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Senior Analyst, Production Technology

Warner Media

Burbank, CA 11-26-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Delivering first-in-class content in the best and most engaging ways possible while equipping our people to do so requires an incredible amount of talent… and technology. The technology and operations group covers things like the company's data strategy, content delivery systems, master control operations, broadcast engineering, advertising technology, and the technology platform for HBO Max, while also supporting the everyday underpinnings of our company. Join our community of extraordinary team members who are truly building the tools that will run the future of entertainment.

The Job

This position is responsible for developing and supporting critical applications and subsequent integrations within the Production Technology portfolio. This position will assess and document complex business requirements, produce functional and technical designs, development, testing, deployment, and operational support activities. This individual will provide functional support on day to day business process initiatives for current systems, new systems and, new technology business transformation initiatives.

This position will provide technical solutions in the Production Technology landscape. Applications include those within the production lifecycle including but not limited to accounting, budgeting, casting, contract management, script tracking, digital asset management, and productivity tools. Also included are over 20 integrations between industry standard applications: PSL, Smart Accounting, Movie Magic Budgeting, and corporate ERP solutions. Detailed technical knowledge of a variety of technologies and business knowledge of production is required.

The role will perform day to day application maintenance activities, support application issues, attend client interviews and participate in stakeholder workshops. Upon establishment of the requirements, this position will use their technical and functional knowledge to support the design, configuration, development, testing, and deployment/cutover phases to implement to production.

The Daily

Designs, develops, supports, and manages application code, configuration, tables, forms, user interfaces, workflows, calculations, and third-party integration components for production applications.

Develops, supports, and manages application code, user interfaces, and third-party integration components for AWS applications, and other custom integrations.

Partners with Clients and Technology teams to define and capture business requirements, technical requirements, determines scope, and estimates the effort in the development of Technology requirements. Leads application development related activities while ensuring that appropriate governance exists for all delivery of technology solutions.
Oversees vendor due diligence, information security compliance, analysis, procurement, acquisition and integration of complex software applications and systems.
• Minimum of 3-5 years of experience with configuration and development of applications using Microsoft or AWS technologies, preferably within the Entertainment industry or within a Union based workplace.
• Minimum of 3-5 years of experience with cloud-based technologies such as AWS or Azure
• Minimum of 3-5 years of programming experience with a modern development language such as Java, C#, Python, and JavaScript
• Minimum of 3 years of experience with Database development technologies required
• Knowledge of Production processes. Experience gathering requirements, writing functional designs, drawing process flows, use cases, and writing test cases.
• Knowledge and practical application of the software development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile and scrum project management with industry standard best practice methodologies.
• Experience with SaaS software.
• Past practice and implementation of process re-engineering efforts.
• General knowledge of SOX controls and processes.

The Must Haves

Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification
• Undergraduate degree required

Knowledge / Skills & Competencies
• Technical Knowledge/Skills:
• Experience with JavaScript, JSON and API programming
• Experience with .Net, C#, and crystal reporting
• Strong programming in Java, Python or other modern object-oriented language
• Strong programming in SQL and Database development, relational or NoSQL
• Integration frameworks (e.g., middleware, transformation logic)
• Writes documentation and analysis used to identify systemic issues or problems with application or integrations
• Understanding of application technology and associated solutions and strategies related to the client's business to help them achieve their business goals and objectives
• System design and testing concepts
• Client deployment readiness concepts (e.g. business cutover)
• Functional Knowledge / Skills in the following areas:
• Knowledge of all phases of system development lifecycle, including production support
• Strong knowledge of ERP and SaaS client application(s) that support(s) the business process, with practical implementation of multiple modules / applications
• Knowledge of production accounting processes and related systems integration
• Data conversion concepts and impacts on new business processes
• Client deployment readiness concepts (e.g. business cutover)
• General Knowledge / Skills required:
• Strong customer service focus and responsiveness
• Proficient decision-making and time management skills.
• Strong analytical skills, interpretive and evaluative skills
• Strong organizational and project management skills across multiple threads of work streams
• Outstanding documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills
• Creative and resourceful approach to the business and an ability to think and deliver creative value-added solutions to clients
• Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to all levels of management and staff
• Ability to lead a productive and effective workforce consisting of employees and contracted resources

The Nice to Haves
• Must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel, both in person and on the telephone
• Must be able to pay close attention to complex detail and understand written and oral instructions
• Must be able to organize and schedule work effectively
• Must be able to work well under time constraints
• Must be able to handle multiple tasks with changing priorities, communicating changes in scope and schedule to all parties concerned
• Must be service-oriented
• Must be able to work independently
• Must be able to work flexible hours, including possible overtime, when necessary
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gme6b2-54-80-249-22-42 in your application.