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Sr Technical Architect

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 907184BR Location Orlando, Florida, United States / Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Jan. 04, 2022

Job Summary:

The Senior Technical Architect within the Reference Architecture team creates solutions to streamline delivery, improve quality and reduce costs of support for our applications. When we do our job correctly, we make it easier to deliver high quality applications to our guest and cast members. You should be confident in designing and engineering your own solutions to problems knowing there is more than one way to solve a problem and working through which path will be leveraged on your projects. We are looking for people who are engineers at heart. Willingness to learn new technologies and help improve our organization is essential for success on this team because one day you could be working on a deployment pipeline, next might be implementing a containerized build system and then end up triaging an automation issue in production.

Responsibilities:

  • Designs new CI/CD Platform capabilities to support emerging technologies, increase efficiency or enabling new business capabilities.
  • Evaluate technology solutions through research and lab work to select tools to solve a problem.
  • Engage with our customers to hear their needs, collect feedback, and feed that back into tangible solutions.
  • We are a service provider, so being receptive to feedback and ways to improve are essential.
  • Ensure the solutions you develop are valuable and being leveraged by the organization.
  • Ensure deliverables across engineering teams are of high quality and clearly documented.
  • Challenge the status quo through intellectual curiosity and natural inquisitiveness to look beyond the obvious for continuous improvement opportunities backed with factual arguments.
  • Be able to work collaboratively with local and remote team members.
  • Have ownership over your project and provide appropriate status to leadership on progress and key decision.
  • Provide thought leadership, problem solving and analytical skills to solve hard to solve production issues impeding the availability & performance of applications
Consider the full lifecycle of any solutions you architect, including sustainment and deprecation strategy

Basic Qualifications:

· 5+ years of relevant experience

Basic knowledge/experience in relevant technologies, such as:
  • Continue Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) practices
  • Experience with technology in multiple areas including Build & Deploy, Application Delivery, Infrastructure, Cloud, Automation, Testing
  • Experience/Familiarity with some technologies used by our teams: Angular.js, Node.js, Spring Framework, Docker, Ansible, Chef, OpenStack, Apache CXF, Restify, AppDynamics, F5, HA Proxy, AWS Services, Terraform, Jenkins, Nexus, Maven, Gradle, NPM
  • Specific Languages: Javascript, CSS, HTML, Java, Ruby, Bash, Objective-C, Swift, Python
  • Very hands on and deep understanding of the code and coding practices
  • You should have a general understanding of how the internet works
  • Experience with architecting highly scalable and highly available systems
  • Experience with emerging technology trends
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills, especially the ability to articulate advanced technical topics to both technical and non-technical staff; ability to articulate business issues/concerns with staff, peers, superiors, and outside parties
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated expertise and leadership in working with product management, development and operations staff to architect innovative solutions that meet the functional and nonfunctional requirements in adherence to architectural goals and principles.
  • Demonstrated expertise in research, often going outside of their area of individual experience.
  • Able to synthesize conclusions from research, compare various solutions and plot complex technology roadmaps
  • Broad experience across business, application, information, infrastructure and security architecture domains. Broad experience across business analysis, product design, engineering, QA, operations and sustainment in a large corporation / enterprise environment.
  • Required knowledge and understanding of technical architecture, application systems design and integration in a large heterogeneous enterprise environment with hands on experience in AWS compute, database, networking, storage, serverless (Fargate, Lambda) and containerized (ECS, Kubernetes) services.
  • Exposure to infrastructure and platform capabilities - container, middleware, messaging, routing components
  • Exposure to cloud development and migration an added plus
  • Desire and ability to adapt to an ever-changing technology landscape by exploring new languages and techniques for software delivery.
  • Passion for learning new things but tempering it with adding value to the company.
  • Demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to contribute to, and balance delivery against, multiple projects/demands simultaneously.

Required Education

College degree or relevant experience.

About Disney Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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 Parks Technology Services Co., LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Parks Technology Services Co., 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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