The Walt Disney Company Technical Architect (Big Data, Cloud, AI/ML Platform) in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Walt Disney Attraction Technology is an electrifying place to utilize your skills and experience and be a part of a team that infuses innovation into everyday guest interactions. This is the place where you get to create “Surprise and Delight” experiences for our guests as well take our operational efficiency to its unrealized potential by using data and cutting-edge tools.

Are you passionate about helping customers architect systems and solve technical problems? Do you have a unique combination of deep technical skills, business acumen and strong interpersonal skills? Are you curious, you ask why, you explore, you are familiar with latest and greatest open source tools, and always fascinated by what’s possible and what could be better? Then we are looking for YOU!

As the Technical Architect, you will identify, evaluate and provision big data solutions, frameworks and technologies. You will help ensure integrity, security, availability, effectiveness, and efficiency of technology infrastructure, including middleware, networks and communications. You will understand the business, customer & market requirements and apply technical and functional knowledge to solve architectural design problems. You will help establish and implement frameworks and standards for the data organization.

Responsibilities :

  • Shape and implement big data architectures

  • Build high-efficiency, secure, real-time data pipelines for ingest and processing

  • Ensure the architecture supports all functional and non-functional requirements

  • Establish and implement frameworks and standards for the data organization

  • Help identify, analyze, and resolve infrastructure problems

  • Develop and execute test plans to check infrastructure technical development; recommend improvements

  • Develop technical content, such as white papers and reference architectures, that can be used by our organization to assist in deploying cloud-based analytics solutions

  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the Big Data and AWS solutions architect community

  • Build and maintain technical trusted advisor relationships to influence key technical decision makers on platform choices

Basic Qualifications :

  • 8 to 10 years of relevant IT work experience.

  • 2 or more years of leadership experience in large, cross-functional teams, influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders.

  • Experience developing architectures with big data, hadoop technologies (such as HDFS, HBase, Spark, NiFi, Kafka); solid understanding of tradeoffs for each and when they are appropriate to use.

  • Research and analysis experience designing architecture frameworks and enhancing existing architectures

  • Troubleshooting skills, ability to determine impacts, ability to resolve complex issues, and ability to exercise sound judgment and initiative in stressful situations

  • Strong understanding of Security at rest and in transit

  • Experience with data analytic tools including Hive, Spark, Storm, HBase, Flink, Zeppelin and others

  • Experience with caching and queueing technologies – Kafka/Kinesis, Rabbitmq/SQS, Redis/Memcache etc.

  • Experience with REST APIs, Java and Python (or another, similar, interpreted language)

  • Experience working in a Linux environment such as Red Hat, CentOS or Ubuntu

  • Experience with Terraform, Chef scripting

  • Familiarity with Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Approaches

  • Familiarity with Data Analysis or Statistics, and some data wrangling (programmatically extracting databases, transforming data, modeling it in readable form, etc)

  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications :

  • AWS Certifications

  • Big Data Certifications

Required Education :

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field or equivalent work experience

Job ID: 567639BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts