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Date: Dec 15, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: Nielsen

IT Analyst - Games - 29973

Technology and Engineering - USA New York, New York 

 

IT ANALYST – NEW YORK CITY, NY

 

Explore and Discover Nielsen! With offices located in 110 countries, we are a global independent measurement and big data analytics company focused on your future. Nielsen Portfolio is one of three core Nielsen businesses. The Portfolio division is defined as a high-growth, innovation-based business that supports the needs of our clients. Portfolio includes Gracenote, Nielsen Sports/Esports/Games, Nielsen Music, Brandbank, SuperData, & Nielsen Book, making Nielsen Portfolio the largest supplier of metadata, data, measurement, and insights to the global Entertainment Industry.  

 

Our SuperData team is looking to fill the position of IT Analyst - Games

 

SuperData is the leading provider of data and market intelligence on digital games and interactive media. Our research methodology is driven by behavioral and digital point-of-sale data collected directly from game publishers and developers.

SuperData publishes industry relevant key performance indicators for benchmarking, competitive analysis, and performance optimization. We specialize in helping our clients use data to identify actionable growth and investment opportunities.

The Technology Team at SuperData Research manages a full cloud tech stack which supports our live web products, data pipelines, and data management. The IT Analyst supports hardware planning and purchasing to support the business as well as the maintenance and security of all workstations. The IT Analyst executes, troubleshoots, and upgrades group-wide software and applications.

 

The Ideal IT Analyst:

You have recently graduated with a degree in Computer Management, Computer Engineering, IT Administration, Network Administration or have worked in related industry for 0-2 years.
You are always learning newer, faster, and better ways of doing things.
You have extreme attention to detail.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Maintain best workstation, external hardware, display, and peripheral build outs for all team functions.
  • Purchasing planning and coordination from end-to-end.
  • Subject expert for all aspects of hardware management. (Analytics Workstations)
  • Subject expert for all aspects of connectivity (Wiring, Networks, Phones)
  • Software/Security/Application deployment/upgrade management.
  • New machine preparation and scripted stack installation.
  • Manage all computer/cybersecurity training and resources.
  • First line of response for all inbound technology problems – route, escalate, and make connections to broader organization.
  • VPN Management.
  • Ad-hoc support to Technology Team.

 

Must-haves:

 

  • You’ve built computers, hopefully lots of them.
  • You know the ins and outs of hardware, OS, BIOS, RAM, SSD, HDD, Motherboard, Power Supply, UPS, wiring, displays, drivers, antivirus.

 

Nice-to-have:

 

  • Familiarity with the video games and understanding of how games earn revenue a plus. (Virtual economies, exchange rates, how to make a purchase, what virtual storefronts look like, etc.)
  • Impress us with a ridiculous high-score in your favorite game, your gaming stats, your unbeatable Magic deck, or your gaming rig specs.

About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  New York,New York 

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Travel:  No 

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