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Sr Systems Reliability Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10042273 Location Seattle, Washington, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Mar. 15, 2023

Job Summary:

Do you want to be a part of a team that creates magic for millions of guests across all the Disney brands? Behind the scenes, the Enterprise Technology team helps deliver magical digital & physical experiences leveraging the newest technology; and our teams provide expert engineering services in cloud, automation, and systems reliability engineering to support the innovation and operation of The Walt Disney Company. We are passionate about ensuring our systems provide the best guest experience! 

To be successful in this role, you will protect, operate, and continuously improve the automation and systems that run Disney's experiences, products, & services with a focus on availability, latency, automation, & cross-company collaboration while embracing a DevOps culture. 

The Senior Systems Reliability Engineer is responsible for developing and implementing solutions using best practices in the maintenance and administration of enterprise systems, including software, platform, and infrastructure. Teams operate in a fast-paced dynamic environment supporting a variety of sophisticated systems and applications for the Walt Disney Company and affiliated business. This person will partner closely with business and technology leadership in delivering systems, which meet and exceed business objectives. 


What will you be doing? 

  • Collaborate and provide technical leadership within and across teams 

  • Code, and deploy systems, define, and establish standard processes in cloud hosting environments using self-healing, infrastructure-as-code, security, and automation patterns 

  • Develop useful telemetry, alerts, and response to identify and address reliability risks 

  • Participate in on-call rotation with other engineering teams 

  • Identify, experiment, & evangelize new technologies, ideas, and standard methodologies across the broader engineering community 

What’s your story? 

  • Proficient, collaborative, & experienced in building reliable, scalable, enterprise-class systems 

  • Passionate and curious about ways to leverage technology while continually learning 

  • Ability to identify root-cause sources of instability in a high-traffic, large-scale distributed system 

  • Configuration management and orchestration (e.g., Chef, Terraform, Cloud Formation) 

  • One or more languages in your skillset (e.g., GO, Python, Java, Ruby) 

  • Containerization (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos, Elastic Container Service) 

  • Skilled in Cloud/PaaS Environments (e.g., AWS, Google Cloud Compute) 

  • Thorough knowledge of continuous integration tools (e.g., Jenkins) 

  • UNIX/Linux administration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, & security 

  • Configuration management and orchestration (e.g., Chef, Ansible, Terraform, Cloud Formation) 

Basic Qualifications 

  • 5 years of experience in technical operations or systems reliability engineering 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience 

  • Experience with AWS, Google, or similar cloud computing environments. 

  • Proven track record in an Agile development environment 

  • Experience working in a high capacity, highly scalable mission critical web serving environment 

  • Excellent judgment, problem resolution, team building, negotiation, and decision-making skills as well as the ability to work under continual deadline pressure 

  • UNIX/LINUX and some Windows server experience, including expertise in system installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, preventative maintenance, capacity planning, monitoring, and security procedures 

  • Web (IIS, Apache) and Java application (Tomcat, Jboss, etc) server expertise including installation, administration, configuration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, preventative maintenance, capacity planning, monitoring, and security procedures 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Familiar with Distributed Data Platforms.  

  • Experience with SAP S/4, SAP HANA  

  • Load balancing and rule-based routing 

The hiring range for this position in Seattle, WA is $142,516 to $191,180 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. 



About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. 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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