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Sr Director, Product Management - Content Distribution

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 735516BR Location New York, New York, United States; San Francisco, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Jan. 16, 2020

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming Services brings together the best in media and technology. As the leader in global entertainment, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and technology disciplines. We are at the forefront of technology change and strive to delight our customers. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize entertainment technology and are willing to take Disney to the next level, leadership positions are available.

Responsible for inventing, designing, developing and creating a global distribution network for the the brands that aligns to meet the overall business needs. This role leads the Company's Tactical efforts and Development teams in delivering and supporting world-class systems that enhances the customer experience, reduce operating costs, and support various business operations. Create and execute against business strategies to achieve desired business results. Interacts with top management, vendors, and decision-makers to build relationships and
influence decisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Own the customer QoE experience-think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint
  • Be an enthusiastic learner - users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences
  • Win as a team-make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas
  • Drive results and growth
  • Orchestrate new innovation in the areas of content distribution
  • Ensure the effectiveness of Development & Engineering function
  • Creates strategic business plans
  • Achieve Distribution objectives.
  • Discerns which new technologies to incorporate into the Software Development & Engineering program. Executes change and new standards and policies affecting the design, development, and deployment of software engineering and web applications solutions. Recommends organization-wide software engineering performance and service standards.
  • Coordinates all program activities with other divisions inside Disney
  • Participates with other leaders in determining business strategies affecting the Media Distribution function
  • Provides regular executive briefings to corporate and field executives on program direction and status
  • Negotiates for resources at top management, ensuring that division(s) have the necessary resources, training, and staff to achieve their strategic and operational goals
  • Builds and enhances important internal and external relationships. Manages vendors; negotiates contracts
  • Creates and manages a program of continual productivity improvement within the organization

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years related experience in direct to consumer business or comparable field

Required Education

  • Bachelors degree in engineering or computer science

About Disney Streaming Services:

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

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 Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming Services.

Disney Streaming 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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