Technical Program ManagerApply NowApply Later Job ID 10002965 Location Santa Monica, California, United States / United States / Seattle, Washington, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jul. 14, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid Preferred, Remote Possible
- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely. A remote opportunity may be possible for qualified candidates under certain circumstances and, if granted, the employee would work remotely on an ongoing basis.
We at Disney Streaming are looking for a Technical Program Manager to join our Growth Life Team and lead teams through the development, rollout and adoption of several programs that extend the functionality of our services across Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ and Star+. In this role, you are encouraged to work with various partners including Product & Engineering Teams to coordinate cross-team initiatives that deliver on Disney Streaming business goals & objectives.
We are a fast-paced and fast-growing team where you will have influence over the services and tools built by the team. You will also have an opportunity to learn about the international landscape and challenges in billing, payments, subscriptions, offers, and promotions as our streaming services launch around the world.
What you’ll do
Deliver projects from concept to completion by collaborating with engineering teams, product management and developing detailed project plans from development to deployment
Understand architectural and design specifications. Suggest alternate solutions that achieve business goals and/or drive alternate solution development via collaborative mechanisms such as story mapping and whiteboarding
Facilitate technical meetings; follow the discussions in order to summarize and capture outcomes
Facilitate team agile ceremonies (standups, grooming, team retrospective and planning sessions)
Track team progress against results and work with the determine solutions to get back on-track when the team falls behind schedule
Engage with the development team to build delivery timelines of feature sets for projects, and be able to sequence the work based on priorities
Collaborate with other TPMs to understand cross-team dependencies and prioritize the work to avoid impediments
Attend project meetings and be ready to communicate team progress, risks with mitigation plans and communicate any issues
Ability to prioritize multiple team requests and balance that against other priorities and committed work. Must understand the impact of injecting these requests to the team’s backlog
What to bring
Experience as a Program Manager, Project Manager, or Scrum Master for a software development team
Proven track record with Agile project management in a hands-on role
Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and growing transparency
Technical knowledge of architecture and development practices
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
About Disney Streaming
We are responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time, or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through outstanding direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to creatively challenge convention with innovative technology that excites our customers.
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 crafting outstanding 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 build entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally loved.
Just like the best ensemble casts of our favorite shows, we embrace diversity and are an inclusive environment. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants if needed during the interview process. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:
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 Hulu, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.
Hulu, 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. 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.