Mobile Release Manager

Seattle, WA

Full Remote  -  IT - Business Intelligence / Reporting  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-08017

Title: Mobile Release Manager 
Location: Seattle, WA 
Duration: 24 month contract 
Compensation: $55-63/hr 
Work Authorization: US Citizen, GC Holder, or Authorized to work in the U.S. 

Job Description:
The Product & Data Engineering team is responsible for end to end development for Disney's world-class consumer-facing products, including streaming platforms Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+, and digital products & experiences across ESPN, Marvel, Disney Studios, NatGeo, and ABC News. The team drives innovation at scale for millions of consumers around the world across Apple, Android, Smart TVs, game consoles, and the web, with our platforms powering core experiences like personalization, search, messaging and data.

Reports to the Manager of Delivery & Operational Intel within within Product & Data Engineering, the Delivery & Operational Intelligence Analyst will introduce procedural excellence and drive business innovation strategy for DE&E Tech globally. This person will partner with leaders to develop annual release forecasting plans and will track execution progress against those plans. To be successful in this role, this person should have advanced analytical, communication, and project management skills. The ability to be resourceful, maintain a strong customer-service orientation, prioritize effectively in demanding environments, initiate solutions, and have advanced interpersonal skills is also key.

Basic Qualification:

  • Liaison with Product & Technical Directors for ongoing annual strategic forecasting of Release Management, standardizing workflows and onboarding practices, and ensure web & mobile deliverables meet strategic objectives across all major app platforms.
  • Facilitate agile methodologies and introduce Engineering-driven problem solving sessions to encourage creativity & synthesis.
  • Provide data-driven, procedural solutions to drive intelligence on the health of our services, deployments, and releases.
  • Tactical and strategic/ad-hoc analysis across several different business units.
  • Facilitate team-building events to promote Cast harmony & sense of team belonging.
  • Mentor team members of all disciplines to ensure technical and delivery quality.
  • Develop internal training sessions, manage, and maintain onboarding practices to enrich the skill sets of all new hires.
  • Partner closely across Engineering teams to build innovative systems and improve deliverable efficiency 
  • Minimum of 3+ years of related IT experience
  • Experience in mobile release management and knowledge of mobile platforms (i.e., iOS, Android, App Store, Play Store)
  • Superb organization, detail-orientation, and project management skills, with the ability to effectively prioritize and balance short and long-term work streams
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization
  • Experience in agile software development methodologies experience
  • Demonstrated experience leading work of others
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly interpret and synthesize data and information from multiple sources to develop insights and recommendations
  • Ability to think creatively and drive innovation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Airtable
  • Understanding of Disney existing procedures and corporate culture

Required Education:

  • BA/BS Degree

About INSPYR Solutions:
As a leading staffing partner, we connect top IT and Finance talent with our clients to provide innovative business solutions through our IT and Finance Staffing, Professional Services, and Infrastructure Solutions divisions. We understand and value the unique needs of highly skilled information technology professionals and always strive to stay above the curve. Our company was founded on the following core values: Be the Best, Understand the Urgency, Never Ever Give Up, Have the Courage to Excel, and Contribute. We take pride in our business model and strive to create a positive work environment through an exemplary culture.
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location where the company has facilities.