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The Walt Disney Company Senior Technical Project Manager in New York, New York

Job Summary:

As a Senior Technical Project Manager within the Apple, Android & Web Engineering organization, you’ll be responsible for managing the onboarding/commerce software engineering team focused on developing large-scale, highly-performant consumer facing software applications for products including Disney+, ESPN+, and others. You’ll also function as the interface between Product and other Engineering teams, participating in coordination, alignment, roadmapping, and the overall seamless delivery of best-in-class consumer applications. This role includes planning, executing and ensuring post implementation support for new commerce rollouts globally and enhancements for new system features.

  • You are obsessed with the delivery of quality software, regardless of the challenges

  • You promote team synergy among project team members, and foster transparent communication

  • You build strong relationships with partnered engineering teams

  • You display initiative and take a proactive approach at finding ways to remove barriers to move a project forward

  • You are able to stay focused under pressure, prioritizing multiple work streams in a deadline driven environment

  • You are constantly seeking ways to improve at every iteration, making suggestions for improvement

  • You are an excellent communicator, capable of managing stakeholders in multiple disciplines across several global offices

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a project plan in order to deliver best-in-class software through the SDLC

  • Manage the execution of deliverables, both short and long-term, via clearly defined milestones, and timelines

  • Execute on several projects concurrently, with a remote & distributed Engineering team, while balancing competing priorities

  • Facilitate and solidify project processes by creating, managing, and updating documentation

  • Keep stakeholders informed of day-to-day project statuses, updates, and risks

  • Cultivate relationships across engineering and technical teams while serving directly as the end-to-end liaison

  • Identify solution paths for competing requirements while managing stakeholder preferences

  • Demonstrate product knowledge, and facilitate the development of requirements in consideration of known technical capabilities and limitations

  • Work with backend and service teams to establish the needs of your team, continually communicate risks to all stakeholders, and facilitate discussions to help remove blockers

  • Possess/earn technical knowledge of onboarding and purchase flows, so you can represent your team in planning and status meetings

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience as a Technical Project Manager leading complex media, technology or product launches

  • In-depth knowledge and experience running a consumer application development project through the entire SDLC

  • Strong knowledge of project management processes including Agile, Kanban, Waterfall

  • Experience managing large teams on complex high-profile projects, and are viewed as the “go-to” individual

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills

  • Strong verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams

  • Experience working with remote and global teams

Job ID: 763431BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International

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