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Business Analyst - Ad Sales & TV Audience Research
Ref No.: 17-00119
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Our client, a leader in Broadcast Media, is seeking a Business Analyst to work closely with the Research, Ad Sales & Planning users as well as the IT Solution Delivery team in providing system solutions. You'll be responsible for analyzing and documenting user requirements, problem solving, application support and project management efforts to offer new solutions or enhancements to customers, automate processing or to improve existing business processes and associated information systems for the Research & Ad Sales teams.

. Gather business requirements through interviews, workshops and/or existing systems documentation or procedures
. Provide analysis of business requirements, processes and workflows with suggestions for improvement. Identifies areas where technology, development of new systems or enhancements to existing systems and/or integration solutions can lead to increased efficiency and productivity
. Develop test schedules, reviews testing plans, tracks and documents the development and results of these plans
. Provide mock-ups of user interface
. Lead design discussions and identifies design options
. Provide user documentation for the system
. Create curriculum and provide classes for user training
. Work closely with development IT team in providing application support for current systems
. Regular status reporting, including but not limited to project & support status, to IT leadership and business stakeholders.Ensure that programs, initiatives & projects are delivered on-time
. Manage risks appropriately & plan proactive mitigation

Required Skills:
. 5+ years IT Business Analysis
. Knowledge of Linear Ad Sales & Traffic operations, with an understanding of master data management, inventory management, pricing, estimates, planning, sales, traffic and stewardship
. Experience with Gabriel, Invision, Sintec, WideOrbit, Donovan or other Ad Sales systems
. Knowledge of SQL required
. Experience with Oracle and SQL Server
. 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
. Being able to question, evaluate and make decision on technology platform
. Experience working with Nielsen, Arbitron, and other industry research sources is a plus
. Experience with Business Intelligence related Reporting tools, Visualization, Analytics, Dashboards, KPIs, Scorecards, Modeling and Predictive Analysis through tools and technologies such as Microsoft is a plus
. Business Intelligence and Tableau is a huge plus
. Undergraduate college degree

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