The Walt Disney Company Senior Systems Engineer in Celebration, Florida

The Senior Systems Engineer will conduct maintenance, administration, and support activities including software, platform, and configuration for infrastructure technology at Disney Cruise Line. This role ensures 24/7 operational support and maintenance of systems and infrastructure, including monitoring and maintaining systems as well as participating in day-to-day server operations, while working with technology partners and the business units to plan, design, and implement infrastructure in support of business initiatives. They will identify root causes of operational issues, resolves problems and/or recommends solutions for implementation by others and will envision methods for operational improvement, clarifies and solidifies that vision into designs and documentation, implements new designs, and operationalizes new systems. They will lead developing tools, automation, and scripts to facilitate systems maintenance and administration and will plan and executes platform-oriented projects that include business unit initiatives and updates to existing infrastructure, products, and/or services. The will work with business units to plan for new projects and events, including capacity planning, monitoring, configuration, security, metrics, reporting and recovery, and migration strategies and provide support for multiple levels of testing prior to release of new and upgraded infrastructure, products, and/or services. Using data and metrics they will plan for business unit growth needs, plan upgrades, migrations, and functionality. They will participate in the development of best practices, validation, and adherence and will be responsible for documenting the infrastructure and monitoring systems as well as participating in the development of large technical solutions that meet specifications and that impact future developments as well the development and refinement of standards and best practices for the production environment based on the needs of the supported business units. The Senior Systems Engineer leads, coaches, and assist to mentor junior members of the Server Engineering team. Creative thought process and the ability to form, define, design, and implement new ideas and technologies is a key focus.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 8+ years of progressively related experience in Systems Engineering

  • In-depth knowledge and experience with:

  • N-Tier application architecture

  • Open Source

  • Scripting (PowerShell, Perl, PowerCLI, Shell Scripting)

  • System monitoring and patch management

  • Client systems support and troubleshooting

  • Expert level skills in server-based systems, including more than one of the following areas:

  • Windows 2012 and 2016

  • Linux Distros (RedHat, Ubuntu, CentOS)

  • Group Policy Objects

  • Window Active Directory Infrastructure

  • VMware 6.x

  • SAN and NAS storage

  • Infrastructure Architecture and Design

  • Required to travel 20%.

Preferred Qualifications :

Previous experience in Cruise Line Industry

Required Education :

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or similar field or related work experience.

Preferred Education :

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.

Company Overview :

The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technology leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences.

Additional Information :

This position is with the legal entity of Walt Disney Attractions Technology LLC, an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 539984BR

Location: Celebration,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts