The Walt Disney Company Web Engineering Manager in Glendale, California

“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. This scope of work includes the standard content/commerce sites for all major resorts, theme parks, cruise line, etc., as well as all marketing sites (like DisneyParks.com, ExpeditionEverest.com, etc.

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 Web Engineering Manager you will be responsible for leading the delivery and execution of projects for Disney Parks and Resorts commerce sites.

Responsibilities :

  • Building and leading multiple development teams consisting of web developers and software engineers. These teams will be a combination of onshore and offshore developers.

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

  • 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

  • Ensure that products across WDAT are created in a platform-centric manner.

  • Enforce and grow a culture focused on quality.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 5+ years of online development experience.

  • 7+ years managing technical professionals.

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

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

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

  • In depth knowledge of front end web development, including the use of HTML, CSS, AJAX and Flash.

  • A sound understanding of content management systems.

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

  • 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.

Required Education :

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

Job ID: 532562BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts