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Lead Technical Program Manager

Aplicar ahora Aplique más tarde Job ID 10089753 Ubicación Seattle, Washington, Estados Unidos / Santa Mónica, California, Estados Unidos / Nueva York, Nueva York, Estados Unidos Business Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology Fecha de publicación 22/05/2024

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Job Summary

On any given day at Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology, we’re reimagining ways to create magical viewing experiences for the world’s most beloved stories while also transforming Disney’s media business for the future. Whether that’s evolving our streaming and digital products in new and immersive ways, powering worldwide advertising and distribution to improve flexibility and efficiency, or delivering Disney’s unmatched entertainment and sports content, every day is a moment to make a difference to partners and to hundreds of millions of people around the world!

  • Building the future of Disney’s media business: DE&E Technologists are designing and building the infrastructure that will power Disney’s media, advertising, and distribution businesses for years to come.

  • Reach & Scale: The products and platforms this group builds and operates delight millions of consumers every minute of every day – from Disney+ and Hulu, to ABC News and Entertainment, to ESPN and ESPN+, and much more.

  • Innovation: We develop and implement groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news

Disney Streaming’s Media Engineering team is seeking a Lead Technical Program Manager for the Playback Services team. As a Lead Technical Program Manager, you will closely partner with the Engineering Director for this team to ensure the successful and healthy delivery of initiatives across our teams. In addition, be responsible for driving the successful delivery of our highest visibility initiatives that involve multiple domains across playback clients and their upstream services. You will work across organizational boundaries and partner with key individuals from the involved teams to drive overall success of your project and larger Playback Services group. To effectively bring teams together, you should rely on your strong technical knowledge and relationships to ensure your program(s) and teams are on track and efficiently drive risks to closure. As the point person for some of these larger initiatives, you will be responsible for representing the concerns of teams and should be able to understand and express their areas of involvement and interests to the other organizations within Disney.


  • Own planning, execution, and delivery for a program or high-profile features and products, driving roadmap, specifications, and delivery

  • Identify, assess and mitigate risks, provide awareness of project status to management, anticipate and make trade-offs balancing the business needs versus constraints

  • Collaborate with product partners to help define/scope feature requirements and work with software architects, technical leads, and product to determine how best to build our engineering solution and meet our overall requirements

  • Act as main communication liaison with disparate internal stakeholders and external partners across a variety of time zones and locales

  • Dive in and understand the overall architecture and distinct components of a project, applying this knowledge to more effectively plan and deliver your projects

  • Lead one or more TPMs, ensuring they have successful careers at Disney and beyond.

  • Collaborate with other TPMs within the organization to continuously improve our program management process, communication protocols, and operational procedures related to effective, on-time and to-scope software delivery

What to Bring

  • 5+ years of Technical Project Management experience

  • Experience in shipping multiple feature or products simultaneously, ideally in an Agile environment

  • Ability to dive into technical details, understanding and providing input on overall technical designs

  • Ability to breakdown a large and complex project into distinct and incremental deliverables

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and geographically dispersed environment

  • Experience mentoring and/or leading multiple individuals

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, with a clear attention to detail

About Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology:

Disney Entertainment and ESPN Technology (DE&E Technology) provides the technological backbone and product development for Disney’s two media business units, while helping to keep the company at the vanguard of innovation – enabling the Company to continuously leverage technology to enhance storytelling and creativity, while delivering scalability, flexibility, and efficiency for its businesses.

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 that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. 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 Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC 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

Disability accommodation for employment applications:

The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email Candidate.Accommodations@Disney.com with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

The hiring range for this position in CA is $156,300.00 to $209,600.00 per year and in NY is $156,300.00 to $209,600.00 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.

Acerca de Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology:

Disney Entertainment y ESPN Technology (DE&E Technology) proporcionan la columna vertebral tecnológica y el desarrollo de productos para las dos unidades de negocio de medios de Disney, a la vez que ayudan a mantener a la compañía a la vanguardia de la innovación, lo que le permite aprovechar continuamente la tecnología para mejorar la narrativa y la creatividad, a la vez que ofrece escalabilidad, flexibilidad y eficiencia para sus negocios.

Acerca de The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, junto con sus subsidiarias y afiliadas, es una empresa internacional diversificada líder en entretenimiento familiar y medios de comunicación que incluye tres segmentos comerciales principales: Disney Entertainment, ESPN y Disney Experiences. Desde sus humildes comienzos como estudio de dibujos animados en la década de 1920 hasta su reconocido nombre en la industria del entretenimiento en la actualidad, Disney continúa con orgullo su legado de crear historias y experiencias de clase mundial para toda la familia. Las historias, los personajes y las experiencias de Disney llegan a consumidores e invitados de todos los rincones del mundo. Con operaciones en más de 40 países, nuestros empleados y miembros del elenco trabajan juntos para crear experiencias de entretenimiento que sean apreciadas a nivel local y global.

Este puesto es en Disney Streaming Technology LLC , que forma parte de una empresa comercial que denominamos Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC es un empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades. Los solicitantes serán considerados para el empleo sin distinción de raza, color, religión, sexo, edad, origen nacional, orientación sexual, identidad de género, discapacidad, condición de veterano protegido o cualquier otra en función de la legislación federal, estatal o local. Disney fomenta una cultura empresarial donde las ideas y decisiones de todas las personas nos ayudan a crecer, innovar, crear las mejores historias y ser relevantes en un mundo que cambia rápidamente.

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