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Principal Architect, Data Science

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10012881 Location Lantau Island, Hong Kong Business Hong Kong Disneyland Resort Date posted Aug. 12, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

- This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

As a Principal Architect, Data Science in Technology and Digital organization at Hong Kong Disneyland, you will work in the latest big data, cloud, and AI/ML technologies, responsible for leading the delivery, execution and sustainment of data projects, products and strategies across multiple lines of business. We are looking for an individual who can foster a culture of empathy, collaboration and growth and are motivated by storytelling, innovation and a focus on our customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead large programs and strategies from ideation, solution, estimation, implementation, to sustainment. Success will be measured by the value brought to our customers.

  • Report to Chief Architect, Data Science to provide recommendation on data analytics solutions and infrastructure that supports and achieves business goals and targets across consumer journey.

  • Foster relationships with business and technology partners, providing expertise on the use of data to promote value, and asserting influence through expertise and collaboration.

  • Facilitate business, technical and leadership discussions with large and diverse groups.

  • Oversee executive-level status reporting, accomplishments and escalation of issues.

  • Cooperate with multiple delivery teams consisting of Business Managers, Product Managers, Data Engineers, Data Scientists and Project Managers in a matrixed environment.

  • Oversee technical analysis, effort/cost estimation and system design, evaluating architectural fit and compliance, resource schedules, delivery milestones, and overall product quality.

  • Implement an Agile methodology in close collaboration with our Product Management organization.

  • Manage budget while working with business, technical and finance teams to prioritize long-term investment plan on data.

  • Manage a variety of diverse requests, priorities, and activities.

  • Develop team to maximize growth, morale and culture.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 15 years of experience in hospitality technology with exposure on different data touch point across consumer journey.

  • Experience in tourism industry and leading programs, projects, products and strategies across multiple lines of business.

  • Exposure in major digital ecosystems (Search Engine, Social Media, Instant Messaging Tool, CRM) in China and Asia.

  • Hands-on experience solving complex problems by process re-engineering, automation, data science or machine learning.

  • Experience with Product Management practices in an agile environment.

  • Experience leading discovery with partners to identify business requirements and translate to technical teams.

  • Comfortable with both technical and business responsibilities.

  • Experience providing leadership and technical mentorship to team members.

  • Architecture and engineering skills with a focus on great engineering practices is a plus.

  • A comfort level with complex and matrixed organizations.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.

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About Hong Kong Disneyland Resort:

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort brings unforgettable, culturally distinctive Disney experiences for guests of all ages and nationalities. Hong Kong is home to the fifth Disney Resort in the world. The city's landscape and vibrant, diverse culture has inspired our Imagineers to create a variety of entertainment that is unique to Hong Kong Disneyland Resort.

Hong Kong Disneyland consists of the following seven themed areas: Adventureland, Fantasyland, Grizzly Gulch, Main Street U.S.A., Mystic Point, Tomorrowland and Toy Story Land. These areas feature themed attractions, entertainment and interactive experiences, restaurants, merchandise shops and refreshment stands. Additionally, there are daily parades and nighttime events. The Resort has three theme resort hotels: Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel, Disney Explorers Lodge and Disney’s Hollywood Hotel.

To date, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort has welcomed millions of Guests. Since 2006, Hong Kong Disneyland has ranked among the top five most popular places to visit in Hong Kong, according to the Hong Kong Tourism Board's annual Statistical Review.

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 HK International Theme Parks Limited, which is part of a business we call Hong Kong Disneyland Resort.

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