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

The Manager of Technology within the Technology Engineering team leads and manages a team of high performing Architects, Leads and Developers that provide innovative, efficient and engineered solutions to solve problems pertaining to application refactoring, technology uplift, system stability and cloud migrations.

Responsibilities :

  • Effectively liaison between Solution/Architecture Engineering, Development and Operations teams to implement large and complex engineering solutions

  • Provide Technical & Managerial Leadership and day to day guidance to a matrixed team of developers, business analysts, quality engineers, etc. through scrum meetings and agile development tools

  • Provide creative solutions to implement complex business initiatives

  • Ensures that departmental and company guidelines are enforced, including those related to security, safety, change management, and code configuration

  • Works closely with external vendors and suppliers to clearly define engagement objectives, defines success criteria, monitor progress, and implement corrective actions as needed

  • Manage and track team velocity, financials, and other KPIs in relation to the plan and published progress reports

  • Challenge the status quo through intellectual curiosity and natural inquisitiveness to look beyond the obvious for continuous improvement opportunities

  • Manage and appropriately escalate delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes tied to the engineering initiatives to the stake holders

  • Provide leadership to direct report and/or cross-functional teams

  • Driving technical decisions to ensure optimal architectural solutions and delivery of capabilities and managing project work of employees across various companies to deliver project scope

Basic Qualifications :

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing large engineering initiatives and teams

  • Clear understanding of Cloud computing and AWS environment and offerings

  • Solid experience as a leader and a coach, with ability to build and organize teams

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

  • Expertise in developing software in JAVA / J2EE, Mobile (iOS / Andriod, Angular / Responsive) Technology (Distributed, SOA – REST, WS etc.).

  • Excellent leadership, communication and presentation skills

  • Proven experience influencing business and technology leadership

  • Demonstrated professional written, verbal, and presentation communications skills.

  • Solid understating of project and program management principles

Preferred Qualifications :

  • 10-15 years’ experience in technology

  • 4+ years’ experience in leading large teams and programs

  • Experience working in a multi-national and multicultural environment

  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule and travel requirements

  • Passion for learning new technologies and sharing that passion and awareness with your team

  • Demonstrates strong ability to influence without authority

  • Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills

Required Education :

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience, is preferred

Preferred Education :

Master’s degree in Engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience

Job ID: 562691BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts