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Director, Business Tech & Workplace Solutions - Theatrical

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Director, Business Tech & Workplace Solutions - Theatrical Time Warner
Warner Bros. Entertainment Group WB Business Unit WB Technology Industry Film Production and Distribution Area of
Technology/Information Technology Location United States - California - Burbank Requisition # 163695BR Position
Full Time Company Overview Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team. Business Unit Overview WB Technology combines Warner Bros.’ industry-leading technologists and disciplines to ensure global alignment with business strategy and accelerated delivery of innovative technology solutions studio- and industry-wide. From pre-production through archiving, the WBT organization will provide critical business and technology intelligence and services to all Studio business units. WBT manages the Studio’s enterprise systems and solutions, emerging platforms, information security, consumer intelligence, content mastering and delivery, and more. Posting Job Description What part will you play?
Are you a technologist that enjoys supporting both domestic and international applications? Do you enjoy rolling up your sleeves and looking for ways to enhance the user experience of a critical application? Do you want to be the “go-to” for providing technical expertise and applying technology to help improve business operations? If so, this may be the opportunity for you.
Warner Bros. Technology is looking for a Director to oversee our World Wide Theatrical Marketing & Distribution application. This person will responsible for designing, delivering and operating technology, partner to the business and serve as a liaison to other groups within the WB Technology division. 
The person will have responsibility for technical architecture, design, and development of solutions, with direct oversight of internal and external development teams and ensure the strategy and solutions are in alignment the business strategy and goals.  The position will act as the single point of contact to the business unit with accountability for all Technology services. 

  • Work directly with business process owners to develop technology opportunities into a technology roadmap.  Maintain the roadmap with prioritized initiatives which support short and long-term business strategies.  Develop proposals to capture scope, business justification, cost benefit analysis, and budget for review and approval by senior management.
  • Oversee execution of technology projects to ensure successful implementation and business adoption. Management and oversight software architecture, development and implementation.  Partner with Solutioning Teams to select and implement the best in class technologies.  Requires strong software architecture and system development knowledge and background.
  • Be the point of contact for World Wide Theatrical Distribution users.  Resolve technology issues that are raised: trouble-shooting, escalating, and communicating on behalf of the business users until issues are resolved.
  • Oversee support for the existing technology portfolio.  Manage support vendors, capture support and enhancement requirements, facilitate prioritization of requests, plan development and deployment efforts. Maintain a thorough understanding of the end-to-end business processes of the World Wide Theatrical division.
  • Be the technology advocate for the business; research, recommend, and develop new technologies that improve the business processes of the division.  Seek out opportunities to leverage emerging technologies to the benefit of the business.
  • Manage the budget associated with World Wide Theatrical division technology portfolio, including capital and expense projects, small enhancement and maintenance budgets.  Participate in budgeting, forecasting, and tracking of the technology spend for the portfolio.
  • Act as a representative of Business Tech Workplace Team for the Theatrical group, participating in Warner Bros. company, WB Technology, and department initiatives.  Develop cross functional, cross divisional, cross disciplinary relationships that assist with ensuring initiatives are collaborative and successful.
What do we require from you?

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Technical background in system and software architecture, design, and development required
  • Technical Degree in Electrical Eng., Computer Science, or Information Systems preferred
  • 10+ years working in software development and delivery in the capacity of senior architect or senior software developer. 
  • Experience in Agile, DevOps and “waterfall” development models.
  • Experience with public cloud and on-prem hosting environments, system and software architecture, and modern software development tools.
  • 7+ years of experience working in Theatrical Distribution solutioning or with a technology organization of an entertainment studio.
  • 7+ years of service and solution delivery experience -- including project management and delivery, business analysis, and client relationship management
  • 7+ years of experience delivering large scale software solutions and platforms
  • 5+ years of financial budget management experience a plus
But Wait, There's More! At WBT we look for members who want to:
  • Be Curious: Seek out opportunities to learn, and who aren’t afraid to ask questions
  • Own It: Be the driver, and take accountability
  • Embrace Change: The technology landscape is ever changing – we’re looking for people who are ready to change along with it.
  • Engage and Influence: Share your passion for technology, and develop great relationships with colleagues and collaborators
  • Respect: Show empathy and respect to all, and operate with the best intentions
  • Live the #WBLife: At WBT we look for team members who want to “Contribute to Our Community


The Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran's status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by law.
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