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Data Analyst

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10056815 Location Santa Monica, California, United States / New York, New York, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Aug. 31, 2023

Job Summary:


The Disney Streaming Data and Analytics organization is seeking a Data Analyst who will be an exceptional addition to our Advanced Analytics, Content team. As Data Analyst, you will join our content team that applies analytical rigor to optimize our content portfolio, merchandising and release strategy.

The right person for this role has exceptional analytical capabilities, thrives in a fast-paced environment, loves problem-solving, is a strong communicator, and is passionate about television and movie content. If you are someone who gains personal satisfaction from utilizing data to drive business decisions and you’re eager to learn, then this is a great role for you.


  • Apply advanced analytics techniques (data mining, data visualization, statistical analysis, machine learning) on large-scale, high-dimensional data to help drive business decisions

  • Analyze customer behavior (e.g., genre preferences, viewing patterns) to identify unmet customer needs and untapped content opportunities

  • Predict content engagement to help guide acquisition decisions

  • Optimize our content launch and episode release strategy

  • Test merchandising strategies to optimize engagement and retention

  • Ideate and develop new metrics and KPIs, measuring content performance for both tactical and strategic decision-making

  • Provide ad-hoc analysis support for stakeholders to help move the business forward

  • Effectively communicate actionable results through compelling data storytelling across the organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science or equivalent knowledge

  • At least 3 years Data Analytics experience

  • Proficiency in SQL and experience in R and/or Python

  • Experience in statistical analysis and machine learning techniques: decision trees, regression, clustering etc.

  • Demonstrated ability working independently and applying creativity in solving open-ended problems

  • Outstanding data storytelling skills through verbal, written, and visual communication


  • Master’s degree in Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science or equivalent knowledge

  • A passion for Media and Entertainment 

The role can be based out of New York (NY), Santa Monica (CA), San Francisco (CA), Seattle (WA), or Morrisville (NC).

The hiring range for this position in New York, NY is $97,908 to $131,340 per year and in Santa Monica, CA is $93,398 to $125,290 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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