The Walt Disney Company
Create the Tech Behind Our Magic
Santa Monica

Sr. Staff Software Architect at The Walt Disney Company

| Santa Monica
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Job Summary:SUMMARY
Disney Streaming encompasses the teams leading the Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Star+ streaming services within Disney’s Media & Entertainment Distribution group. We sit at the intersection between entertainment, sports, and technology and seek to connect viewers with the stories they love, while driving the streaming industry forward with consumer-first innovation.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
  • Provide architectural and technology guidance to a variety of teams across the data organization
  • Collaborate with other architects to establish best practices and overall architectural vision
  • Lead on technology proof of concept efforts
  • Security architecture
  • Code/project reviews and guidance

WHAT TO BRING
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other relevant field
  • Financial/Accounting Applications development and design experience.
  • AWS development and design experience
  • An understanding of distributed systems design.
  • Some Big Data (Hadoop/Hive/S3/Snowflake/Redshift) environment experience.
  • Solid communication skills with technical staff as well as executive leadership.
  • Experience in building out common architectural diagrams and artifacts: Reference architecture, data flow diagrams, system diagrams, logical/physical data models…
  • A passion for building out the next generation of distributed systems in a multi-region ecosystem.
  • Ability to work well with a fast-moving, positive, hard-driving team to develop innovative solutions at amazing scale.
  • Software architect with Financial Applications Development Experience in AWS-On-Premise hybrid-cloud using Big Data technologies.

NICE-TO-HAVES
  • Certificates in Hadoop/Spark, Cloud, or security
  • Masters degree or higher in Computer Science or other relevant field of study
  • Strong motivation and ability to work independently

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What are The Walt Disney Company Perks + Benefits

The Walt Disney Company Benefits Overview

Because our employees and cast members are at the heart of everything we do, Disney offers a competitive total rewards package that includes pay, health and savings benefits, time-off programs, educational opportunities and more. Together, these rewards make up a comprehensive package that help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally and take advantage of the special extras that only Disney can provide.

Eligibility for certain reward programs will vary based on your job status, work location and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
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Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
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Generous Parental Leave
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An Insider's view of The Walt Disney Company

How does the company support your career growth?

Over my 13 years with the company, I’ve had passionate leaders and colleagues with diverse backgrounds who have taught me and given me opportunities to expand into areas I never thought possible. You have the freedom to take career risks and apply your previous experience in ways you may not anticipate.

Chase

Product Management Director

What is your vision for the company?

Disney has always been at the heart of the evolution of the media industry, and technology is an essential part of that. The way that we tell and consume stories in the future is going to be completely different than it is today, and The Walt Disney Company is uniquely positioned to shape and create that future.

Jamie

SVP/Chief Technology Officer, The Walt Disney Studios

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