The Walt Disney Company Sr Mgr-Technology in Celebration, Florida

“We create happiness.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Online (WDPRO) is the organization within the Walt Disney Company that creates, develops and maintains the digital Guest experiences for the Walt Disney Theme Parks and Resorts segment of the company. This scope of work includes mobile applications for Disney Parks and Resorts guests.

As a member of the Technology team you will be defining the technology platform for The Walt Disney Company’s premier travel web sites. As a Senior Technology Manager for that team, you will be responsible for leading the delivery and execution of projects for Disney Parks and Resorts commerce applications.

Responsibilities :

  • Building and leading multiple development teams consisting of software engineers, delivery architects and business analysts.

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

  • Responsible for technical analysis, effort estimation, product and system design, evaluating architectural fit and compliance, resource schedules, 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

  • Participate in the broader DIGITAL & Disney Technology organizations, and ensure that products are created in a platform-centric manner.

  • Enforce and grow a culture focused on quality.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 5+ years of enterprise delivery experience.

  • 7+ years managing technical professionals.

  • Well-rounded experience in communicating and pitching complex ideas to senior decision makers

  • Experience in planning, forecasting and financial aspects of project execution.

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

  • Master of Science (Computer Science), or equivalent experience.

  • Experience with mobile development technologies using Swift and Java

  • Experience with the creation and consumption of Web Services.

  • A sound understanding of content management systems.

  • Solid understanding of e-commerce architecture, OOP design principles, third party libraries.

  • Experience in a large media, technology or internet company.

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

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

Job ID: 554096BR

Location: Celebration,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts