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Sr. Manager, Engineering

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 522522BR Location Seattle, Washington, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Brand The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted 02/13/2018
The Disney Enterprise Technology group in Seattle develops Internet applications and services for all the domestic and international businesses and brands across The Walt Disney Company. Our business partners include ABC, Disney Consumer Products & Interactive Media, Disney Studios, ESPN, Marvel, Walt Disney International, and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts.

The Content Management Systems team is responsible for developing and managing Content Management and Digital Asset Management solutions used by businesses across the company.


The Senior Manager of the Content Management Systems Engineering team is responsible for the development and management of a set of web content management and digital asset management products and services used by several businesses to produce many of the top applications and sites across the company, including, ESPN app, ABC Watch app, and

This is a highly involved and highly visible leadership position responsible for owning a set of products and services, managing a development team and managing several development projects. Primary job responsibilities include:
  • Product owner for set of web content management and digital asset management products and services. Responsible for setting strategic product direction and roadmap, onboarding new users, and regularly meeting with existing customer groups across the company to align with their roadmaps and intake their requirements and new feature requests.
  • Dev manager for multiple concurrent development projects, including development of new solutions and ongoing product evolution for existing products and services.
  • Managing and mentoring team of software engineers.
  • Collaborate closely with internal partner groups across the organization including QA, Ops, Customer Solutions, Build Engineering, and Client Engagement.
  • First-line budget and cost management for content management services. Responsible for helping set budget and chargeback strategy and responsible for understanding and managing costs of services on a monthly basis.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years work experience in software engineering
  • Minimum 5 years managing software engineering teams
  • Minimum 2 years experience as Product Owner of a Tier 1 product/service
  • Object-oriented programming in Java or C/C++
  • Experience developing high-scale web services
  • Experience operating in cloud based environments (AWS, Google Cloud, or Azure)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with web content management and digital asset management
  • Industry experience in media, entertainment, sports and news
  • Experience with large data store systems and technologies
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