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Sr Project Manager

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 496679BR Location Seattle, Washington, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Brand The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted 03/01/2018
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

The Consumer Identity and Data Platforms group in the Enterprise Technology division is currently seeking a Sr. Project Manager to join our BU integration and support team.This position will be responsible for managing business unit integrations throughout the product lifecycle including pipeline, discovery, execution, launch, stabilization, sustainment and shutdown.

As the Sr. Project Manager, you will focus the team’s priorities on maximizing the business value realized through the business unit’s integration with products and services within the Consumer Identity and Data Platforms group.To achieve this, you will act as the liason between the business and the product team as you lead new business integrations through the onboading process as well as provide support for the more complex business integrations on an ongoing basis. You’ll work as a member of an agile software team in the delivery features in support of business specific needs.You’ll manage project scope, schedules, external dependencies, and communication with the business. You’ll also take point to anticipate, identify and remove all impediments, enabling a high performing team to maintain peak velocity and quality.

Effectively managing the compliance review and approval process for new onboardings will be a critical area of responsibility for you.You’ll work closely with Customer Information Management and drive momentum through the review and approvals of project scope.

Across all of your responsibilities as Sr. Project Manager, you will continuously look to improve, adapt, and align processes to enhance the Onboarding process. You will utilize varied techniques in conjunction with exceptional verbal and written communication skills to deliver new Onboardings on time and meeting quality standards.


  • Lead new business integrations onboarding onto Consumer Identity and Data Platforms
  • Provide ongoing support for existing businesses with complex integrations as changes are made to either the business unit product or Consumer Identity and Data Platforms
  • Act as liaison with the compliance team to attain approval of regulatory components of new onboardings and ensure compliance requirements are met for all onboardings.
  • Drive timelines and development efforts to ensure the onboardings are progressing, while eliminating roadblocks and meeting delivery commitments
  • Develop best-in-class processes while driving relentless improvement
  • Promote and ensure adherence to onboarding team best practices
  • Work collaboratively with other teams to align work for the team as per the commitments
  • Communicate status, updates and project summaries via presentations, email and direct communication with key stakeholders, the business and executive leadership

Basic Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of program/project management experience, ideally in web and mobile software engineering or related field
  • Comfortable operating in a fast-paced matrixed environment with regulatory compliance
  • Expert in cross group communication, able to get buyoff from business, operations and peers to produce clear and actionable outcomes.
  • Experience as a member of a high performing team working in a fast-paced enterprise software development environment while demonstrating a strong ability to balance multiple priorities and respond to urgent issues and/or changes in product priorities.
  • Superior attention to detail supported by excellent written and verbal communication with all levels of personnel
  • Passion for collaborating with high energy and focus, delivering business and technical outcomes across multiple priorities
  • Must be value delivery focused, with a strong willingness to roll up your sleeves to help your team meet its commitments
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, complex environment; relentless innovator. Challenges status quo and champions best-in-class technical solutions and problem-solving
  • Strong technical aptitude with conceptual and logical understanding of full stack web, mobile and OTT software and data architectures
  • Effectively leverages technical and business expertise to optimize team delivery
  • Comfortable leading high performing technical teams through the development and deployment of complex enterprise solutions
  • Possesses excellent people interaction skills, maintaining a high level of professionalism to demonstrate the ability to influence up and down the organization
  • Excellent analytical, diagnostic and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong commitment to aligning team delivery with strategic objectives and discipline to measure delivered outcomes
  • Demonstrates deep curiosity and Mickey attention to detail
  • Strong planning, prioritization and organization skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Media and entertainment industry experience
  • Consulting experience
  • Advertising and/or marketing tech experience
  • Consulting experience
  • Experience working with consumer identity and data sharing technology including familiarity with compliance and legal implications
  • Experience successfully navigating compliance and legal review processes for approval of new solutions
  • SAFe Certification (desired)
  • Product Owner Certification (desired)

Required Education

  • BA/BS in business, computer science, other business/tech field or equivalent work experience

Preferred Education

  • MBA or equivalent advanced degree and/or experience

Company Overview

At Corporate, you’ll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.

Additional Information

  • This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.
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