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Sr Mgr Data Analytics

Bristol, Connecticut, United States / Burbank, California, United States

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Job ID 963786BR Location Bristol, Connecticut, United States / Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Apr. 25, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

Job Summary:

The newly created Data & Intelligence team sits within the DMED Technology's Content Platforms group. Our mission is to drive optimization of content and its distribution through advanced data capabilities.

We are looking for an experienced engineering leader to lead the Data Security and Compliance function, within the Data Engineering Pillar of the Data & Intelligence organization.

To be successful in this role, you need strong communication and collaborative skills, a proven track record of leading teams, and an inspiring vision and passion for how to secure data that informs business and product decisions.

The new position of Senior Manager, Data Analytics – Data Security & Compliance will report directly to the Director of Software Engineering – Data Engineering and will partner with data engineering, data science, and software engineering leadership to design and implement controls, and develop the software to automate compliance with the controls for data models, modern data pipelines and data products in the Content Platforms space that will turn our media supply chain and our content distribution workflows into a highly secure data-driven ecosystem.


  • Effectively lead one or more teams that collaborate across functions to ensure data is secure and systems are compliant
  • Possesses expertise in data engineering concepts and data technologies and remains informed of changes as the industry evolves
  • Partners with business and technology leaders to develop a culture of data compliance
  • Leads software engineering function to define controls and develop software to enforce and manage security and compliance policies
  • Forge strong alliance with Global Information Security functions
  • Researches and monitors changes in data privacy laws and regulations such as CCPA, GDPR, and SOX
  • Automates the monitoring and scoring of performance for data compliance on a continuous basis
  • Provides consultative service to ensure data compliance practices are native to data pipelines, data stores and general system architecture
  • Performs and coordinates activities in conjunction with internal and external information system audit activity

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of management experience.
  • 5+ years of data security and compliance experience.
  • Awareness of architectures in Amazon AWS, GCP, or Azure data management and analytic solutions.
  • Understanding of relational, NoSQL, and Graph data stores, methods and approaches.
  • Understanding of data warehouse technologies like Redshift, Snowflake or related.
  • Experience in data exploration, business modeling, and visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Looker)
  • Experience in a start-up, fast-growth, or rapid-change environment.
  • Skilled at recruiting, building a diverse team and ability to identify talent.
  • Ability to build trust and partnerships across various teams and functions with strong influencing and change management skills.
  • Outstanding communication skills – written, oral, presentation and storytelling.
  • Ability to be flexible, adapting to changing priorities and able to juggle multiple projects at once.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with databases and big data platforms.
  • Experience with formal change management and automating change management processes.
  • Experience in managing systems containing data under audit for regulatory compliance.

Required Education

BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration or other technical field.

Additional Information:


This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Technology 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 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.

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