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BI Developer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 875758BR Location London, England, United Kingdom; Hammersmith, England, United Kingdom Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Nov. 09, 2021

Job Summary:

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) Technology creates products, platforms, and innovations for the DMED Segment and the Walt Disney Company by driving the strategic development and use of technology, building scalable systems and products to empower our businesses and engage consumers. With global scale, local presence, and deep technological excellence, DMED Technology helps DMED and The Walt Disney Company optimize technology, platforms, and resources, bring creative ideas to life and create industry-shaping approaches.

The BI Developer is a wide-ranging, hands-on role that covers everything from requirements gathering to full design and delivery of BI products. Data Platforms EMEA, as part of DMED Tech, works on a number of individual data products and projects that fit into a wider data environment (Snowflake, AWS, on-prem). This role is a key member of the team that will help develop the vision for and architect our EMEA data infrastructure, and is therefore expected to work across different parts of the business, with different technologies and different teams within DMED Tech.

You will work on building out our data environment and products; you should have significant experience in the design, creation, management, and use of large and diverse datasets. This includes working with business and data users to understand how best to use data to support their reporting and analytics needs. The role will work closely with our data visualization developers, providing tailored data sets for tableau, power BI or MicroStrategy to consume.


  • Demonstrate taking on new projects and working within the team and wider business
  • Work independently and across multiple projects at the same time, managing one’s own workload and prioritization in conjunction with team and business needs
  • Developing and maintaining various data pipelines, primarily in the cloud (using Snowflake and AWS) or in-house (using the Microsoft BI Stack (SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS))
  • Support advanced data modelling and analysis using managed data environments and data marts
  • Responsible for designing reporting solutions that satisfy business requirements; this involves working closely with business stakeholders to best understand their data and reporting needs
  • Identify opportunities for new projects, using existing tools in new ways, using existing data differently, and generally to demonstrating the value of data
  • Responsible for capturing and translating business requirements into BI specifications, and then creating technical solutions from these
  • Participate in and contribute to document maintenance
  • Participate in Departmental knowledge transfer programmes in order that they can transfer their knowledge to others in the department who will benefit
  • Plan self-training and education in order to ensure that technical knowledge is developed so that appropriate new technology and techniques can be suggested in order to effectively meet customers’ needs

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience working in data engineering or BI developer roles in support of BI and analytics
  • Experience of Snowflake ELT development and support
  • Strong Python experience (scripting, retrieving data from APIs etc..)
  • Experience with BI reporting/visualisation tools and software (e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, MicroStrategy) is a bonus

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 The Walt Disney Company Ltd., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

The Walt Disney Company Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. 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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