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Senior Database Developer

Apply NowApply Later NOTE: We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 10000628 Location Celebration, Florida, United States / United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jul. 28, 2022 Flex Type Remote

- This role is considered remote, which means the employee will work remotely on an ongoing basis and will not have an assigned workspace at a Company designated location.

Job Summary:

The Global HR Operations team (GHRO) is responsible for the strategic development and execution of HR services and information to employees, managers, and HR partners throughout the Enterprise.
As a member of the Business Planning team, the Senior Database Developer will provide GHRO, Legal, DWSS and HR clients with accurate data and analysis of that data to identify compliance risk, improvement opportunities, defect elimination, and service opportunities for Global HR Operations and businesses of TWDC. The individual should thrive in a data rich environment where they will be responsible for extracting data from our systems, transforming it into actionable analysis/reporting, dashboards, and forecasts that support the business needs. This analyst will have a natural curiosity to identify and analyze trends to facilitate short and long term business decisions and improve performance results. To help achieve this, this individual will need to create and maintain consultative relationships throughout all client organizations and key partner groups.


  • Manage and sustain analytical infrastructure/platform, technologies and solutions working across internal and external teams

  • Actively participate as strategic business partner to influence and drive business results

  • Provide and maintain regular reporting of operational metrics, including efficiency, effectiveness, controls and services for GHRO teams across the globe

  • Ensure consistent reporting, forecasting, and diagnostic analyses of business issues

  • Develop relationships with GHRO leaders and business partners to ensure integration and connection of information

  • Deliver ad hoc analysis to identify opportunities to more effectively focus on quality and process efficiencies

  • Prioritize multiple, interdependent projects while monitoring and communicating progress

  • Analyze the effectiveness of various strategies

  • Exhibit necessary technical understanding and capabilities in HR systems and Microsoft software tools to efficiently extract, analyze, and present data

  • Mine data, identify trends/patterns, and help succinctly package the results (story) in a way that is easily understood by all levels of leadership

Basic Qualifications

  • Advanced SQL skills used in conjunction with large relational databases

  • Demonstrated proficiency with computing and programming using SAS, R, Java, Python, Spark, or similar data science language

  • Ability to debug and troubleshoot across broad technical stack

  • Experience in an Analytical, Research, Finance or Human Resources related field

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and quantitative skills

  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated aptitude to quickly learn various software systems

  • Ability to synthesize multiple data inputs to create an actionable story for clients

  • Ability to work autonomously and manage multiple priorities to meet fluid deadlines and deliver with minimal oversight

  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of employees

  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years HR or related functional experience

  • Experience with web design, application creation and management and/or ETL

  • Project Management experience

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor Degree

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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 HR Strategies & Services, LLC, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney HR Strategies & Services, 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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