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Business Analyst

#12456

Business Analyst – Specialist

Location: Burbank CA

Rate: Based on Experience

Contract: 5 Months

 

Description:
Experience Required: 7-10 years
Job Summary: A Domain Specialist / Business Analyst is someone who analyzes the organization and design of business and organizations, assesses business models and their integration with technology and converts detailed business rules into system requirements.  He / she has extensive experience in one or more of TW vertical domains such as Media Production, Broadcasting, Publications and/or Entertainment businesses.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Integrate quantitative and qualitative insights to build data narratives that elucidate opportunities to align user goals and business goals in the digital experience
Deliver strategic insights and data-backed recommendations via compelling visualizations, infographics, and research briefs
Define and communicate measurement objectives and KPIs to project stakeholders
Assess and quantify product usability via heuristic evaluations and user experience scorecards
Collaborate with technical, development, and QA resources to support to help facilitate user-centered designs
Disseminate research findings via internal and client-facing presentations and trainings
Establish parameters around behavioral data analysis and visualization

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Sr. Business Analyst is responsible for acting as an interface with the business and the technical teams to ensure the delivery of technology solutions that meet the business needs and support growth targets. The Sr. Business Analyst will be responsible for discovery/requirements gathering through technical implementation as well as facilitating user acceptance testing and training.   

Work Experience

Required 

  • 5+ years of experience in implementing and supporting system implementations
  • Experience in the Licensing and Consumer Products industry
  • Experience with design and execution of business and technology best practices
  • Experience working in cross matrixed teams
  • High degree of commitment, independence and self-motivation; enthusiasm for challenging work
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority

 

Highly Desirable

  • Experience in working on multiple projects simultaneously that include:
    • Simultaneous workstreams and development teams
    • Iterative agile projects with ongoing releases
    • User Acceptance Testing
    • Change Management / Training focus
  • Content Management, Production and Financial process acumen
  • Experience in Media & Entertainment Industry

Required

  • Ability to work closely with end users, Product Owners and Project Sponsors and the Management Team to understand and document business needs and requirements
  • Knowledge of Consumer Products terms and processes to support Creative, Franchise and Category Management business partners
  • Ability to work closely with the technical teams to deliver system features that meet business requirements
  • Ability to guide business assessments with key stakeholders to deliver quality requirements, design and roadmap documentation that supports targeted growth
  • Ability to guide team(s) to ensure application features are of highest standard & meet business needs
  • Lead estimation and planning processes to deliver reliable project plans that include accurate estimates for functional and technical designs, development and testing and training efforts
  • Ability to consistently make timely decisions and balancing systematic analysis with decisiveness, even in the face of complexity
  • Self-motivated and able to work with little supervision
  • Maintain a productive working environment for the team(s)
  • Demonstrates resiliency when met with challenges

 

Highly Desirable

  • Functional knowledge of the following systems and processes:
  • Creative Lifecycle Management Solutions (Workfront)
  • Project Management Tools (such as Monday.com, Smartsheets)
  • Content and Digital Asset Management Solutions (Nuxeo, Box)
  • MS O65
  • Snowflake Data Warehouse
  • Tableau
  • Consumer Products knowledge and experience is highly desirable

 

Other Requirements

  • General office activities – walking, standing, sitting, speaking, finger manipulation, lifting, bending, etc.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel, both in person, on the phone or in virtual meetings
  • 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 demonstrate resilience and reset quickly if/when encountering potential setbacks
Job Type: Contract
Job Location: Burbank CA

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