Full Time Job

Sr Technical Project Manager


New York, NY 5 days ago
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology's (DE&E) Global Program Management organization is seeking a Senior Technical Program Manager. As a Senior Technical Program Manager at DE&E, you will partner with Product Management and Engineering teams to understand business and product needs, translate those needs to engineering requirements, and collaborate with all impacted teams and external partners to ensure a successful launch of the product or feature. You will need to move and adapt quickly as needs change. You will always maintain a pulse on development progress and manage the inevitable change over the lifecycle of a project so that deadlines are met with excellent products/services and happy team members. If you are someone who thrives in a collaborative environment, jumps at the opportunity to work on impactful and complex problems, and constantly seeks out new challenges, then this is a great role for you!
Our collaborative culture encourages all to contribute to the success of our platform, and the TPM plays a key role in this by promoting transparent communication, building strong relationships, and resolving blockers.

• Develop, maintain, and effectively execute software development iterations throughout the life of assigned project(s) for a team.
• Work with the team to define activities, sequence, dependencies, work effort, duration, and associated resource requirements for project(s).
• Provide project communications for the team, ensuring effective exchange of project deliverables to identify, analyze, prioritize, and mitigate project risks using best practices.
• Assist with technical feasibility implementation approach, deployment strategies, and QA improvement efforts by encouraging collaboration with product partners to refine project scope and objectives.
• Contribute to product development activities, scheduling feature additions in iterative release cycles based on priority and importance and improve department and organization reputation by ownership of accomplishing new and different requests.
• Achieve operational objectives by supplying information and recommendations; preparing and completing action plans; implementing wide standards; helping to identify and resolve problems; completing audits; identifying trends; resolving system improvements; and implementing changes.

Basic Qualifications
• Confirmed experience in project planning and program management, ideally in an Agile environment.
• Software development knowledge and experience including APIs, reusable libraries, frameworks and structured data formats.
• Experience in requirements documentation and data flow diagrams using Visio, Gliffy or similar.
• 5+ years of previous experience as a project or program manager or in software engineering. Strong teamwork and leadership skills with excellent communication and organizational skills.
• Previous experience in delivering complex, and cross-functional, software projects
• Ability to work in a dynamic, and geographically dispersed environment.
• BA/BS or equivalent experience required.

Extra Credit
• Master's degree highly preferred
• Software Engineering experience is ideal
• Supported full-stack development teams
• CSM or PMP certification

The hiring range for this position in New York is $129,806.00 to $174,130.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rby17y-44-201-72-250-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $129,806 to $174,130 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, publishing, domestic television stations, digital businesses and radio networks and stations.