New York, New York

Job Summary:
We are seeking an experienced Sr. Software Engineer to join our Data Science team as a Cloud DevOps specialist. Our team focuses on harnessing data points via innovative analysis, data science approaches and engineering processes. As a member of our rapidly growing team, you will work closely with data scientists, data analyst, ML engineers, and project managers to build robust Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) and Continuous Testing (CT) for production model pipelines, improving productivity from lower environments through cloud processes and workflows.

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) brings together the Company's best-in-class product, technology, and commercialization teams together into one global organization. DMED is responsible for the P&L management and all distribution, network and engineering operations, sales, advertising, data, and certain key technology functions worldwide for the Company's content engines. DMED also manages operations of the Company's streaming services including Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ Hotstar; and domestic broadcast and cable television networks.

Responsibilities:
  • Review, analyze, deploy and recommend solutions & tools to improve the ML/AI as service development process from the DevOps, DataOps, and MLOps ecosystem
  • Design, develop, maintain and optimize our CI/CD Systems with focus on resilience, scalability, maintainability, and security
  • Support infrastructure as code and leveraging CI/CD pipelines, managing the full cloud service lifecycle from DataOps, MLOps, DevOps release through retirement
  • Maintain existing build processes, managing the design and implementation of their replacement while working to define and establish the DevOps best practices
  • Iterate on your seamless production applications, continuously increasing observability and automation
  • Build and integrate AWS managed services to meet growing demands across multiple AWS regions, including automation of AWS infrastructure configurations
  • Research, develop, and deploy technical solutions into automated integration testing activities
  • Drive standardization, simplification, and automation across all cloud workflows
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Support and comply with the company's Quality Assurance System and procedures
Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in developing Docker, AWS ECS or Kubernetes, Jenkins for Data Science use cases (4+ years experience)
  • Experience with MLOps in AWS Sagemaker or Databricks
  • Experience with AWS infrastructure deployment including Terraform or Cloudformation
  • Experience operating in an SDLC environment and deploying production engineering models and code
  • Exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills, able to concisely synthesize complex technical information quickly and accurately
  • In-depth understanding of HTTP and Service Oriented Architectures
  • BA or BS in a quantitative field (Engineering, Math/Statistics, Economics, CS, or similar) is desired
Preferred:
  • Minimum two years of experience in streaming industry, knowledge of client and server side architecture is a plus
  • 4+ years of Python, Spark, Pyspark, SQL, or Scala
About Disney Streaming:

Comprised of the Company's international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.
About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

New York, New York

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

 From classic animated features and exhilarating theme park attractions to cutting edge sports coverage, and the hottest shows on television, The Walt Disney Company has been making magic since 1923, creating unforgettable stories that connect with audiences around the world. And we’re just getting started!

The key to our success… The Cast, Crew, Imagineers and Employees who honor Disney’s rich legacy by stretching the bounds of imagination to create the never-before-seen, bringing unparalleled entertainment experiences to people of all ages. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world and just imagine the stories you could be part of!

What is #LifeAtDisney like? It’s a series of magical moments with cast members and employees developing and telling our stories in the most innovative ways. Whether it’s a day spent as a Disney VoluntEAR, or celebrating the release of a new interactive experience, retail product or movie, our days are filled with the knowledge that we are creating entertainment experiences the whole family can enjoy. Follow @DisneyCareers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for a peek behind-the-curtain, and discover how you could connect to a world of stories with Disney!

 

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