Manager Technology - Software Engineering

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Software engineering
Application development
Technical analysis
Software estimation
Systems design
IT management
System integration
Process improvement
Quality assurance
Agile
Software development
Computer science
Information systems
Electronic engineering
MAGIC
Endevor
Leadership
Roadmaps
Commerce
Collaboration
Mentorship
Scrum
Regulatory Compliance
Software deployment
Planning
Operations
Sustainability
SAP BASIS
Budget
Invoices
Java
GraphQL
NoSQL
Media
Internet
Pricing
Inventory
Hospitality
Electrical engineering

Job Details

About the Role & Team

"We Power the Magic!" That's our motto at Disney Experiences Technology & Digital.

At Disney, we're storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. 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.

Disney Experiences is seeking an engineering manager who has passion for leading the delivery and execution of various projects in the roadmap of advancing our core commerce platform. We are looking for someone that will lead engineers, project and product managers and collaborate with other business and tech teams to develop, deliver and maintain critically important applications.

What You Will Do
  • Lead and mentor world class delivery teams consisting of full stack software engineers, web developers, application architects, product managers and scrum masters.
  • Own application development and delivery for multiple large projects.
  • Collaborate with other tech teams, businesses across sites for project deliverables, develop platform vision and roadmap.
  • Develop and present project statuses, project concepts and platform roadmaps to senior leaders.
  • Responsible for technical analysis, effort estimation, product, and system design, evaluating architectural fit and compliance, resource schedules, delivery milestones and overall product quality.
  • Display technical leadership and oversight of implementation and deployment planning, system integration, process improvements, quality assurance, delivery, operations, and sustainability of technical solutions.
  • Meet with collaborators, vendor partners and customers on a recurring basis to review team priorities, execution and pertinent business/delivery updates.
  • Effectively lead project/solution timeline and financials including budget, cost, invoices and contracts.
  • Support on-call response to critical operational issues; be able to work beyond normal hours and support implementation transition activities and hyper-care shifts as needed.

Required Qualifications & Skills
  • 8+ years of development experience, preferably full stack.
  • 5+ years leading engineering and technology delivery teams.
  • Substantial working experience with highly-scalable architectures, patterns, and technologies, specifically Java, GraphQL, NoSQL and Event-Driven Architecture.
  • Experience creating architecture designs that incorporate resiliency and performance.
  • Experience leading a globally distributed delivery team applying Agile methodologies.
  • Experience in a large media, technology or internet company.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and collaborating with matrixed organizations.
  • Experience handling software development lifecycle platforms and tools.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in the commerce space and products / pricing / inventory domains
  • Experience in travel and hospitality/hotel industries

Education
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software, Electrical or Electronics Engineering, engineering, or comparable field of study, and/or equivalent work experience.

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