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Technical Project Mgr

Company: The Walt Disney Company
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

About the Role & TeamOn any given day at Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology, we're reimagining ways to create magical viewing experiences for the world's most beloved stories while also transforming Disney's media business for the future. Whether that's evolving our streaming and digital products in new and immersive ways, powering worldwide advertising and distribution to maximize flexibility and efficiency, or delivering Disney's unmatched entertainment and sports content, every day is a moment to make a difference to partners and to hundreds of millions of people around the world.Disney Entertainment & ESPN (DE&E) Technology is looking for a Technical Project Manager to join our Technical Program Management team. You'll be responsible for leading the software engineering team(s) developing a Client Software Development Kit (SDK) which provides a customizable and cohesive user experience across devices. You'll also function as the primary contact for Product and other Engineering teams.If you are...

  • Passionate about the delivery of quality software, regardless of the challenges
  • Willing to promote team harmony among project team members, and champion clear communication
  • Ready to build positive relationships with partnered engineering teams
  • Eager to display initiative and take a proactive approach at finding ways to remove barriers to move a project forward
  • Able to stay focused under pressure, prioritizing multiple work streams in a deadline driven environment
  • Always seeking ways to improve at every iteration, making suggestions for improvement
  • An excellent communicator, capable of leading partners in multiple subject areas across several global offices
  • Prepared to support your fellow colleagues to optimally complete projects on time.... then you will help ensure our teams are aligned with the product roadmap and deliver outstanding consumer applications for all of our products!What You Will Do
    • Supports engineering initiatives and teams as needed, including ownership of one or more components of a technical project
    • Coordinates activities, resources, equipment, and information across the teams involved in the project/s
    • Supervises development phases and schedules, arranges support services, and track and reports progress
    • Follows and communicates project achievements, tasks, and risks
    • Facilitates project planning meetings and working sessions, and aligns internal team membersRequired Qualifications & Skills
      • Familiarity with the software development life cycle
      • Knowledge of project management processes including Agile, Kanban, Waterfall
      • Aptitude towards project management tools, including: Confluence, JIRA, Smartsheets, Lucidchart, etc
      • Strong verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively connect with both business and technical teamsEducation
        • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent work experienceThe hiring range for this position in California is $85,300 to $114,400 per year and in New York/Washington is $89,300 to $119,700 per year based on a 40 hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. 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.
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Keywords: The Walt Disney Company, San Francisco , Technical Project Mgr, IT / Software / Systems , San Francisco, California

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