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Infrastructure Project Manager

New York, NY - US

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Job ID 768976BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Direct-to-Consumer and International Date posted Dec. 01, 2020

Job Summary:

As a Technical Project Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of cutting-edge infrastructure and operations projects. Effectively managing the WIP for a diverse team of engineers across disciplines on a daily basis to complete projects on time is key to success in this role. Technical PMs will develop project plans, detail requirements, and identify problems early for remediation. This role is key to delivering exciting video products to consumers around the world.

Responsibilities:

Work closely with engineers and product owners to distill technical
requirements into easily actionable user stories and plans Work with other TPMs to make sure external project dependencies are properly tracked

Identify and communicate key performance indicators

Identify project roadblocks and issues and develop strategies for continually moving the project forward

Develop, maintain and effectively execute build iterations throughout the life of assigned projects, which defines activities, sequence, dependencies, work effort, duration and associated resource requirements

Participate in decisions on what features products should have and their prioritization

Assist with technical feasibility, implementation approach, deployment strategies, and QA efforts

Basic Qualifications:

Required At least 3-5 years of project management experience with exposure to Infrastructure and Operations

Strong oral and written communication skills
Effectively communicates with technical and non-technical staff

Experience with Agile and Traditional project methodologies

Motivation to understand complex technologies and interactions
and distilling them into requirements and tasks

Strong process development and refinement ability

Passionate about motivating and keeping teams productive

Leadership across a range of technical disciplines: Networking,

Storage, Database

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience with datacenter and cloud projects

About Direct-to-Consumer and International:

Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney +, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.

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 Direct-to-Consumer and International.

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 or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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