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Disney: Decision Science Project/Technical Manager


The Decision Science team provides internal consulting services and analytical products for various business units across the Walt Disney Company.



Disney Company: Disney
Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL
Web: www.disney.com


Job Description
The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt's passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world-a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences - and we're constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you've been looking for.

"It takes people to make the dream a reality." Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.

The Decision Science team provides internal consulting services and analytical products for various business units across the Walt Disney Company. We specialize in creating innovative scientific models and data-driven decision support tools to optimize business decisions. The team consists of experts across many disciplines, including Statistics, Econometrics, Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, and Psychology.

Responsibilities
Provide project management leadership and technical support for Decision Science work streams and activities. Work with project teams (clients, partners, contributors) to ensure successful implementation of science solutions to include all phases of the project: requirements gathering, design, implementation, quality assurance, and maintenance. Assess, design, and develop appropriate forecasting, simulation and optimization models to solve business problems across The Walt Disney Company. Identify revenue and profit opportunities through data analysis and research. Develop tools to measure effectiveness of revenue management and pricing practices. Provide science calibration support for decision science models. Identify and apply best practices in the field of applied science (statistics, operations research). Act as science consultant to all business units within the Walt Disney Company.

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum three years of equivalent industry experience applying advanced analytics
  • Demonstrated strong mathematical modeling skills.
  • Working knowledge of one or more computer programming language such as SAS, Visual Basic, C/C ++, Java
  • Ability to explain complex topics in simple terms
  • Demonstrated strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated strong partnering and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated aptitude and willingness to learn new business problems, science, software applications and tools
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects

 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience in revenue management and pricing
  • Some experience with emerging big data analytics, such as machine learning

 
Preferred Education: Ph.D. in Operations Research or equivalent

Required Education: Master's degree in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or equivalent

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