A+E's Technology team is deep-rooted in the heart of our business. We have great people and great technologies, and together we take on the toughest challenges. As innovators, we choose to iterate, pivot, and adapt quickly. We've reinvented the way A+E leverages technology to produce and sell world-class content. We've modernized our core solutions and embraced a cloud first approach. Perched on the virtues of our "Technology Code", we make technology better, create solutions together, and most of all, we have fun with it. Our team members are motivated individuals who help each other do remarkable things every day. Together we deliver best-in-class solutions that transform the way A+E works. If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we want to hear from you!
THE ROLE: Data Analyst Rights Solutions
The Data Analyst, Rights Solutions will be primarily responsible for Data Analysis and Maintenance of the Rights technology solutions for A+E Networks. This individual will be responsible for data analysis of In-House and 3rd Party vendor application across the Rights ecosystem. The Data Analyst will work closely with Global Rights, International Sales Finance, Royalties Accounting along with the internal Software Development, Infrastructure & Project Management team(s) to perform data analysis and maintenance of solutions across the Rights ecosystem in terms of data analysis, data validation, data reporting and data accuracy maintenance.
MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Responsible for Data Analysis, Data Cleanup, Validation and reporting for In House and 3rd party applications for Rights systems.
Provide detailed analysis of data based on business requirements, processes and workflows to design and develop business and technology solutions.
Review details of business use cases built to cover all data requirements in terms of completeness and accuracy
Work with QA team to develop test schedules, review testing plans and support unit, regression and user acceptance testing for developed business and technology solutions from data perspective
Ensures business and technical requirements are understood, agreed to and signed off by all stakeholders at appropriate stages in a project from a data perspective
Identifies areas where technology, development of new systems or enhancements to existing systems and/or integration solutions can lead to increased efficiency and productivity
Liaising between Vendors, IT customers and Business groups to identify data enhancements and improvements
Work closely with A+E development team in application support of current systems from data perspective. This involves multiple 3rd party vendor systems & in-house applications along with several interfaces
Work with 3rd party product vendors & Internal teams to identify root cause, provide fixes, short term workarounds on ongoing maintenance & enhancements to data stored and used in Rights applications
Provide 1st level application support to the Rights business team for queries regarding data. This includes communication with the business user via phone, in-person and e-mail communication.
Documentation, tracking and resolution of incidents with applications which includes ensuring that incidents reaches closure.
Ensure that repeat defects, break fixes are minimized & focus on analysis and provide recommendation for avoiding common issues.
Query source system databases while troubleshooting issues or responding to user data requests.
Coordinate with business and IT teams in deployment of major and minor application releases.
Regular status reporting, including but not limited to project & support status, to IT leadership and business stakeholders.
Alerts manager to potential risks and issues of importance.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
On our team, you'll have the opportunity to innovate and learn. You will learn. You will not be alone. You'll have an opportunity to build transformational technology solutions & supporting core areas of business. Also, you'll be able to seek out new technologies and implement them where they make sense. Finally, you'll be exposed to various A+E departments and stakeholders to learn the goals, needs and direction so you can become a trusted partner.
YOUR STORY: [+BEHAVIORS] (what you need to have)
6+ years of IT Data Analysis and Media experience
6+ years SQL Server experience in terms of writing complex queries for data analysis
Experience with Rights management system.
Knowledge of Rights and Royalties business within the Broadcast/Cable industry, understanding of Rights In, Rights Out, Sales finance and basic accounting principles.
Strong experience in data analysis, management reporting on SQL Server
Strong Knowledge of SQL
Strong Microsoft excel or similar tools experience
Excellent analytical, communication (both verbal and written), facilitation/organizational skills.
Ability to work effectively with cross-functional business and technical teams
Excellent understanding of project management principles and experience in managing multiple projects.
Demonstrated business acumen and the ability to apply technology solutions to solve business problems
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels
Highest level of ownership, accountability & integrity
Being able to question, evaluate and make decision on technology platform
Experience working with AWS, Snowflake, Tableau.
Experience with Business Intelligence Related Reporting Tools, Visualization, Analytics, Dashboards, KPIs, Scorecards, Modeling and Predictive Analysis through tools and technologies such as Microsoft Business Intelligence and Tableau.
THAT SOMETHING EXTRA: If you've read this far, you're likely a great fit for usand maybe you're fluent in sign language, have studied the circus arts or are currently writing a screenplay. If you have a special skill or backstory that might directly or indirectly help you succeed in this role, we'd love to hear about it in your cover letter.A+E Networks is proud to uphold an equal opportunity employment policy and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status. This policy also applies to all employees, consultants, and third-party workers. A+E Networks, LLC. is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
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