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The Walt Disney Company Lead Solution Architect in Glendale, California

  • Shape, implement, code and evangelize solutions and their capacity requirements recalibrating for each change made to the solution.

  • Evaluate business requirements to determine future platform requirements.

  • Architect around cloud provider limitations to implement highly available data solutions.

  • Ensure data solutions support all functional and non-functional requirements.

  • Assist studios with performance enhancements for existing code evangelizing performance best practices

  • Responsible for capacity management of the entire stack including all aspects that affect availability.

  • Establish, implement and carry out capacity and load testing automation for the solutions designed.

  • Develop technical content, such as white papers and reference architectures, that can be used by our organization to assist in capacity planning and deploying cloud-based data solutions

  • 8+ years of relevant IT work experience.

  • Passionate about delivering platform technologies and features in a team environment even if the team size is 1.

  • Demonstrate the ability to quickly ramp on new technologies.

  • Strong ability to convert conceptual architecture into realistic capacity plans.

  • Understanding of performance constraints imposed by security at rest and in transit. Familiar with the mechanics of AWS limits and how to architect around them.

  • Ability to recalibrate entire infrastructure designs based on changing requirements and how that would affect ecosystem member capacity.

  • Troubleshooting skills, ability to determine impacts, ability to resolve complex issues, and ability to exercise sound judgment and initiative in stressful situations.

  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience with Docker, Hashicorp Vault desired

  • Experience with Terraform, Ansible, Python, Java desired

  • Experience working in a Linux environment such as Red Hat, CentOS or Ubuntu

  • Familiarity with Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Approaches

  • Familiarity with Data Analysis or Statistics, and some data wrangling (programmatically extracting databases, transforming data, modeling it in readable form, etc) with respect to understanding capacity forecasts

  • AWS/Cloud Provider Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field or equivalent work experience

Disney Parks, Experiences and Products (DPEP) brings stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts to apps, books, console games and much more. The business is home to world-class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, leading retail and e-commerce businesses – Disney store and shopDisney.com – as well as renowned artists, storytellers and technologists who inspire imaginations around the world.

As a Lead Solution Architect, you will identify, evaluate and implement solutions on a variety of data platforms, native frameworks and technologies. You will help ensure that the ecosystem in which the solution is implemented is right-sized, taking into account capacity and throughput of each component of the underlying stack. Your end goal is that each developed solution is right-sized, with emphasis on data integrity, security, throughput, availability, effectiveness, and efficiency of technology infrastructure, including middleware, networks and communications. You will understand the business, customer & market requirements and apply technical and functional knowledge to solve data analytics and machine learning problems for both on premise and cloud.

Required Education :

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field or equivalent work experience

Preferred Education :

  • 8+ years of relevant IT work experience.

  • Passionate about delivering platform technologies and features in a team environment even if the team size is 1.

  • Demonstrate the ability to quickly ramp on new technologies.

  • Strong ability to convert conceptual architecture into realistic capacity plans.

  • Understanding of performance constraints imposed by security at rest and in transit. Familiar with the mechanics of AWS limits and how to architect around them.

  • Ability to recalibrate entire infrastructure designs based on changing requirements and how that would affect ecosystem member capacity.

  • Troubleshooting skills, ability to determine impacts, ability to resolve complex issues, and ability to exercise sound judgment and initiative in stressful situations.

  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Company Overview :

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Job ID: 758301BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts

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