Disney ABC Television Group Technology Inventory Specialist in Glendale, California

At Disney ABC/Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….

The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technology leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from: animation, theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Part of the Disney ABC Television Group, Disney Television Animation is a high capacity digital animation television production studio. Because of Disney Television Animation’s strong use of commercial and custom software technologies to create its animation products, its use of technology, engineering, development techniques and software is critical to its production operations and workflows.

Responsibilities : The Technology Inventory Specialist (TIS) serves as a main point of contact for the Technology department’s hardware and software inventory. The TIS provides support to the department, its management and finance on all topics and efforts related to the department’s Technology asset inventory. The TIS works with department management to design and maintain workflows involving: asset tagging, tracking inventory use levels, inventory / license distribution, retirement, and tracking technologies.

  • Research emerging inventory solutions.

  • Oversee integration of inventory data into various supporting systems.

  • Administer the department’s inventory catalog.

  • Reoccurring logging of production inventory information into inventory tracking system.

  • Validating inventory changes occur with supporting job tickets.

  • Perform routine inventory verifications.

  • Balance inventory loads between multiple locations.

  • Tracking and communication of inventory trends.

  • Keeping a “watchful eye” on how inventory trends affect department and production workflows.

  • Perform financial audits and capital asset verifications as needed.

  • Maintaining various inventory and technical job and database systems.

  • Maintain technical documentation outlining inventory processes and department procedures.

  • Order new inventory as directed.

  • Maintain department technology standard worksheets.

  • Oversee inventory retirement processes.

  • Perform other misc. tasks as instructed by department management.

  • Provide support to department personnel and management using various technologies.

  • Provides user level system administration.

  • Creating inventory reports as needed across multiple data sources.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Must have 1-3+ years working computer experience.

  • Must have 1-4+ years working with technical inventory and inventory control systems.

  • 1 to 3 years of experience working with (advanced troubleshooting and configuration experience) Linux or UNIX, Mac OS and Microsoft Windows based systems in a network environment.

  • Must have a strong technical problem solving ability.

  • Must have a strong customer service orientation and have the ability to work with a diverse user community.

  • Experience managing hardware and software assets.

  • Must be well organized, detailed oriented and have good follow through skills.

  • Experienced with technical administrative tools in a networked environment.

  • Able to communicate technical information effectively both written and verbally.

  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Able to work in a fast pace, production critical team environment.

Required Education :

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

Job ID: 603377BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.