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Technical Lead - Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10054362 Location Orlando, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Sep. 19, 2023

Job Summary:

About Us:

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.

The Enterprise Technology mission is to deliver technology solutions that align to business strategies while enabling enterprise efficiency and promoting cross-company collaborative innovation. The Enterprise Technology organization drives competitive advantage by enhancing our consumer experiences, enabling business growth, and advancing operational excellence.

Disney’s Enterprise Technology Identity and Access Management (IAM) Group is responsible for providing a Core IAM ecosystem of products and platforms in use across the company by cast members, employees, and partners within Disney’s business segments (DPEP, DMED, Studios, DGE) and Corporate functions. Our vision is to provide modern Identity and Access Management capabilities and services that are simple, seamless, and secure to protect our workforce, our data, and our brands.

What You Will Do:

The IAM Technical Lead is responsible for providing technical leadership in IAM strategy development, portfolio planning, critical in-take dependency analysis, demand prioritization, release & deployment planning, program technical decision making, and IAM system operational performance optimization. In this capacity the successful candidate will deliver IAM technology plan, architecture roadmap, technology trending analysis & evaluation, and standards & governance through partnership with A&S, DX, & GIS teams. This role will also contribute to the critical technical directions and design decisions during IAM transformation & operational performance optimization.  

Must Have:

  • 10+ years of technology experience, in architecture or engineering role

  • Technical expertise in multiple of the following technical domains

    • Identity & Access Management

    • Network

    • Hosting / Cloud

    • Business Applications

    • Data Management

    • Client Computing

    • Information Security

  • In-depth understanding of Enterprise Identity & Access management use cases and technologies

  • Self starter with high level of initiative; strong sense of ownership and urgency

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, negotiating, and influencing skills

  • Strong facilitation, organizational, prioritization, decision making, and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization including technical and non-technical people and internal and external audiences


Nice to Have:

  • Working experience as an Architect at enterprise or domain level

  • 7+ years experience in large scale software system development

  • Experience with enterprise technology service design and management

  • Familiarity with Clarity, Adaptive Planning, SAP, and Cognos.

  • Familiarity with Atlassian JIRA project and issue tracking software

  • TOGAF certification, other technical certifications (e.g. AWS Certified Solution Architect, Microsoft Solutions Architect, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, etc.)


  • BS in Computer Science/Technology field.  Master's degree preferred.


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, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, 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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