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Data Analyst, Instrumentation – Disney Streaming Services

New York, NY - US

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Job ID 763894BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Sep. 01, 2020

Job Summary:

We are looking for an experienced Data Analyst to join our Data Instrumentation team. This role requires acute attention to detail, a strong sense of accountability, collaboration skills, and extensive hands-on experience with large datasets. In this role you will be working on data analysis, KPI definitions, data investigations and instrumenting and deploying production processes to ensure data quality assurance and completeness across the complete data lifecycle

At DSS, data is central to measuring all aspects of the business, and critical to its operations and growth. Data Instrumentation works closely with data stakeholders, front-end technology teams, data engineering, and back-end services for consistent collection and usage of business critical KPIs and data points.


  • Understanding business requirements and translating them into actionable data points while owning end-to-end data lifecycle including how data should be tracked and measured for analysis, reporting and data quality assurance.
  • Perform cross system data investigations and analysis to discover data inconsistencies, outlining path to remediation for development teams.
  • Understand the systems and business processes that populate critical systems with data.
  • Work with stakeholders to outline and define data definitions and apply appropriate usage.
  • Identify data collection issues, suggest improvements, and help implement fixes.
  • Work to support engineering teams tasked with ingestion of critical datasets as a subject matter expert.
  • Create and manage key data quality health KPIs through regular metric monitoring and revise as needed as the number of datasets and critical systems expand.
  • Work as a lead data steward hand-in-hand with the managers of the operating systems to convey the data quality needs.
  • Document and implement data quality policies, standards, and procedures for both legacy and new data environments.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical skills to troubleshoot issues, analyze the cause, quickly come-up with the possible solution(s), document the changes, and communicate to the change to the organization
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and written communication skills
  • Ability to evaluate risks and provide recommendations / solutions in a timely manner
  • Familiarity with JIRA and agile methodologies
  • Familiarity with clickstream tracking solutions such as Adobe Analytics
  • Familiarity with data platforms and applications such as Databricks, Jupyter, Snowflake
  • Strong experience in documenting the data requirements, data strategy, data rules (standardization, cleanse, and validation)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Python, Spark or SQL
  • Experience operating in an SDLC environment and deploying code
  • Minimum two years of experience in the technology industry, knowledge of data and product a plus.

Required Education

  • BA or BS in a quantitative field (Business, Math/Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, or similar) is desired

About Disney Streaming Services:

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

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 Services LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming Services.

Disney Streaming 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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