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Content Distribution Engineer Lead

Jetzt bewerben Später bewerben Job ID 10075467 Standort New York City, New York, USA / Santa Monica, Kalifornien, USA / Bristol, Connecticut, USA / Raleigh, North Carolina, USA / The Woodlands, Texas, USA / Burbank, Kalifornien, USA / San Francisco, Kalifornien, USA / Seattle, Washington, USA Veröffentlichungsdatum 29/03/2024 Unternehmen Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology


Job Description

Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology 

On any given day at Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology, we’re reimagining ways to create magical viewing experiences for the world’s most beloved stories while also transforming Disney’s media business for the future. Whether that’s evolving our streaming and digital products in new and immersive ways, powering worldwide advertising and distribution to maximize flexibility and efficiency, or delivering Disney’s unmatched entertainment and sports content, every day is a moment to make a difference to partners and to hundreds of millions of people around the world. 

  • Building the future of Disney’s media business: DE&E Technologists are designing and building the infrastructure that will power Disney’s media, advertising, and distribution businesses for years to come. 
  • Reach & Scale: The products and platforms this group builds and operates delight millions of consumers every minute of every day – from Disney+ and Hulu, to ABC News and Entertainment, to ESPN and ESPN+, and much more. 
  • Innovation: We develop and execute groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news. 

Department/Group Overview:

Media Engineering is an innovative organization that is passionate about providing the best possible video playback experience, art, and metadata to customers worldwide, powered by exceptional technology. This work requires streamlining and repurposing technology across different business and distribution channels – including streaming, linear, and theatrical – so that technology can ebb and flow across the needs of the business. 

Job Summary:

As a Lead Content Distribution Engineer supporting the Distribution Engineering team, you will specialize in caching technology, distributed networking, and operational experience in CDN edge services. We are looking for a CDN engineer excited by a fast-paced environment, exposure to new technologies and be engaged in exciting Disney initiatives with high visibility.

Areas of focus include:

  • Assist Engineering and Development teams with release and change management process
  • Build test frameworks to support a robust release and deployment process
  • Investigate, document and resolve complex issues
  • Work with Development and Operations teams to provide analysis, tuning and improvements

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:

  • Focus on operations & management of cache solutions
  • Support product driven initiatives and projects
  • Develop engineering tooling and automation
  • Training & mentoring

Required Education, Experience/Skills/Training:

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software, Electrical or Electronics Engineering, or comparable field of study, and/or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience managing caching solutions, preferably in a Content Distribution Network environment
  • Experience in Content Distribution Network operations environments
  • Expert knowledge of CDN Provider architectures and configurations
  • Understanding of streaming video protocols (HLS) and how it interacts with caching
  • Ability to perform Network Troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of video players and impact on cache logic
  • Knowledge of following
  • HTTP/DNS/Internet Architecture
  • Caching (Varnish)
  • Web Serving (NGINX, HAProxy)
  • Cloud Technologies (AWS, GCP)
  • Scripting Languages (Python, et al)
  • Security Protocols (SSL Certificates, TLS)
  • Configuration Management (Ansible, AWX)
  • Effective communication, written and verbal
  • Passion for troubleshooting and debugging

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

Disney Streaming Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

The hiring range for this position in Burbank, CA is $124,000.00 to $166,200.00 per year, or New York City the range is $129,900 - $174,100 per year.. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

Über Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology:

Disney Entertainment und ESPN Technology (DE&E Technology) bildet das technologische Rückgrat und die Produktentwicklung für die beiden Medienbereiche von Disney und trägt dazu bei, das Unternehmen an der Spitze der Innovation zu halten. So die Technologie kontinuierlich genutzt werden, um das Erzählen von Geschichten und die Kreativität zu verbessern und gleichzeitig Skalierbarkeit, Flexibilität und Effizienz für seine Geschäftsbereiche zu bieten.

Über The Walt Disney Company:

Die Walt Disney Company ist zusammen mit ihren Tochtergesellschaften und verbundenen Unternehmen ein führendes, diversifiziertes internationales Familienunterhaltungs- und Medienunternehmen mit folgenden Geschäftsbereichen: Disney Entertainment, ESPN sowie Disney Experiences. Von seinen bescheidenen Anfängen als Zeichentrickfilmstudio in den 1920er Jahren bis zu seiner aktuellen Vorreiterrolle in der Unterhaltungsindustrie trägt Disney stolz sein Erbe weiter und bietet Geschichten und Erlebnisse von Weltklasse, die alle Familienmitglieder bezaubern. Disneys Geschichten, Figuren und Abenteuer erreichen Verbraucher und Gäste aus allen Teilen der Welt. Gemeinsam schaffen unsere Mitarbeiter und Darsteller aus Niederlassungen in über 40 Ländern der Welt Unterhaltungserlebnisse, die sowohl auf globaler Ebene als auch im heimischen Umfeld begeistern.

Diese Position ist bei Disney Streaming Technology LLC, das Teil eines Geschäftssegments ist, das wir Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology nennen.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC ist ein Arbeitgeber, der sich für Chancengleichheit einsetzt. Die Beschäftigungsmöglichkeit von Bewerbern wird ohne Berücksichtigung von Rasse, Hautfarbe, Religion, Geschlecht, nationaler Herkunft, sexueller Orientierung, Geschlechtsidentität, Behinderung oder geschütztem Veteranenstatus in Betracht gezogen. Disney fördert eine Unternehmenskultur, in der die Ideen und Entscheidungen aller Mitarbeiter uns helfen, zu wachsen, zu innovieren, die besten Geschichten zu schreiben und in einer sich schnell verändernden Welt wichtig zu sein.

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