Monday , January 30 2023

Disney Recruitment – Science Manager

Website The Walt Disney Company

Job Description:

The Decision Science team focuses on creating innovative mathematical models to inform business decision making through data. The team is interested in all fields related to data science, with emphasis on statistics, operations research, econometrics, and machine learning.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Impacts the success of projects or technical initiatives, including through responsibility for design proposals; may also drive clear definition of detailed responsibilities relative to partner teams
  • Breadth to assume responsibility for output, based on multiple technical disciplines, or depth to introduce key technical innovations
  • Applies knowledge of multiple technical disciplines and business domain to develop algorithms and evaluate output via tools such as Python, R,
  • Tableau, Gurobi, AWS cloud tools
  • Negotiates responsibilities or leads change within and across functional teams
  • Understands a large, or multiple significant, lines of business (e.g., media, resorts, etc.) or business domains (e.g., sales, marketing, finance, pricing)
  • Innovates to address new or large problems, which may relate to system requirements and design
  • Checks in with leader to confirm or seek feedback on approach, risks, and issues for projects or initiatives. Requires relatively little guidance in further development of technical knowledge and skills

Job Requirements:

  • Competence in multiple topics from statistics, optimization, machine learning, and/or econometrics.
  • Ability to understand and support multiple large business domains
  • At least 2-4 years of related/relevant experience

Qualification & Experience:

  • Competence in mathematical computing with at least one programming language (e.g. Python, R, Java), and the ability to learn technical methods and tools independently
  • Proven knowledge of revenue management context, including demand forecasting, resource allocation, and pricing
  • Distinction in breadth of knowledge enabling responsibility for large, complex, or varied output
  • Familiarity with software development tools such as GitLab/GitHub, Docker, and cloud computing tools such as AWS

Job Details:

Company: The Walt Disney Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Orlando, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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