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Lead Software Engineer - Deployment

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 948063BR Location Santa Monica, California, United States / Remote, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Apr. 20, 2022

Job Summary:

Developer Platform Engineering is a distributed team that owns internal tools used to deploy the services that make up Disney Streaming's products. Built for AWS ,with a variety of open source software, our tools are used by dozens of engineering teams across the company. We strive to act as a productivity multiplier by offering our customers rich primitives for delivering their services, allowing them to focus more on product.

As a member of Developer Platform Engineering, you will build tools and services to support exponential growth in Disney Streaming's product and partner portfolios. You'll also collaborate to enable cloud-native practices and new developer workflows. You should have a passion for software engineering, distributed systems, and automation.

This position can be worked remotely, or from our locations in Santa Monica, CA or New York, NY.



  • Lead the development of our docker container deployment and runtime platform
  • Provide technical direction and leadership within our team and across the developer platform organization
  • Develop and deploy tools and services to automate the infrastructure and software lifecycles
  • Address persistence requirements in increasingly ephemeral environments
  • Ease adoption of cloud-native concepts and technologies for the wider engineering organization
  • Work directly with our customers to drive adoption

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years experience building software on *nix platforms
  • Professional experience developing shared platform services using Kubernetes
  • You're a self-learner, independent, and have excellent problem-solving skills
  • You care deeply about craftsmanship in your software, and can work backwards from the customer
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience developing engineers on your team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Spinnaker as a deployment orchestrator/CD tool
  • You have used Helm to provide scalable deployment patterns
  • You have successfully applied immutable infrastructure patterns
  • You've worked with and improved the reliability of distributed systems
  • You've deployed and operated geographically distributed, redundant services
  • Engagement with open source communities
Technologies We Love :
  • Languages: Python, Go, Bash
  • Tools: Kubernetes, Spinnaker, Helm, Docker, Git, Graphite, GraphQL, Jenkins, Logstash, Packer
  • Data stores: DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Redis

Required Education

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Additional Information:

Santa Monica, CA or REMOTE

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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