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Software Engineer- Production Engineering

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 860537BR Location New York, New York, United States / United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Feb. 06, 2022

Job Summary:

Disney+ is the Disney-branded streaming service featuring an incomparable collection of content from its brands and franchises recognized and respected all over the world including Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, Disney, and NatGeo. Our combined Hulu and Disney team is looking for hardworking team players, who will thrive upon the legacy of Disney and Hulu, embrace unconventional thinking, and who are passionate about contributing to The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) experience.

Disney Streaming Production Engineering team is looking for a Software Engineer who will be an exceptional addition to our team. The Production Engineering team is responsible for ensuring that Disney’s Streaming’s technology stack is able to deliver an extraordinary user experience even under increasingly large traffic loads. You have a great opportunity to have an impact on the design of high traffic, multi-region web services across all the engineering teams at Disney Streaming.


  • You will scale a framework and datastores that run 1MM+ containers
  • Deploy a traffic management fabric for external and internal routing that connects 1000+ microservices
  • Develop a load generation tool used to performance test production applications
  • Work with both an Envoy proxy ingress as well as Istio service mesh
  • Design and implement advanced CI/CD pipelines to do automated performance analysis and bandwidth planning
  • Provide tools to help application teams interact with the Runtime Environment of their applications
  • Gain a deep understanding of the end to end service architecture of Hulu
  • Advocate for scaling and reliability standard methodologies across the Hulu development teams
  • Tackle performance and system problems, identify and implement solutions

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of relevant software engineering experience.
  • A deep understanding of computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, databases, etc.)
  • Kubernetes experience
  • Excellent Python and Go programming skills
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux
  • A passion for building robust and reliable technology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working with AWS
  • Prior experience working in a backend/infrastructure/sre role
  • Experience with Envoy proxy
  • Experience with Istio

Required Education

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related degree

Preferred Education

Additional Information:

Remote possible for the right candidate from within the USA.


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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