The Walt Disney Company
Create the Tech Behind Our Magic
New York City, NY

Sr Systems Engineer (IAM) at The Walt Disney Company

| New York City, NY
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Disney Streaming Services seeks a Senior Systems Engineer to join a team of talented and dedicated technologists. This role reports directly to the Manager of Systems Engineering in the Corporate Infrastructure Department. Corporate Infrastructure falls under the office of the CIO. The ideal candidate has a wide range of experience working at various levels of the corporate technology stack, ranging from enterprise datacenter hardware to application layer support. A qualified candidate must be able to adapt quickly to meet the demands of a dynamic growing business.


  • Provide material support for all systems and infrastructure in the corporate technology stack
  • Deploy, configure, monitor and maintain 400+ Windows and Linux servers globally, across multiple datacenters
  • Work autonomously at times and independently push projects forward
  • Make recommendations and engineer solutions that meet the needs of the business
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies to deliver best in class solutions
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Advancing our technology stack with innovative ideas and new creative solutions
  • Ability to work with VIPs and senior level management in a professional and proficient manner
  • Produce organized and coherent technical documentation on system configuration standards and procedures
  • Participate in an on-call rotation. Willingness to participate in escalated issues as required
  • Must possess exceptional interpersonal skills in both written and verbal form
  • Ability to understand the needs of a complex organization and work closely with internal partners to problem solve
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure


  • 5-7+ years of relevant experience in Windows and Linux / Unix systems administration, provisioning, configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting.
  • 5-7+ years of relevant experience with Microsoft Active Directory
  • 5-7+ years of experience management of VMWare VSphere and ESXi hosts
  • Experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell & Python
  • Experience designing and maintaining distributed services and technologies
  • Experience working with Microsoft ADFS or an equivalent Federated Identity Solution
  • Experience working with load balancers such as Big IP F5 / Netscaler
  • Thorough understanding of certificates and PKI
  • Experience with Office 365 administration (Azure AD, Exchange Online, Intune)
  • Experience with systems automation tools such as Puppet & Ansible
  • Experience designing and implementing disaster recovery strategies

The following are not required but are preferred

  • Experience managing Atlassian data center products (Crowd, JIRA, Confluence, Crucible)
  • Experience managing G Suite and its associated applications
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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.

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Diversity Employee Resource Groups
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401(K) Matching
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Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
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Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days

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.


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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.


SVP/Chief Technology Officer, The Walt Disney Studios

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