Senior Data Analyst

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • New York, NY, USA
  • May 31, 2019
Full-time Business Analytics Data Analysis Data Science Forecasting Program Management Python R SQL Statistics Tableau

Job Description

Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; the upcoming Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney-branded streaming platforms, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.

We are seeking a Senior Data Analyst who will focus on analyzing subscriber retention and engagement. Collaborating across marketing, product, data engineering, data science and business teams, this position will design and implement reporting that enables internal clients to access, explore and monitor data, as well as perform analysis and share underlying trends and insights to help teams have a better understanding of the ESPN+ and Disney+ subscriber, audience behavior and engagement drivers.


  • Experimentation: Develop test plans, define success metrics, and ensure accurate results methodologically, technically, and statistically.

  • Goaling and KPIs: Work “full-stack” to define KPIs and goal metrics with XFN stakeholders, forecast outcomes, and measure pacing against those targets.

  • Business Performance Reporting, Visualization, and Regression Management: Be the primary partner for cross-functional stakeholders to understand performance of the platform. When a metric is ahead or behind expectations, dig in to drive meaningful, actionable insights that help the business performance improve or double-down on success.

  • 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.

  • Forecasting, and Opportunity Sizing: Both to set goals and help evaluate potential opportunities, this analyst will be tasked with forecasting and opportunity sizing. This will help business stakeholders evaluate trade-offs in different approaches, and create targets for driving business performance.

  • 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:

  • 4+ years of analytical experience.
  • 2+ years work experience using SQL
  • Experience with Python/R or other statistical programming language a plus
  • 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.
  • Degree in an analytical field.

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