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Senior Product Manager, Data Experience

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10009896 Location Seattle, Washington, United States / Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Aug. 30, 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:

We are seeking an enthusiastic team member for the position of Senior Product Manager, Data Experience. The position reports to the Senior Manager of Product Management, Data Product. We are looking for strong product managers with a demonstrated career history of success who specialize in data, BI and analytics.

At DMED, data is central to measuring all aspects of the business, and is critical to its operations and growth. The Senior Product Manager will lead product development efforts to create new data capabilities by collaborating cross-functionally with a diverse array of individuals in roles throughout Disney including data, engineering, design and product. They will provide direction for data technology R&D initiatives, as well as work on integration activities with DMED’s data engineering and analyst teams.


  • You are outcome based, and drive cross-functional teams through hypothesis-driven delivery discipline

  • You think about the strategic business goals of Disney, and you work to ensure your team’s resources are being spent in ways that align with those goals

  • You have experience in and a genuine passion for product analytics, BI & data reporting technologies

  • You are technical and have hands-on software product development and delivery experience with data and related technologies

  • You are excited about working with data, engineering, design and product teams to shape solutions that create insight and understanding for business teams

  • You are capable of wearing multiple hats when required to solve challenging and complex problems for your teams and stakeholders

  • You are goal oriented and continually push for progress while ensuring quality and detailed documentation around the capabilities that are built

  • You possess strong knowledge of data, BI/analytics, and related technology vendors and ecosystems, and can drive technology strategy and build vs. buy discussions to successful resolution


  • You will provide domain expertise and leadership for data-related products, features, and functionality that serves business and technical leaders at both DMED and The Walt Disney Company at large

  • You develop thoughtful requirements and user stories that provide direction for cross-functional teams

  • You can reliably and repeatedly identify business problems, and propose product solutions that solve those problems in ways that are aligned with larger company and division goals

  • You are able to motivate your team to sprint towards aggressive goals in ways that engenders excitement and ownership


  • You will work with a sense of ownership and urgency towards our collective goal of increasing the quality and velocity of our BI delivery

  • You will seek out and share industry trends around BI & analytics technology and tooling

  • You will build relationships that help drive consensus among all required groups across the organization when trying to accomplish larger goals.  You resolve blockers in other teams to move your products forward


  • Experience in hypothesis-driven product outcomes, and using data and research to help inform your roadmaps is essential

  • You are comfortable in fast changing environments, with fluctuating demands, building and managing relationships with cross-functional stakeholders

  • You demonstrate a strong attention to detail, with outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • You thrive in a culture that values close collaboration between autonomous teams

  • You possess effective leadership capabilities, and the ability to motivate teams

  • You have an ability to balance technical and business issues

  • You can easily interact with both technical and business experts at all levels of the company

  • A background in direct to consumer business models and consumer video streaming applications is ideal

  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA and/or technical degree preferred

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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