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Senior Software Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 901482BR Location San Francisco, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Apr. 13, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid Preferred, Remote Possible

Job Summary:

The Client DevOps team at Disney Streaming is hiring a full time, Senior Build & Release Engineer to help build and support automation tools and processes for client applications for Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu, and other streaming services. Our client applications are the gateway for our Guests to stream Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, National Geographic, ABC, FX, and ESPN content on the Disney Streaming platform in their living rooms. We are looking for a Senior DevOps engineer dedicated to creating and maintaining a complex, cross-team build environment for native platforms, frameworks, plugins, and client applications.


  • Build, maintain, and evolve complex build systems across multiple inter-dependent teams
  • Automation, CI/CD with on-device deployment and testing
  • Create and maintain build containers for a variety of devices and platforms
  • On-board and document new client devices and platforms
  • Centralized ownership and standardization of cross-team build system, from infrastructure to scripts
  • Customize build system and provide support for external and internal partners
  • Automate release metrics collection and analysis
  • Troubleshoot and fix build environment problems

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with DevOps, build, or systems engineering
  • Experience with git or other version control systems
  • Experience with Jenkins scripted pipelines and Docker
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and willingness to exercise them daily
  • Identifies areas for improvement and implement solutions
  • Top-notch analytical abilities coupled with a bias to action, and sense of urgency and ownership
  • Able to properly prioritize personal backlog without constant management oversight
  • Able to manage support requests and priority escalation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience with DevOps, build, or systems engineering
  • Familiarity with Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Fluent in two or more of Java, Kotlin, Groovy, JavaScript, Ruby, Python
  • Expertise in *nix Shell Scripting and/or Windows Scripting, including PowerShell
  • Experience with NPM, Maven, Ant/Ivy, Gradle, Bazel or similar tools
  • Experience with GitHub Actions and/or Gitlab pipelines
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud offerings like AWS, Google Cloud, or Azure

Required Education

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent experience

Additional Information:

Extra Credit:
  • Experience with Ansible, Terraform, or other "infrastructure as code" tools and systems
  • Familiarity with Rust and Crates.


This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely. A remote opportunity may be possible for qualified candidates under certain circumstances and, if granted, the employee would work remotely on an ongoing basis.

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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