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DMED Technology Project Manager Intern-Remote, Summer 2021

Walt Disney Remote, OR

  • Expired: February 20, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Posting Title: DMED Technology Project Manager Intern-Remote, Summer 2021
Job Description:

Comprised of Disney's international media businesses and the Company's various streaming services, the Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) segment aligns technology, media distribution, and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. Playing an important role in the growth and future of DMED and The Walt Disney Company, the Technology team helps drive the strategic development and deployment of technology at the Walt Disney Company. It creates products, platforms and innovations for Disney's portfolio of brands and businesses, while building scalable systems that connect hundreds of millions of consumers to Disney's beloved stories, characters and brands.

Program Management for Media Engineering (ME) is focused on facilitating delivery of diverse engineering solutions in support of The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) content distribution. The ME project portfolio consists of Transmission/Uplink, Broadcast/Entertainment Systems, Content/Post Production and Storage engineering; as well as Compute, Network and Security Infrastructure technologies across Disney brands including Disney Cable Networks, ABC Television Networks, ESPN, Freeform, FX/Nat Geo and Hulu. These technologies support domestic and international distribution across a broad ecosystem including linear television, mobile, web, and OTT.
Program Management for Media Engineering (ME) is focused on facilitating delivery of diverse engineering solutions in support of The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) content distribution. The ME project portfolio consists of Transmission/Uplink, Broadcast/Entertainment Systems, Content/Post Production and Storage engineering; as well as Compute, Network and Security Infrastructure technologies across Disney brands including Disney Cable Networks, ABC Television Networks, ESPN, Freeform, FX/Nat Geo and Hulu. These technologies support domestic and international distribution across a broad ecosystem including linear television, mobile, web, and OTT.

DMED Technology Operations team engages and partners with leaders across all business segments to drive roadmaps and requirements that support their business processes; manage work intake, prioritize investments and resources; drive operational effectiveness and efficiency; deliver global program and project management; monitor and communicate key performance indicators; and deliver foundational technology critical to our own day-to-day operations. 
 


Req ID: 774696BR
City: REMOTE
Job Type: Temporary/Seasonal
Country / Region: US
State/Provice: REMOTE
Segment: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
Internship Program Subtype: Professional Internship
Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 18 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work (if it becomes in-person)
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)


Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are 05/17/2021- 08/07/2021. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship. 

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Category: Technology
Basic Qualifications:

What we are looking for...

  • Excellent business and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • High proficiency with Microsoft Productivity tools

  • Highly skilled in time management to facilitate involvement in multiple efforts

  • Excellent relationship building, and interpersonal skills


Business: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
Required Education: Sophomore, Junior, or Senior level student or recent graduate pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or related field.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a software development and /or broadcast engineering environment

  • Experience in Program or Project Management Best Practices (Agile and Waterfall methodologies)

  • Experience with Program and Project Management (PPM) tools (Jira, Confluence, Smartsheet and/or Workfront)


Postal Code: --
Responsibilities: A Day in the Life...

The intern will work with GPM leads, primarily in support of a project management tools strategy implementation across Media Engineering technical areas including Systems and Distribution Engineering, Content Production and Storage Systems, Transmission/Uplink, FX Post Production and Entertainment Systems Engineering. Other responsibilities may include developing and/or maintaining presentation deliverables, data gathering, light project management or other related activities.
  • Track and maintain rollout schedules
  • Publish updates and status reports
  • Facilitate communication with program management and engineering resources
  • Escalate issues and risks
  • Change management
  • Direct end users of tools to appropriate support resources where required

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