Systems Engineer Project Hire

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Anaheim, CA, USA
  • Oct 23, 2018
Full-time AWS Azure C# C++ Cloud Data Analysis ETL Python SQL Teradata

Job Description

“It takes people to make the dream a reality.” Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member, you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.

Consumer Insights, Measurement, & Analytics (CIMA), part of the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Global Marketing & Sales organization, informs strategy development and decision-making through holistic data integration, objective data analytics, and actionable recommendations. Within CIMA, the Consumer Insight team focuses on leveraging best practices in consumer and Guest feedback to improve experiences for all who choose Disney as a vacation destination.

The Systems Engineer must possess a passion for data, systems and innovation. He/she will play a critical role in managing systems that support internal and external partnerships to drive decision-making throughout the organization. The person must be comfortable working with partner teams, conducting both planned and ad hoc requests and lead system implementation efforts successfully through the Consumer Insight Technology Team. The candidate must also ensure focus on data quality by creating a structure and following processes and continually innovate against the process and tools used to do this work.


  • Strategic thinker that is able to connect business outcomes to technology solutions, strong collaborator, analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
  • Solid management of multiple hosting environments including public and private cloud solutions (AWS and/or Azure)
  • Knowledge of ETL development and relational databases such as Teradata and/or SQL Server
  • Drive automation to reduce the need for human intervention
  • Experience managing and monitoring systems and infrastructure to ensure structural integrity
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization
  • Strong scripting skills and networking knowledge
  • Oversee the development and installation of new hardware and software
  • Ensure constant availability of technical resources

Basic Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience in system engineering and IT support
  • 3-5 years of hands on previous experience developing or supporting enterprise online products and services
  • 1 to 3 years of project or team lead experience
  • Solid Cloud experience, preferably in AWS and/or Azure
  • Detailed knowledge of core internet protocols including, but not limited to TCP/IP, DNS and HTTP
  • Demonstrated understanding of object oriented programming languages such as C#, C++, Python, etc.
  • Experience with web application development platforms, tools and utilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communications, proven ability to develop and deliver
  • Facilitate presentations geared for Senior and Executive Management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cloud certifications preferred
  • Experience with statistical programming languages such as SAS and R preferred
  • Project Management certifications preferred

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Software or equivalent experience

Preferred Education

  • Engineering, or related field (Master’s preferred)

About Disneyland Resort

When Walt Disney opened Disneyland on July 17, 1955, he said he hoped it would be “a source of joy and inspiration to all the world.” Since then, the Disneyland Resort has welcomed more than 800 million guests, expanding to become an approximately 500- acre, multifaceted, world-class family resort destination, complete with two renowned Disney theme parks, three hotels and the exciting shopping, dining and entertainment area known as Downtown Disney District. Through a combination of creativity, technology and innovation, the resort brings storytelling to new heights, and Disneyland Resort cast members play an integral part in bringing that Disney magic to life for thousands of guests every day.

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 Destinations, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disneyland Resort.

Disney Destinations, 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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