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Analyst, Hardware Asset Management

Warner Bros. Discovery

Warner Bros. Discovery

IT, Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

The Hardware Asset Management Analyst II is a member of the Hardware Asset Management team and has three primary areas of responsibility for WarnerMedia: (1) IT Asset Identification and Tracking, (2) Technology Asset Disposition and (3) Asset Lifecycle Management. This role requires extensive knowledge of IT hardware and awareness of broadcast, production, and network hardware.

This position frequently requires operating in live broadcast, live studio production, and live signal supply chain areas where previous experience operating in sensitive media environments is necessary.

II. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Asset Identification and Tracking

  • Responsible for coordinating domestic order logistics, order reconciliation IT technology assets, detailed asset record creation, asset distribution to worldwide support teams, and lifecycle asset tracking for all of WarnerMedia's technology asset acquisitions (see terms)

  • This position will require guidance from asset management specialist with seniority when processing production & network hardware orders

  • Ensure all assets are appropriately and accurately recorded and work with operations to ensure the accuracy of the data in WarnerMedia’s asset management and procurement systems

  • Responsible for processing & tracking equipment repairs, product returns, loaned or demonstration products delivered to WarnerMedia, and asset transfers across the organization

  • Accountable for accurately reconciling technology orders where knowledge of IT hardware is required to ensure WarnerMedia’s technology purchases are fulfilled as specified

  • Coordinate project staging and installation with WarnerMedia project managers, global support teams, vendors, and logistics providers for 80+ concurrent projects

Technology Asset Disposition

  • Collects, processes, and monitors the disposal of all broadcast and IT assets for WarnerMedia

  • Responsible for coordinating removal request with vendors, onsite support teams, and building operations.

  • Responsible for conducting disposition request and adjust asset records when necessary to accurately reflect WarnerMedia’s assets

  • Verify adherence to federal and local technology disposal legislation in addition to established WarnerMedia policies

  • Accountable for the management of retired asset storage areas in the United States

Asset Lifecycle Management

  • Accountable for managing local inventory for capital surplus assets, operational spare assets, and consumable part

  • Maintain secure and organized storage areas across multiple sites in the US and ensure the accuracy of the inventory in both the capital surplus and operating parts

  • Conduct physical inventory counts

  • Updates to asset records to maintain the accuracy of WarnerMedia’s hardware asset register

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 3+ years of Technology Asset Management experience

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with IT, broadcast, and entertainment media systems hardware

  • 3+ years of direct interaction with customers, vendors, manufacturers, procurement services, and logistics providers

  • 1+ years of experience with Ariba and ServiceNow software systems

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications Excel, Teams and Outlook.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law. If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.