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Lead Tech Project Manager

Celebration, Florida, United States

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Job ID 888385BR Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Nov. 22, 2021

Job Summary:

Interested in bringing exciting technology innovations to life for Disney? As a Project Manager, you will deliver high-profile software development projects for Walt Disney World, working with teams across many disciplines. This Project Manager will concurrently manage multiple medium to large-scale digital programs across web and mobile applications, and more specific tracks within much larger scale programs. The Project Manager will ensure delivery for these important projects by working closely with business partners, Product, Technology, and Design.


Project Estimation
  • Lead program planning, scoping, discovery, and estimation workshops across many teams
  • Quantify and track project cost including resources, oversight, risks and contingencies
  • Document assumptions and dependencies
  • Prepare high-level plan with estimates for executives

Project Planning
  • Create project schedule and communication plans
  • Make sure that schedule is accomplished including all milestones, dependencies, and individual tasks
  • Establish financial forecasts, expense plans, and estimate resource
  • Validate project scope can be completed within timeline and budget

Project Delivery
  • Lead site-wide programs through the full delivery life-cycle
  • Ensuring project is delivered on-time and on-budget
  • Manage resource assignment, budget, scheduling, scope, and change control
  • Ensure documentation of scope of work with help from cross discipline functional leads
  • Primary liaison among multiple teams, including Product, Design, Technology, Business, and vendors
  • Keep executives and partners in the loop with regular project updates
  • Prevent scope creep, record causes of change, and facilitate change requests
  • Use metrics, including burn-down charts, to promote performance and forecast improvements
  • Build compelling presentations, lead large team sessions, and present to executives

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of project management experience within eCommerce, marketing, merchandising, or operations; consulting experience
  • Project leader for large digital teams (preferably websites, mobile web, and apps) with single project budgets of $2-15M in labor
  • 5+ years Agile delivery experience
  • 2+ years mobile application (iOS, Android) delivery experience
  • 2+ years of client management experience delivering internet solutions
  • Mastery of project management basics including: estimation, project planning, resource planning, issue management, change management, and communication planning).
  • Experience with full lifecycle software delivery from business development to final software acceptance
  • Driver of multiple concurrent projects and managing across multiple teams
  • Track record managing project budgets

Additional Information:


About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. 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 Walt Disney Attractions Technology LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Walt Disney Attractions Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 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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