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Senior Data Architect

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10004364 Location Seattle, Washington, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Oct. 10, 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:

The Data Architecture team partners with the Product Management and Data Tech Engineering, Data Science, Data Quality, and Reliability Engineering functions of the Disney Streaming D.A.T.A organization as well as with legal, privacy, information security, and industry groups to ensure consistent, trustworthy data across all of Disney Streaming. The group works with other groups within the Disney Streaming Data technology organization to implement the data engineering and infrastructure strategy within platform components, reporting and analytics, tools, and compliance standards. 



Data Architect will be responsible for strategizing data architecture principles, cloud migration, and improvement of data lifecycle effectiveness and efficiency. Enforce industry best practices and discipline to turn data into a strategic asset and build advanced data solutions and capabilities to foster data-driven decision-making. Build a high-impact data architecture function. Identify potential for cost savings through ETL, storage optimization, budget allocation. Contribute towards the Architecture Book of Knowledge with whitepapers, guidance documents, system designs, and RFE/RFP for POCs.Develop and sponsor proof-of-concept and idea blueprints to demonstrate recommended approaches. Sell ideas and strategies to key technical and product stakeholders when appropriate using state-of-the-art diagramming and modeling tools.


Basic Qualifications

  • 12+ years of experience in IT platform implementation in a technical role

  • 8+ years of development and/or DBA experience in Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS)

  • 5+ years of Data engineering experience in cloud computing manner preferably in AWS cloud technologies.

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in implementation and performance tuning MPP databases (Snowflake, Redshift, EMR, Databricks)

  • Experience in analyzing Data Warehouses such as Redshift, Snowflake, etc.

  • Experience designing database environments, analyzing production deployments, and making recommendations to optimize performance

  • Define, design, and implement data governance platform strategies for operational, privacy, security, and other related control areas

  • Assist in the definition, documentation, and development of mapping rules for the movement of data from disparate data sources and into the various components and subject areas of the data governance environment

  • Build data models including robust data definitions, entity-relationship-attribute models, as well as relational and/or dimensional models

  • Work closely with data engineers to derive logical models from the physical implementation of data structures

  • Experience in the multifaceted landscape of data domains and systems such as Spark, Snowflake, Hadoop, Kafka, and other distributed data lake systems

  • Ability to quickly learn new and existing technologies with strong attention to detail and excellent analytical capabilities



Basic Qualifications :


  • Ability to evaluate and plan migrations to Databricks, Snowflake, etc.

  • One of the AWS Associate level certifications or AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

  • Extensive hands-on experience in leading large-scale full-cycle MPP enterprise data warehousing (EDW) projects

  • Extensive hands-on experience in data warehousing design, tuning and ETL/ELT process development

  • Excellent SQL and strong hands-on scripting (bash and python) ability

  • Experience implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing, enterprise environments

  • Understanding of database and analytical technologies in the industry including MPP databases, Data Warehouse design, BI reporting, Dashboard development, and NoSQL storage

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or Math or equivalent experience

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

Hulu, 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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