The Walt Disney Company
Create the Tech Behind Our Magic
New York City, NY

Sr Technical Program Manager, Platform & Services at The Walt Disney Company (New York City, NY)

| New York City, NY
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Job Description
Responsibilities :
  • Own and drive critical engineering programs and initiatives that span across the entire technology and operations teams.
  • Establish program structure from conception to execution, while refining any ambiguity in scope and teams involved.
  • Identify, assess and mitigate risks, provide critical issue management, anticipate and make trade-offs balancing the business needs versus constraints.
  • Partner with key team members to ensure visibility and alignment. Be a communication powerhouse to ensure the entire organization knows what the team is working on.
  • Collaborate with product managers and engineers to scope projects into manageable chunks that enable us to quickly and efficiently release products
  • Work in an environment with regularly shifting priorities and take a level-headed approach to incorporate new work into an existing plan
  • Know when to push back, challenge an idea, and seek out compromise, and do so positively and for the benefit of the company in the interest of getting value to market quickly
  • Understand the fundamentals of Hulu's business and their interplay with development priorities to reduce delay to project deliverables

Basic Qualifications :
  • 10+ years of experience in software program management
  • Proven understanding of systems architecture, design, and implementation
  • Deep understanding of cloud architecture and scaling of platforms across steadily increasing viewership
  • Ability to actively identify dependencies/risks and work with engineering counterparts to mitigate these
  • Comfortable interacting with a diverse set of technical and non-technical counterparts
  • Ability to lead concurrent projects, partner with multiple customers, and build consensus.
  • Solid understanding of program management tools such as Trello, Jira, and Confluence.
  • Always transparent, you actively communicate and raise awareness of everything you're working on.

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