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Senior Product Manager II, Machine Learning Platform

Apply NowApply Later NOTE: We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 10007895 Location Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jul. 29, 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:

Job Summary:

Creating a unique and relevant experience for each and every user is fundamental to Disney magic. We aim to tailor our products for every user, quickly connecting them to content they’ll love. This process is both art and science, relying on authoritative content expertise, algorithmic machine learning, and rapid experimentation. The work we do has huge scope--- the services in Disney Streaming Services enable experiences for 137+ million users across Disney+, Hulu, Star+ and ESPN+. And we’re not done growing.
The Senior Product Manager is responsible for building ML platform powering various use cases and plays a key role partnering on product vision and leading execution, across multiple teams. You are able to apply machine learning fundamentals and data to prioritize new features. The services and teams you support are multi-tenant.


  • Collaborate closely with engineering & Data Scientists while working in agile software development environment.

  • Define product requirements, objectives, and success metrics for ML platform.

  • Gather and incorporate product feedback into subsequent product releases.

  • Analyze data, Inform and drive key decisions with data-informed insights.

  • Create delightful self-serve product experience to power the ML platform for use by all AI practitioners with ease and speed.

  • Lead and drive teams on all business readiness activities, including product planning, sequencing, testing, user education, rollout, iteration, and support.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years experience in Product Management working on platform products incorporating the use of machine learning / data science methodologies.

  • Knowledge on ML infrastructure for data storage, data wrangling, feature storage, feature execution, and model deployment/ integration.

  • Strong experience working on at-scale personalization and recommendation systems.

  • Analytical thinker who can conduct hypothesis-based testing with rapid iterations.

  • Passionate about building products that make a positive impact.

  • Adept at building, measuring and reporting against fundamental product metrics.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills at all levels of organization and stakeholders, including the ability to distill complex concepts for a non-technical audience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with streaming services and/or media products

  • Familiarity with development on connected TV platforms

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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