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Manager, TV Distribution Technology

NBC


Location:
Universal City, CA
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
35786BR
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager, TV Distribution Technology

Jobid 23768-379868

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 35786BR

**Job Title** Manager, TV Distribution Technology

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Technology

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City

**Responsibilities**

The Manager, TV Distribution Technology is responsible for functional project leadership, overall management and operational support of the consolidated finance/accounting system for NBC/Universal’s Global TV Distribution business. The Manager will act as the primary business facing functional support point of contact for the Global Television Distribution business, including current and future system support.



The Manager will play a leading role in an ongoing program to replace the existing TV Distribution Contact Management and Finance platform which includes definition, documentation and delivery of functional user stories related to the implementation.



This position will report directly to the Director, Global Television Distribution Technology and be based in Universal City, CA.



Job Duties



+ Serve as functional lead in an ongoing program to replace the existing TV Distribution platform to implement technology solutions for Finance (NetSuite) and Contract Management (FilmTrack) which includes:

+ Function as the business IT functional leader during NetSuite and FilmTrack System implementation and roll-out

+ Identify and document business requirements, functional design, testing, training, defining support procedures, leading work streams and supporting implementations

+ Lead financial and accounting implementations including chart of accounts, invoicing, and accounting processes such as Accounts Payable (A/P), Accounts Receivable (A/R), Revenue Recognition and Financial Reporting

+ Manage relationships with business facing user community; manage delivery of assigned projects.

+ Partner with Director to drive continuous system improvement and user support and provide regular updates to business users on operational issues, service levels, and project status

+ Lead a team of Business Analysts and partner with Development team to support, develop and maintain an effective roadmap that encompasses all aspects for the NetSuite system and execution across TV Distribution business. Configure and implement our financial software products to meet specific customer requirements

+ Recommend technology solutions to help clients streamline fragmented risk management technology environments

+ Establish working relationship with and manage vendor relationship with NetSuite and NetSuite professional services providers as well as FilmTrack and other 3rd party partners.

+ Maintain NetSuite skills by attending user training, user conferences and online forumsDevelopment of reports in the NetSuite

+ Manage release execution for application upgrades, patches and enhancements

+ Manage the identification, documentation and prioritization of enhancements

+ Perform other duties as assigned

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications



+ Requires a B.A./B.S. in Computer Science, Business Administration or other relevant field, or equivalent experience

+ Strong working knowledge of project financial management, including planning, estimating, budgeting, and tracking of project finances

+ Understanding of IT processes for software configuration, software development, software integration, infrastructure processes

+ Experience with all PM processes (project schedule, financial management, issue/risk management, resource management)

+ Minimum 6 years of proven technology management experience with a strong background in software development, application management, or IT Operations

+ Minimum 6+ years program/project management experience in managing and delivering major technology initiatives (preferred experience managing $5M+ threshold)

+ Minimum of 3+ years managing cloud-based software applications

+ Knowledge of TV Distribution business process flows including sales, avails, licensing, material and metadata fulfillment, legal and financial contract management

+ Ability to travel both domestic and international locationsAdditional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City, California

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications



+ Project Management Certification PMP

+ Excellent teamwork skills, ability to manage diverse teams

+ Strong analytical & problem solving skills. Ability to adapt to changing priorities and requirements, including the ability to juggle multiple competing priorities and deadlines

+ Strong leadership skills

+ Ability to communicate transparently, mitigate issues with speed and lead by example

+ Superior customer service skills; ability to build close relationships and interface with business customers with savvy and ease

+ Experience managing application support and maintenance

+ Media & Entertainment business knowledge



We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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