The Walt Disney Company

The mission of The Walt Disney Company is to be one of the world's leading producers and providers of entertainment and information. Using our portfolio of brands to differentiate our content, services and consumer products, we seek to develop the most creative, innovative and profitable entertainment experiences and related products in the world.

The Walt Disney Company Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830, USA
Sep 16, 2019
Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products (DPEP) brings stories, characters and franchises to life through Parks & Resorts, toys, apps, apparel, books, and stores. As Walt said, “You can dream, create, and design the most wonderful place in the world…but it takes people to make the dream a reality.” DPEP is an industry leader in labor management, empowering best-in-class Cast Members to deliver Disney’s legendary guest service. The DPEP Labor Systems team works closely with business partners to create innovative applications that support workload, scheduling, time, and deployment for operations leaders and Cast. We produce robust applications that enhance key aspects of the Cast experience. Labor Systems seeks forward-thinking team members who are passionate about delivering a quality product and enjoy working closely with business partners on both strategic and tactical challenges. As the ideal candidate, you should have strong verbal and written communication skills, and be able to work independently as a self-starter, utilize good time management skills, and function well within a diverse team. Responsibilities : In this internship, you will be expected to work as a member of the Labor Systems team, supporting the sustainment of existing labor systems as well as multiple capital projects currently in flight. Your work will be assigned based upon your strengths and desire to learn new skills, technologies, and concepts. The ideal candidate is one that is flexible, organized, accountable, professional, and collaborative. Basic Qualifications : Strong business planning, communication (both written and verbal), and time management skills Substantial partnering and influencing skills with the ability to work with leaders at all levels to coordinate team efforts Strong systems/process orientation with demonstrated analytical thinking and problem solving skills Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment and to work effectively within a matrix organization and project environment (e.g. Agile) Ability to work independently and make decisions with minimal guidance while managing multiple tasks and projects Strong sense of responsibility, independence, ownership and pride in delivering quality results, and understanding the business impacts Familiarity with workforce management/labor concepts Basic understanding of computer science fundamentals Preferred Qualifications: Experience with visualization and reporting tools (e.g. Tableau, Power BI, Alteryx, Business Objects) Familiarity with multiple query/programing languages (e.g. SQL, SAS, Python, Java, R) and analytics software (e.g. Apache Spark, Gurobi, SAS). Familiarity with big data technologies (e.g. AWS, HDFS, Hive, Spark, Scala, NiFi) Familiarity with machine learning libraries (e.g. Spark MLLib, AWS Machine Learning, Mahout, JSAT) Familiarity with data science and information management disciplines Familiarity with data lake, big data, and Hadoop concepts Familiarity with data security concepts Familiarity with project management within a workforce management, labor, or related operation Previous experience in an analytical and/or data-centric environment Required Education : Junior, Senior, Graduate Level student or recent graduate pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Analytics, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related field Additional Information : Program Length The approximate dates of this internship are January 8th 2020 - June 6th, 2020. Interns must be fully available with unrestricted work authorization for the entire duration of the internship. 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 6 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 Professional Internship or Disney College Program Must possess unrestricted work authorization for the entire internship period Must provide full work availability Must provide own transportation to/from work Current active Disney Cast Members must meet Disney 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 Housing A limited amount of company sponsored housing is available on first-come, first-serve basis. If company sponsored housing is not available, interns must be able to provide their own housing for the duration of the internship.
The Walt Disney Company Seattle, WA, USA
Sep 15, 2019
DTCI is seeking an intern to work with our Consumer Identity team within our DTCI Data platforms group. This role will use knowledge of microservice oriented architecture and asynchronous programming techniques to develop a high concurrency service model. A successful candidate will partner closely with product management, architecture, and development teams to establish patterns for building extremely scalable web-service based applications. Responsibilities : Partner closely with development teams to design, implement and analyze experiments to drive data-based decisions on application structure direction. Implement tests to establish baselines for concurrent performance and execute them across a suite of frameworks for comparison. Clearly communicate and present your research and insights to all levels of the company. Establish best practices through hands-on experimentation and implementations. Basic Qualifications : Strong programming skills and a proven ability to learn new programming techniques Strong analytical skills, and ability to convey information and results clearly Ability to work independently and drive your own projects Familiarity building with AWS cloud infrastructure Proficiency with JVM programming languages such as Java or Scala Preferred Qualifications: Exposure to reactive frameworks such as Akka, Vert.x, RxJava Coursework in distributed systems is a plus A strong drive to have fun while building the best systems possible is a strong plus Required Education : Sophomore, Junior or Senior Level undergraduate student or recent graduate (within 6 months of graduation) pursuing a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Development, or related field. Additional Information : Must be enrolled in a 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 the past six (6) 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 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 Dates: Interns must be fully available from January 2020 through May 2020. Must be able to work 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday. Housing: Interns must provide their own housing for the duration of their internship program
The Walt Disney Company Glendale, CA, USA
Sep 14, 2019
Full-time
This leadership position has the responsibility for consumer insights project management, including data analysis and reporting, for the Consumer Insights team focused on Consumer Products within Disney Parks, Experiences and Products (DPEP). The focus of this team is to utilize primary/custom research as well as secondary data tools/resources to help inform business decisions around strategy, product development and communication/marketing. Specifically, areas include: 1. Product/merchandise development 2. Distribution (product, retail and e-commerce) 3. Marketing and digital content support for franchises and merchandise 4. Content impact on merchandise Responsibilities : Consult with clients and internal project teams on objectives and information needs for marketing research studies Lead all aspects of qualitative research projects (e.g., focus groups, depth interviews), including client management, development of discussion guides, stimuli management, analysis, reporting, and presentation of research results Lead all aspects of quantitative research projects, development of research brief, questionnaire, data analysis plan, and reporting to ensure data will meet ultimate information needs Conduct surveys and write/present insight driven reports using in-house online panel Utilize research across syndicated sources/tools to continuously track consumer trends, consumption habits, preferences and behaviors Specific responsibilities include: writing research briefs, participating in research design, supporting and/or managing the research process end-to-end (including all market research-related deliverables to ensure the quality and accuracy of the work product), data analysis, reporting (including implications), and presentation of findings Utilize internal data-bases to supplement custom and syndicated research when needed. Basic Qualifications : Minimum 5 years of primary market research experience required, managing custom and syndicated research Knowledge and experience in the implementation of both custom qualitative and quantitative market research methodologies Demonstrated project management and data analysis experience, including ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and deadlines simultaneously Excellent analytical skills Experience working with and collaborating with analytics and data science teams Able to synthesize a lot of information into a highly visual, concise story (expertise in PowerPoint or Keynote) Excellent business writing skills Experience writing and conducting effective presentations to large, diverse audiences Experience with social listening tools a plus Demonstrated interpersonal and relationship-building skills Highly detail-oriented and well-organized; able to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously Professional demeanor and excellent communication skills Comfort working within a fluid and flexible culture. Have a passion for learning and insights, be highly self-motivated, and have an inquisitive, problem-solving nature Initiative to self-start projects and solicit collaborations Analytical thinker who enjoys problem-solving, willing to challenge traditional thinking Some travel required Preferred Qualifications: SPSS or R language experience Market research experience within retail, kid products, media and/or social media industries Required Education : Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Sociology, Psychology or related Preferred Education : Master’s degree in Business, Marketing, Sociology, Psychology or related
The Walt Disney Company Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830, USA
Sep 13, 2019
The Information Technology department at Partners Federal Credit Union (PFCU) is Cast serving Cast organization that provides effective and efficient access and availability to IT support services. We strive to meet the needs of our Cast Members by providing informative and supportive assistance and ensuring the best use of technology in their daily business operations. Responsibilities : Day in the Life: Be present and visible in IT Operations and available to users requiring technical assistance Provide PC support and other technical support responsibilities such as setting up PC's, imaging applications, installations, etc. Assisting in process improvement initiatives within IT Operations Assist in daily operational activities across the IT teams Basic Qualifications : What You Bring to the Role: Knowledge of IT operations, task-related skills and knowledge of operating systems Familiarity with IT infrastructure specific to Windows, UNIX, DB and Storage. Excellent time management skills and the ability to manage complexities and competing priorities Ability to combine judgment, analytic skills and business knowledge to make sound decisions Ability to work across multiple disciplines. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills Creative & strategic problem solving skills Interest in pursuing IT Operations career path Familiarity with collecting and analyzing data and reporting on the results Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with the Agile development methodology Familiarity with ticket management systems and/or call routing systems Required Education : Rising junior or senior currently pursuing bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a related field GPA of 3.0 or higher Preferred Education : Will also consider those currently pursuing, or recently graduated with a Graduate degree Additional Information : Must be enrolled in a 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 the past six (6) 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 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 Dates: Interns must be fully available from January 2020 through June 2020. Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application. Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program. Housing: A limited number of housing is available for Florida based participants. Interns are able to sign up for housing once they have accepted an internship offer.
The Walt Disney Company Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA
Sep 08, 2019
Full-time
The Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Management Science & Integration (MSI) consulting team is responsible for supporting clients across The Walt Disney Company including Parks and Resorts, Media Networks (e.g., ABC, ESPN, etc.), Studio Entertainment (The Walt Disney Studios, Disney Theatrical) and Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media. MSI leverages technology, data analytics, optimization, statistical and econometric modeling to explore opportunities, shape business decisions and drive business value. MSI seeks forward-thinking team members who are passionate about delivering quality results and enjoy working closely with key partners on both strategic and tactical challenges. Candidates should have a natural curiosity to understand the "why" behind business performance, take a proactive role in problem-solving, be results-oriented, be able to prioritize and be a team player in a collaborative environment. Responsibilities : Your Role: The Product Integration Manager will be responsible for ensuring the long-term success of the resort revenue management solution’s adoption at our Hong Kong and Shanghai resorts. While this role supports our Asia sites, the position is located in Orlando. This person will function as a critical consultant with expertise on the IDeaS RMS and as a liaison with our decision science and revenue management experts. A key part of this role includes developing and maintaining a strong, trusting relationship with clients. A solid foundation in hotel revenue management is critical. Internal Consultant – Act as a consultant to support internal clients in implementing revenue management and pricing strategies through technical and analytical solutions that drive business value Data Analyst – Collect, analyze and visualize large data sets to determine patterns, gather insights, and uncover new opportunities Storyteller – Through polished presentations, deliver and effectively communicate key findings and recommendations in a concise, actionable, and efficient manner to stakeholders Business Analyst – Document business processes, determine functional requirements, and turn them into technical specifications Product Manager – Manage client requests and prioritize them Basic Qualifications : What We’re Looking For: Knowledge/Experience Experience managing, implementing or sustaining a hotel revenue management system in a multi-property environment Experience with IDeaS RMS Knowledge of statistical methods, forecasting, optimization and modeling Ability to tell a story with data, and simplify complex analytics into recommendations that are easily understood and executable Ability to effectively train others on revenue management concepts, technology, and implementation Experience with advanced data visualization technology (e.g. Tableau, Power BI, or similar), designing and developing interactive reports and dashboards Experience with SQL/Python or equivalent open source technologies to fetch and transform data Potential to lead effectively by creating the trust and influence needed to drive results Teamwork/Communication Ability to meet with partners and clients outside of standard business hours (approx. 10%) Ability to collaborate with and strategically influence a diverse group of clients, partners, vendors, and stakeholders Ability to work autonomously and confidently with minimal oversight Strong written and verbal communication skills Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing business environment and manage multiple priorities Representative of Disney values Preferred Qualifications: How To Stand Out: Experience as a hotel revenue manager for a large property or multiple properties Experience with hotel technologies: Opera PMS, China Online Experience with product management, project management and/or user acceptance testing Experience demonstrating the value of a product after implementation Conversational proficiency in Mandarin and/or Cantonese Required Education : Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Hotel Administration, Engineering, Economics, Data Analytics, or an equivalent quantitative field Preferred Education : Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, Data Mining, Analytics, Business Analytics, Management Science or an equivalent quantitative field  
The Walt Disney Company New York, NY, USA
Sep 08, 2019
Full-time
Data Scientists in the ESPN+ Analytics team focus on informing content decisions for ESPN+ through data modeling, analysis, and actionable insight generation. These analysts focus on improving business results through the combination of statistical rigor, data analysis, and fast paced execution with an emphasis on driving actionable business recommendations. Responsibilities : Modeling, Forecasting, and Opportunity Sizing: Both to set goals and help evaluate potential opportunities, this data scientist will be tasked with creating models that ascribe value to content and can inform content development decisions. Experimentation: Develop test plans, define success metrics, and ensure accurate results methodologically, technically, and statistically. Deep-Dive Analysis: Analyze user behavioral data to identify patterns, uncover opportunities, and create common understanding of how people are interacting with the platform and content. Partnership: Partner closely with business stakeholders to identify and unlock opportunities, and with other data teams to improve platform capabilities around data modeling, testing platforms, data visualization, and data architecture. Basic Qualifications : 5+ years of analytical experience. 3+ years work experience using SQL 2+ years Python/R or other statistical programming language Experience with advanced data modeling and predictive analytics Familiarity with data exploration and data visualization tools like Tableau, Looker, Chartio, etc. Understanding of statistics concepts (e.g., hypothesis testing, regression analysis). Ability to think strategically, analyze and interpret market and consumer information. Strong communication skills, as well as written and verbal presentation skills. Advanced degree in an analytical field or equivalent experience  
The Walt Disney Company Burbank, CA, USA
Sep 06, 2019
Full-time
It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world-class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you. The Walt Disney Studios encompasses the creation, production, promotion, sales, acquisition and domestic and international distribution of live-action and animated motion pictures, home entertainment releases, live stage plays, and music and soundtrack recordings. The Piracy Intelligence team at The Walt Disney Studios is based in Burbank and provides meaningful piracy insights to inform strategies that maximize revenue for the film and TV business and minimize the piracy impact. The Piracy Intelligence team is looking for a Market Research & Data Analyst, who will be responsible for providing support to a variety of piracy intelligence initiatives to measure movie and TV viewing trends across digital media platforms. He/She will process, analyze, and report on data from functions within piracy intelligence and across various business units supporting film distribution. He/She will work closely with the Piracy Intelligence Manager to execute market research projects, perform data analysis, and ensure accurate use and reporting of the data to provide business insights. Responsibilities : Support the execution of Piracy Intelligence market research projects, including survey programming, data cleaning and processing, and analysis Develop and update dashboards that integrate data from various sources Assist in the development, execution, and delivery of ongoing piracy landscape reports Lead communications with third-party vendors Continually leverage, integrate, and analyze research studies from multiple sources in order to synthesize insights Manage the ongoing milestones and deliverables of several projects running simultaneously Manage priorities effectively of ongoing projects and ad hoc requests Basic Qualifications : 1-2 years of experience with quantitative research, preferably at a market research agency/firm Strong problem-solving and analytical skills Ability to pay close attention to detail and understand written and oral instructions Ability to communicate clearly in both written and oral form Self-starter and highly organized, with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously Must be a fast learner and capable of executing tasks with minimal oversight Ability to work well under time constraints Expertise in use of Excel and presentation software such as PowerPoint or Keynote Experience with Qualtrics required Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge and use of statistical software (SPSS) Experience with Tableau
The Walt Disney Company Celebration, FL, USA
Sep 05, 2019
Full-time
“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen! Consumer Insight, Measurement & Analytics (CIMA) is part of the Global Marketing & Sales organization within Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. CIMA influences decision making with integrated, objective, and actionable insights. Within CIMA, the Consumer Insight team drives value by developing a deep understanding of consumers and Guests that is leveraged to identify improvement opportunities and influence key strategies across the business. In this position, you will report to the Senior Manager, Visitation and Pricing Insight, for translating consumer insight into actionable, business-driving strategies through critical interpretation of data, active collaboration with CIMA functions (CI, Analytics, Optimization, Foresight) and multifunctional partners (Commercial, Pricing, Marketing, Sales) to help shape the future of the business. Serve as a critical thought partner on complex business issues; deliver insightful consumer, competitive and marketplace analyses. Responsibilities : Under the direction of Senior Manager, Visitation and Pricing Insight, this position is responsible for providing breakthrough consumer and Guest insight and thought leadership to drive business strategies as part of a fast paced, dynamic environment. Leads primary research, utilizes secondary sources, and collaborates with research teams and key stakeholders to support business & pricing initiatives, and actively place consumer insight at the heart of decision making. Requires collaboration with a spectrum of cross-functional teams to synthesize complex data points and create compelling communications that drive positive business results. Requires strong analytical skills to uncover hidden relationships in data and perform root cause analysis, with proven success at performing statistical analysis. Uses advanced analytics, knowledge and experience to translate learnings into compelling recommendations to senior executives. Leads Consumer Insight pricing research efforts as the key contact for partners and project manager overseeing one analyst and acting as a secondary resource to support visitation research Manages all phases of market research from beginning to end Analyze, integrate and synthesize Consumer Insight data and other sources, as needed, to inform business decisions Create succinct communications that frame insight and opportunities for leadership Foster relationships with external and internal partners, including multiple levels of executives, building influence Mentor other members of the team in data mining, SAS, Tableau, weighting of survey data, advanced and predictive analytics Basic Qualifications : Hands-on researcher with 5+ years of research experience, including both quantitative and qualitative, data mining, business analytics, strategic planning, commercial development or similar field Demonstrated expertise with primary and secondary research methodologies and performing statistical analysis with survey data Hands-on experience with SAS and SPSS In-depth knowledge of Tableau and demonstrated expertise building dashboards In-depth knowledge of Excel and demonstrated expertise of PowerPoint Demonstrated understanding of economic indicators, travel industry, financial results, price elasticity and business performance metrics Critical thinker, able to sort through complex business issues to develop research plans. Able to think out of the box and willing to try different research approaches Able to conceptualize and build an analytical plan, design questionnaires, analyze and summarize data into a cohesive story highlighting insights Demonstrated ability to translate research data into actionable insights and recommendations through compelling reports and presentations that tell a story Project management, decision making skills, and ability to manage partners against competing priorities Exceptional communicator (verbal, written, and presentation) Effectively prioritize, scoping timelines and deliverables based on a thorough understanding of business priorities Shows initiative and can evaluate risk versus reward in all aspects Demonstrated partnering skills and proven ability to effectively manage conflict Demonstrated work ethic and high intellectual curiosity High attention to detail and accuracy is a must Ability to work well in fast-paced business environment, displaying professionalism and confidence in challenging situations Positive can-do attitude Preferred Qualifications: Deep understanding of Walt Disney World commercial business, Guest visitation, and pricing dynamics Hands-on experience with SQL, Teradata SQL Assistant and working with large complex data warehouses Previous experience conducting pricing research studies (Van Westendorp, Gabor-Granger, Conjoint, Discrete Choice, Max Diff) Required Education : Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in related field Preferred Education : Master's degree in business and/or data analytics field of study
The Walt Disney Company Burbank, CA, USA
Aug 31, 2019
Full-time
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. Responsibilities : The mission of the Customer Information Management team is to optimize the value of customer data for use in building direct customer relationships and delivering relevant customer experiences across TWDC’s brands and businesses globally. As a central resource for company-wide customer data, the team partners with stakeholders across the company to establish data practices, policies and capabilities to collect, use and share data in support business objectives, while maintaining respectful consumer data practices. Primary responsibilities of the group are to: Enrich enterprise data assets by acquiring, organizing and aggregating customer data from various sources to construct a full and accurate view of a customer’s interactions with the company for use in direct/email marketing, targeted media campaigns and analytics. Deliver customer data, data analysis support and customer data insights to businesses on as needed basis, including audience selection and segmentation services as well as email marketing campaign services. Establish global, company-wide standards and business policies for collection, sharing, use and retention of customer information, including standards for cross-business use, communication/targeting relevance and other brand-related controls. Own and operate enterprise-wide tools and capabilities, including the shared enterprise-wide customer/ marketing data environment and any company-wide customer-facing tools (e.g., customer preference and email permission centers) Basic Qualifications :  If you’re passionate about helping businesses leverage customer data for marketing and consumer insights and have a soft spot for the brands of the Walt Disney Company, we want to talk to you. The Manager will work with internal CIM campaign management teams as well as external BU marketing team to understand data needs and business requirements related to customer data. The manager will then define, code (using SQL), schedule, run and maintain manual data processing jobs as well as automated data processing jobs that transform critical (raw) source data sets into structured and standardized formats for use by business unit marketing teams and CIM’s internal campaign management team. This includes but is not limited to the creation of franchise and business affinity indicators based on analysis of customer transactions, website/app interactions, account registration and login activity and email campaign responses. The manager will also lead projects to acquire new data, including evaluating the quality, consistency, organization, volume and utility of customer data for use by CIM and other business unit marketing teams. The manager will produce ad hoc reports based on business and leadership needs by constructing analytical queries using SQL providing insights and tracking recent customer transactions, cross-line-of business engagement, and other key performance indicators. This position has 1 direct report (undergraduate associate). Maintain Franchise Layer (run processing jobs transforming raw interaction data into summary flags), including updating, testing and releasing new SQL code to production to capture new franchise interaction data. Ensure franchise data is updated weekly and available for use by marketing stakeholders. Provide ad hoc analysis and reporting against franchise interaction data. Oversee execution of scheduled data transfers to Chase Bank on behalf of Disney Rewards Visa Card (DRVC) group. Collaborate with DRVC to define new customer data goals and translate into project plans. Execute technical requirements as needed, including ad hoc analysis and reporting as needed. Lead data onboarding projects in collaboration with technology partners, including analysis and evaluation of source data as well as documentation of source data taxonomy and data transformation requirements. Develop and maintain technical documentation of all assigned data processing activities, automated and manual, current and new, including business rules, data sources, data processing requirements and related logic. In collaboration with leadership, identify opportunities for automation and execute technical requirements. Total of 5+ years of progressively increasing responsibility in data analysis, business intelligence or data science roles during which both technical and management capability have been clearly demonstrated. Experience managing technology investments and costs related to vendor solutions as well as internal technical development investments 3 + year experience managing data analysts, BI developers, and/or data scientists. Intermediate level SQL expertise, experience writing SQL queries against large data sets. Demonstrated experience with databases, business intelligence tools, reporting, analytical environments Extensive expertise and knowledge in how data assets are used in marketing, consumer strategy, reporting, analytical functions. Experience with large scale, multi-terabyte level data solutions supporting direct-to-consumer marketing. Expertise in understanding business needs and working with non-technical and non-customer data centric marketers Excellent interpersonal skills working with customers and engineers; equally credible with individual contributors and executives. Required Education :  4-year bachelor’s degree in computer science/information science/engineering or related Bachelor of Arts degree with heavy focus on analytical and statistical methods. Preferred Education :  Master's degree in computer science/information science/engineering or related Master of Arts degree with heavy focus on analytical and statistical methods.
The Walt Disney Company Bristol, CT, USA
Aug 30, 2019
Full-time
We have created a new Big Data Platforms group within Disney Direct-To-Consumer and International (DTCI) technology with the skills, drive, and passion to innovate, create, and succeed in enabling a Direct to Consumer Strategy for ESPN, Disney and ABC products. We are here to disrupt and start a cultural revolution that can lead a revolution in the application of data and analytics across The Walt Disney Company, focused on Content Personalization/Recommendation, Deep User Understanding, Audience Segmentation for Linear to Digital Ad Sales, and Analytics. ​ The Technical Manager and his team will work within the Data Platform and will be charged with delivering actionable data insights from Disney’s large and diverse set of first and third party data sources. This data will come from every aspect of the user journey and product experience - user on-boarding, registration, personalization, ad-sales. Data models will be both implicit and explicit. The primary objective will be to apply modern big data techniques to discover patterns in user behavior that can be leveraged to drive three main metrics – user frequency, user engagement and revenue yield. Further, you will be tasked with building models to segment and cluster consumers based on vast amount of digital and broadcast content – marrying these models with user behavior patterning to deliver personalized, unique experiences to each Disney consumers. You will work closely with Product Managers, Designers, Audience Development and Content Development to identify areas of opportunity. You’ll work with the entirety of DTCI to build infrastructure and systems that support scalable self-serve analytical platform across the enterprise. You’ll evangelize the work product of the data function within the company – both upward to executive management and across the organization to peer and constituent groups. You’ll be an excellent communicator, communicating insight, progress and plans to all levels of the company. You will be responsible for creating and approving artifacts designed to document models, requirements, and results. You’ll bring your knowledge of standard data analytic methods including, but not limited to statistical modelling and SQL based analysis, and more extensive analysis using Spark, R and Python or similar tools. Furthermore, you will be skilled subject matter expert in defining customer engagement metrics, revenue yield, life time value (LTV) across the enterprise. Responsibilities : Hire and mentor Data Analysts in the team to build consumer data analytics solution across DTCI Stake holder interviews to build self-serve analytical framework – requirements may include consumer engagement as well as digital ad engagements across all products. Selecting methods for performing advanced data analysis. Extensive big data analysis and come up with logic to build analytical dimensions and metrics using Hive, Spark QL or Scripting Languages such as Python. Document logic in order to help engineering team to implement them. Build statistical models using tools specified above. Clearly communicate design & development strategies to all stake holders, educate them as and when needed. Establishes, supports and maintains standards of the analytics and data analytics process. Work with engineering team to build infrastructure designed to facilitate the construction of models and the exposure of those models to end users throughout the company. Work with engineering team to automate daily monitoring of models in production, help troubleshoot issues and make necessary improvements as needed. Performing ad hoc analysis, interpreting and communicating results in a clear manner Processing, cleansing and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis Evangelize the work product of the data science function within the company - both upward to executive management and across to peers and constituent groups. Coordinate and execute experiments and create frameworks to support those experiments designed to inform both the strategic and tactical initiatives of the Product team. Assist in the preparation of presentations and formal analysis in support of executive decision making and strategy development. Basic Qualifications : First-hand experience – Have 8+ years of professional experience as a Data Analyst mining large scale data and transform data points to knowledge. Data ninja – Must be hands-on on data analysis tools and frameworks such as SQL, Hive, Spark QL or Python to analyze any amount of data to both solve business requirements and feed in to engineering team to build data transformations. Visionary - Solid understanding of big data and how an organization will be able build data driven products. Have a data toolbox – Familiar with technologies relevant to the data such as Hadoop, OLAP databases and visualization tools such as Tableau or Looker or similar. Hunger to Learn & Teach – Genuine interest to do conduct data mining and share the finding with internal team as well as business users. Problem solver – Enjoy solving complex business problem using deep data analysis. Team player – Enjoy working collaboratively with a talented group of people to tackle challenging business problems so we all succeed (or fail fast) as a team Minimum 2 years of management experience Expert knowledge of a common big data tools such as SQL, Hive, Hadoop Expert level knowledge in at least one programming language such as python, R, Scala, Java. Experience in working with large datasets (Terabytes or more) Ability to operate effectively in a team-oriented and collaborative environment. Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of end users and technical resources Creative thinking and motivated self-starter Preferred Qualifications: Experience with machine learning models. Data and analytics/measurement experience in digital or mobile app environment preferred. Experience in Digital Ads experience such as Video and Display Ad measurements will be huge plus. Required Education : Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Business Administration or similar is required. Preferred Education : Master’s degree in Computer Science or Business Administration or similar is preferred.  
The Walt Disney Company Bay Lake, FL, USA
Aug 29, 2019
Internship
We Are… The WDW Hotels & Resorts Line of Business team provides expertise and consultative support to partners to enhance the Guest experience across our global hotel portfolio. The Hotels & Resorts Strategic Planning & Insights team supports the development of mid- to long-term strategies focused on the future hotel experience by leveraging Guest and operational insights, external industry research, and subject matter expertise. Responsibilities : Make an Impact by: Quickly assessing and evaluating new business initiatives and concepts to provide decision-making support to business unit Sr Executives. Creating a monthly industry insights publication to be shared with 500+ executives and partners around the world Conduct a variety of business assessments leveraging internal data, robust industry trends and research; synthesizing qualitative and quantitative data. Proactively track hotel topics and trends by sourcing and reading industry publications Be a creative thinker, “thinking outside the box”, brainstorming and understanding how future trends should shape our business/investment strategies to maintain Disney Resorts as a leader position in the industry. Basic Qualifications : What You Bring to the Role: Ability to work independently through self-motivation and resourcefulness A highly organized nature and intense attention to detail Excellent interpersonal & communication skills with an emphasis on business writing Strategic problem solving & analytical skills with the ability to act tactically Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint and Excel) The ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a rapidly changing business environment Required Education :  Senior or higher working towards (or recently graduated with) a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Finance, Economics, Marketing, Business Administration, Communication, Research or other related field GPA of 3.0 or higher This position also does require you to present a transcript, official or unofficial, to your dashboard. This is required before an offer will be made. 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 an accredited college/university within 6 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 continuous employment on a Disney internship or program. Must possess unrestricted work authorization Must provide full work availability Must provide own transportation to/from work 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 January 2020 through June 2020. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship. Housing: A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The Walt Disney Company Anaheim, CA, USA
Aug 28, 2019
Internship
"We create happiness." That's our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you'll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen! __________________________________________________________________________________ We are... Within the Disneyland Resort, the Integrated Facilities Planning team provides strategic and project support for the Disneyland Resort facilities. They support the Integrated Facilities Planning process developing scopes and budgets; will assist in the strategy development procedures/reporting of asset /life cycle strategies and multi-year planning. Program development will require the interns to interface with key stakeholders/in-house subject matter experts including Engineering Services, Architecture and Facilities Engineering, Ride Engineering, Walt Disney Imagineering. Responsibilities : Your role as an Integrated Facilities Planning and Asset Sustainment Intern: Support the Integrated Facilities Planning process developing scopes and budgets; will assist in the strategy development procedures/reporting of asset / life cycle strategies and multi-year planning. Program development will require the Interns to interface with key stakeholders/in-house subject matter experts (including Engineering Services, Architecture and Facilities Engineering, Ride Engineering, Walt Disney Imagineering) both at DLR and WDW. Basic Qualifications : What you bring to the role: Prior related work experience is desired, including co-op/intern programs with a focus on engineering Demonstrated/proven strong leadership, technical and interpersonal skills Self-starter with demonstrated initiative - able to handle multiple tasks and priorities Computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel Availability to work various shifts commensurate with project requirements Preferred Qualifications: Experience with the following: RFP/RFI AutoCAD ​Successful completion of the Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship Park Operations cast member on previous College Program Excel Required Education : Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering or related major Junior, Senior or Graduate student currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree or post-graduate degree at an accredited 4 year college or university Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (Note: Please, no rounding) as shown on a transcript. Please upload a transcript when applying. 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 currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship Must not have already completed one consecutive year of employment on a Disney internship or program Must be at least 18 years of age Must possess unrestricted work authorization Must provide full work availability Must possess a valid US driver's license Must be compliant with The Disney Look Must provide own transportation to/from work 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) Location of position: This position has opportunities in Anaheim, CA Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are January 2020 - June 2020. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship. Housing: A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Application Deadline: The deadline to apply for this internship is September 25, 2019. Recommendation – Print This Role Description: Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed. Materials Required: College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application. To upload this document: Log into your dashboard at the website: DisneyInterns.com Click the second tab "Applications" Select "Submitted Applications" Click on the title of this position Click the "Add Files" button Under what you want to add, select "Transcript" Be sure your document is saved in this format: FirstName_LastName_Transcript
The Walt Disney Company Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Internship
The Experience Insights team seeks to tell the story of our Guests' holistic vacation experiences and pioneer new tactics to enhance vacations through data integration, data science, statistical modeling/analysis, and delivery of innovative services. You will be responsible for building operations research and statistical models for various initiatives supporting the Guest experience. Responsibilities : Make an impact by…. Performing data collection, data cleansing and validation, and reporting/analysis tasks Integrating multiple data sets contributing to a '360-degree' view of the Guest Supporting the analysis and validation of forecasting, predictive, and optimization models Basic Qualifications : What you bring to the role… Proficient in optimized SQL, Teradata SQL Experience with Python Experience with Tableau Ability to convert customer needs in to a completed solution, managing several projects simultaneously with strong organizational skills, partnering skills and attention to detail Aptitude and willingness to learn new science, software, and analytics applications Ability to write, create, and verbalize a strong presentation Preferred Qualifications: Experience with SAS Required Education : Majoring in Data Analytics, Data Science, or a related area Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (Note: Cumulative GPA stated on resume and application must match cumulative GPA of current institution’s transcript. Please, no rounding.) Additional Information : Internship Eligibility: Must be enrolled in a 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 the past six (6) 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. Note: Once you have completed one consecutive year of employment on a Disney internship or program, there must be a minimum 6 month gap before the start of a new internship or program Must possess unrestricted work authorization Must provide full work availability Must provide own transportation to/from work 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 January to June 2020. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship. Housing: A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Recommendation – Print This Role Description: Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview. Materials Required: College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application To upload this document: Log into your dashboard at the website: DisneyInterns.com Click the View Your Dashboard and select Profile Click the Add Files Be sure your document is in the required title format: FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcript) Select document type of “Transcript" DisneyData
The Walt Disney Company Burbank, CA, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Internship
Data Analytics Internship, Spring 2020 – Burbank, CA The Disney Decision Science and Integration (DDSI) team supports clients across The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products, Disney Cruise Line, Media Networks (i.e. ABC, ESPN), Studio Entertainment, Disney Theatrical Group (e.g., Broadway shows), and Disney Interactive Media in the core competencies of yield management, revenue planning, forecasting, pricing and optimization. Key partners to the DDSI organization include Marketing, Finance, Business Development, Research and Operations. Roles within DDSI develop, analyze, and execute strategies to maximize profitability and improve the value proposition for our Guests, Cast Members, and Shareholders. We Are… The Data Analytics consulting team leverages technology, data analytics, optimization, and statistical and econometric modeling to explore opportunities, shape business decisions and drive business value. Candidates should have a natural curiosity to understand the "why" behind business performance, take a proactive role in problem-solving, be results-oriented, be able to prioritize, and be a team player in a collaborative environment. Responsibilities : Make an Impact by... supporting marketing, distribution, finance, and supply chain projects that create a strong return on Company investments. The interns help in this process by: Gathering, validating, and maintaining data in SAS, R or Python Generating periodic and ad hoc forecasts, while maintaining results Applying analytics to address marketing, distribution, and finance business questions Developing analytical solutions for cross-segment clients Maintaining technical system documentation Performing industry research and benchmark analysis Preparing client deliverables Basic Qualifications : What You Bring to the Role... Strategic problem solving & analytical skills Proven proficiency with SQL, Python, R, or SAS to perform data manipulation and modeling Basic understanding of Tableau Statistics or Econometrics background Experience collecting & analyzing data and reporting on the results Excellent oral/written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences Intense attention to detail Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing business environment and manage multiple competing priorities Proficiency in Microsoft Excel Ability to work well independently, but also in a team environment Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated experience with Tableau or similar data visualization tools Previous work experience in Statistics Required Education : Senior or higher working towards (or recently graduated with) a degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or a related quantitative field GPA of 3.0 or higher Preferred Education : Currently pursuing (or recently graduated with) a Master's degree in Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Operation Research, or a related quantitative field Additional Information : Must be enrolled in a 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 the past six (6) 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 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 Dates: Interns must be fully available from January 2020 through June 2020. Must be able to work 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday. Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application. Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program . Housing: Interns must provide their own housing for the duration of their internship program.  
The Walt Disney Company Burbank, CA, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Internship
Analytics Engineering Internship, Spring 2020 – Burbank, CA The Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products Decision Science & Integration (DDSI) 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 and Consumer Products. DDSI leverages technology, data analytics, statistical and econometric modeling to explore opportunities, shape business decisions and drive business value. Candidates should have a natural curiosity to understand the "why" behind business performance, take a proactive role in problem-solving, be results-oriented, be able to prioritize and be a team player in a collaborative environment. Responsibilities : Make an impact by... Supporting the development of advanced analytic products and decision systems for Disney Studios. The interns help in this process by: Developing software tools in Spark for validation, diagnostics, and evaluation of analytic pipelines Collecting, preparing, and analyzing data using Spark, Python, and SQL Performing validation of analytic processes and root-cause analysis to explain anomalies Executing software tests, tracking bugs, and creating reports that summarize results Developing and maintaining technical system documentation Performing industry research and benchmark analysis Basic Qualifications : What You Bring to the Role... Demonstrated strong problem solving, development, and analytical skills Experience with Python, R, or Matlab Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing business environment and manage multiple competing priorities Strong attention to detail Experience performing data manipulations using SQL Experience collecting & analyzing data and reporting on the results Excellent oral/written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences Preferred Qualifications: Experience implementing analytical processes Previous work experience in software or analytics team Proficiency with Python Required Education : Senior or higher working towards (or recently graduated with) a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related quantitative field GPA of 3.0 or higher Preferred Education : Currently pursuing (or recently graduated with) a Master's degree in in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related quantitative field Additional Information : Must be enrolled in a 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 the past six (6) 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 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 Dates: Interns must be fully available from January 2020 through June 2020. Must be able to work 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday. Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application. Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program . Housing: Interns must provide their own housing for the duration of their internship program.  
