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Assoc Technical Project Mgr

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 688442BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Jul. 16, 2019

Job Summary:

The Associate Project Manager provides project, administrative and logistical support to Disney Streaming Service’s Core Media Packaging team. The Core Media Packaging team is responsible for video and audio packaging, as well as support for ad services and various microservices.

The Associate Tech Project Manager will assist senior level Project Managers of the Core Media Packaging development team with maintaining and communicating schedules, coordinating deployment events and issuing communications. This role will have the opportunity to be exposed to the project/program management process and development work. For example, compiling and analyzing team metrics, reviewing schedule dependencies, issues and risks while proposing solutions for consideration by the Core Media Management Team.


Focus on major areas of work, typically 20% or more of role

Maintain Clarizen and JIRA tracking and support

Assist with cross-team coordination, including requirements discovery and change control, identify, maintain, and visualize metrics to guide the project lifecycle.

Assist senior level project managers with deployments by planning and owing internal and external project communications, ensuring effective, regular, exchange of project status and deliverables.

Attend team meetings / Meeting Notes / Daily summaries for VP

Works closely with internal business, product and client management teams to effectively communicate technical goals, advancements and risks.

Assist in improving project management process, communication protocols, and operational procedures related to effective, on-time and on-budget software delivery.

Required Education

1-3 years’ experience supporting and working in an operational or technical support role.
BS/BA degree in Business or Technical field (or equivalent experience) preferred.
You have demonstrable experience assisting in defining and refining process.
Knowledge and practical experience with the software development life cycle.
Experience working with Clarizen and JIRA or equivalent applications required.
Ability to function as a liaison between the business and engineering teams.
Experience assisting in the management of multiple concurrent projects of moderate to high technical complexity.
Ability to work in a dynamic environment.

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; the upcoming Disney subscription video service; 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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