The Walt Disney Company Mgr-Technology in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

The Technology Manager will be responsible for leading and managing team of Application Engineers and Initiatives. It will be the responsibility of the Technology Manager to ensure Walt Disney Park & Resort applications are highly available, stable and reliable for business usage.

The successful candidate requires technical knowledge and skills that are broad and deep, covering various hardware, software, and platforms. The candidate must be comfortable operating in complex heterogeneous technology environments, and have experience with highly integrated and mission critical solutions. The candidate must possess the ability to share and communicate ideas clearly, both orally and in writing, to business sponsors and partners, technical resources, and executives, in clear concise language that is the effective for each respective group.

Responsibilities :

  • Building and leading multiple development teams consisting of developers and software engineers. These teams will be a combination cast and consultants in various locations.

  • Directly oversee, mentor, and develop the technical staff and supervise the technical delivery of those developers.

  • Responsible for forecasting, budgeting, cast develooment, technical analysis, evaluating architectural fit and compliance, delivery milestones, and overall product quality.

  • Manage a variety of diverse - and sometimes conflicting – requests, priorities, and activities. Candidates will need management and communication skills to interact with people at all levels, within WDAT and across the Walt Disney Company.

  • Develop and manage effective working relationships with other departments, groups and staff

  • Enforce and grow a culture focused on quality.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 5+ years of development experience.

  • 7+ years managing highly technical professionals.

  • Knowledge of Traditional and Agile software development lifecycles and methodologies.

  • Expertise in dynamic development technologies using Java, PHP, Angular and relational databases.

  • Experience with the creation and consumption of SOAP and REST Web Services.

  • Solid understanding of architecture, connectivity technologies, web hosting, advanced network protocols, client-server technologies, applications development and multi-vendor environments.

  • Success at achieving sophisticated technology goals on-time and on-budget.

  • A comfort level with complex, matrixed organizations containing a certain amount of ambiguity.

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s in computer science or related field/work experience

Company Overview :

“It takes people to make the dream a reality.” Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being part of Walt Disney Attractions Technology (WDAT) means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member, you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.

Job ID: 476448BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts