The Walt Disney Company Associate Data Scientist in Glendale, California

DCPI is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company that brings stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts, to apps, books and console games. DCPI comprises four main lines of business: Licensing, Retail, Games and Apps, and Content. The combined segment is home to world-class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, a leading retail business (Disney Store), artists and storytellers, and technologists who inspire imaginations around the world.

We’re looking for an intellectually curious, business-savvy, analytical powerhouse to join The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-To-Consumer & International (DTCI) segment as an associate data scientist on the ad sales team. In this role, you will be responsible for driving improvements across DTCI’s portfolio of offerings by using data. Working collaboratively with cross-functional teams, you will develop, drive, and oversee new strategies to ensure the growth of the business and the overall bottom line.

Responsibilities :

  • Perform business intelligence analysis and data mining on large, complex data sets to understand user behavior across the portfolio

  • Help grow a multichannel advertising technology capability by leveraging internal and external datasets to expand our reach within and across platforms

  • Build predictive models and algorithms to optimize products

  • Develop new tools, statistical models, and analysis processes to improve how data is used across the organization

  • Distill and socialize insights across all levels of DTCI, as well as other segments of The Walt Disney Company to help drive decision making

  • Provide data visualization, using Tableau, advanced Excel functionality and other business intelligence tools to build data reporting dashboards

  • Through industry research, ongoing education, and practical experience, become a leading subject matter expert in digital user behavior, monetization, and engagement

Basic Qualifications :

  • 3+ years demonstrable experience driving measurable results (monetization, engagement) with digital products across various business models

  • Innovative thinker capable of operating both in a strategic capacity (big-picture perspective, asks "why") and a hands-on/execution capacity (detail-oriented, conscientious)

  • Excellent understanding of statistics and the ability to confidently translate statistical analyses into compelling and actionable recommendations

  • Proven ability in predictive analytics and modeling

  • Strong experience with writing SQL to extract and manipulate data at the source

  • Experience with R, Python, or other statistical computing packages

  • Experience building complex visualizations (Tableau, Looker a plus)

  • Experience working with social and web analytics and publishing platforms (e.g. Facebook Insights and Audiences) a plus

  • Knowledge of Salesforce DMP, Adobe Audience Manager, Oracle BlueKai or other DMPs a plus

  • Experience with consumer behavior and insights analysis (transactional and usage)

  • Great communication and teamwork skills

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently

Required Education :

  • B.A. or B.S. (MS, MBA, or PhD a plus) from a top institution in a quantitative field (Math/Statistics, CS, Engineering, Business, Economics, experimental science, or similar)

Job ID: 592006BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media