Systems Engineer II

| New York, NY, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 98,000-131,300 Annually
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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.

Engineering Services designs, builds, and sustains technology that powers DE&E Technology's worldwide content production and distribution platforms. In doing so, they contribute to a series of cross-functional services and technologies, including Quality Assurance, Data Analytics, Software Development, Broadcast Infrastructure, and Networking & Security.
The Automation Team is looking for a Systems Engineer to provide on premise infrastructure across DEET.

  • Develop and implement technical solutions for existing and new tools based on the requirements provided by infrastructure and development teams
  • Cross collaborate with other engineers to come up with technical solutions
  • Experience writing readable, succinct, and bug-free automation scripts and tools for highly scalable and highly available infrastructure management
  • Ability to detail solutions in a descriptive and well thought out manner
  • Resolve engineering problems involving all on-premise private cloud and public cloud such as directory services, DNS, and certificate management

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or electrical engineering or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant engineering experience
  • Experience in Python, Bash or Powershell scripting
  • Strong interpersonal skills, both oral and written
  • Experience in Agile work tracking methodologies
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of virtual server technologies such as VMware, oVirt or others
  • Cloud platforms experience building compute instances with AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Understanding of multiple operating systems; Linux (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Rocky) and Windows Client/Server

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in API fundamentals and standard processes, and REST API architecture
  • Database knowledge of MySQL and/or Mongo DB
  • Experience delivering applications using CI/CD tools
  • Familiarity with software development tools and workflows such as Gitlab, Jenkins, etc
  • Familiarity with Software-Defined-Networking (SDN) systems in a private cloud context
  • Knowledge of modern infrastructure and site reliability engineering practices, including Infrastructure-as-code tools (e.g. Terraform, SALT, Ansible, etc.) and metrics and observability tools (e.g. Grafana, Datadog, etc.)

The hiring range for this position in New York is $98,000 to $131,300 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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