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Manager Business Analytics

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New York, NY, US, 10036

Other
New York
Full-Time

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

 

 

Overview & Responsibilities  

 

Paramount Technology has embarked on an exciting multi-year integration, transformation, and Cloud deployment strategy, spanning worldwide across all technology areas. We are looking for experienced business intelligence / data analyst change agents to join the Media Supply Chain team who can successfully identify, create, and implement transformation programs aligned to our strategies.   

The Manager, Business Analytics will play a pivotal role in supporting the team across business planning, analysis, and decision-support for the future-state integrated Paramount design as directed by Technology leadership. You will be working with most levels of the organization – from senior leadership to hands-on execution – to support our various transformation activities. This position will report to the VP, Media Supply Chain Analysis.   

 

Responsibilities  Include:

  • Lead the business analysis phase of a project within our Media Supply Chain and Streaming / OTT space. This includes leading requirements gathering sessions to understand and document our complex business / reporting needs, including clarification of vague or unclear requirements.  

  • Build & Deliver reports and dashboards showing the health of key performance metrics for our senior leadership. This includes post-launch improvements and integration of additional data sets to the existing set of reports / dashboard.  

  • Assist in designing/building full analytics stack: Data Sources integration, Ingestion, ETL, Data Warehouse Schema, BI Tooling, AI/ML  

  • Lead our multi-functional streaming projects using data and analysis techniques to discover insights that will guide strategic decisions and uncover optimization opportunities.  

  • Develop fact-based, data-driven measurements of business performance in collaboration with management.  

  • Analyze and support our existing operations to find opportunities for improvement and/or automation. Proactively uncover opportunities for process automation as input for potential process redesign efforts.  

  • Use data to build models that depict trends and business insights. Provide clear, insightful interpretation of available internal and external data.  

  • Work multi-functionally to prioritize competing interests and focus project plans on the highest impact activities.  

  • Build workflow diagrams to document current and future state business environments.  

  • Review test / data validation plans against requirements for completeness and accuracy.  

  • Develop and maintain documentation for reporting and analytical improvements.  

 

Basic Qualifications  

 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a quantitative field (Engineering, Data Science, Computer Science, Systems, Business, or related scientific / technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience).  

  • Solid experience with collecting reporting requirements and transforming ideas into dashboards / reports (e.g., in Tableau or similar BI and data visualization tools) with good attention to detail with a penchant for data accuracy. 

  • Strong problem-solving skills via a methodical and logical approach 

 

Additional Qualifications

  

  • 5+ years of direct experience as a business analyst in a corporate environment; 4+ years’ experience analyzing and reporting on financial or project data.  

  • Strong collaboration and teamwork; ability to work in an agile fashion across teams.  

  • Strong problem-solving skills via a methodical and logical approach.  

  • Good communication and written skills.  

  • 5+ years of experience in Streaming / OTT / SVOD / AVOD / FAST working with tech & data teams within the Media & Entertainment space.  

  • Strong proficiency with SQL 

  • Familiarity with AWS, particularly RDS/DynamoDB, S3 and Lambda  

  • Scripting ability (Python) and associated data manipulation and visualization libraries (Pandas, NumPy, Matplotlib)  

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills.  

  • Experience developing business process maps / visual flow representation.  

  • Experience in Media Supply Chain and operations improvements is a plus.  

  • Familiarity with Objectives & Key Results (OKRs) framework, Agile/Lean Principles a plus.  

 

 Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

 

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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


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