Sr. DevOps Database Engineer, MySQL or Postgres

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Oct 23, 2018
Full-time AWS Data Engineering Data Modeling Data Science DevOps Digital Media MySQL NoSQL Python SQL

Job Description

BAMTECH Media is a place for the creative and the bold. We’re seeking talent across disciplines to join our team. Whether New York City, San Francisco, Manchester or Amsterdam we provide opportunities to elevate your career and transform an industry.

BAMTECH Media’s Database Engineering team is looking for talented Sr. Database Engineers of both MySQL and Postgres disciplines. You will play a key role in defining and executing our cloud database strategy. You will be responsible for developing database automation, designing complex replication networks interfacing with data pipelines to moving data between disparate applications to support our Data Engineering and Data Science teams.


  • Design/build/maintain different database solutions
  • Partner with the engineering team to performance tune and enhance their apps
  • Replication building on a global and multi-regional scale
  • Build and support automation of database delivery in cloud environment
  • Cross-functional data integration efforts, both upstream and downstream
  • Coordinate with multiple data partners and stakeholders across the company to develop and optimize processes to meet growing business needs

Basic Qualifications

  • Passion for data and technology
  • 5+ years of database engineering experience
  • 3+ years of production experience in MySQL or Postgres database support, tuning and replication
  • 1+ year of experience in AWS environment
  • Strong SQL and data modeling background
  • Working knowledge of shell scripting and Python
  • Experience with automation tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible
  • Exposure to NoSQL databases such as Couchbase, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, etc.
  • Experience with continuous integration tools such as: Jenkins, Liquibase, Flyway, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills

About Disney Streaming Services

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; the upcoming Disney subscription video service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

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.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming Services.

Disney Streaming Technology, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 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.

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