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Turner Broadcasting Director, Data Technology - Turner Sports in Atlanta, Georgia


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Director, Data Technology - Turner Sports

WarnerMedia Division:



United States - Georgia - Atlanta

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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?

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The Job

The vision of the Data Strategy and Insights department is to expand Turner Sports' use of data and insights to enhance our ability to deliver great fan experiences, strengthen the core business and support new revenue streams. The Director, Data Technology will determine, develop and oversee proper technical solutions for the Turner Sports Data Strategy team. They will work heavily with GTO and the corporate data strategy and data science teams to develop tools, methods and solutions for Turner Sports use.

The Day-to-Day

  • Partner with senior leadership to determine technical areas of focus in support of strategic priorities.
  • Establish and maintain Turner Sports data technology roadmap including an actionable prioritization process and methodology.
  • Execute against completed data strategy assessment and recommendation to implement new processes and capabilities.
  • Establish best practices for all core components of data technology within Turner Sports Hire and manage a combination of direct and indirect support personnel including, but not limited to Data architecture lead, data engineer(s), product analytics implementation specialist, data operations team.
  • Partner with corporate and relevant vendors to facilitate discussions, evaluate solutions and expand strategic relationships.
  • Develop and implement plan for workflow integration, in partnership with relevant partners.
  • Ensure alignment with other key technology and business stakeholders & functions.

The Essentials

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in Information Technology or Information Management.
  • 3+ years leading delivery of delivering IT solutions.
  • 3+ years demonstrated technical experience in Big Data Platforms & Solutions, Advanced Analytics & Machine Learning, Cloud Data Lakes, Data Visualization and Reporting.
  • Proven hands-on experience in developing and implementing data analytics solutions across a large, complex organization.
  • Strong understanding of Data Warehousing using Snowflake as well as experience in creating business intelligence solutions using Looker, Business Objects, Tableau or similar tools.
  • Experience working with technology tools, including SQL, relational databases, BI, data visualization, reporting.
  • BS or BA degree or equivalent in Information Technology related field. Master’s in computer science or related engineering field preferred. The Perks

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer

  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies

  • 2018 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • 2018 Best Company for Dads
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Part of theWarnerMediafamily 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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Full Time

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