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Technical Purchasing Analyst

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023
Who We AreSiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, SXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services) are leading a new era of audio entertainment and services by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio entertainment experience for listeners -- in the car, at home, and anywhere on the go with connected devices. Our vision is to shape the future of audio, where everyone can be effortlessly connected to the voices, stories and music they love wherever they are.This is the place where a diverse group of emerging talent and legends alike come to share authentic and purposeful songs, stories, sounds and insights through some of the best programming and technology in the world. Our critically-acclaimed, industry-leading audio entertainment encompasses music, sports, comedy, news, talk, live events, and podcasting. No matter their individual role, each of our employees plays a vital part in bringing SiriusXM’s vision to life every day. SiriusXM is the leading audio entertainment company in North America, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. SiriusXM’s platformscollectively reach approximately 150 million listeners, the largest digital audio audience across paid and free tiers in North America, and deliver music, sports, talk, news, comedy, entertainment and podcasts. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM's subsidiaries Stitcher, Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. The Company’s advertising sales organization, which operates as SXM Media, leverages its scale, cross-platform sales organization and ad tech capabilities to deliver results for audio creators and advertisers. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers.As a key member of the newly consolidated Product & Technology team, you will help by providing purchasing and contract support for the Strategic Sourcing & Partnerships team. We are looking for a candidate who has strong attention to detail and experience in technology, such as server and network hardware, software, SaaS, PaaS, infrastructure, and technology consulting services. You will play a key role in ensuring timely and accurate purchasing requests as well as providing vendor support. You will build strong relationship and work effectively with cross functional teams internally as well as our external partners. Additional responsibilities will include the participation in quote and contract reviews and, from time to time, sourcing events. The successful candidate will possess strong social and communication skills. Since you will be working with multiple stakeholders at any given time, you must have excellent organizational and documentational skills. What You’ll Do
  • Work with internal customers to gather specifications, requirements, cost, and schedule
  • Interface with vendors and VARs to review and finalize quotes, orders, and contracts
  • Responsible for working with stakeholders to review quotes and contracts for accuracy
  • Communicate and work with Finance teams on budget approvals
  • Submit requisitions through SiriusXM’s P2P system and follow up with approvers if necessary
  • Review and reconcile invoices for accuracy and resolve issues prior to approval and payment
  • Work with AP, Accounting, and Procurement to ensure that payments are correct, timely, and conform to corporate and compliance policies.
  • Maintain detailed knowledge on invoices and PO's
  • Work with vendors on NDAs, quotes, RMAs, delivery schedules, and invoices
  • Support the Technology team on ITAD projects
What You’ll Need
  • At least 3 years of experience in an IT or IS technical support and / or technical purchasing
  • Technical knowledge of servers, components, enterprise networking equipment, software, and connectivity solutions
  • Knowledge of purchasing processes, asset tracking and inventory control
  • Experience with interpreting sales, and maintenance contract terms and conditions
  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts
  • Knowledge of Jaggaer purchasing system a plus but not required
  • Self-motivated; works effectively with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to work collaboratively and seamlessly in a team environment
  • Extremely well organized and fastidious. Meticulous in every detail. Possess a strong sense of personal ownership and follow through
  • Experience working in a fast pace, dynamic environment to achieve deadlines
  • Persistent and dependable, especially in meeting goals and OKRs
  • Passion for music, new technologies and self-initiated drive to provide all staff with an excellent customer service experience
  • Purchasing, Asset Tracking, Inventory Control experience
  • Project Management experience
  • IT/ IS, telecom experience
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S
At SiriusXM, we carefully consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, including your background and experience. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary. We expect the base salary for this position to be in the range of $65,000 to $75,000 and will depend on your skills, qualifications, and experience. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary short-term and long-term incentives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.R-2023-08-61