Analytics Implementation Specialist

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Jan 03, 2019
Full-time A/B Testing Business Analytics CSS Data Analysis Data Quality Data Science Digital Media HTML Javascript jQuery

Job Description

Disney Streaming Services (DSS) is creating the future of digital video entertainment products for one of the largest media brands in the world. We’re focused on delivering extraordinary experiences and distributing the incredible library of Disney content through all forms of interactive media. Our digital technology leadership and capabilities are married with a passion for crafting dynamic consumer-facing applications that integrate live and on-demand multimedia. We create great digital media products for millions of fans around the globe, and we're looking for strong performers who can help us improve what we do every day. This is an opportunity to impact experiences that will be used by millions of users worldwide.

We are looking for experienced Implementation Lead to join our Data and Analytics team. This role requires acute attention to detail, a strong sense of accountability, collaboration skills, and extensive hands-on experience as you directly contribute to the success of our digital analytics strategy, including data collection, reporting performance, measurement opportunities, and the integration of data across our platform.

At DSS data is central to measuring all aspects of the business, and critical to its operations and growth. Implementation Leads work closely with the data engineering and front-end technology teams for tagging and collecting, recognizing the final use cases of analyzing and distributing data using public cloud and open source technologies.


  • Implementation and maintenance of our internal and third-party analytics platforms, including Adobe Analytics, Adobe Launch, Google Analytics, Adobe Target, Optimizely, Localytics, Branch, Kochava, and Conviva Pulse.

  • Responsible for understanding the business requirements and translating them into actionable implementation specs and owning how data should be tracked and measured for analysis and reporting.

  • Collaborate with engineering teams, data analysts and data scientists to design and build data-forward solutions based on analytics needs.

  • Design and maintain tracking solution documents based on stakeholder requirements for multiple platforms, including websites, mobile apps, and connected devices.

  • Perform data quality audits, QA tags, identify data collection issues, suggest improvements, and implement fixes.

  • Work with Technical Project Managers to identify project risks and define exit criteria for each testing cycle.

  • Perform regular quality assurance and testing post-implementation to guarantee sustained performance across our apps.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment including the organization skills required to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • 2+ years of experience implementing and maintaining Adobe Analytics and/or Google Analytics on websites, mobile applications, and OTT platforms

  • Experience using a tag management tool such as Adobe Launch, Google Tag Manager, or Tealium

  • Proficiency with data analysis tools, including hands-on knowledge working with data layers such as tag management systems to expose user events and actions on webpages

  • High familiarity with data platforms and applications such as GCP (Dataflow, BigQuery), Redshift, Snowflake, Airflow

  • You understand IP-based video delivery, including live video delivery and related analytics technology

  • Experience with front-end web development technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS, JQuery)

  • Experience with ticketing systems like Jira or Workfront

  • Experience implementing A/B testing tools such as Adobe Target and/or Optimizely is preferred

  • Experience with database structure and queries (SQL) is a plus.

  • Experience using Charles Proxy, Fiddler, Bloodhound or other equivalent tools for debugging JavaScript calls

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while in a very fast-paced and deadline-driven environment is essential.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Required Education:

Strong academic record and degree from a 4-year college or university is required

Preferred Education:

Coursework in computer science or data analysis is preferred.

About Disney Streaming Services:

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; the upcoming Disney subscription video service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

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 segment we call Disney Streaming Services.

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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