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Senior DevOps Engineer

New York, NY - US

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Job ID 759585BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Sep. 03, 2020

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming Services is a place for the creative and the bold. We’re seeking talent across disciplines to join our team. Whether New York City, San Francisco, Manchester or Amsterdam we provide opportunities to elevate your career and transform an industry.

Software Engineers at Disney Streaming Services develop premium digital media products for Major League Baseball and our partners. The products we build, such as ESPN+, Disney+, MLB.TV and NHL.TV, are paving the way for the next-generation media and sport technologies. Our Engineering team for Disney Streaming Services is headquartered in the Chelsea area of New York City. Other office locations also include the SoMo area of San Francisco, CA and several international locations.

The adtech team is responsible for ad insertion, user experience, efficiency optimizations, and dynamic decisioning in near real-time using public cloud and open source technologies.

If you are interested in joining Disney Streaming Services in the pursuit of not only crafting new media products but enjoying the products you build, we are interested in hearing from you.


  • Collaborate with product teams, and other engineering teams to design and build state-of-the art solutions.

  • Design, build and deploy large scale services capable of processing millions of requests quickly, correctly and reliably.

  • Integrate with a variety of services in the Disney Streaming Services media delivery ecosystem.

  • Drive and maintain a culture of quality, innovation and experimentation.

  • Lead a significant part of the infrastructure automation implementation and deployment of services within your team.

  • Coach engineers around best practices and technical concepts of building large scale distributed, performant and reliable services.

  • Work on challenging and problems across varied business domains, including advertising, media delivery, and dynamic decisioning.

  • Apply principled engineering practices including unit testing, integration testing, and continuous integration and, by your example, lead others in your team to do likewise.

  • Collaborate with SRE and other teams on innovation in areas of elasticity, reliability, observability, etc.

  • Develop your technical skills further keeping you up to date with new DevOps technologies and working with partners on a Global scale.

  • On-going learning, continuous skills development, and innovation in the areas of ​Continuous Integration​, Continuous Delivery​, automated and repeatable development processes, and operations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of DevOps experience

  • Experience deploying and running AWS-based solutions and familiar with tools such as CloudFormation, CloudWatch, IAM, Kinesis, S3, EC2, ECS, S3, Route53, Elasticache, Kinesis, DynamoDB, etc.) or an equivalent cloud provider

  • Experience or understanding of managing infrastructure as code using tools such as CloudFormation or Terraform

  • Unix/Linux OS administration and configuration

  • Experience with software development and a good understanding of any of the following languages - Python, Ruby, Go, Groovy

  • Knowledge of build servers and CI/CD - e.g. Hudson, Jenkins, Drone etc.

  • Demonstrable experience with at least one configuration management tool e.g. Puppet, Chef, Ansible

  • Experience in building and deploying one or more of the following types of applications, e.g. Scala, Go, .NET, Java, Erlang

  • Demonstrable understanding of high-quality software development and testing practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience designing, building, and operating large scale services, solving problems including performance, scalability, reliability, observability, efficiency, cost management, etc.

  • Experience with containerization, container management, and cluster management, e.g. Apache Mesos/Marathon, DC/OS, Kubernetes, Docker, ECS,etc.

  • Experience with distributed system administration and operations, e.g. Apache Cassandra, Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, etc.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work

About Disney Streaming Services:

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

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 Disney Streaming Services.

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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