Business Intelligence/Data QA Analyst - Temporary

Ref#: 26519
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

With critically-acclaimed and award-winning hits that include BILLIONS, THE AFFAIR, HOMELAND, RAY DONOVAN, MASTERS OF SEX, SHAMELESS, DEXTER®, HOUSE OF LIES, EPISODES and PENNY DREADFUL, Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) has firmly established itself as a producer and provider of quality original programming.

Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL™  and 60 MINUTES SPORTS™. SNI also owns and manages Smithsonian Channel™, through its joint venture with the Smithsonian Institution.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon and Google. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, Sony PlayStation® Vue and Amazon Prime Video. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV®.


Showtime Networks Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is seeking a QA Analyst to assist in maintaining and improving the quality of the Showtime and Showtime Anytime applications. The QA Analyst will ensure the validity of business intelligence metrics generated by the applications and will perform tests on Showtime and Showtime Anytime products to verify that all implementations of tracking solutions are performing as intended and are providing the business with accurate and timely customer usage data.
In this position, located in Showtime’s NYC headquarters, you will have the responsibility of testing across multiple platforms to review/validate systems that have been integrated to track user behavior.  As business needs fluctuate, you may also be called upon to execute regression testing and quality assurance tests against non-data-gathering functionality.  An ideal candidate will possess 4+ years directly testing and/or supporting applications for web, mobile and other devices; will be extremely detail-oriented and possess the ability to think outside of the box; will be able to devise creative techniques for testing, and will have the ability to mine large data sets. The candidate must have extensive experience using Omniture reporting and familiarity with Omniture implementation, and must have working knowledge of SQL. Experience with Hive/Spark is a plus

Obtain a detailed understanding of the Showtime and Showtime Anytime metrics and their relation to user behavior. Obtain a detailed understanding of Showtime’s business rules for importing data. Use queries and other methods of data analysis to validate changes to data while testing new features or functionality. Prioritize issues interfering with gathering accurate data. Write test cases and use tracking tools to file, monitor and resolve issues. As required, perform tests of new features and functionality of the Showtime and Showtime Anytime applications. Communicate clearly and frequently with all team members, stakeholders and project/product owners impacted by test and troubleshooting results.


  • Experience addressing issues of data integrity; proven ability to mine and validate data
  • Experience validating data feeds
  • 2 years of experience with Omniture implementation and reporting
  • Ability to formulate SQL queries to mine large data sets
  • Experience using Charles or similar tool to monitor outgoing calls to data systems
  • Excruciatingly detail-oriented with a passion for perfection. Proven ability to follow issues through to complete resolution
  • Strong documentation and communication skills
  • Experience with Jira is a plus
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