Lead Software Engineer - Infrastructure and Devops


On Site
USD 149,240.00 - 200,200.00 per year
Full Time


Cloud architecture
Computer science
Information systems
Cloud computing
Healthcare information technology
Root cause analysis
Amazon Web Services

Job Details

Lead Software Engineer - Infrastructure and Devops

On any given day at Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology, we're reimagining ways to create magical viewing experiences for the world's most beloved stories while also transforming our media business for the future. Whether that's evolving our streaming and digital products in new and immersive ways, powering worldwide advertising and distribution to enhance flexibility and efficiency, or delivering Disney's unmatched entertainment and sports content, every day is a moment to make a difference to partners and to hundreds of millions of people around the world.

A few reasons why we think you'd love working here:
  • Building the future of Disney's media: DE&E Technologists are designing and building the infrastructure that will power our media, advertising, and distribution businesses for years to come.
  • Reach & Scale: The products and platforms this group builds and operates delight millions of consumers every minute of every day - from Disney+ and Hulu, to ABC News and Entertainment, to ESPN and ESPN+, and much more.
  • Innovation: We develop and implement groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news.

The Ad Platforms team is responsible for building and operating the technology that supports Disney's industry-leading, multi-billion dollar global advertising business. Working across all of Disney's streaming brands and linear channels, this team's scope is wide ranging - they impact everything from core infrastructure development that powers Disney's proprietary ad server, to reimagining viewer-first ad experiences and formats. This team's award-winning, in-house built technologies are the backbone of Disney's ad business and a critical element of the Company's streaming future.

The Ad Infrastructure team is seeking a talented software and cloud engineer to join our team. Our systems enable DevOps practices so teams' feature releases can be faster and more stable in production. Our platforms and tools reduce the cognitive load of ownership and operations so that teams can devote the majority of their time to delivering business value.

  • You'll write automation tools to support developers deploying and running cloud infrastructure.
  • Development of automations and code to configure and support cloud infrastructure
  • You will implement and execute best practices and security standards for operating in the cloud.
  • You will champion best practices for cloud architecture and contribute to a library of shared terraform modules.
  • When we hit the limits of our scale, you will participate in investigations and RCA's to continuously improve by learning from failures.
  • Work with infrastructure tooling and be a good resource for forming cloud infrastructure as code.
  • Participate in on-call rotations.
  • Provide support to dev teams for our tooling and platform.
  • Design and mentorship of junior engineers

Basic Qualifications:
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, or another technical field or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of relevant experience
  • 3+ years of experience with Python or Go
  • 4+ years of experience with Kubernetes or EKS
  • Advanced expertise in AWS, Terraform, automation and devops workflows
  • Experience with Spinnaker and Docker

Preferred Qualifications:
  • AWS Certifications
  • Experience with Unix/Linux systems
  • Experience with Airflow
  • Experience with Istio

The hiring range for this position in Los Angeles, CA is $149,240 to $200,200, San Francisco, CA $163,426 - 219,230, Seattle, WA $156,292 - $209,660 and New York, NY $156,292 - 209,660 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.

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