The Walt Disney Company Senior Database Engineer, MySQL or Postgres in New York, New York

Fans demand access to content on their own terms on any device, anytime, anywhere. We are those fans. As a result the BAMTECH Media team helped pioneer live event streaming over the Internet in 2002 for Major League Baseball. The passion to improve that experience led to many impressive firsts: the first 720p or “HD Ready” stream, the consecutive record for concurrent streams and the first stream in 8K ultra HD. Today BAMTECH Media has a proven, scalable platform that powers direct-to-consumer applications for leading entertainment brands; and is now a major player in sports and eSports rights acquisition.

BAMTECH Media is a place for the creative and the bold. We’re seeking talent across disciplines to join our team. Whether New York City, San Francisco, Manchester or Amsterdam we provide opportunities to elevate your career and transform an industry.

BAMTECH Media’s Database Engineering team is looking for talented Sr. Database Engineers of both MySQL and Postgres disciplines. You will play a key role in defining and executing our cloud database strategy. You will be responsible for developing database automation, designing complex replication networks interfacing with data pipelines to moving data between disparate applications to support our Data Engineering and Data Science teams.

Responsibilities :

  • Design/build/maintain different database solutions

  • Partner with the engineering team to performance tune and enhance their apps

  • Replication building on a global and multi-regional scale

  • Build and support automation of database delivery in cloud environment

  • Cross-functional data integration efforts, both upstream and downstream

  • Coordinate with multiple data partners and stakeholders across the company to develop and optimize processes to meet growing business needs

Basic Qualifications :

  • Passion for data and technology

  • 3+ years of production experience in MySQL or Postgres database support, tuning and replication

  • 1+ year of experience in AWS environment

  • Strong SQL and data modeling background

  • Working knowledge of shell scripting and Python

  • Experience with automation tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible

  • Exposure to NoSQL databases such as Couchbase, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, etc.

  • Experience with continuous integration tools such as: Jenkins, Liquibase, Flyway, etc.

  • Excellent communication skills

Job ID: 514578BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)