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Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10006070 Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Aug. 09, 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:

“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products (DPEP) Technology & Digital. And it permeates everything we do. As a Mobile Technology Manager at Disney you will be a part of the core team that builds the Disney World, Disneyland, and Hong Kong Disneyland mobile apps. The apps are used directly by park Guests to enhance and guide their visits to the park to make their experience as magical as possible.


As the Mobile Technology Manager, you will deliver enterprise wide native mobile applications in an agile software environment. In this role, you will leverage the latest tools and technologies to deliver new projects and enhance current capabilities.

The key aspects of the role include working closely with business teams to drive features

from staffing,  estimation, development, deployment and support. 

The successful candidate will have a combination of skills, including prior mobile application development experience at large scale, leading multiple teams of mobile developers, mentoring and growing developers through their Disney careers, collaborating with other Disney technology,, design, product and project teams. Other key attributes include test driven development philosophy, agile software development principles, project management, business acumen, and evangelism to successfully accomplish this opportunity.


Responsibilities:

  • Manage a highly motivated, efficient engineering team that delivers high quality native mobile apps.

  • Collaborate closely with digital business teams, design, quality assurance, project management, and system engineering teams.

  • Responsible for ensuring teams are collaborating in a cross-functional distributed team environment.

  • Establish best practices to streamline application CICD process to support submissions to Apple and Google stores.

  • Handle performance, high-availability and stability in all deliverables.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in managing technical professionals.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of leadership in Native Mobile App Development.

  • Has 10+ years of software experience (5+ years of iOS and/or Android experience, 5+ years of software development experience)

  • Builds excellent software engineering teams: co-located, distributed and remote.

  • Excels in software estimation, project planning, dependency management and schedule analysis.

  • Delegates work effectively.

  • Manages simultaneous software projects and priorities with ease, including conflicting ones.

  • Mentors the engineering team and raises the overall productivity and capabilities over time.

  • Understanding of the creation and consumption of REST Web Services.

  • A sound understanding of content management systems.

  • Good understanding of e-commerce architecture, connectivity technologies, web hosting, advanced network protocols, client-server technologies, applications development and multi-vendor environments.

  • Emphasizes reusability, maintainability, scalability and defect-free coding via well-factored code and CS fundamentals.

Required Education

Bachelors/Masters Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

About 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 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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