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Lead Technical Project Manager - Retail Technology

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10002791 Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Sep. 06, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

JOB SUMMARY The Lead Technical Project Manager is charged with the delivery of large-scale and complex software development projects across multiple disciplines and Lines of Business for the Retail Technology organization. You will blend program management, project delivery, along with financial and product experience. You will report to the Manager, Technical Program and Project Management.


RESPONSIBILITIES
Delivery Management

  • Be a leader with a delivery mindset
  • Establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships with domestic and international partners (North America, EMEA, APAC, LATM) in a technical delivery capacity
  • Oversee delivery of complex projects and sustainment products
  • Communicate concise status to Leadership on efforts that encompass the entire delivery landscape
  • Look ahead at potential issues and work with Delivery team to develop mitigation strategies
  • Coordinate with Delivery team to develop estimates, budgets (obtain funding) and timelines and own budget tracking at Program-level
  • Familiar with the product management role and can work with partners to prioritize efforts, maximizing value towards strategic goals
  • Set policies, governance and other forms of delivery guidance and suggest improvements based on new technologies and methodologies
  • Understand all project domain components, including architecture, tools, and deployment practices that development team is employing; can explain the purpose of component decisions at a high level
  • Assist in triage of other projects or programs and makes recommendations to senior-level leadership
  • Serve as subject matter expert and go-to person for guidance in program management discipline
  • May assist in managing smaller teams of professional employees related to area of focus or expertise
  • Define, optimize, and manages Agile project management ceremonies and processes at the team-of-teams level


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS / YOU WILL

  • Tell a compelling story when communicating to Leadership
  • Have knowledge of multi-channel e-commerce and have managed large-scale efforts
  • Adapt to frequent changes in direction and priority
  • Easily engage team members from other departments to achieve results
  • Experience working with and integrating delivery methods across teams
  • Experience working in a matrix organization
  • Expert knowledge and experience with the software development life cycle; experience in streaming media software, broadcast technology, and/or media
  • engineering preferred.
  • Experience assisting with backlog refinement and prioritization
  • 3+ years of experience in program management
  • 5+ years minimum of project management and Agile and Waterfall delivery experience


REQUIRED EDUCATION Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent

BENEFITS & PERKS Benefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities, and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits

ABOUT THE WALT DISNEY CO. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. 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, 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 changing world.

About Disney Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney 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 we call Disney 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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