Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Technical Project Manager II in Bristol, Connecticut
We are seeking a Technical Project Manager II to join our team who will drive exceptional delivery on projects and programs in Consumer Experiences. This candidate is skilled at the art of bringing a diverse set of team members and stakeholders together to determine scope, plan out the work needed, monitor and communicate progress and pro-actively manage risks, issues and dependencies.
This person has a proven track record of successfully collaborating with Product and Engineering teams to establish a strategy and deliver complex technical projects and initiatives.
The right candidate will be capable of digging into the technical details and dependencies of each program, and also establish and track the resource and financial forecasts for complex, long-term initiatives.
Organizing and planning comes instinctively. This person is working in partnership with product and engineering to clear obstacles, drive progress and make sure everyone is clearly informed on status and the critical path. This person is a strong communicator, comfortable interacting with engineering teams as well as executive leadership.
The Technical Project Manager II will:
Drive execution and delivery of technical project requirements from start to finish
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define program scope, functional requirements, team deliverables, dependencies, time frames, and risks for the project or program
At times manage projects involving third party vendors, driving scope and timeline for vendor deliverables
Distill business and product requirements into actionable, detailed specifications for the team members
Create complete project and deployment plans for end-to-end delivery with appropriate documentation.
Estimate, manage and track the program financial forecasts and budgets
Provide guidance for end to end testing and the triage of bug defects
Partner with business and technical teams to quickly and efficiently launch new features and enhancements using an agile approach
Continuously monitor and report on program execution to the teams, program leadership, executive management, and external stakeholders
Forecast, manage and pro-actively escalate and mitigate risks and issues
Build strong relationships across engineering, product and stakeholder teams
Interact and build consensus with a diverse set of technical and non-technical stakeholders
Basic Qualifications :
2 or more years of progressively complex related program/project management experience in a technical setting.
Understanding of software development model including Agile/Scrum, Waterfall, Kanban methodologies
Knowledge and experience with the software development life cycle & system integration projects
Experience in supporting software development for consumer facing apps and websites; API development
Knowledge of program management, analysis and reporting tools, JIRA/Confluence, Smartsheets
Required Education :
- BA/BS or equivalent experience required
Job ID: 972841BR
Job Posting Company: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
The Walt Disney Company is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 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.