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Data Governance Analyst

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10015441 Location Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Nov. 08, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Data Governance Analyst P2

Location: Glendale, Santa Monica, Burbank

We are looking for an experienced Data Analyst to join our Data Governance team. This role requires acute attention to detail, ability to document process/programs, a strong sense of accountability, collaboration skills, and experience with varied large datasets.

At Disney Streaming, data is central to measuring all aspects of the business, and critical to its operations and growth. Data Analysts in Governance work closely with the data engineering, back-end services and front-end technology teams, product and analytics teams. They also will work to implement critical compliance and regulatory frameworks, standards and procedures, define key data definitions, data lineage, document data flows and be the subject matter expert of the data flowing into our environment that require stewardship.

Job Summary:

In this role you will directly contribute to the success of our data strategy by working on data analysis, assessments, program/process development, KPI definitions, data quality gaps, standardized reporting and regulatory frameworks, and the holistic usage and monitoring of data across our organization.


  • Support implementing scalable frameworks, standards and data best practices while upholding integrity and privacy across our data ecosystem and lifecycle.

  • Document and implement current workflows, data policies, standards, and procedures for both legacy and new data environments.

  • Support the design and curate data dictionaries based on stakeholder requirements for multiple platforms, including websites, mobile apps, and connected devices.

  • Work with teams to ensure complete data lineage is captured and managed for our data of record.

  • Perform data quality audits, identify data collection issues, suggest improvements, and help implement fixes.

  • Manage data taxonomy, reference data management, join model, and master data management for essential data.

  • Manage the stakeholder communications to ensure all data consumers are aware of the data governance strategies and any changes.

  • Work as a data steward hand-in-hand with the managers of the critical data systems to convey data governance needs.

  • Support the documentation and implementation of data quality policies, standards, and procedures for both legacy and new data environments.


  • Bachelor's degree required in information science, data management, computer science or related field preferred.

  • Experience working with a metadata cataloging, categorizing and lineage platform

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and written communication skills

  • Strong experience in documenting data requirements, data strategy and data rules (standardization, cleanse, and validation)

  • Strong analytical and technical 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

  • Ability to evaluate risks and provide recommendations / solutions in a timely manner

  • 2+ years of SQL


  • Minimum two years of experience in the technology industry, knowledge of data and product a plus.

  • Familiar with data platforms and applications such as Databricks, Jupyter, Snowflake, Redshift, Airflow

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in defining and implementing data governance best practices, documenting data flow & process mapping, or a data steward responsible for the metadata management, data quality, KPIs, etc.

  • Experience working with regulatory compliance frameworks such as GDPR and CCPA

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 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, 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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