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Executive Director, Product & Engineering, IAM

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10049218 Location Orlando, Florida, United States / Burbank, California, United States / Seattle, Washington, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted May 25, 2023

Job Summary:

At Disney, we’re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences.

This role will lead the development and management of Identity and Access Management platforms for the Enterprise Technology organization.  They will work closely with the strategy, architecture, infrastructure, and operations teams to manage the existing IAM platforms and systems as well as to define and execute a roadmap to transform the space.  Identity and Access Management is a highly complex ecosystem with stakeholders across all of the segment teams.  This role will be responsible for working cross functionally to develop and transform not only the platform and systems but also the development processes and practices necessary to implement a streamlined platform with high quality agile delivery practices.   

The ideal candidate should be a seasoned Software Delivery Executive with a mix of Software Delivery, application architecture, Project Management, delivery best practices and Stakeholder Management skills.   This role  requires soft skills, negotiation and persuasion, and a consultative mindset that will monitor the progress and effectiveness of the existing ecosystem while also developing and delivering against the roadmap to simplify the Identity and Access Management ecosystem with consolidation across segments.  The goals will include reducing cost, enhancing collaboration and increasing security.

Desired Skills:

  • –15+ years of experience working in technology organizations, including 10+ years of experience leading technology teams delivering high quality solutions
  • 5+ years of experience in the Identify and Access Management Space
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in transformation roles
  • Agile software development experience
  • Large Custom and Purchase product system implementations & integrations
  • Experience implementing best practices across multiple teams
  • Experience with defining and executing against consistent architecture principals
  • Experience working in a matrix environment.
  • Experience with supplier management & resource planning
  • Consulting experience
  • Project and Program Management
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Executive Presence
  • Understanding and actively contributing to the initiative financial health
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly and accurately communicate with technical and non-technical personnel 
  • Highest personal and professional integrity and strong work ethics
  • Ability to articulate vision of transformation efforts and a sense of mission
  • Willingness to take drive change, provide direction, and make timely decision
  • Results orientation, willingness to commit to a direction and drive operations to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to manage adversity and challenging situations
  • Collaborative team player orientation towards work relationships, strong culture awareness
  • Highly developed skills in priority setting and alignment of project priorities with Departmental strategy
  • Ability to break down complex problems and projects into manageable goals
  • Promoting cast member growth

The hiring range for this position in California is $241,490 to $323,950 per year and in Washington state is $253,052 to $339,460 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. 

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. 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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