The Walt Disney Company Data Engineer- Project Hire in Burbank, California

The Data Engineer for the data technology team manages and operates systems to acquire and deliver content data to client systems within Disney. The data engineer’s primary responsibility is to maintain the systems that ensure data meets internal and client specifications and is delivered on-time. The data engineer will work as part of a data technology team with the senior staff data engineer and the data quality engineer.

Responsibilities : The Data Engineer will ensure the smooth functioning of processes to ingest third-party data into internal data systems, as well as manage delivery of data to API endpoints or data repositories. The engineer will have responsibility for both data ingest and delivery. The engineer typically will be responsible for data transformation scripts and oversight of one or more data QA pipelines, per client requirements. The data engineer may work with client or provider systems to write specifications detailing the type and expected quality of data deliveries. The data engineer will also with work with systems engineering, product development, solutions engineering and data entry teams as needed to assess and meet needs.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Highly knowledgeable about industry data management strategies and practices, such as ACID compliance, data backup/restore, and data encryption/access.

  • Ability to write data transformation scripts in at least one common scripting language, such as Groovy, Python or Javascript.

  • Functional competence in Java.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Familiarity with W3C standards for linked data and related technologies such as triple stores, RDF, SPARQL and SHACL is strongly preferred.

Required Education :

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or 5+ years’ experience with corporate data management systems in high-compliance contexts.

Job ID: 588472BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International