The Walt Disney Company Senior Systems Engineer in Seattle, Washington

The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological 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. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

“It takes people to make the dream a reality.” Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.

The Senior Systems Engineer (Enterprise Monitoring) works as part of a team responsible for end-to-end monitoring of complex web based applications. The ideal candidate would be a performance monitoring expert, supporting operating systems, applications, and middleware monitoring. The role will also interface with Enterprise Engineering, Software Delivery and Testing teams in a Dev-Ops environment. Work closely with other Application Operations Engineering resources and teams to provide monitoring expertise in support of the WDPR application portfolio.

Responsibilities :

  • Help drive a high standard of quality and consistency across our monitoring environment. Responsible for creation through delivery of projects on the Monitoring Roadmap. Maintain and improve the standards within the Monitoring group and to evangelize good practice

  • Collaborates with key stakeholders to assess near- and long-term monitoring capacity needs

  • Creates and maintains documentation, best practices, and reporting as it relates to Monitoring configuration, mapping, processes, governance, and service records

  • Monitors Systems performance and troubleshoots problem areas as needed

  • Participate in implementing robust and cost-effective monitoring environments, exploiting emerging technologies to provide compelling solutions

  • Responsible for generating, assessing and improving a unified alert dashboard. Responsible for working with appropriate teams on creating and maintaining other dashboards

  • Responsible for documenting the infrastructure and monitoring systems

Basic Qualifications :

  • Hands on experience with AppDynamics, Splunk, Sitescope, NewRelic or Datadog

  • Experience in implementing large, global, multi-tool, multi-platform enterprise monitoring systems.

  • Expertise with application, remote, logging monitoring solutions

  • Experience with cloud and complex/multi-Datacenter environments

  • Expert in the collection of various performance metrics and producing reports. Expertise in utilizing scripting languages (Ruby, Python, Perl, etc..) to analyze data and validate problem statements

  • Expertise monitoring UNIX and Linux environments.

  • Expertise in Regular Expression some networking

  • Demonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Splunk Certified (Engineer or Architect)

  • Understanding of Machine Learning or other advanced data processing

  • Hands on experience to monitoring database technologies like Oracle and MSSQL Good knowledge and understanding of SOX or an alternative Security Compliance including data privacy practices and laws

  • Experience monitoring Windows environments

Job ID: 567638BR

Location: Seattle,Washington

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts