Graduate Analytics Engineering Internship, Fall 2018 - Burbank, CA

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Burbank, CA, USA
  • Jun 24, 2018
Intern Analytics Data Analysis Data Collection Data Testing Digital Media Python R Revenue Management SAS SQL

Job Description

Within Revenue Management and Analytics (R&MA), the Data Analytics consulting team leverages technology, data analytics, optimization, 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 engines for Disney Studios and Media Networks. The interns help in this process by:

  • Collecting, manipulating, validating, and visualizing data in Python, SQL, or Spark
  • Performing diagnostics and root-cause analysis for anomalies found in analytics processes
  • Executing software tests, tracking bugs, and creating reports that summarize results
  • Developing analytical solutions for cross-segment clients
  • Maintaining technical system documentation
  • Performing industry research and benchmark analysis

Basic Qualifications

What You Bring to the Role...

  • Problem solving, development, and analytical skills
  • Experience with Python, R, or Matlab
  • Basic understanding of SQL
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience implementing analytical processes with Python, R, or Matlab
  • Experience performing data manipulations with SQL
  • Previous work experience in software or analytics team

Required Education

  • Current student working towards (or recently graduated within the last 6 months) a Masters degree 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)

Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application.

Program Dates: Interns must be fully available (full-time hours) from August 2018 through January 2019.

Housing: Interns must provide their own housing for the duration of their internship program.

Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program.

About Disney Parks & Resorts

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts are where dreams come true. More than sixty years ago, Walt Disney created a new kind of entertainment families could experience together, immersed in detailed atmospheres and vibrant storytelling. His vision now includes a collection of six of the world’s leading family vacation destinations – Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, Calif.; Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.; Tokyo Disney Resort, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan; Disneyland Paris, Marne-la-Vallée, France; Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, located on Lantau Island; and Shanghai Disney Resort, Pudong New District, Shanghai, China. In addition, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts includes the world-class Disney Cruise Line; Disney Vacation Club; Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa; Adventures by Disney, a guided group vacation experience to some of the world’s most popular destinations; and Walt Disney Imagineering, which creates and designs all Disney parks, resorts and attractions.

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 Disney Parks & Resorts.

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.

Job ID

538460BR