Senior Manager, Data Engineering Glendale, CA - US
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Job ID 763099BR Location Glendale, California, United States
Business The Walt Disney Studios Date posted Jul. 14, 2020 Job
Summary: At the Walt Disney Studios, we tell stories. The Data
Services team tells our story with data. Our mission is to help
bring data and decision-making closer together at the Studios. We
use modern technologies and an agile/lean culture to bring
insights, automation, and cutting edge technologies to anyone who
wants to harness data.
We’re looking for a Sr Manager, Data Engineering to lead a group
of data engineers and product analysts. The work can span anything
from helping Disney Music Group analysts understand consumer trends
on Spotify to tracking the social conversation around Mulan with
the Consumer Analytics group. All together, we support over 150+
analysts, data scientists, marketers and executives throughout the
Walt Disney Studios. Responsibilities: Clarify the vision - See the
forest above the trees and inspire the team toward the goal.
Lead - Run your team effectively by delegating work and managing
accountability. Coach them up and seek out growth opportunities.
Run your own hiring pipeline.
Command data - Leverage petabytes of data daily with Spark and
other industry-standard big data tools.
Empower the business - create value through the increased
adoption of data; understand the data science and business
intelligence landscape to guide the adoption of the right tools and
Mentor - The team should want to strive to your technical
capability; you know when to let them drive major decisions and
when you need to step in and break a tie.
Drive the conversation - Have the soft social, thoughtful and
empathic skills at a level necessary for a large team and many
Be responsible - Help set and meet the expectations of the
engineering team. Create processes that improve code review,
documentation, and engineering culture.
Basic Qualifications: 15+ years of team-based programming
5+ years Managing and mentoring team members
Deep expertise with Spark, Python, SQL/Hive, and Scala
Proven experience designing data platforms or data tools;
experience creating deployment pipelines or integration testing
frameworks for ETL a plus.
Experience with AWS (S3, EC2, EMR) and orchestration/CI tools
(Kubernetes + Docker, Jenkins or equivalent); experience with
Databricks is a huge plus.
Familiarity with data science methodologies (i.e. scikit-learn,
keras) and supporting data science teams with automation and
Familiarity with Agile methodology
Strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills
Team oriented with extensive experience working in small
close-knit teams will little supervision
Required Education B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science,
Mathematics, Engineering or a Physical Science from an accredited
institution is preferred. Substantial equivalent engineering work
experience may be acceptable.
About The Walt Disney Studios: For over 90 years, The Walt
Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney
Company was built. Today the Studio brings quality movies, music
and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films
are released under the following banners: Disney, including Walt
Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, Disneynature,
Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm. The Disney Music Group encompasses
the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as
Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and
licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice
and Disney Live!. Ours is a culture of innovation, inspiration and
collaboration that brings together visionary artists, gifted
technologists and savvy business minds to conjure up magical
entertainment experiences for a global audience.
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 Walt Disney Pictures , which is part of a
business segment we call The Walt Disney Studios .
Walt Disney Pictures 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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