The Walt Disney Company Mobile Engineering Manager in Seattle, Washington

Walt Disney Attractions Technologies (WDAT) 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 Mobile Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for leading the delivery and execution of projects for Disney Parks and Resorts commerce mobile applications.

Responsibilities :

  • Building and leading multiple development teams consisting of iOS and Android 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

  • 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 mobile development experience.

  • 3+ years managing technical professionals.

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

  • Expertise in mobile development technologies using Swift and Java

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

  • Portfolio of released applications to the Android and iOS stores.

  • 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.

Required Education :

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

Company Overview :

The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

“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 a part of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts 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.

Additional Information :

This position is with the legal entity of Walt Disney Attractions Technology LLC, an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 532824BR

Location: Seattle,Washington

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts