Job Title Sr. Systems Analyst - Application Manager
Business Segment Operations and Technical Services
Sub-Business Information Technology (IT)
Function Information Technology
About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.
It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal''s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Career Level Experienced
City New York
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces New York
Country United States
Responsibilities The Research Systems team supports a range of applications from custom to vendor solutions that allow Researchers to mine and forecast ratings information. The function of the Senior Systems Analyst for Research Systems is to understand business needs, drive functional and data requirements, propose solutions and manage delivery. The candidate will be in a customer facing role and part of a multi-year project to modernize a complex, legacy custom reporting application into a cutting-edge data analysis tool. This will also include management of vendor applications, defining requirements, co-coordinating business, vendor and infrastructure teams and conducting training.
The ideal candidate will be highly analytical with excellent communication skills and the ability to define and document clean, logical solutions for both the business and development teams. S/he should have a software development background, understand database design and have experience working with complex reporting applications and/or business intelligence tools.
This is an exciting time for NBCUniversal as the television business continues to evolve, driving ever greater need for data analytics and the tools needed to support that function. The candidate is expected to be passionate about delivering technology solutions and help shape the future of research at NBCU.
Qualifications/Requirements .Entertainment industry and/or Ratings & media measurement metrics experience
.5+ years of Systems/Business Analysis and/or IT Project Management
.Thorough understanding of programming, building applications, Software Development Life Cycles and supporting custom applications
.Excellent Analytical Skills
.Excellent Communicator and Documenter
.Self-motivated and resourcefulness required in a sometimes ambiguous work environment
.Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience
Desired Characteristics .3+ years of SQL scripting and/or database design experience
.Must be energetic, commitment and solution focused with an ability to perform under pressure
.Passion for defining and creating business solutions
.Experience with Business Intelligence Tools or Complex Reporting Applications
.Excellent oral and written communication skills
.Visio, MS Project, MS Excel, Power Point and Word
.Excellent problem solving and decision making ability
.Excellent written and verbal communications with ability to interact with all levels of management
.Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work across multiple groups and levels in the organization
.Use Case experience
.Application support experience