Senior Business Analyst
Viacom - New York, NY

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The person in this role will work with teams throughout Viacom Media Network's organization including Ad Sales, Operations, Site Tech, IS&T and Finance Teams. The analyst will need to work closely with outside software and partner vendors.


Business Analysis
  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements sessions, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following artifacts as needed: Business Requirements Document, Use Cases, Visio Workflows and white papers.
  • Identify business process gaps or issues and develop thoughtful solutions.
  • Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
  • Develop user documentation.
  • Ability to train users on new processes or new technology.
  • Successfully manage multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Work independently with SMEs to define concepts .
  • Provide post production support by analyzing and troubleshooting day to day issues.
Project Management
  • Manage small to large projects.
  • Develop and maintain detailed MS Project Plans.
  • Assess project scope and conduct risk assessment.
  • Drive projects to ensure milestone dates are achieved by set dates.
  • Drive and challenge various business units on their assumptions of how to execute a project or implementation.
  • Manage tasks assigned to employees that do not report to you.
  • Present complex concepts to large groups of people.
  • Serve as the conduit between the internal customer community and external software vendors..
  • Manage upper management expectations through formal Status Reports and Status Meetings.
  • Develop Test plans and lead test efforts.
  • Mentor Jr. Analyst.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have performed in a business analyst/project manager role for a minimum of 3-5 years.
  • Must be able to garner compromise from teams that may have conflicting goals.
  • Experience leading large meetings.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent Business Analysis skills
  • Project Management Skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite of applications including MS Project, Power Point, Word, Excel, MSAccess
  • Must be highly Organized
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience supporting online Sales Organization
  • Business Analyst Certification
  • Project Management certification
  • MS SharePoint

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