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Technical Project Manager

New York, New York, United States

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Job ID 825876BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Jul. 20, 2021

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming (Hulu, Disney+, ESPN+, Star+) is looking for an experienced Technical Project Manager to join our Technical Program Management team. This role would primarily focus on video playback on our Android devices and connected TV. In this role you will directly contribute to the success of our products by holding regular planning sessions, handling partners, outlining strategic projects, and running projects directly with engineers and other technical project managers across Disney Streaming.
  • You are obsessed with the delivery of quality software, regardless of the challenges
  • You promote team synergy among project team members, and foster transparent communication
  • You build strong relationships with partnered engineering teams
  • You display initiative and take a proactive approach at finding ways to remove barriers to move a project forward
  • You are able to stay focused under pressure, prioritizing multiple work streams in a deadline driven environment
  • You are constantly seeking ways to improve at every iteration, making suggestions for improvement
  • You are an excellent communicator, capable of managing stakeholders in multiple disciplines across several global offices
  • You are willing to support your fellow colleagues to successfully complete projects on time.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for developing a roadmap for the team and keeping it in line with the priorities defined by product
  • Execute on several projects concurrently, with a remote & distributed Engineering team, while balancing competing priorities
  • Facilitate and solidify project processes by creating, managing, and updating documentation
  • Keep stakeholders informed of day-to-day project statuses, updates, and risks
  • Cultivate relationships across engineering and technical teams while serving directly as the end-to-end liaison
  • Identify solution paths for competing requirements while managing stakeholder preferences
  • Demonstrate product knowledge, and facilitate the development of requirements in consideration of known technical capabilities and limitations
  • Work with backend and service teams to establish the needs of your team, continually communicate risks to all stakeholders, and facilitate discussions to help remove blockers

Qualifications
  • 3+ years experience as a Project Manager managing large scale projects
  • Experience running a consumer application development project through the entire SDLC
  • Knowledge of project management processes including Agile, Kanban, Waterfall
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams

Amazing Benefits
  • Competitive salary with potential yearly bonus and Long-Term Incentives
  • Paid vacation, personal, and sick days
  • 401(k), parental leave, commuter benefits and much more
  • Disney Perks: Parks passes, discounts on Disney resorts and merchandise
  • Employees have the opportunity to give back to their local community through Disney's VoluntEARS program that promotes Diversity & Inclusion

About Disney Streaming Services:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 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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