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The Walt Disney Company Staff Software Engineer – Infrastructure Engineering – Data in Bristol, Connecticut

Job Summary:

As a part of the Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, our teams are responsible for developing the tools, platforms and methodologies that deliver performant, resilient, and efficient private and public cloud platforms and architectures supporting consumer facing applications and brands across Disney, ABC, ESPN, Pixar, Marvel, and LucasFilm


  • Writes code that establishes and enhances frameworks, typically for software programs and systems that have little or no precedent.

  • Leads project proposals, architecture and design. Leads architecture design and implementation of assigned projects

  • Oversees technical maintenance. Lead troubleshooting efforts for systems that tend to be large and highly complex.

  • Design, development, documentation and/or testing.

  • Act in managerial capacity for technical needs as necessary

  • Empower team members to excel in all areas of team responsibility

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Computer Science or related technical discipline or its equivalent

  • 7 or more years of experience in software engineering, SRE, or DevOps roles

  • Advanced coding experience with the one or more of the following programming languages: Python, Java, Ruby, C/C++, Go

  • You should know design patterns, templatization, and be able to implement tests for your code

  • Advanced Experience with Amazon Web Services-based infrastructure and management including, but not limited to Route 53, ALB, EC2, Terraform, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, Lambda, VPC, ECS, IAM, S3, etc

  • Expertise in automating the provisioning of cloud infrastructure and the applications deployments that reside on that infrastructure

  • Expertise in Kubernetes, EKS or GKE and writing both K8s manifests and deployment pipelines for those manifests.

  • Detailed knowledge of core internet and networking protocols including, but not limited to TCP/IP, DNS, and HTTP

  • Proficient working with Terraform, Chef, Salt, or other configuration management tools

  • Proficient with version control systems (Git, TFS, SVN)

  • Experience integrating with CI/CD platforms and tool chains such as TeamCity, Jenkins, and Gitlab

  • Experience applying security best practices to application, system, and public cloud infrastructure

  • Experience integrating with commercial and open source monitoring and telemetry platforms

  • Experience managing commercial and open source data platforms (relational and NoSQL)

  • Experience developing or integrating Chaos Engineering tool chains or methodologies

  • Expert to advanced proficiency in the following Data Technologies: Snowflake, Tableau, Looker, Hadoop/EMR, Kafka, Cassandra, Redshift, MongoDB, and Druid

  • Experience with adapting to new technology very quickly

Required Education

  • BS Computer Science or related technical discipline or its equivalent

Job ID: 765520BR

Location: Bristol,Connecticut

Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International

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