Dev Ops Platform Engineer

Linux / Unix, Bash, OpenStack, Docker, Python, Ruby
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

DreamWorks - Dev Ops Platform Engineer
Filmed Entertainment Group
Film Animation Technology
From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

Visit to see our latest animated film and television productions.

DreamWorks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
United States

The Platform Engineering team at DreamWorks is a cross-functional Operations/Software Engineering team with involvement at all phases of our application and service release lifecycle that embraces the DevOps method of communication, collaboration and integration between development and operations. The Platform Engineering team is responsible for implementation and ongoing support of production services and infrastructure components that comprise the platform that powers the DreamWorks Animation movie-making toolset. In this role you have the opportunity to leverage your technical skills in Systems Management, Virtualization and Containerization, DevOps and Infrastructure Engineering to provide best-practices guidance and tier-3 support to the Digital Operations and Research and Development teams.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with operations and infrastructure engineering teams to design and implement scalable and high-performance Platform as a Service.
  • Provide 24x7 tier-3 troubleshooting and break-fix support for production services.
  • Quickly and efficiently troubleshoot simple and complex issues in order to provide outstanding support for internal service level objectives.
  • Identify areas for process and efficiency improvement within Platform Services Operations; recommend solutions and assist in overseeing implementation. Actively facilitate continuous improvement.
  • Ensure all necessary operational processes and procedures are carried out with a high level of attention to detail, expediency and on-time delivery.
  • Define and document standard run books and operating procedures. Create and maintain system information and architecture diagrams.
  • Monitor various systems capacity and health indicators and trends; provide analytics & forecasts for added or reduced capacity as required.


  • B.S. in Computer Science
  • Unix/Linux experience
  • Proficient in either Python, Ruby or Go
  • Experience with one or more Unix shell scripting languages (Bash, C-Shell)
  • Experience with Agile 
  • Experience with the full software lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Experience with Docker in a managed environment (Swarm, Mesos, Kubernetes, OpenShift)
  • Experience with cloud services (Amazon EC2/S3, OpenStack) elastic capacity administration and cloud deployment and administration tools a plus
  • Understanding of revision control and continuous integration best practices.
  • Highly responsible, self-motivated, and able to thrive in an energetic, fast-paced, high growth environment. Exhibits ownership of projects and tasks assigned
  • Excellent organizational skills required to adapt to a constantly changing technical environment

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Glendale, CA, 91201

Dice Id : 10101468
Position Id : 33245BR
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