The Walt Disney Company

The mission of The Walt Disney Company is to be one of the world's leading producers and providers of entertainment and information. Using our portfolio of brands to differentiate our content, services and consumer products, we seek to develop the most creative, innovative and profitable entertainment experiences and related products in the world.

The Walt Disney Company Lake Buena Vista, FL, United States
Sep 07, 2017
Full-time
The Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Management Science & Integration (MSI) consulting team is responsible for supporting clients across The Walt Disney Company including Parks and Resorts, Media Networks (e.g., ABC, ESPN, etc.), Studio Entertainment (The Walt Disney Studios, Disney Theatrical) and Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media. MSI leverages technology, data analytics, optimization, statistical and econometric modeling to explore opportunities, shape business decisions and drive business value. MSI seeks forward-thinking team members who are passionate about delivering quality results and enjoy working closely with key partners on both strategic and tactical challenges. Candidates should have a natural curiosity to understand the 'why' behind business performance, take a proactive role in problem-solving, be results oriented, be able to prioritize and be a team player in a collaborative environment. Your Role This position will be engaged in projects that involve the use of complex models and web based tools to answer difficult business questions, improve business efficiency, or guide strategy development. What We're Looking For Basic knowledge of forecasting Proficiency with SAS tools and functionality Experience developing reporting solutions using business intelligence tools (e.g., SAS, Business Objects, Microstrategy, etc.) Proficiency acquiring, organizing, cleansing and manipulating large amounts of data Demonstrated experience performing exploratory and quantitative analysis Experience translating complex problems and solutions to all levels of an organization Ability to develop clear and concise thoughts into proposals, recommendations and findings Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing business environment and manage multiple priorities Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field or equivalent How To Stand Out Experience with advanced modeling and forecasting techniques Two plus years experience with SAS tools (e.g., Base, Enterprise Guide, Forecast Studio, etc.) Two plus years experience with SAS and SQL coding Master's degree in mathematics, statistics or a quantitative field or equivalent Who We Are At Disney, we're storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. Additional Information ©Disney is an equal opportunity employer. Drawing Creativity from Diversity. DisneyData
The Walt Disney Company Lake Buena Vista, FL, United States
Aug 29, 2017
Full-time
At Disney, we're storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. 'We make magic.' That's our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you'll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen! At Experience Insights and Analytics we tell the story of our Guests' holistic vacation experiences and pioneer new tactics that enhance the Guest experience and optimize the business in exciting new ways. We solve the most challenging business problems at Disney Parks and Resorts by leveraging data integration, data science, predictive and prescriptive analytics. Responsibilities The Manager of Operations Research Engineering provides analytical decision making support to Disney Parks & Resorts Leadership, including executive management. This leader acts as the department go-to person for determining analytical approaches for solving challenging operational problems. The Manager in this role demonstrates strong business acumen and the ability to develop and deliver rigorous technical and/or statistical analysis to quantify business case scenarios, options, and risks. This role is responsible for leadership and development of salaried Operations Research team members. Independently serves as the project manager for highly complex/ambiguous projects. Basic Qualifications 5+ years of applied Operations Research or Advanced Analytics related experience. 2+ years of experience leading high performance teams. Demonstrated leadership ability, including mentoring new talent and leading individual contributors Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to partner with others to handle multiple priorities in a challenging operational environment. Superior analytical ability, conceptual thinking, and creative problem solving skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under changing conditions. Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and lead complex, cross-functional teams. Ability to work creatively with a strong combination of conceptual and analytical capabilities. Ability to identify operational issues and performance gaps. Demonstrated track record of consulting engagement experience; including a role in influencing and interfacing with senior level executives. Ability to clearly communicate analytical concepts and results to a non-technical audience both in writing and verbally. Ability to solicit, sell, and implement new project ideas to operational clients and internal leadership. Willingness to keep current on latest analytical techniques and software applications. Recognized expert in predictive, machine learning and statistical modeling using SAS, python or equivalent. Recognized expert in prescriptive modeling and optimization with CPLEX, Gurobi or equivalent optimization software. Familiarity with simulation modeling methodology and tools such as Arena and AnyLogic. Ability to extract, validate, manipulate, and derive insight from large amounts of data from diverse sources. Preferred Qualifications International experience or ability to work with international partners preferred. Required Education MS/PhD in Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Industrial Engineering or equivalent Additional Information ©Disney is an equal opportunity employer. Drawing Creativity from Diversity.