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CDN Operations Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 933005BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Feb. 22, 2022

Job Summary:

For the role of Distribution Operations Engineer, Disney Streaming is looking for a candidate specializing in caching technology, distributed networking, and operational experience in CDN edge services. This role will join the Media Distribution Technology organization as part of an operations team which manages and maintains Content Distribution systems and configurations alongside our Tier 1 and application development teams.

Areas of focus include:
  • Configure and manage application and system configurations across our growing distribution network
  • Actively review performance metrics across our caching infrastructure for improvements (in concert with engineering and performance management teams)
  • Review capacity and ensure alignment with global distribution strategy
  • Oversee Day-to-Day operations of content delivery system fleet
  • Oversee cache tiering maps for implementation optimizations
  • Develop configurations on our caching infrastructure
  • Operational Management Contact for Internal Caching Solutions; collaborating with operations and infrastructure organization as needed
  • Identifying areas for caching configuration tuning and adjustment
  • Participate in tooling development to automate and improve lifecycle and operational management of caching environment
  • Work to solve caching issues in concert with our edge engineering organization
  • Provide senior tier-2 on call evaluation, escalation and support


  • Focus on Operations & Management of Cache Solutions
  • Develop Engineering Tooling
  • Training & Leadership

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/BA required
  • Knowledge of HTTP/DNS/Internet Architecture
  • Experience in Content Distribution Network operations environments
  • Virtualization (KVM, Containers)
  • Knowledge of Scripting Languages (Python, et al)
  • Cloud Technologies (AWS, GCP)
  • Web Serving (NGINX, HAProxy)
  • Caching (Varnish)
  • Operational experience
  • Network Troubleshooting
  • Configuration Management (Ansible, AWX )
  • Understanding of streaming video protocols (HLS) and how it interacts with caching
  • Knowledge of video players and impact on cache logic
  • Passion for Troubleshooting and Debugging

About Disney Streaming:

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 Streaming.

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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