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Senior Compensation Analyst

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10091135 Location Bristol, Connecticut, United States / Burbank, California, United States / New York, New York, United States Business ESPN Date posted Jun. 05, 2024

Job Summary:

About the Role & Team

At Disney, we’re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies, and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences.

Disney Entertainment and ESPN Technology (DE&E Technology) provides the technological backbone and product development for Disney’s two media business units, while helping to keep the company at vanguard of innovation – enabling the Company to continuously leverage technology to enhance storytelling and creativity, while delivering scalability, flexibility, and efficiency for its businesses.

The global organization of engineers, product developers, designers, technologists, data scientists and more has a wide array of responsibilities and works with groups and leaders across The Walt Disney Company to consistently evolve and reimagine the technological and media touchpoints that fans and families around the world have with Disney's unmatched content and characters.

What You Will Do

Reporting to the Manager, Compensation, the Senior Compensation Analyst will provide guidance to assigned internal clients and collaborates with HR partners in the planning, development, implementation, and administration of compensation programs that support the company’s business strategy. The Sr Compensation Analyst also collaborates with compensation peers in seamless compensation support spanning across all business segments. On any given day you might:

  • Provide day to day client group support of compensation needs coordinating closely with HR Business Partners and Business Leaders
  • Educate HRBP and business leaders on compensation philosophy, programs and processes
  • Actively participate in the successful implementation and management of regular compensation activities including annual compensation planning cycle, salary survey participation, etc.
  • Review and approve employment offers – consulting with Talent Acquisition, HRBP and business leaders
  • Conducting compensation benchmark assessments, actively seeking market intelligence and industry specific data to inform appropriate solutions for assigned clients
  • Evaluate, level and determine appropriate market value for new and existing jobs
  • Collaborate with HR business partners and assigned clients in the creation of consistent job families
  • Conduct ad hoc compensation analyses and projects

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • 5+ years of compensation experience
  • Knowledge of compensation program concepts and practices
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills with a dedication to accuracy
  • Strong sense of collaboration, conflict resolution skills and relationship builder
  • Proven consulting skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong written, verbal, and graphic communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate technical information to varying audiences
  • Ability to understand and relate to multiple partners from various subject areas (e.g., finance, legal, operations)
  • Enjoys working in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel, Access and Cognos required. Familiarity with SAP and Workday a plus

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience with a large corporate employer, leading consulting firm and/or emerging technology roles preferred


  • Master’s degree in business or related discipline, or equivalent work experience preferred

The hiring range for this position in California is $111,900.00-$136,700.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About ESPN:

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we’re doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

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 that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. 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 Disney Streaming Operations LLC, which is part of a business we call ESPN.

Disney Streaming Operations LLC 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 champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

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