Full Time Job

Senior Data Analyst


New York, NY 08-04-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Senior Data Analyst to join our Data Governance & Instrumentation team. This role requires acute attention to detail, a strong sense of accountability, collaboration skills, and extensive hands-on experience with large datasets. In this role you will be working on data analysis, KPI definitions, data investigations and instrumenting and deploying production processes to ensure data quality assurance and completeness across the complete data lifecycle

At DSS, data is central to measuring all aspects of the business, and critical to its operations and growth. Data Instrumentation works closely with data stakeholders, front-end technology teams, data engineering, and back-end services for consistent collection and usage of business critical KPIs and data points.

• Rapidly prototype, build and deploy production level analytical models to monitor critical datasets via streaming and batch processes
• Understanding business requirements and translating them into actionable specifications while owning end-to-end data lifecycle including how data should be tracked and measured for analysis, reporting and data quality assurance.
• Perform cross system data investigations and analysis to discover data inconsistencies, outlining path to remediation for development teams.
• Understand the systems and business processes that populate critical systems with data.
• Work with stakeholders to outline and define data definitions and apply appropriate usage.
• Perform data audits, identify data collection issues, suggest improvements, and help implement fixes.
• Work to support engineering teams tasked with ingestion of critical datasets as a subject matter expert.
• Create and manage key data quality health KPIs through regular metric monitoring and revise as needed as the number of datasets and critical systems expand.
• Work as a lead data steward hand-in-hand with the managers of the operating systems to convey the data quality needs.
• Document and implement data quality policies, standards, and procedures for both legacy and new data environments.

Basic Qualifications:
• 5+ years of analytical experience
• 2+ years of Python, Spark and SQL
• High familiarity with data platforms and applications such as Databricks, Jupyter, Snowflake, Redshift, Airflow
• Experience operating in an SDLC environment and deploying code
• Strong experience in documenting the data requirements, data strategy, data rules (standardization, cleanse, and validation)
• Exceptional interpersonal skills and written communication skills
• Strong analytical and technical skills to troubleshoot issues, analyze the cause, quickly come-up with the possible solution(s), document the changes, and communicate to the change to the organization
• Ability to evaluate risks and provide recommendations / solutions in a timely manner
• BA or BS in a quantitative field (Business, Math/Statistics, Economics, CS, Engineering, or similar) is desired

Preferred Qualifications:
• Minimum two years of experience in technology industry, knowledge of data and product a plus

Company Profile
Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ and Disney+.