Full Time Job

Senior Technical Program Manager - Data


Santa Monica, CA 04-06-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Our Data and Analytics team for Disney Streaming Services (DSS), a segment under the Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is seeking a Senior Technical Program Manager to help drive business-critical initiatives across the enterprise landscape. This role will be responsible for planning, and executing complex programs with a goal of delivering a unified experience for data. As a Senior Technical Program Manager, the primary goal will be to enable senior management, leadership teams, and individual contributors to achieve predictable planning, execution, and reporting quality with expertise in project tools and appropriate methodologies. Key aspects of this role will be to establish goals, metrics, build roadmaps, coordinate platform upgrades, and work with governance-architecture-quality on policy implementation and training. By working with software engineers, data engineers, data scientists, Technical Program Managers and other managers in the spaces of Data Governance and Data Quality, you will help build data products that allow the valuable data to be translated into actionable insights! In addition, this involves exposure and engagement with owning cutting edge initiatives in areas of Enterprise Data, Analytics and A.I.

• Stay accountable for driving execution and delivery of outstandingly high-profile technical, product or software development projects from start to finish. Projects assigned to this level tend to be of the highest complexity and strategic priority.
• Performs all other responsibilities of a Program Manager at an expert level, plus:
• Forecasts project risks proactively; analyzes and communicates prioritized mitigation plans to stakeholders
• Understands all project domain components, including architecture, tools and deployment practices that development team is employing; can explain the purpose of component decisions at a high level
• Accountable for driving execution and delivery of highly complex technical programs from start to finish
• Performs all other responsibilities of a Program Manager at an expert level, plus:
• Assists in triage of other projects or programs and makes recommendations to senior-level leadership
• Serves as subject matter expert and 'go to' person for guidance in program management discipline
• May Manage smaller teams of professional employees related to area of focus or expertise
• Defines, optimizes, and manages Agile project management ceremonies and processes at the team-of-teams level

• Bachelor's degree in business management, computer science, or another related field.
• 8+ years of experience in program management, preferably with a focus on data architecture, business intelligence, relational databases or big-data technology
• Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts
• Experience building broad, large-scale communications plans
• Love for Data and taking chaos and turning it into something actionable
• High sense of ownership and a focus on building fast without sacrificing quality
• Experience in Agile software development with expertise in Scrum methodology and practices.
• Good understanding of ETL processing, Web Application development cycle
• Working knowledge of modern program management, analysis, and reporting tools such as Wrike, Trello, Jira/Confluence, and MS Office
• Knowledge of SDLC, data engineering, data modeling, data warehousing and big data platforms
• *LI-KM1

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnke3o-3-236-122-9-42 in your application.