Manager - Technology

Walt Disney   •  

Lake Buena Vista, FL

Industry: Media


11 - 15 years

Posted 173 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job ID 562691BR.

Job Summary:

The Manager of Technology within the Technology Engineering team leads and manages a team of high performing Architects, Leads and Developers that provide innovative, efficient and engineered solutions to solve problems pertaining to application refactoring, technology uplift, system stability and cloud migrations.


  • Effectively liaison between Solution/Architecture Engineering, Development and Operations teams to implement large and complex engineering solutions
  • Provide Technical & Managerial Leadership and day to day guidance to a matrixed team of developers, business analysts, quality engineers, etc. through scrum meetings and agile development tools
  • Provide creative solutions to implement complex business initiatives
  • Ensures that departmental and company guidelines are enforced, including those related to security, safety, change management, and code configuration
  • Works closely with external vendors and suppliers to clearly define engagement objectives, defines success criteria, monitor progress, and implement corrective actions as needed
  • Manage and track team velocity, financials, and other KPIs in relation to the plan and published progress reports
  • Challenge the status quo through intellectual curiosity and natural inquisitiveness to look beyond the obvious for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Manage and appropriately escalate delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes tied to the engineering initiatives to the stake holders
  • Provide leadership to direct report and/or cross-functional teams
  • Driving technical decisions to ensure optimal architectural solutions and delivery of capabilities and managing project work of employees across various companies to deliver project scope

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing large engineering initiatives and teams
  • Clear understanding of Cloud computing and AWS environment and offerings
  • Solid experience as a leader and a coach, with ability to build and organize teams
  • Success at achieving sophisticated technology goals on-time and on-budget
  • Expertise in developing software in JAVA / J2EE, Mobile (iOS / Andriod, Angular / Responsive) Technology (Distributed, SOA – REST, WS etc.).
  • Excellent leadership, communication and presentation skills
  • Proven experience influencing business and technology leadership
  • Demonstrated professional written, verbal, and presentation communications skills.
  • Solid understating of project and program management principles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10-15 years’ experience in technology
  • 4+ years’ experience in leading large teams and programs
  • Experience working in a multi-national and multicultural environment
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule and travel requirements
  • Passion for learning new technologies and sharing that passion and awareness with your team
  • Demonstrates strong ability to influence without authority
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills
  • Required Education

    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience, is preferred