The Walt Disney Company Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Internship
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Merchandise Development delivers the best entertainment shopping experience in the world by creating magical merchandise memories inspired by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Merchandise Development is responsible for retail environments, the product design and placement of over 30,000 unique merchandise items for the all Walt Disney Parks and Resorts retail locations around the globe. Our teams are recognized as industry leaders in branded lifestyle merchandise innovation and brand synergy. The Merchandise Planning Intern will support the Merchandise Planner and Merchandise Specialist in driving the business by assisting in the execution of quarterly/annual assortment strategies. The Merchandise Planning Intern supports all day-to-day activities of analyzing item/category/store performance to optimize in season opportunities and minimize liability. The intern must exhibit strong analytical, organization and prioritization skills as well as proficiency in all systems and processes related to planning. Responsibilities : Make an Impact…. Plan and manage company assets and inventory to drive business opportunities and profit Support Merchandise Planner to maintain the department item and grid list. Communicate add/drop assortment changes to help inform future orders. Review weekly sales performance and communicate recommendations to drive business performance. Support leader with business insight and analytics to optimize in season opportunities and minimize liability. Partner with Merchandise Assistant to ensure all product releases are delivering on time and communicate any concerns immediately. Partner with Location Strategy & Allocation to confirm all in stock items are properly set up and selling in all intended stores. Assist in preparation of presentations for leadership to outline program performance and future strategies Support liquidation analysis and strategy implementation Proactively manage Planning tasks associated with all Pending Task Workbook issues, RTV’s and price changes. Identify stock concerns and proactively communicate action plan. Identify opportunities to improve store performance through assortment changes. Assist Planner and Manager with special projects, as needed. Support leader to achieve all financial objectives. Understand and utilize all tools to analyze business performance. Walk stores regularly. Basic Qualifications : What You Bring to the Role: Demonstrated analytical skills Strong problem solving and decision making skills Ability to partner well within you direct team, as well as other lines of business Ability to handle competing priorities in a fast-paced work environment Proven organization and time management skills Intense attention to detail Strong oral/written communication skills Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint Database experience or data mining including creating and acquiring data using Microsoft Access, Business Objects or similar Previous experience reporting, analyzing and interpreting data to determine item performance Preferred Qualifications: Willingness to learn new business dynamics Demonstrated ability to manage conflict and determine resolution Previous customer service experience College Program Alumni or previous Disney experience Required Education : Junior or higher (or a recent graduate) earning a degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Math, Merchandise Planning, Industrial Engineering or a related business major GPA of 3.0 or higher This position also does require you to present a transcript, official or unofficial, to your dashboard. This is required before an offer will be made. 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 an accredited college/university within 6 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 continuous employment on a Disney internship or program. Must possess unrestricted work authorization Must provide full work availability Must provide own transportation to/from work 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 January 2020 through June 2020. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship. Housing: A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The Walt Disney Company New York, NY, USA
Aug 18, 2019
Full-time
Disney Streaming Services is a place for the creative and the bold. Whether New York City, San Francisco, Manchester or Amsterdam, we provide opportunities to elevate your career and transform the industry. Software Engineers at Disney Streaming Services develop premium digital media products for Major League Baseball and our partners. The products we build, such as ESPN+, MLB.TV and NHL.TV are paving the way for the next-generation media and sport technologies, including the upcoming Disney+ offering. Our Engineering team for Disney Streaming Services is headquartered in the Chelsea area of New York City. Other office locations also include the SoMo area of San Francisco, CA and several international locations. At Disney Streaming Services, data is central to measuring all aspects of the business, and critical to its operations and growth. The data engineering team is responsible for collecting, analyzing and distributing data using public cloud and open source technologies and offers transparency into customer behavior and business performance. If you are interested in joining Disney Streaming Services in the pursuit of not only crafting new media products but enjoying the products you build, we are interested in hearing from you. Responsibilities : Collaborate with product teams, data analysts and data scientists to design and build data-forward solutions Design and build and deploy streaming and batch data pipelines capable of processing and storing petabytes of data quickly and reliably Integrate with a variety of data metric providers ranging from advertising, web analytics, and consumer devices Build and maintain dimensional data warehouses in support of business intelligence tools Develop data catalogs and data validations to ensure clarity and correctness of key business metrics Drive and maintain a culture of quality, innovation and experimentation Coach data engineers best practices and technical concepts of building large scale data platforms Basic Qualifications : 3-5 years of experience developing in object oriented Python Experience deploying and running AWS-based data solutions and familiar with tools such as Cloud Formation, IAM, Athena, and Kinesis Experience engineering big-data solutions using technologies like EMR, S3, Spark and an in-depth understanding of data partitioning and sharding techniques Familiar with metadata management, data lineage, and principles of data governance Experience loading and querying cloud-hosted databases such as Redshift and Snowflake Building streaming data pipelines using Kafka, Spark, or Flink Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with binary data serialization formats such as Parquet, Avro, and Thrift Experience deploying data notebook and analytic environments such as Jupyter and Databricks Knowledge of the Python data ecosystem using pandas and numpy Experience building and deploying ML pipelines: training models, feature development, regression testing Experience with graph-based data workflows using Apache Airflow Required Education : Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience