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Senior Staff Technical Program Manager, Disney+ Hotstar

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10080450 Location Bengaluru, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted Feb. 21, 2024

Job Summary:

Job Title: Senior Staff Technical Program Manager                       

Location:  Non-remote, Bangalore

Job Summary:

We are hiring a Senior Staff Technical Program Manager. Our experiences are backed by multiple distributed services scaling to serve 150+ million users. Our services are multi-tenant, allowing us to operate multiple countries seamlessly. We innovate on behalf of the customer through experimentation

and data-backed decisions.

As a Senior Staff Technical Program Manager, you will independently lead programs, influencing the roadmap priorities and technical direction for the teams. Your responsibilities will include overseeing all aspects of the program, from communicating risks to tracking progress toward the goal. You will guide the team on technical solutions and make necessary trade-off decisions. You will drive the adoption of program management best practices within the team and mentor others to ensure effective program delivery.

Reporting to: Head of Engineering

Key Responsibilities:

As a Senior Staff Technical Program Manager,

  • You will independently lead critical programs within the organization

  • You will guide the team toward technical solutions and make essential trade-off decisions for those programs. Working closely with the tech team, you will define and execute the technical plan for these programs.

  • You will work with the stakeholders to influence the roadmap priorities for the teams 

  • You will effectively convey all aspects of the program, including surfacing risks, tracking progress toward goals, and driving decisions to propel us forward

  • You will drive program management best practices within the team and mentor others to effectively deliver their programs

  • You will work with business and technical teams to bring together a strong business and technical vision

Skills & Attributes for Success:

  • Proven experience in setting clear goals, constructing comprehensive roadmaps, and effectively driving delivery across various businesses and engineering teams

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with product managers to define project requirements, and with engineers to suggest technical and business approaches

  • Sound understanding of software development processes, with a track record of successfully delivering projects on schedule

  • Ability to prioritize across multiple competing projects and drive decision-making across teams

  • Experience building solutions for web services or mobile devices

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate ideas clearly and concisely to stakeholders at different levels of leadership

  • Proficiency in influencing outcomes even in the absence of formal authority

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related discipline

  • 10+ years of overall experience, with 3+ years of relevant work experience in technical program/project management in highly distributed development and business environments

About Us:

Disney+ Hotstar is India’s leading streaming platform that has changed the way Indians watch their entertainment - from their favorite TV shows and movies to sporting extravaganzas. With the widest range of content in India, Disney+ Hotstar offers more than 100,000 hours of TV Shows and Movies in 18 languages and coverage of major global sporting events.

As a mission-driven organization with a relentless focus on our users, we are dedicated to attracting and retaining world-class talent to drive our success.

About Disney+ Hotstar:

Hotstar is one of the fastest growing video-on-demand services. Scratch that. We’re Hotstar. The go-to destination for over 100mn active users who seek anything from award-winning English shows and movies to regional content to live sports. Our mission is to revolutionize internet entertainment through smart personalization, and by building a global video platform - talk about taking over the world wide web and the whole wide world. We believe there are only two ways to realize our goals – by daring or daring more.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Novi Digital Entertainment Private Ltd., which is part of a business we call Disney+ Hotstar.

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