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Senior Manager, Technology – Data Products & Platforms

Apply NowApply Later NOTE: We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 7112267820220515 Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Jun. 27, 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 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you will help inspire that magic by allowing our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

As a Senior Manager, Technology in the Data Products & Platforms (DPP) organization, you will work in the latest big data, cloud, and AI/ML technologies, responsible for leading the delivery, execution and sustainment of data projects, products and strategies across multiple lines of business. We are looking for an individual who can foster a culture of empathy, collaboration and growth and are motivated by storytelling, innovation and a focus on our customers.

Responsibilities :

  • Lead large programs and strategies from ideation, solution, estimation, implementation, to sustainment. Success will be measured by the value brought to our customers.
  • Foster relationships with business and technology partners, providing expertise on the use of data to promote value, and asserting influence through expertise and collaboration.
  • Facilitate business, technical and leadership discussions with large and diverse groups.
  • Oversee executive-level status reporting, accomplishments and escalation of issues.
  • Build multiple delivery teams consisting of Managers, Product Managers, Data Engineers, Data Scientists and Project Managers in a matrixed environment.
  • Oversee technical analysis, effort/cost estimation and system design, evaluating architectural fit and compliance, resource schedules, delivery milestones, and overall product quality.
  • Implement an Agile methodology in close collaboration with our Product Management organization.
  • Manage budget while working with Managers and finance teams to build forecasts with minimal variance.
  • Develop Cast Members to maximize growth, morale and culture
  • Manage a variety of diverse requests, priorities, and activities

Basic Qualifications :

  • 15+ years of experience in technology with preference for experience in the data management space, with experience delivering programs of $5M+.
  • 5+ years of leadership experience
  • Experience with modern cloud data technologies
  • Experience working cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience solving complex problems with practical data science and machine learning
  • Experience with Product Management practices in an Agile environment
  • Architecture and engineering skills with a focus on great engineering practices
  • Experience leading discovery with partners to identify our requirements
  • Comfortable with both technical and business responsibilities, as you will work with Engineers and Data Scientists
  • Experience providing leadership and technical mentorship to team members
  • A comfort level with complex and matrixed organizations

Preferred Qualifications :

Required Education :

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field

Preferred Education :

  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field

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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