Skip to main content

Business Intelligence & Data Analysis Trainee, CORP IT – Spring 2023

Culver City , California

REQ ID JR22-11416 Apply View Saved Jobs

The Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Trainee program offers a unique opportunity to work alongside the teams that come together to create movies, TV shows, and other great experiences. These paid assignments provide meaningful and productive work that allows you to build your resume, experience and develop your skills further. You will be provided with challenging tasks, real-world experience, valuable networking opportunities, and many educational and social opportunities. This Spring Trainee position is from January through May 26th and all candidates must be able to work 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday.


The Business Intelligence (BI) team is part of the IT organization at SPE and provides BI Engineering and reporting services to the major lines of business spanning productions, marketing, distribution, and finance. Across these groups, the BI team members work with result-oriented business stakeholders on managing and processing internal and Industry data sets to generate analytical insights supporting SPE objectives.  This involves creation of data onboarding, ETL pipelines, operational data marts, analytical warehouses, reporting, data access needs and data science infrastructure. The team performs assessments and proof of concepts of new BI technologies, frameworks, and platforms which prove beneficial to the organization and helps business teams uncover insights and unlock the true potential of their data. 

Team members get an opportunity to work with other internal engineering teams, external vendors and other Sony Group companies on broader data and analytics initiatives.  We are looking for dynamic engineering professionals who can learn, adapt and evolve in this fast-paced environment and be part of the SPEBI team.   Invest in training.


The Business Intelligence & Data Analysis Trainee responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Participate in daily sprint meetings
  • Create and refine stories to provide necessary updates and refinements
  • Create artifacts and documentation related to project delivery
  • Provide status updates in tracking tools, and on business and IT stand-ups
  • Work with other team members for environment setups, troubleshoot issues, and other configurations
  • Research on solutions approaches under the guidance of an architect/lead
  • Work on assigned ETL and database development tasks and deliverables
  • Perform unit testing, functional testing, QA/QC activities, and feedback on code that is delivered
  • Proactively identify areas of improvement and articulate the benefits of implementing them


  • Must be able to work 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday
  • Bachelor's degree required, Engineering or Comp Science degree preferred but not required
  • Have some experience in a team environment to deliver projects
  • Experience with programming/scripting languages e.g., Python, Node.js, etc.
  • Foundational understanding of Database (SQL, DDL, etc.), Agile, DevOps (CI/CD, TDD) concepts.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and operate independently to arrive at an outcome. Having the curiosity to explore solutions
  • Data exploration and data story-telling e.g. (Tableau, PowerBI, etc) experience
  • Ability to profile the data and map the results to business objectives
  • Up-to-date knowledge of technologies in Business Intelligence area


  • 1 year work experience in a software development or data engineering role (Intern, contract, etc.)
  • Experience in any data tool
  • Experience with Cloud platforms and services
  • Curiosity & Digital Dexterity

*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.  

*As part of our commitment to health and safety, all U.S. non-union and O.P.E.I.U. Local 174 applicants and employees must submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request and obtain approval of a reasonable accommodation based on disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance. To request an accommodation for purposes of participating in the hiring process, you may contact us at


Why We Love Sony Pictures

Miami Office
Adam Herr Miami

“There is no such thing as a typical day. That's one of the aspects that makes the job so fun and engaging. Every day there are new projects, new problems to solve, new meetings, new people to work with and new things to learn.”

Premiere Jobs

You have not recently viewed any jobs.

You have not saved any jobs.

Job Alerts

Fill out and submit the form below to stay updated about the latest job opportunities at Sony Pictures

Interested InSelect a job category from the list of options. Search for a location and select one from the list of suggestions. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.

  • Data Analytics, Culver City, California, United StatesRemove
  • Internship, Culver City, California, United StatesRemove

Note that all fields are mandatory. Please set your category and location selections prior to submitting.

Cobra Kai