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Sr. Analyst, Business Technology & Workplace Solutions

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Sr. Analyst, Business Technology & Workplace Solutions 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 # 164355BR 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?
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. seeks a Sr Analyst, Business Technology & Workplace Solutions for the BT&WS: TV Dist, Marketing, & Digital Networks department.bThe Sr. Analyst works directly with process owners, stakeholders and technology teams to ensure alignment of technology solutions with business strategy and goals.  Responsibilities include research, analysis, requirements elicitation, solution selection, design and delivery.  Activities include process modelling leading to recommendations of business efficiencies and performance improvements.  This position is the business process and technology strategy domain expert for Warner Bros TV Distribution --- spearheading analysis and functional specifications for complex strategic technology initiatives.

We are looking for someone who fits our culture and Operating Guidelines.
  • Be Curious enough to understand and investigate what is possible.
  • Be accountable and responsible and have an “Own It” kind of attitude.
  • Help make change and help others Embrace Change.  It is the new normal.
  • End user computing is one of the most critical areas for end user.  Help be the change by Engaging and Influencing our global workforce.
  • Be a part of a dynamic team where we work together and support each other.
  • Think about the actions you take and how they impact co-workers, other technology departments, and the studio.
  • Exhibits Respect and empathy for all, operating with the best intent, is helpful to colleagues.
  • Responsible for the end-to-end lifecycle management of client application portfolio from ideation to delivery and retirement and legacy solutions.
  • Responsible to research, elicit, model and document business processes, use cases, requirements and to formulate and recommend strategic process reengineering efficiencies and business performance improvements.
  • Responsible to provide domain expertise to solution partners during the project life cycle to ensure developed solutions align with strategic business roadmaps.
  • Responsible to develop cost benefits cases and to analyze and measure realization of post-deployment benefits, user adoption rates, changing business processes and to recommend required solution modifications.
  • Support, lead, and manage efforts that require business unit involvement.  Efforts include, but not limited to:  Application testing of defect resolutions / enhancements, User Acceptance, User Training, User Documentation, Deployment activities.
  • Lead application development related activities and ensures that appropriate governance exists for all delivery of technology solutions.
  • Act as a representative of the BTWS Television Distribution and Digital Networks group, participating in Warner Bros. company, WB Technology, and BTWS 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 in Information Technology preferred.
  • Business Analysis Certification or training highly desirable (e.g. IIBA).
  • Project Management Certification highly desirable (e.g. PMP, PMI).
  • SAP / HANA certifications or equivalent experience preferred.
  • SAP Activate Project Manager Training Center or Cloud Certification.
  • SAP Certified Technology Associate - SAP HANA (Edition 2016) Training Center or SAP HANA 2.0.
  • 3+ yrs of service and solution delivery experience -- including business analysis/process definition and re-engineering, project management and delivery, and client relationship management.
  • 4+ yrs working with Sr. Business Execs, process sponsors and stakeholders in a project delivery environment.
  • 2+ yrs working with 3rd party service providers and offshore / virtual teams.
  • 2+ yrs of experience working in TV Distribution solutioning or with a technology organization of an entertainment studio a plus.
  • Working knowledge on financial and month-end procedures, specifically around order to cash cycles required. Understanding of debits and credits as they relate to postings and reporting in this context is required.
  • Experience working in internal or external business, management or technology consulting - ideally in the entertainment industry – highly desirable.
  • Experience in Agile, DevOps and Waterfall development models.
  • Elicitation and documentation of use cases, user stories, and functional requirements .
  • Proficient in SDLC methodologies, including Agile model.
  • Decomposition, documentation and communication of information at various levels of detail using best practice business analysis techniques and artifacts (e.g. flow charts, wireframes, screen mockups, etc.) for both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Identification of process inefficiencies and improvements, with a high proficiency in process re-engineering, process modeling and alignment with business strategy.
  • Measurement, evaluation and prioritization of scope items according to business strategic plans.
  • Knowledge and experience with DevOps methodologies.
  • In-depth experience with report writing software, including Tableau.
  • Project management - coordination, planning, and execution.
  • Facilitation of discussions with large groups including Sr. Business Mgmt.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting processes, i.e. sales to cash, AR, Revenue.
  • Functional knowledge of TV and/or TV Distribution business areas - highly desirable.
  • Strong customer relationship skills.
  • Ability to interface effectively with multiple levels of management, ranging from senior business executives to business domain experts and third parties.
  • Resolution of large and complex issues in creative and efficient ways.
  • Excellent problem solving, quantitative and analytical skills, critical thinking and the ability to effectively work through abstract concepts.
  • Self motivated with a high-degree of independence and enthusiasm for challenging work. Able to manage own priorities to meet expectations.
  • Experience working with and relying on external vendors in alternate time zones.
  • Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office applications with emphasis on MS Outlook, MS Powerpoint, and MS Excel. Experience using Office 365 recommended.
  • Strong working knowledge of file sharing, storage and collaboration tools and processes, including MS-SharePoint, MS-OneDrive, MS-Teams and Box.

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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