Sr Network Engineer
Network Engineers working in the Studio Production Technology Group must possess a broad view of both Information and Media technologies in order to successfully implement and support the next generation of network infrastructure and workflow applications designed to support file-based feature film production, postproduction and distribution. Responsibilities
- Design and implement network systems that scale to support the transformation and growth of the Digital Studio.
- Make sound technical and business decisions autonomously when confronted with competing design or implementation approaches or trade-offs.
- Translate strategy into specific priorities and actions plan; expected to act independently if appropriate; conceive creative ideas to solve problems and act on them without constant management review and approval.
- Assure interoperation of all infrastructure and software systems in and out of the Digital Studio.
- Assure readily available and secured third party communications.
- Optimize business value of Studio network dollars spent by designing shared infrastructure that can be cost-effectively expanded, reconfigured and readily applied to new digital media requirements.
- Ensure reliable operation of systems and infrastructure software by designing and implementing network, instrumentation and management tools in order to predict, quickly diagnose and resolve abnormal network behavior.
- Design, engineer and deploy flexible high performance network infrastructure
- Secure and report on all network subsystems.
- Manage key network vendors and partners, both internal and external
- Interface with other Disney entities and their networks to support cross-segment workflows, file transport and other sharing of media assets, devices and infrastructure.
- Serve as a Tier 2 support staff member.
- Liaison between critical production engineering groups.
- Network theory and protocols (TCP/IP, UDP/IP, 7 layers of OSI, DNS, DHCP)
- Network Toolsets and protocols (e.g. SNMP, OpenView, Nagios, iperf)
- Media Production environments
- Networked Storage technologies (e.g. NAS, SAN, Clustered, Tape)
- I/O technologies (e.g. Fiber Channel, Infiniband, SCSI, SATA, SAS)
- Network hardware (e.g. firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers, xWDM gear)
- Wave division multiplexing technologies
- Key network vendor offerings (e.g. Cisco, Juniper, Checkpoint)
- Operating systems (e.g., Linux, UNIX, OSX, Windows)
- Local and Networked File Systems (e.g. NFS, DFS, NTFS)
- Security technologies (e.g. cryptography, authentication)
- Application and Web Services
Company Overview The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technology leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Additional InformationThis position is with the legal entity Disney Worldwide Services