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Sr. Manager, Application Reliability Engineering (New York City, NY)

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We are looking for a Senior Manager to join our Reliability Engineering team. The Reliability Engineering team is responsible for improving the application experience, increasing Disney Streaming's reliability, and decreasing the acceptable error margin. We are hyper-focused on mitigating risk launches, which include big titles, feature rollouts, and global expansion. The team is also responsible for improving the reliability, performance, and user experience across Disney+, Star+, ESPN+, and Hulu.
This leadership role will be highly visible across the Streaming organization and we are looking for an innovative person to help us lay the groundwork for new tools and automation in our environment and workflows to enable faster, scalable, and reliable service on a global scale. We want a leader with acute attention to detail, a strong sense of accountability, collaboration, technical understanding, and experience managing cross-work stream technology and engineering initiatives.
In this role, you will play a key role in contributing to the success of our engineering organization and overall product strategy providing a hands-on solution-oriented approach to our monitoring and alerting products to drive increased reliability and improve the health of our ecosystem.
Responsibilities :
  • Drive solutions of products, including road-mapping, execution, and delivery, with an emphasis on ensuring high-quality processes and scalability
  • Lead workload, utilization, and sprint allocation for your team using agile methodologies
  • Explore new technologies and innovative ways to improve engineering logging and data measurement, proposing and driving improvements to the engineering stack and roadmap
  • Ensure engineering capabilities are able to provide adequate feedback to developer teams, including those using data points for critical algorithms impacting the customer

Basic Qualifications :
  • Experience in software engineering, data analysis, solution architect, or similar role
  • Experience leading a team
  • Familiarity with SDLC processes (GitHub) and config based deployment practices
  • High familiarity with data platforms such as Databricks, Jupyter, Snowflake, Datadog, Splunk
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in similar streaming industry
  • Knowledge of client and server-side architecture a plus
  • Experience writing in Java, Python, Spark, Pyspark, SQL, or Scala

Required Education :
  • BA or BS in a quantitative field (Business, Math/Statistics, Economics, CS, Engineering, or similar) is desired

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