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Lead Technical Program Manager

Postuler maintenant Postuler ultérieurement Job ID 10089753 Emplacement Seattle, Washington, États-Unis / Santa Monica, Californie, États-Unis / New York, New York, États-Unis Entreprise Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology Date de publication 24/05/2024

Résumé du poste:

Job Summary

On any given day at Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology, we’re reimagining ways to create magical viewing experiences for the world’s most beloved stories while also transforming Disney’s media business for the future. Whether that’s evolving our streaming and digital products in new and immersive ways, powering worldwide advertising and distribution to improve flexibility and efficiency, or delivering Disney’s unmatched entertainment and sports content, every day is a moment to make a difference to partners and to hundreds of millions of people around the world!

  • Building the future of Disney’s media business: DE&E Technologists are designing and building the infrastructure that will power Disney’s media, advertising, and distribution businesses for years to come.

  • Reach & Scale: The products and platforms this group builds and operates delight millions of consumers every minute of every day – from Disney+ and Hulu, to ABC News and Entertainment, to ESPN and ESPN+, and much more.

  • Innovation: We develop and implement groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news

Disney Streaming’s Media Engineering team is seeking a Lead Technical Program Manager for the Playback Services team. As a Lead Technical Program Manager, you will closely partner with the Engineering Director for this team to ensure the successful and healthy delivery of initiatives across our teams. In addition, be responsible for driving the successful delivery of our highest visibility initiatives that involve multiple domains across playback clients and their upstream services. You will work across organizational boundaries and partner with key individuals from the involved teams to drive overall success of your project and larger Playback Services group. To effectively bring teams together, you should rely on your strong technical knowledge and relationships to ensure your program(s) and teams are on track and efficiently drive risks to closure. As the point person for some of these larger initiatives, you will be responsible for representing the concerns of teams and should be able to understand and express their areas of involvement and interests to the other organizations within Disney.


  • Own planning, execution, and delivery for a program or high-profile features and products, driving roadmap, specifications, and delivery

  • Identify, assess and mitigate risks, provide awareness of project status to management, anticipate and make trade-offs balancing the business needs versus constraints

  • Collaborate with product partners to help define/scope feature requirements and work with software architects, technical leads, and product to determine how best to build our engineering solution and meet our overall requirements

  • Act as main communication liaison with disparate internal stakeholders and external partners across a variety of time zones and locales

  • Dive in and understand the overall architecture and distinct components of a project, applying this knowledge to more effectively plan and deliver your projects

  • Lead one or more TPMs, ensuring they have successful careers at Disney and beyond.

  • Collaborate with other TPMs within the organization to continuously improve our program management process, communication protocols, and operational procedures related to effective, on-time and to-scope software delivery

What to Bring

  • 8+ years of Technical Project Management experience

  • Experience in shipping multiple feature or products simultaneously, ideally in an Agile environment

  • Ability to dive into technical details, understanding and providing input on overall technical designs

  • Ability to breakdown a large and complex project into distinct and incremental deliverables

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and geographically dispersed environment

  • Experience mentoring and/or leading multiple individuals

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, with a clear attention to detail

About Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology:

Disney Entertainment and ESPN Technology (DE&E Technology) provides the technological backbone and product development for Disney’s two media business units, while helping to keep the company at the vanguard of innovation – enabling the Company to continuously leverage technology to enhance storytelling and creativity, while delivering scalability, flexibility, and efficiency for its businesses.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world

Disability accommodation for employment applications:

The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

The hiring range for this position in CA is $156,300.00 to $209,600.00 per year and in NY is $156,300.00 to $209,600.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

Sur Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology:

Disney Entertainment et ESPN Technology (DE&E Technology) constituent l’ossature technologique et le développement de produits pour les deux unités commerciales de Disney dans le domaine des médias, tout en contribuant à maintenir l’entreprise à l’avant-garde de l’innovation, ce qui permet à l’entreprise de tirer continuellement parti de la technologie pour améliorer la narration et la créativité, tout en assurant l’évolutivité, la flexibilité et l’efficacité de ses activités.

Sur The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, ainsi que ses filiales et sociétés affiliées, forme l’une des principales entreprises internationales diversifiées de divertissement familial et de médias. Elle comprend trois secteurs d'activités essentiels : Disney Entertainment, ESPN et Disney Experiences. Depuis ses modestes débuts en tant que studio de dessins animés dans les années 1920 jusqu’à son statut de référence actuel dans le secteur du divertissement, Disney poursuit fièrement sa tradition de création d’histoires et d’expériences exceptionnelles pour tous les membres de la famille. Les histoires, les personnages et les expériences de Disney touchent les consommateurs et les visiteurs du monde entier. À travers nos activités présentes dans plus de 40 pays, nos employés et cast members collaborent pour créer des expériences de divertissement appréciées à la fois au niveau universel et local.

Le poste est rattaché à Disney Streaming Technology LLC , qui fait partie d’une entreprise que nous appelons Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC est un employeur qui souscrit au principe d’égalité des chances à l’emploi. Les candidat(e)s seront pris(es) en considération pour l’emploi sans considération de race, de couleur, de religion, de sexe, d’âge, d’origine nationale, d’orientation sexuelle, d’identité sexuelle, de handicap, de statut d’ancien combattant protégé ou de toute autre base interdite par la loi fédérale, étatique ou locale. Disney favorise une culture commerciale où les idées et décisions de tous et toutes nous aident à grandir, innover, créer les meilleures histoires et être pertinents dans un monde en évolution rapide.

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