient, effective and resilient architectures. SREs are talented engineers that are focused on improving quality through a data driven approach: instrumentation, automation, and functional/unit testing. The Staff SRE Services team will work with other SREs, Architecture and Operational team to provide our customers the best of breed product and services


  • Proven experience in overseeing the design, development and implementation of software systems, applications and related products.

  • Develops and maintain engineering and architectural standards for on premise/hybrid compute, storage and data protections services

  • Monitors domain technologies, understand vendor roadmaps and how it impacts/affects Disney’s environment

  • Plan upgrades and technology currency activities for compute, storage and data protections services

  • Carries and maintains a relevant and up to date skill set in the areas of x86 hardware technology, Windows, Linux, VMware, clustering technologies, resilient infrastructure design and deployment and automation.

  • Stakeholder in the selection of tool sets and platforms and partners with other technologists to ensure that data-driven platform decisions are well thought out, documented and socialized.

  • Seasoned technologist whom will identify technology and execution challenges in solutions and products pro-offered by Strategy/Architecture as well as outside vendors and OEMs.

  • Technology partner to all business segments consulting on service delivery and technology opportunities, advising on proper service delivery and fulfillment practices and portfolio management approaches.

  • Consistently reviews and advises on the effectiveness of their technology approaches and its implications to the technology delivery function.

  • Technical expert and thought leader in the development of virtualized technologies.


  • Additional background and certifications in, HP, Dell, EMC, Pure and/or Cisco storage and server solutions are a plus

  • Working knowledge of storage/server virtualization platforms (NSX, VMWare, Hyper-V, etc.)

  • Ability to describe and differentiate the features, benefits and disadvantages of competing virtualization and cloud platforms

  • Individual must be highly resourceful and independent with the ability to quickly learn multiple disciplines and achieve manufacturer certification levels

  • Acts as primary support owner and contact for all hosting infrastructure environments, collaborating with other project team members and management orchestrate environment changes including software/hardware upgrades, and patches working with the vendor support for escalation of issues, including on-call rotation with Infrastructure operations team.

  • Assist in creation and documentation of day to day operational procedures.

  • Provide system reports on both a regular and ad-hoc basis.

  • Improve automation and productivity of provisioning and maintenance through scripting enhancements

  • The ideal candidate will have expertise in multiple Pubic Cloud providers like AWS, Google Cloud Services, Azure and/or Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

The hiring range for this position in Florida is $142,106.00-$190,630.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. 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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