Business Intelligence Data Analyst - CBS News

Ref#: 28851
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online. 

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Brand Overview:
This role will support the CBS News Digital teams including its flagship CBSN – a free 24/7 news streaming service - headquartered in New York City. Currently, CBS News Digital together with CBSN is offered as desktop and mobile websites in addition to mobile and over-the-top connected TV apps. As our product portfolio as well as its sophistication continues to improve and grow, the need for data grows drastically with it.

Role Details:
The ideal candidate should have the interest and ability to take on highly technical analyses, which require researching, reporting, presenting and ultimately providing decision support services and actionable insights to the business. Sources of data include Adobe Omniture, back-end Teradata/Hadoop/Impala/Big Query databases and other 3rd party analytics engines.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Build and manage dashboards showing the health of key business metrics across platforms like desktop web, mobile web, mobile apps, connected over-the-top devices
  • Write SQL to query data tables (Hadoop Hive, Impala, Teradata or BigQuery) to extract clickstream, video consumption, ad impressions served and other user behavior data
  • Projecting traffic, video and revenue based on historical data, technological improvements, anticipated events
  • Arming the editorial staff with insights around the types of stories and content that resonated with users
  • Leverage insights found via 3rd-party research companies (Tubular, Sprinklr, iTunes, Google Play, Google Search Console) and syndicated tools like comScore to uncover areas of strength. Socialize and present findings to the Sales team to aide in their efforts.
  • Assist in troubleshooting data quality issues and work with engineering and implementation to fix bugs
  • Cater to ad-hoc data needs
What you bring to the team:
You have--
  • BA/BS. 2+ years experience in web analytics
  • Strong experience writing Custom SQL Queries to extract data
  • Strong experience using Adobe Omniture (Sitecatalyst, Discover, Workspace, Reportbuilder, etc.)
  • Proficient with analytical tools and languages supporting data analysis, reporting, and visualization - Excel, Microsoft Office, Google Collaborative Apps (Docs, Sheets, Slides), Tableau, R, Python
  • Understanding of web, native app, video measurement technology and standards
  • Strong detail-orientation with a penchant for data accuracy and good grammar
  • Exceptional communicator across all levels of the organization; able to effectively tell stories with data and present findings to a non-technical audience

You might also have--
  • Strong mathematics, statistics background
  • Master's Degree
  • Experience working in digital news media
  • Experience using project management tools like those from Atlassian (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Experience using Google Cloud Platform (BigQuery)

All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
EEO Statement:
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