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Sr Business Analyst

Discovery Communications
Sterling, VA 20164
  • Job Code
    114096041
Discovery Communications


Sr Business Analyst

US-VA-Sterling

Job ID: 24558
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: IT & Technical Operations
US-VA-Sterling

Overview

Our Team/Summary
As Discovery Inc’s portfolio continues to grow – around the world and across platforms – the Global Technology & Operations team is building media technology and IT systems that meet the world class standard for which Discovery is known. GT&O builds, implements and maintains the business systems and technology that are critical for delivering Discovery’s products, while articulating the long-term technology strategy that will enable Discovery’s growing pay-TV, digital terrestrial, free-to-air and online services to reach more audiences on more platforms.

From Amsterdam to Singapore and from satellite and broadcast operations to SAP, we are driving Discovery forward on the leading edge of technology.

The Role
We are looking for dynamic members for our new Enterprise Products and Services team. You must be motivated, curious and a team player. You will share the ownership of the platforms and support the team to keep them relevant and valuable to the end-users. You will analyze business and user needs, document requirements, prioritize work, perform process and systems analysis to ensure business requirements are successfully implemented. You will also need strong analytical and communication skills, project management experience, and technical and business expertise. Only Champions need apply.



Responsibilities

1. Work with various teams to analyse initiatives, build business cases, user stories, perform requirements gathering and work with the team to ensure deliverables are met in a timely fashion
2. Participates in operational and strategic planning to achieve team goals
3. Coordinate with teams to develop test plans/cases and perform UAT
4. Function as a subject matter and operational expert for the platforms
5. Assists and advises teams on the best use of business analysis disciplines and approaches
6. Perform other duties as assigned



Qualifications

* 3 years or more experience in a fast-paced IT environment as a Business/Solutions Analyst, preferably working in an Agile environment.
* Working knowledge of multiple SAAS products/services like Jira, Confluence, Slack, Office 365, G-Suite, Zoom, ServiceNow, Box, Smartsheet and Workplace highly preferred

* Exceptional organizational and time-management skills as you will juggle multiple projects and deadlines at the same time
* Basic understanding of agile project methodology including Kanban & Scrum
* Good grasp on computer, network and ITSec fundamentals as well as IT best practices
* Detail oriented and work with minimal supervision
* Beyond excellent soft skills (communication, collaboration, documentation and presentation)
* Eager to learn and enjoy challenges

* Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, or equivalent degree/work experience preferred

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Sterling, Virginia, VA, Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI114096041

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Sr Business Analyst</b><br/><br/>US-VA-Sterling<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 24558<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> IT & Technical Operations<br/>US-VA-Sterling<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Our Team/Summary</strong><br />As Discovery Incs portfolio continues to grow around the world and across platforms the Global Technology & Operations team is building media technology and IT systems that meet the world class standard for which Discovery is known. GT&O builds, implements and maintains the business systems and technology that are critical for delivering Discoverys products, while articulating the long-term technology strategy that will enable Discoverys growing pay-TV, digital terrestrial, free-to-air and online services to reach more audiences on more platforms.<br /><br />From Amsterdam to Singapore and from satellite and broadcast operations to SAP, we are driving Discovery forward on the leading edge of technology.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>The Role</strong> <br />We are looking for dynamic members for our new Enterprise Products and Services team. You must be motivated, curious and a team player. You will share the ownership of the platforms and support the team to keep them relevant and valuable to the end-users. You will analyze business and user needs, document requirements, prioritize work, perform process and systems analysis to ensure business requirements are successfully implemented. You will also need strong analytical and communication skills, project management experience, and technical and business expertise. Only Champions need apply.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Work with various teams to analyse initiatives, build business cases, user stories, perform requirements gathering and work with the team to ensure deliverables are met in a timely fashion<br />2. Participates in operational and strategic planning to achieve team goals<br />3. Coordinate with teams to develop test plans/cases and perform UAT<br />4. Function as a subject matter and operational expert for the platforms<br />5. Assists and advises teams on the best use of business analysis disciplines and approaches<br />6. Perform other duties as assigned</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* 3 years or more experience in a fast-paced IT environment as a Business/Solutions Analyst, preferably working in an Agile environment.<br />* Working knowledge of multiple SAAS products/services like Jira, Confluence, Slack, Office 365, G-Suite, Zoom, ServiceNow, Box, Smartsheet and Workplace highly preferred</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Exceptional organizational and time-management skills as you will juggle multiple projects and deadlines at the same time<br />* Basic understanding of agile project methodology including Kanban & Scrum<br />* Good grasp on computer, network and ITSec fundamentals as well as IT best practices<br />* Detail oriented and work with minimal supervision <br />* Beyond excellent soft skills (communication, collaboration, documentation and presentation)<br />* Eager to learn and enjoy challenges</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, or equivalent degree/work experience preferred</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Sterling, Virginia, VA, Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/p7eZpLIQOBm2U2o5fDoEa"> <p>PI114096041</p>

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Posted: 2019-09-28 Expires: 2019-10-29

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