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Business Analyst
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CBS | New York, NY
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Business Analyst

REF#: 34895


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world's largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company's operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film and interactive. CBS' businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Network 10 Australia, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Interactive, CBS Sports Network, CBS Films, Showtime Networks, Pop, Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations and CBS Experiences.


The Business Analyst will support CBS Television Stations in modernization, efficiency, and innovation initiatives. This person will identify, interpret, and define business needs and features; translate them into requirements; and lead the process to visualize, document, and communicate functional product solutions used to design, build, and test the system. This role will report to the Principal Analyst and VP of Enterprise Solution Delivery.


* Prepare detailed requirement specifications, functional specifications, use case and work-flow diagrams and manage the requirements throughout the project lifecycle

* Meet operational deadlines in a demanding fast-paced environment and capable of working independently as well as in a team

* Partner with Principal Analyst and Solution Delivery Executive (SDE) to brainstorm business modernization and innovation initiatives to meet industry and divisional challenges.

* Own deliverables during end to end project lifecycle

* Perform metric-driven analysis to recognize and implement both project and business improvements.

* Prepare training materials appropriate for target audiences and developed solution and conduct training sessions

* Work closely with development and engineering teams throughout project lifecycles

* Identify and resolve problems prior to impacting projects by monitoring delivery pipeline. Escalates important issues to the attention of the projects lead(s) to make prompt decisions.

* Perform root cause analysis, and understand and enforce policies and procedures

* Conducts reviews of and analyzes business and information technology processes and prepares essential groundwork for the development of systems.

* Provides analysis of processes and workflows with suggestions for improvement. Identifies areas where technology can lead to increased efficiency and productivity.

* Assist with gap analysis, business process redesign, roadmap planning and developing proof-of-concepts



* 2+ years of relevant experience in a Business Analyst Role

* Experience in at least one SDLC Methodology: Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall.

* Experience eliciting high-level business requirements and creating detailed functional specs as well as other documentation like requirement traceability matrixes and work-flow diagrams

* Experience in Software Testing: writing test cases, executing test cases, defect management, and working with development teams to facilitate effective defect analysis.

* Strong analytical skills to assess business challenges and design potential solutions

* Strong ability to effectively handle challenges and provide solutions to management

* Experience in a consulting environment with demonstrated track record of continuing responsibilities, creativity and innovation

* Excellent self-starter and ability to handle project challenges

* Ability to plan and prioritize multiple simultaneous work streams

* Excellent analytical, communication (both verbal and written), facilitation/organizational skills.

* Excellent analytical and communication (both verbal and written) skills.

* Experience working with a major ERP system a plus

* Preferred technical experience with one or more of the following:

* Salesforce; Google Cloud Platform / Amazon Web Services

* SAP ; Appian / Pegasystems

* Undergraduate degree required



Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

About CBS

CBS distributes news and public affairs broadcasts, entertainment, sports programming and feature films to 206 independently owned and 7 CBS owned TV stations. (Source: 10-K)