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Technical Project Manager

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 528714BR Location New York, New York, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Brand BAMTECH Media Date posted 02/22/2018
BAMTECH Media is a place for the creative and the bold. We’re seeking talent across disciplines to join our team. Whether New York City, San Francisco, Manchester or Amsterdam we provide opportunities to elevate your career and transform an industry.

BAMTECH is a leading technology services and video streaming company owned by The Walt Disney Company, MLBAM, and the National Hockey League. Our proprietary technology provides direct-to-consumer video solutions, especially for live events with high viewership, offering viewers high-quality visuals any time and on any device.

BAMTECH is seeking a Technical Project Manager for an immediate opening in the Messaging and Engagement Team. The team is NYC based that is responsible for delivery of Push notifications, SMS, Email and "Inbox" features for mobile applications. As a member of the Messaging and Engagement team, you will project manage back-end services that enable BAMTech products and partners to communicate directly with the customer on any platform. You have a passion for software engineering, back-end services, and building APIs. The Technical Project Coordinator will be responsible for managing iterations, coordinating development resources, prioritizing and scheduling feature implementation with stakeholders, quality assurance and feature deployment. Candidate must possess the ability to effectively manage full life cycle application development and project implementation.


  • Develop, maintain and effectively execute software development iterations throughout the life of project(s) using Agile development methodologies.
  • Plan and own internal and external project communications, ensuring effective, regular, exchange of project status and deliverables.
  • Identify, analyze, prioritize, mitigate and communicate project risks to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Lead technical feasibility, implementation approach, deployment strategies, and QA efforts.
  • Works with project stakeholders to define scope and objectives, communicating requirements to development teams.
  • Act as voice of engineering work stream amongst internal and third-party groups.
  • Continue to improve project management process, communication protocols, and operational procedures related to effective, on-time and on-budget software delivery.
  • Work closely with internal business, product and client management teams to effectively communicate technical goals, advancements and risks.

Basic Qualifications

  • BA or BS or equivalent experience demonstrating a strong understanding of software development and infrastructure.
  • 3+ years of experience as a project manager, of which at least 2 was in an agile environment (software engineering experience is ideal).
  • You have demonstrable experience defining and refining process.
  • In depth knowledge and practical experience with the software development life cycle.
  • You're practical and personable, with a succinct communication style.
  • Ability to function as a liaison business and engineering teams.
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects of moderate to high technical complexity.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, 24x7 availability environment.

Company Overview

BAMTECH is a streaming technology joint venture between The Walt Disney Company, Major League Baseball Advanced Media, and the National Hockey League. BAMTECH handles streaming for numerous partners, some of which include, HBO, MLB, NHL, Eurosport, ESPN, and World Wrestling Entertainment.

Fans demand access to content on their own terms on any device, anytime, anywhere. We are those fans. As a result, the BAMTECH Media team helped pioneer live event streaming over the Internet in 2002 for Major League Baseball. The passion to improve that experience led to many impressive firsts: the first 720p or “HD Ready” stream, the consecutive record for concurrent streams and the first stream in 8K ultra HD. Today, BAMTECH has a proven, scalable platform that powers direct-to-consumer applications for leading entertainment brands; and is now a major player in sports and eSports rights acquisition.

Additional Information

This position is a legal entity of BAMTECH LLC, an equal opportunity employer.
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