Full Time Job

Lead Software Engineer - Deployment


Santa Monica, CA 04-22-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Developer Platform Engineering is a distributed team that owns internal tools used to deploy the services that make up Disney Streaming's products. Built for AWS ,with a variety of open source software, our tools are used by dozens of engineering teams across the company. We strive to act as a productivity multiplier by offering our customers rich primitives for delivering their services, allowing them to focus more on product.

As a member of Developer Platform Engineering, you will build tools and services to support exponential growth in Disney Streaming's product and partner portfolios. You'll also collaborate to enable cloud-native practices and new developer workflows. You should have a passion for software engineering, distributed systems, and automation.

This position can be worked remotely, or from our locations in Santa Monica, CA or New York, NY.


• Lead the development of our docker container deployment and runtime platform
• Provide technical direction and leadership within our team and across the developer platform organization
• Develop and deploy tools and services to automate the infrastructure and software lifecycles
• Address persistence requirements in increasingly ephemeral environments
• Ease adoption of cloud-native concepts and technologies for the wider engineering organization
• Work directly with our customers to drive adoption

Basic Qualifications:
• 7+ years experience building software on *nix platforms
• Professional experience developing shared platform services using Kubernetes
• You're a self-learner, independent, and have excellent problem-solving skills
• You care deeply about craftsmanship in your software, and can work backwards from the customer
• You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience developing engineers on your team

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with Spinnaker as a deployment orchestrator/CD tool
• You have used Helm to provide scalable deployment patterns
• You have successfully applied immutable infrastructure patterns
• You've worked with and improved the reliability of distributed systems
• You've deployed and operated geographically distributed, redundant services
• Engagement with open source communities

Technologies We Love :
• Languages: Python, Go, Bash
• Tools: Kubernetes, Spinnaker, Helm, Docker, Git, Graphite, GraphQL, Jenkins, Logstash, Packer
• Data stores: DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Redis

Required Education
• BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjx4ow-34-204-174-110-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ and Disney+.