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Sr Business and Capacity Analyst

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10010693 Location Santa Monica, California, United States / United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Aug. 26, 2022 Flex Type Remote

- This role is considered remote, which means the employee will work remotely on an ongoing basis and will not have an assigned workspace at a Company designated location.

Job Summary:

Company Overview

Disney Streaming encompasses the teams behind the Hulu, Disney+, ESPN+, and Star+ streaming services within Disney’s Media & Entertainment Distribution group. We sit at the intersection between entertainment, sports, and technology and seek to connect viewers with the stories they love, while pushing the streaming industry forward with consumer-first innovation.

Job Summary

Disney Streaming’s Media Distribution team is looking for a talented Sr. Business and Capacity Analyst to support the growing content delivery technology team. The Media Distribution Technology team is responsible for the spend, support, and management of multiple vendors and multiple routes to market.

As a Business and Capacity Analyst within the Media Distribution organization you will be responsible for collecting, collating, and presenting data related to vendor management and business plans in support of distribution for Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and others. 


  • Partnering with internal business units including operations, finance, research, technology and engineering to effectively manage expansion of our CDN footprint

  • Leading and creating a best in class network with appropriate metrics to continually improve CDN operation

  • Creating reports and process improvement initiatives to improve air and ground operations

  • Working within time constraints to meet business critical needs (often managing multiple, time-sensitive and high priority initiatives simultaneously), while measuring and identifying activities performed and ensuring service requirements are met

  • Able to systematically escalate problems or variances in the operating plan to the relevant owners and teams, following through to resolution to ensure they are delivered

  • Navigating through ambiguity, managing and coordinating multiple project assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, accepting ownership and accountability of the process and delivering on commitments

  • Communicating effectively with both external (Service Providers, Carriers, Vendors) and internal (Finance, Technology, Operations) customers

  • Communicating goals, roles, responsibilities and desired outcomes to cross-functional project teams to gain buy-in and delivery to project schedules

Basic Qualifications 

  •  At minimum 5 years of experience working with Cloud, Content Distribution Networks (CDN), and Online Direct to Consumer business planning

  • Experience working in Finance (FinOps), Accounting or Economics 

  • Extensive project management experience with the ability to organize, find solutions and follow through to the successful conclusion of a project. 

  • Must be highly proficient in written and oral communications and be able to produce concise, relevant, strategically driven documents and presentations to leaders

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Finance (FinOps), Economics, or related technical field or equivalent practical experience

Additional Information: 

Please note, this role is open to remote location through the continental U.S. 

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $86,182 to $115,610  per year, however, base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, 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 a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.


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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 Tech, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Tech 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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