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Senior Manager - Data Governance - Disney Streaming

New York, New York, United States

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Job ID 777047BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Mar. 19, 2021

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Senior Manager to join our Data Governance team. This role will lead a cross-functional team of data compliance engineers and governance analysts to help implement controls across our data ecosystem and drive customer centric privacy solutions across our products. You will directly contribute to the success of our data strategy by working cross-functionally with data, legal, marketing, engineering and product across our global footprint for Disney Streaming Services.

At DSS, data is central to measuring all aspects of the business, and critical to its operations and growth. Data Governance works closely with data engineering, legal, back-end services and front-end technology teams to drive our governance strategy designed to ensure quality data that is both secure and compliant with internal and external compliance & legal guidelines such as CCPA and GDPR.


  • Provide team direction and leadership across data with technical and non-technical teams to develop and deploy data compliance processes and systems
  • Manage activities of multiple teams and individual contributors in the data compliance and governance space, working closely with stakeholders and aligning with the strategic direction of data governance strategy
  • Represent the team in discussions with technical and business stakeholders globally as a subject matter expert on our toolkit and roadmap for data protection and consent management.
  • Outline and manage data governance performance and standards, while developing and implementing operating plans to achieve those standards via audits, automation and processes
  • Communicate risk assessment and/or audit findings to management, develop improvements in the design and effectiveness of key controls including automation
  • Lead strategic direction to and support in performing data privacy and compliance audits for key issues related to PII, CCPA, legal guidance, launch preparedness and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations. Identifying and inventorying issues, suggested improvements, and aid in tracking and implementing fixes.
  • Draft and ensure execution of privacy-related procedures such as consumer protection regulations, cookie disclosures and data privacy policies and processes
  • Develop and maintain team reporting frameworks and documentation for data governance team
  • Develop and deliver data privacy training across the organization including the implementation of privacy oriented controls and frameworks to deliver effective data privacy processes as directed by legal

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years’ experience in a Data Governance, Data Compliance, Data Privacy Office, Privacy Risk Office, Privacy Compliance or Data Protection Function
  • Experience with international privacy regulatory frameworks such as GDPR, CCPA and other applicable regulations
  • Experience reviewing and auditing new and existing data capabilities and services from a data regulatory perspective
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills particularly with technical or engineering functions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to communicate anywhere from the team level to C-level executives.
  • Strong analytical and technical skills to troubleshoot issues, analyze the cause, quickly come-up with possible solution(s), document the changes, and communicate to the change to the organization
  • Ability to evaluate risks and provide recommendations / solutions in a timely manner

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience deploying or owning product oriented software to ensure data compliance at scale in an analytics organization
  • Privacy professional accreditation or similar certification
  • Experience working with large datasets, ability to use data to problem solve
  • Experience working in a startup or software oriented company

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 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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