SRE / DevOps 12070179

Irvine Technology Corporation

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Site Reliability Engineer / DevOps 

18 month contract 


We are looking for a Data Reliability Engineer or a Data-Focused System Reliability Engineer with Data to join our vibrant team doing state-of-the-art SRE centered around EKS/AKS and backed with SQL MI, Aurora/RDS, MSK, Kafka, and Confluent in Azure DevOps. We are looking for candidates to work either remotely, or onsite at the Santa Monica or Burbank office. We are only considering candidates with active, real-world SRE experience and with developing build and release pipelines in Azure DevOps.

As a Data Reliability Engineer, you will use your knowledge of the Azure or AWS platform, messaging, cloud technologies including relational databases, document databases, containerization and container orchestration, and pipelines to translate development requirements for Azure Kubernetes Service or Elastic Kubernetes Service (AWS); Azure SQL or AWS RDS; and MSK, Kafka or Confluent Cloud into actionable implementations. You will implement and maintain build and release pipelines. You will support MSK or Confluent Cloud clusters and various databases based on evolving technology changes, in collaboration with the development team, and evaluate and develop new means of expanding observability for application and infrastructure reliability and resilience. While The Walt Disney Company is a large company, ideally, we’d like if you have some previous experience in a U.S. startup environment and be comfortable performing multiple roles. We strive to get things done quickly, with high quality, and we are committed to the agile methodology. Our work is guided by lean principles (looking at value and looking for waste; not doing anything ‘for the sake of doing it’. We’re looking for a passionate, impactful, technical leader who wants to come here to do their very best work and make their mark, add their chapter to the long and storied history of The Walt Disney Company. Someone who holds themselves and their teammates accountable in a professional, collaborative manner. A collaborative technologist who seeks to bring the best out in themselves and those around them. Someone who can provide a fresh perspective and innovative insight to our initiatives.

Implement, verify, and support data systems and integrations (relational, NoSQL, messaging, cache). Develop and support GitLab and Azure DevOps CI/CD pipelines with specific focus on data. Develop automation to support data activities (replication, backup, audit). Establish and socialize Data Reliability Engineering (DRE) standards throughout the SRE organization. Provide guidance for data-related configuration management. Provide support for tuning, queries, maintenance, and other data engineering activities. Provide guidance and development support for Liquibase, SSDT, and other deployment automation. Define, implement, and maintain message topics and ACLs in Kafka/MKS/Confluent Cloud. Support and implement global, highly available DevOps solutions to support always-on architectures. Develop and maintain Terraform configuration files to deploy infrastructure. Develop task extensions for Azure DevOps. Monitor and determine root cause analysis for build or release failures and coordinate with development teams actively to create resolution. Review and contribute to data architecture efforts. Participate in security and governance audits. Proactively monitor and remediate security issues. Collaborate with development teams to enact more secure and reliable implementation patterns. Develop minimum-set working documentation for active processes and facilitate team reviews. Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for operations. Learn and grow new skills on a daily basis. Train and support other team members

YOU MUST… – Have at least 2 years’ work history in a primary role as DevOps, System Reliability Engineer, or Data Engineer. – Have at least 4 years’ development and administrative experience with SQL, Kafka, and document databases. – Have at least 1 year experience administering Azure or AWS resources via portal/console, CLI, or Resource Manager. – Have at least 1 year direct experience with Agile, including specific knowledge of sprint planning or backlog grooming. – Demonstrate excellent written and verbal skills.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/SKILLS – Independent thinking, critical thinking, transparent communication, active participation, service-oriented approach. – Have at least 2 years’ direct and recent experience with PowerShell in the context of build/release automation in Azure DevOps API; or 2 years’ direct and recent experience with bash shell scripts in the context of deployment automation. – Have at least 2 years’ direct experience administering GitLab; or Azure DevOps/VSTS/TFS 2015 (or later) build and release pipelines, administering permissions, and configuring Azure DevOps organizations. – DevSecOps experience (Azure policy, managed identity, network security groups). – Experience with networking, routing, and DNS. – Experience with relational databases and SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT).


Irvine Technology Corporation (ITC) is a leading provider of technology and staffing solutions for IT, Security, Engineering, and Interactive Design disciplines servicing startups to enterprise clients, nationally. We pride ourselves in the ability to introduce you to our intimate network of business and technology leaders – bringing you opportunity coupled with personal growth, and professional development!  Join us. Let us catapult your career!

 Irvine Technology Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Irvine Technology Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance, the following language is to be included in all solicitations or advertisements seeking Applicants for Employment:  Irvine Technology Corporation (ITC) will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.  

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