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Sr Technical Program Manager

Company: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

About The Job Disney Streaming is the leading premium streaming service offering live and on-demand TV and movies, with and without commercials, both in and outside the home. Operating at the intersection of entertainment and technology, Disney Streaming has a unique opportunity to be the number one choice for TV. We captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love, and we---re looking for people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking, and embracing fun. Join us and see what this is all about. The D.A.T.A. Team is looking for a Senior Technical Program Manager to drive business-critical initiatives across multiple teams within the D.A.T.A. organization and across the Disney Streaming landscape. This role will partner with Product Management and Engineering to translate business value into actionable plans and execute on the delivery of strategic data initiatives. This role requires technical understanding, attention to detail, a strong sense of accountability and ownership, collaboration, and experience managing cross workstream teams If you are someone who thrives in a collaborative environment, jumps at the opportunity to work on impactful and complex problems, and constantly seeks out new challenges, then this is a great role for you. What You'll Do Accountable for driving execution and delivery of extraordinarily high-profile technical, product or software development projects from start to finish in a fast-paced and complex environment. Programs assigned to this level tend to be of the highest complexity and strategic priority. Performs all other responsibilities of a Program Manager at an expert level, plus: Develop strong partnerships with engineering, product management and analytics leaders to drive focus on strategic and tactical program objectives Build strategic relationships with key engineering and business leaders to ensure program success Accountable for driving execution and delivery of highly complex technical programs from start to finish Understands all project domain components, including architecture, tools and deployment practices that development team is employing; can explain the purpose of component decisions at a high level Forecasts project risks proactively; analyzes and drives resolution of key project blockers Develop and execute change management and communication plans and engage with stakeholders to report progress and raise issues Assists in triage of other projects or programs and makes recommendations to senior-level leadership Serves as subject matter expert and "go to" person for guidance in program management discipline May manage smaller teams of professional employees related to area of focus or expertise Defines, optimizes, and manages Agile project management processes at the team-of-teams level Solid grasp of team-of-teams level agile software development lifecycle methodologies, principles, and practices Manage capacity across team-of-teams to balance delivery priorities (business, technical, maintenance, etc.,) Fill in gaps across roles and functions as needed, performing as an adaptive problem solver Create a collaborative work environment that cultivates shared understanding, transparency, mastery, autonomy, innovation and continuous learning Exhibit a high tolerance for context switching and interruptions while remaining productive and able to provide effective guidance Key Qualifications Bachelor---s degree in business management, computer science, or another related field. 8 years of experience in program management, preferably with a focus on data architecture, business intelligence, relational databases or big-data technology Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts Experience building broad, large-scale communications plans Love for Data and taking chaos and turning it into something actionable High sense of ownership and a focus on building fast without sacrificing quality Experience in scaled Agile software development with expertise in Scrum methodology and practices. Good understanding of ETL processing, Web Application development cycle, cloud technologies Working knowledge of modern program management, analysis, and reporting tools such as Jira, Confluence, AirTable and MS Office Knowledge of SDLC execution and optimization, data engineering, data modeling, data warehousing and big data platforms Additional Information DISNEYTECH Just like the best ensemble casts of our favorite shows, Disney Streaming embraces diversity and is an inclusive environment. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution, Santa Monica , Sr Technical Program Manager, Executive , Santa Monica, California

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