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Senior Network Automation Engineer

ESPN+

Remote / Virtual 04-19-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Disney Streaming Services is an industry leader in providing over-the-top content solutions, including ESPN+ and the upcoming Disney+ services. We strive to deliver live and on-demand content to consumers with innovative features and best in class reliability. As a member of the Network Engineering team, you would be responsible for maintaining and improving the global infrastructure necessary to support the company's streaming media platform.

We are currently looking for a Senior Network Automation Engineer who is passionate about all areas of network automation. The role is to be a leader within a dynamic team in support of the company's streaming services. The Automation Engineer, as a part of a team, is responsible for all aspects of a project necessary to achieve successful implementation. This position offers an excellent opportunity for someone to gain exposure to best of breed technologies as well as establish themselves in a dynamic, growth-oriented environment.

Responsibilities:
• Design, configure, test, and maintain network automation tooling and processes
• Work with the Engineering and Operation teams to refine functional requirements for automation and monitoring tooling.
• Create and maintain documentation for automation applications and scrips
• Daily maintenance and problem resolution, operating system patches and software upgrades, and routine hardware configuration
• Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation

Basic Qualifications:
• 5+ years working in Network Automation
• Experience configuring routers and switches
• Experience automating network deployments and configurations
• Experience programming in Python
• Experience with Ansible playbook design and execution
• Familiarity with a Python Web Application Framework, for example Flask or Django.
• Familiarity with database management and communications
• Familiarity with web services technologies such as REST and gRPC
• Development of a CI/CD Environment.
• Knowledgeable in network security procedures and best practices.
• Familiarity with leveraging vendor APIs to configure and gather data from network devices.
• Working knowledge of common network monitoring and security utilities
• Experience with Linux-based operating systems
• Experience with container virtualization technologies.
• Willingness to learn new technologies and maintain industry knowledge.
• Excellent communication skills and an ability to collaborate with multiple teams.
• Excellent customer presentation skills.
• Bachelor's degree (preferably engineering related)

Preferred Qualifications:
• A solid understanding of network virtualization landscape along with their supporting technologies. E.g. VRFs and VXLAN
• Experience with Web UI Development
• Experience in multi-vendor network topologies
• Experience with Linux based routing daemons such as BIRD and FRR
• Experience in either the media or web scale sectors.
• A propensity to experiment with emerging technologies.

Working knowledge of the following:
• Linux, Python, Ansible, TCP/IP, BGP, Git, Jenkins, and REST

Required Education
• Bachelor's degree (preferably engineering related)

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 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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rop252-34-204-174-110-42 in your application.

Company Profile
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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+.