The Walt Disney Company Sr Software Engineer - Pipeline-Infrastructure in Burbank, California

We are looking for a talented developer to add to our Technology team. In this role, you will partner with technical directors, other software engineers, and technology leadership on the design and implementation of new studio infrastructure to service the needs of film production at Walt Disney Animation Studios.

The ideal candidate will enjoy the diversity and challenges in building up and operating solutions which span the full software stack, from core compute, data management to developing APIs and management user interfaces. All projects have in common the pursuit of simple and performant solutions to complex problems, using agile development methodologies as part of high-energy, proficient teams.

The developer filling this role should welcome being assigned to a variety of projects, depending on studio needs. Example assignments could include production data management and version control, workflow orchestration, storage orchestration, data mining and machine learning, however, please note that experience in all of these areas in not required.

Software engineers are highly supportive of each other, expected to demonstrate self-direction when needed, and learn through experiencing both success and failure. You must therefore be comfortable supporting your team by bringing fresh insight for shared problem solving. Also critical to success in this role is the ability to build trust and relationships with technical and non-technical users to understand their needs and pain points intimately and deliver relevant solutions.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum of four years’ experience designing and developing service-oriented infrastructure

  • Ability to demonstrate strong software design and engineering skills; familiar with enterprise integration patterns and their appropriate use

  • Must be competent in the design and implementation of maintainable code in two or more of the follow languages; Go, Scala, Java, Python, Rust, and C++ 11 or later

  • Experience building highly scalable and fault tolerant service architectures

  • Able to identify, research, integrate, and adapt new technologies quickly as business needs evolve

  • Experienced developing high-performance, highly concurrent, asynchronous code strongly desired. Exemplary communication, team working and problem-solving skills, balancing the timeliness of solutions with their sustainability

  • Able to prioritize competing demands based on business value

  • Effective listener: able to engage with engineers and artists to understand their requirements and infer practical solutions

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Relational, Graph, and NoSQL DBs (PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Neo4J, Couchbase, Redis, Elasticsearch)

  • Container technologies and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos)

  • Cluster based data processing (Apache Spark, Apache Flink, …)

  • Messaging technologies (Kafka, AMQP, RabbitMQ)

  • Storage technologies (S3, NFS, pNFS, Ceph, Gluster)

  • Concurrency patterns / toolkits (Akka, Rx)

  • Hybrid infrastructures, on premise combined with IaaS (GCP, AWS)

  • Familiarity with Domain Driven Design (DDD), event sourcing and CQRS

  • Linux and macOS system administration

  • Comfortable with polyglot programming

Required Education :

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other related field; or comparable industry experience

Job ID: 524232BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Studio Entertainment