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Product Manager, Principal

Job ID 429145BR Location Glendale, California, United States Job Posting Company Disney Parks & Resorts Job Posting Area Walt Disney Imagineering Date posted 03/13/2017
“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of Disney’s Parks and Resorts business segment. Representing more than 150 disciplines, its talented corps of Imagineers are responsible for the creation of Disney resorts, theme parks and attractions, hotels, water parks, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, cruise ships and new media technology projects.
Theme park projects are complex. The Business Technology team develops web-based tools to help projects stay on time and on budget.

We are seeking a Product Manager, Principal to lead the product development of an entire ecosystem of Imagineer-facing tools. Theme park projects are complex and the Business Technology team develops web-based tools to help projects stay on time and on budget.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee product strategy for the Business Technology studio. Define and communicate the overall product roadmap to stakeholders and senior leadership
  • Analyze and map complex business processes, working with business stakeholders to prioritize and define new workflows around software that we will buy, integrate, or build
  • Own the product decisions for applications that are critical for the organization. Lead prioritization, planning, and management efforts
  • Develop metrics and analytics to evaluate success of applications. Use measurements to inform product direction
  • Manage the product-side of purchasing, customizations, and integrations on top of third-party solutions and with existing applications internally
  • Lead vendors and consultants in development engagements
  • Oversee a user experience that minimizes friction and delights Imagineers. Source and direct designers when necessary
  • Design training and onboarding experience for the products. Manage communication of product developments

Basic Qualifications

  • 8-years of large-scale product management experience, including enterprise-scale deployments and infrastructure

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-years of web development experience using a modern web framework (e.g., Ruby on Rails, Django, Spring, Node.js)
  • Basic web frontend knowledge (HTML/CSS/JS)

Required Education

  • Bachelors or equivalent

Preferred Education

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent

Additional Information

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