Data Governance Engineer

| New York, NY, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 102,500-143,900 Annually
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Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology
On any given day at Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology, we're reimagining ways to create magical viewing experiences for the world's most beloved stories while also transforming Disney's media business for the future. Whether that's evolving our streaming and digital products in new and immersive ways, powering worldwide advertising and distribution to maximize flexibility and efficiency, or delivering Disney's unmatched entertainment and sports content, every day is a moment to make a difference to partners and to hundreds of millions of people around the world.
A few reasons why we think you'd love working for Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology

  • Building the future of Disney's media business: DE&E Technologists are designing and building the infrastructure that will power Disney's media, advertising, and distribution businesses for years to come.
  • Reach & Scale: The products and platforms this group builds and operates delight millions of consumers every minute of every day - from Disney+ and Hulu, to ABC News and Entertainment, to ESPN and ESPN+, and much more.
  • Innovation: We develop and execute groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news

Data Governance
The Governance team partners with the Product Management and Data Tech Engineering functions of the Disney Entertainment organization as well as with legal, privacy, information security, other business units within The Walt Disney Company, and industry groups to ensure consistent, trustworthy data. The group creates strategies and develops solutions designed to ensure data that is trustworthy, secure, and follows internal and legal standards.
Job Summary
The Data Governance Engineer will be a member of the Data Governance Privacy and Compliance team whose mission is to ensure data throughout the ecosystem is in compliance with privacy and security regulations. This role requires acute attention to detail, a strong sense of accountability, collaboration and understanding of large-scale cloud data platform infrastructure. In this role you will work directly with analytics, data architecture, engineering, legal and security partners to build scalable solutions to solve complex privacy related challenges.
What You Will Do

  • Build out privacy solutions to support consumer privacy rights processes owned by Data Governance.
  • Monitor existing processes for operational errors and work to resolve issues as they arise.
  • Respond to legal inquiries for consumer data.
  • Assist in the maintenance of data protection solutions.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • 3+ years of enterprise experience with data and platforms including: Provisioning/Data Capture, Big Data, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence.
  • Understanding of consent management concepts and tools.
  • Experience working with regulatory compliance frameworks (GDPR, CCPA, HIPPA, SOX,etc.).
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and written communication skills.
  • Experience and comfort solving problems in an ambiguous environment where there is constant change.
  • Ability to think logically, communicate clearly, and be well organized.
  • Technologies such as OneTrust, Databricks, Jupyter, Snowflake, Redshift, Airflow, DynamoDB, REDIS, Kubernetes, Kinesis, REST APIs
  • SQL, Python, Scala, other computer software languages

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum two years of experience in the technology industry, knowledge of data and product a plus.
  • Knowledge of agile SDLC methodologies


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent work experience.

The hiring range for this position in New York is $107,400.00 - $143,900.00 per year and in Los Angeles is $102,500 - $137,500 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

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An Insider's view of The Walt Disney Company

How does the company support your career growth?

Over my 13 years with the company, I’ve had passionate leaders and colleagues with diverse backgrounds who have taught me and given me opportunities to expand into areas I never thought possible. You have the freedom to take career risks and apply your previous experience in ways you may not anticipate.


Product Management Director

What is your vision for the company?

Disney has always been at the heart of the evolution of the media industry, and technology is an essential part of that. The way that we tell and consume stories in the future is going to be completely different than it is today, and The Walt Disney Company is uniquely positioned to shape and create that future.


SVP/Chief Technology Officer, The Walt Disney Studios

What are The Walt Disney Company Perks + Benefits

The Walt Disney Company Benefits Overview

Because our employees and cast members are at the heart of everything we do, Disney offers a competitive total rewards package that includes pay, health and savings benefits, time-off programs, educational opportunities and more. Together, these rewards make up a comprehensive package that help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally and take advantage of the special extras that only Disney can provide.

Eligibility for certain reward programs will vary based on your job status, work location and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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