EPM Hyperion Systems Analyst

Atlanta, GA
Full Time
Requisition ID: 166995BR

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The Turner Story

Turner is a division of WarnerMedia along with our sister companies, HBO and Warner Bros., delivering brands like CNN, HLN, TNT, TBS, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Turner Sports and so much more! http://www.turner.com/

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Turner is a division of WarnerMedia along with our sister companies, HBO and Warner Bros., delivering brands like CNN, HLN, TNT, TBS, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Turner Sports and so much more! http://www.turner.com/

See what it’s like to work at Turner! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter andFacebook

The Team

45 years ago, we changed the face of television, and we continue that today by building and delivering next-generation entertainment and technology solutions across the globe.Our innovations impact advertising, data management, information security, content creation and delivery, business operations, broadcasting and ultimately, the fan experience.

As a technologist at Turner, you will work at the intersection of art and science. You’ll work for brands that inform and entertain the world including [adult swim], Bleacher Report, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, ELEAGUE, FilmStruck, Great Big Story, HLN, iStreamPlanet, Super Deluxe, TBS, Turner Classic Movies (TCM), TNT, truTV and Turner Sports – which includes the NBA, NCAA March Madness, Major League Baseball and the UEFA Champions League. You’ll be part of a company that enables community and belonging by creating content that connects with fans when, how and where they want it.

The Job

The Senior Business Systems Analyst provides guidance, leadership, and execution of business analysis and related project initiatives for the selection and development of custom and packaged applications. Typically works on multiple, technically complex, mission-critical, and/or high-profile projects.

The Day-to-Day

  • Work with project and customer management to facilitate communication between IT and business units, including open issues, project prioritization, resolutions, project requests, and resource allocation.
  • Facilitate cooperation and rationalization of unclear or conflicting goals, assist in identifying and communicating viable alternatives, and assist in the implementation of decisions.
  • Using advanced business unit knowledge, proactively research requests for assistance and recommend software solutions or process improvements that will meet business needs.
  • Identify implicit, unstated, or unrecognized business needs and assist client in determining if buy/build software, process reengineering, or other technology options may (or may not) be the most desirable solution.
  • Facilitate the prioritization or feasibility of solutions and make recommendations to the client and management that will not only provide short-term success but support the accomplishment of long-term business goals.
  • Provide guidance, task direction, and mentoring to other Analysts and assist with problem resolution across projects.
  • Facilitate analysis meetings with customers to determine and prioritize business and system requirements for projects characterized by high-profile status, risk, and/or complexity.
  • Document and analyze requirements (e.g. business system, security, conversion, and report), develop detailed data, functional design and document specifications, and assist with conversion, testing, training, and other project needs throughout the development life cycle.
  • Perform walk throughs and/or prototype demonstrations as needed Training
  • As appropriate, identify training requirements, participants, and desired time frames, and implement training delivery and documentation.
  • Train customers on an individual or ad-hoc basis as needed. Quality Assurance
  • Structure business requirements to facilitate test plan creation.
  • Support development team and QA with testing activities and needs.
  • Coordinate and participate in Power User Testing and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Assist in the creation of application build schedules
  • Communicate regularly with senior team members regarding task or project status and opportunities to improve service levels or business processes. Escalate issues as appropriate to ensure quality service levels.
  • Other tasks and duties as may be assigned.

The Essentials

  • BS in Computer Science, MIS, business, or equivalent education/training/experience. Advanced degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years combined technical and functional business experience, with a minimum of 3 years Information Technology experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully perform the various aspects of the Analyst role across multiple, complex system implementations with custom and third-party applications
  • 2 years functional experience in HR, accounting, or other business function (excluding direct IT experience)
  • Implementation experience with Hyperion applications (i.e. SmartView, Planning, Essbase, DRM and HFM)
  • Ability to SQL query
  • Professional certification in business or IT (e.g., consulting, Hyperion) is a Plus
  • Advanced communications skills (written/verbal), with emphasis on demonstrated ability to translate complex concepts between business and technical groups
  • Turner business knowledge is a Plus
  • Demonstrated proactive customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to provide work direction and leadership to other team members Demonstrated basic project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, manage priorities, and mentor/direct others.
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills
The Perks!

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.


America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.