0 Replies Latest reply on Jun 25, 2015 4:41 PM by Andrew Capua

    Job Opportunity, Business Intelligence Analyst

    Andrew Capua

      Business Intelligence Analyst - Progress Software

      Bedford, Massachusetts




      Position at Progress Software



      The Business Intelligence team is an exciting blend of data, business, and technology. Through the use of industry-leading technologies, the BI team at Progress designs and develops enterprise-wide reporting, visualizations and analytic solutions. We turn raw data into actionable insight and enable our stakeholders to make smarter, data-driven decisions. This new individual will be part of a fast-paced, team-centric environment committed to delivering strategic and operational insight to key business executives and decision makers across the organization. You will actively support the Sales, Marketing and Support organizations…to name a few.

      What You'll Do:

      At their core, BI analysts at Progress are strong in quantitative data analysis, but also want to balance that with their interest in business. BI stands at the intersection of the business and IT; and standing at this intersection provides a premier opportunity to further develop your career in data and analytics, while being exposed to many aspects of the business.

      • Work with internal customers and business operations resources to coordinate BI development efforts;
      • Develop smart, compelling dashboards and reports to track KPI’s, identify trends, and  monitor  the business;
      • Present information clearly so that insights can be used to help drive business strategy and technology projects;
      • Break down high-level business problems into specific questions which can then be answered through data-driven analysis;
      • Lead requirements gathering sessions and effectively develop and communicate solutions to solve these complex business problems
      Required Experience
      • Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years Business Analyst experience;
      • 1-2 years report and dashboard development experience using Tableau (or similar BI tools);
      • Strong in requirements gathering, database/systems and creation of cutting edge Tableau visualizations;
      • Hands-on experience working with CRM (Salesforce.com), CMS and Marketing Automation systems;
      • Whip smart, proactive, go-getter who thrives in a team environment;
      • Stellar communication skills: You’re articulate and concise – both verbally and in writing;
      • Analytical, creative and innovative approach to identify problems and drive solutions
      Bonus Experience
      • Project management experience with proven ability drive results;
      • Previous experience working in high-tech for a Sales/Marketing Operations team;
      • Google Analytics experience