The Walt Disney Company Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA
May 31, 2018Full-time
The Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Management Science & Integration (MSI) consulting team is responsible for supporting clients across The Walt Disney Company including Direct-to-Consumer & International, Media Networks (e.g., ABC, ESPN), Studio Entertainment (e.g., The Walt Disney Studios, Disney Theatrical Group) and Parks, Experiences & Consumer Products. MSI leverages technology, data analytics, optimization, statistical and econometric modeling to explore opportunities, shape business decisions and drive business value. This position leads a team that supports pricing and forecasting and drives new business development in areas that are looking to adopt or enhance analytics capabilities. The role will require exceptional communication and consulting skills in order to understand client requirements, integrate with technology and science teams and ultimately deliver analytics insights and solutions. A background in product development is preferred. This position will report to a Consulting Director. Responsibilities Identify opportunities to drive business value through the application of analytics Develop and deliver communication for an executive audience Define scope and requirements for solutions and analytical tools Lead team to: Design and build analytical tools Perform data analysis and verification Provide testing and quality assurance Provide tool documentation and training Coordinate model and functionality validation for vendor solution Spearhead system configuration and calibration Ensure integrity of system integration Perform system hyper-care post go-live Assist with any measurement and enhancement of tools Basic Qualifications Exceptional analytical skills in data analysis and statistics Excellent partnering and communication skills Ability to lead and motivate a team Sound knowledge of forecasting and prediction techniques Experience with basic optimization methodologies Excellent integration skills (i.e., ability to connect the dots) Focus on driving business results and delivering value Required Education Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with specialization in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, Business Analytics, or other quantitative field Additional Information We strongly encourage applicants to upload a copy of their resume and to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for an interview. About Walt Disney World Resort Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney World Resort. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. 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.