Turner Broadcasting Data Architect in Atlanta, Georgia


Posting Job Title:

Data Architect

Time Warner Division:



United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Posting Job Description:

The Turner Story

Turner is a division of WarnerMedia along with our sister companies, HBO and Warner Bros. We are better known as the folks who bring you CNN, HLN, TCM, TNT, tbs, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Turner Sports, truTV and so much more! From cutting-edge breaking news stories, up-to-the-minute sports coverage, and the characters we grew up loving on to the shows we love today, Turner continues to be the gold standard in first class television programming and a demonstrated leader in digital content. We tell the stories the world wants to hear. Won’t you be a part of our story? www.turner.com

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The Job

The Data Architect will be on the architect team within the TDC Data Platform team. The job will involve gathering and understanding requirements from our brand stakeholders, creation of overall architecture designs, ensuring that the data complies with current privacy and legal guidelines, participation in the end to end testing of code changes and effective interaction with both brand stakeholders and other internal teams within TDC to ensure project success.

The Day-to-Day

  • Drive requirements gathering using a variety of techniques that may include interviews, document analysis, source file analysis. Gather input and opinions from a diverse group of users, peers and managers. Clarify vague, undefined business needs, helping users define requirements and determining how to best address them.
  • Write requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language rather than code or pseudocode.
  • Create workflow diagrams to document current and future business environment. Validate with the customer and shared with project stakeholders.
  • Review source data files and provide detailed analysis as necessary to include field profiles, validation of field, record and files formats, field valid values, required fields, and primary keys
  • Partner with Architecture and Development team to provide internal knowledge transfer and support to facilitate creation of design specifications.
  • Review detailed source file analysis to inform architecture design specifications.
  • Setup internal processing and automation systems based on architecture design specifications as necessary.
  • Provide complete testing support to include unit testing, system/integration testing, UAT and implementation support.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for assigned systems and applications.
  • Partner with QA team to provide adequate test data. The Essentials

  • 5+ years related experience with proven track record

  • Strong meeting facilitation and presentation skills
  • Experience with data modeling best practices
  • Experience with profiling and analysis of source data files in a variety of formats
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment juggling multiple priorities
  • Ability to make a strong first impression and build trust, rapport and lasting relationships with business stakeholders. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to speak \"tech speak\" to techies, \"lay speak\" to laymen, and \"business speak\" to business leaders.
  • Strong facilitation, questioning and listening skills to ask right questions of individuals and groups to surface essential requirements information. Ability to listen to understand not only what people say, but what they mean, and to detect what they may be hesitant to say. Ability to think on your feet, to go beyond planned questions and respond to whatever input you hear from the people you are interviewing
  • Analytical skills, to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment, prioritize multiple tasks, and problem solve under pressure of deadlines and resource constraints
  • Ability to create comprehensive test cases to validate the flow of requirements to design to implementation
  • Intermediate level SQL knowledge at a minimum
  • Previous experience with relational databases and Big Data
  • Knowledge of AWS, Redshift, Snowflake, Hive/Hadoop a plus The Perks

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer

  • Access to wellbeing tools, resources, and freebies
  • 2017 Best Company forWorking Mothers
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

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.

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Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services