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Software Engineer II

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10008859 Location Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Aug. 04, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid Preferred, Remote Possible

- 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.

Job Summary:

Software Engineer, Deployment


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 NYC, LA, SF, and Raleigh.


● Develop and deploy tools and services to automate the infrastructure and software lifecycles

● Engineer RESTful and GraphQL-based services in Python and Go

● Build data pipelines for metrics, logs, and event streams using Elasticsearch, DynamoDB, and S3

● 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


● BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

● 3+ years experience building software on *nix platforms

● 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

Nice to have, but not required

● Experience with software containers (e.g. Docker, rkt, runC) and schedulers (e.g. ECS, Kubernetes/EKS, Nomad)

● You have operated with “infrastructure as code”

● 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: Docker, Git, Graphite, GraphQL, Jenkins, Datadog, Spinnaker, Packer, Sensu

● Data stores: AuroraDB, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Redis


Additional Information:


About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

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 Media & Entertainment Distribution.

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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