Sr Manager, Product Data Platforms

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • New York, NY, USA
  • May 24, 2019
Full-time Big Data Business Analytics Business Intelligence (BI) Data Analysis Data Science Digital Media Forecasting Process Management Product Management Project Management

Job Description

Direct-to-Consumer-and-International (DTCI) is Disney’s global, multiplatform media, product, technology, and distribution organization for world-class content. DTCI is comprised of Disney’s international media and direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including all Disney networks outside of the US, the ESPN+ streaming service, the upcoming Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. The DTCI Tech organization focuses on providing ground-breaking innovation and driving the strategic use and development of technology to power the DTCI business, deliver world-class products and experiences to consumers around the world. The Data Platform group within DTCI Tech, is charged with developing a consolidated data platform that supports DTCI business stakeholders with the means to access, activate and analyze all of Disney’s consumer data in a secure and compliant way.

The Senior Manager, Data Platform Product role will focus on consolidating dataset and platform architecture that services a diverse group of stakeholders across TWDC including ad sales, marketing, analytics, among others. You provide processes and roadmaps to service the products to stakeholder requirements. You represent the voice of the data platform and consult on the product strategy, execution and launch of key data-driven products across DTCI’s portfolio of media properties. You must be an analytical, articulate, and business-minded, capable of setting strategic priorities, executing tactically and communicating effectively to stakeholders at senior and peer levels throughout the course of a product lifecycle.


  • Manage inbound dataset priorities and process completion.
  • Coordinate with data product team on development and platform constraints.
  • Develop strategies with engineering to streamline processing to meet business needs.
  • Contribute to platform products that development can tap into such as identity resolution and value modeling.
  • Work with partners and stakeholders to plan for immediate and future proofing solutions.
  • Identify and coordinate similar and mutual platform work streams.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have minimum 7 years previous experience in data product management, platform development, data technology, project management and/or consulting in a related field.
  • Must have familiarity with data storage, big data processing (Snowflake, Redshift, etc.), business intelligence solutions (e.g. Looker, DOMO, etc.).
  • Familiarity with API and data deployment mechanisms.
  • Familiarity with identity reconciliation processes both internally developed and vendor developed.
  • Demonstrated experience with running complex projects across a matrixed organization.

Required Education:

  • Bachelors Degree


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