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Director, Enterprise Technology

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10062747 Location Burbank, California, United States / Celebration, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Sep. 20, 2023

Job Summary:

General Summary

The Director of Enterprise Technology reports to the Vice President of Enterprise Technolo and is responsible for leading the evolution of the HR Technology through active digital transformation and integration efforts.  This leader will spearhead the integration of various business and functional silos and build the HR technology roadmap. This roadmap will enable our short term and long-term HR digital transformation efforts leading to vendor consolidation, cost reduction, and technology optimization. This includes capabilities to support all of the HR processes, including Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Learning, Compensation, Benefits Management, Workforce Management of all employee types, and Self-Service. As the Digital Partner to a very large HR community, the primary responsibilities include:

  • Integrate multiple HR teams to drive transformational change across HR capabilities, be a champion of the Technology Transformation Strategy to drive cost and operational efficiencies while elevating the cast experience.

  • Understand Human Resources business drivers and business capabilities (future and current state), and determine corresponding technology strategy to drive the HR organization's targeted business outcomes that aligns with Enterprise Technology’s vision and approach.

  • Identify the organizational impact and financial impact of the technology solutions portfolio, and develop plans with various HR leadership teams to manage the impact effectively.

  • Understand technology trends and the practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies to enable new and evolving HR business and operating models.


  • Provide leadership, vision and direction to the HR Digital Integration team. This team will ensure Business and Technology goals are met. Goals include cost efficiencies, highest level of cyber security, vendor consolidation, technology modernization and elevating the employee experience as a result.

  • Develop an integrated technology strategy and roadmap across various HR functions and segments. This leader will set priorities, oversee projects as needed, partner on adoption plans to maximize value for the HR organization.

  • Serve as an integration leader across various HR stakeholders to define a prioritized set of business outcomes. Build and communicate the plan to achieve those outcomes.

  • Ensure successful delivery of these business outcomes in partnership with HR stakeholders and rest of the IT organization.

  • Lead the on-going assessment, governance and consolidation of the technical capabilities, their associated costs and risks, and rationalize them to maximize the efficiencies and business contribution.

  • Lead user research and product user interface design across technologies to bring best in class employee experience while consolidating technologies

  • Partner with the Global Information Security team to ensure that the HR IT applications are effectively secured and that risks are mitigated.

  • Manage HR IT personnel, developing their skills and capabilities to meet the needs of the HR organization, as well as recruit talent to address new needs and skills gaps.

  • Responsible for financial management including AOP, ongoing budgets, and forecasting for HR IT.

  • Manage relationships with major HR IT vendors and service providers to ensure they cost-effectively meet the needs of the organization.


  • A minimum of 8+ years of experience and managing a team

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a related field  

  • Experience in managing large, complex projects and team members, and the ability to formulate and express ideas clearly and effectively in verbal and written presentations

  • Strong orientation to stakeholder success and accustomed to taking an active role in executing projects

  • Excellent team building, mentoring, and leadership abilities

  • Proven ability to lead teams through organizational and technology changes

The hiring range for this position in California is $188,900.00 to $241,500.00 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.

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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 Disney HR Strategies & Services, LLC, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney HR Strategies & Services, 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.

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