Coding Specialist Project Hire

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Celebration, FL, USA
  • Jun 28, 2019
Full-time Business Analytics Data Collection Data Quality Data Science ETL Programming SAS SPSS SQL Tableau

Job Description

This hourly role is responsible for reviewing qualitative Guest data collected through in-person and Internet surveys. To streamline the data insight process, Coding Specialists will be using text analytics solutions to build queries that categorize the data automatically, or manual categorization methods. This work is done to give the voice of the Guest a quantitative value for further analysis. Reporting to the Coding Manager, each Specialist is responsible for building queries for multiple projects and types of data, with specific deadlines and deliverables.

Responsibilities :

  • Build taxonomies using Boolean operators and regular expressions in the SAS Contextual Analysis or SAS Visual Text Analytics environment
  • Use contextual extraction and document classification approaches to categorize data for automated text analytics solutions
  • Partner with CI Analysts to deliver insights and advise on survey programming structure and questions
  • Use SAS Enterprise Guide environment for extraction, transformation, and loading data (ETL)
  • Analyze and build queries across multiple types of data including survey verbatims, social media posts, Guest correspondence, etc.
  • Ensure data quality through sampling methodologies, and perform regular maintenance on existing queries as needed

Basic Qualifications :

  • Demonstrated experience with Boolean, regular expressions, database querying, or text analytics software
  • Demonstrated understanding of data science, including data collection and preparation, sampling, modeling, model deployment and model assessment.
  • Strong grasp of English grammar, syntax, and phraseology, with the ability to construct linguistic taxonomies
  • Candidates should have intellectual curiosity and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects
  • Candidates should be self-motivated with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced, complex business environment
  • Computer proficiency in a Windows environment
  • Demonstrated problem solving, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Demonstrated experience with computer programming, SAS preferred
  • Demonstrated experience using Confirmit or similar survey software
  • Demonstrated experience with SPSS and Tableau
  • Demonstrated experience with SAS Visual Analytics
  • Demonstrated experience with SQL
  • Demonstrated experience with social listening/analysis tools
  • Demonstrated multilingual capabilities with the ability to fluently write in various languages, ideally Spanish, Portuguese, and/or French

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering or other related analytics field


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