Senior IT Business Analyst

Job Number: R50012296

Brand: FOX Entertainment

Job Type: Technology

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: August 13, 2020

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FOX Entertainment

The FOX Network, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, the FOX Network has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.


FOX Cable Network Services, LLC. seek a Senior IT Business Analyst to provide support to multiple business units by participating in a functional and technical capacity in all phases of Project Life Cycles and ongoing management, support, and maintenance of several systems.  Lead multiple activities such as business process re engineering activities and managing complex requirements, while serving as functional liaison and key constituent to the user community.  Continuously gain an understanding of the customers’ operations and how systems are used in support of their operations, transferring knowledge between users and technical members of the team.  Specific responsibilities include the following: 1) Project initiation which includes developing understanding of customers’ needs and applying it in researching potential solutions; participating in clarification, rationalization and documentation of project requests; and participating in preparation of the Business Case, Project Charter, Project Cost Justification, RFI, RFP, Package Selection Recommendation and other project initiation documents.  2) Application development which includes analyzing and documenting relevant business processes; conducting interviews with customers to define functional requirements; serving as intermediary between technical and non-technical teams to ensure items are developed to meet business needs; leading and/or participating during detailed design and/or configuration; participating in software selection process, where applicable; participating in Integration Testing, including development of test plans, test cases and scenarios and documentation of results; facilitating and/or conducting User Acceptance Testing; assisting in the preparation of end user documentation, training materials, curriculum and schedule; conducting training classes, including train-the trainer, one-on-one and classroom style training; providing first line post implementation support to users regarding functional issues; and participating in change management activities.  3) Application support which includes taking ownership of functional issues by identifying underlying problems, analyzing potential solutions and implementing system resolutions, including workarounds when needed; participating in functional analysis for production support activities; applying department change control policies and procedures; and coordinating with other IT departments on integrated system support.  4) Administration which includes communicating plans, status and issues to management on a regular basis; and adhering to department standards, policies, procedures and industry best practices.

Job Requirements:

Requires Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field, plus five (5) years of progressive, post-baccalaureate IT business analysis or related experience in business systems analysis.

Experience must include three (3) years of developing use cases and user interface mockups; managing release strategies, processes, procedures and production delivery schedules for multiple releases; documenting business needs in business solution document (BSD); and developing strategies to deliver consistent release capacity using Agile, Scrum and MS Project.

*Specific skills: Also requires experience or knowledge in the following: 1) Experience with workflow diagramming tools such as Visio and Lucidchart; 2) Working with defect tracking tool such as HP Quality Center, ALM and JIRA; 3) Experience with development and productivity tools including REMEDY, ServiceNow, Quip, Trello, MS Project and Smartsheet; 4) Experience with JAD and JAR session; 5) Translating business requirements into use case documents; 6) Validating and constructing data using SQL queries; and 7) Working with various platforms including Windows (10, 8, XP), MacOS Mojave, Share Point and Box for document management

*Any level of experience or knowledge in the specific skills is acceptable.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.