• Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

    Job Locations US-WA-Vancouver
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Our fast-growing BI team is looking for a data expert to lead our efforts in rationalizing and analyzing various data sets across our Research Operations organization. We are developing analytic capabilities to support and enable the rapid growth and influence of the Research Operations function throughout the business.


    This is a critical role in our group and will be highly visible across the organization, playing a key role in developing analytic insights to prioritize the allocation of our Research and Research Operations resources. Consumers of these insights will include Research Ops management and senior and executive leadership.


    The successful candidate is analytical and possess a strong passion for developing insights, identifying and developing rigorous statistical analysis, and providing information that drives a dynamic and fast-growing business. You have excellent business acumen and communication skills. You enjoy working with business leaders to develop and define key business questions, BI and software development teams to set up proper data structure and collection, and design analyses that answers these questions. You should be passionate about working with data, be driven to dive deep, and strive to socialize business impacts to guide the broader organization.


    Here is what a typical day will look like as the Senior Business Intelligence Analyst:

    • IDENTIFY NEEDS & RECOMMEND DATA SOLUTIONS: Ask the right questions, understand the business needs of our Research Operations team, ideate and make recommendations for appropriate data and analytics solutions.
    • DEVELOP DATA STRATEGY & GAIN ACCESS TO DATA: Develop strategic plans to access appropriate and necessary data sources to support analyses and gain access to data through collaboration or data generation.
    • DIVE INTO DATA: Develop a comprehensive and deep understanding of the data we work with, foster learning with colleagues using analytical tools and applications to broaden data accessibility, advance our proficiency/efficiency in understanding and using the data appropriately.
    • BE AN EXPERT IN APPLYING METHODS: Stay current with and adopt emergent analytical methodologies, tools and applications to ensure appropriate and impactful approaches.
    • PRODUCE HIGH QUALITY ANALYSES: Apply rigor in analytical design and methods, plan for data processing and querying many types of data sources, design an appropriate analysis plan, assess effective ways of presenting and delivering the results to maximize impact and interpretability, implement           and/or oversee the analyses from start to finish, including reporting.
    • INTERPRET AND SHARE RESULTS: Communicate findings to internal stakeholders and functional partners, understand end-user needs and create effective communication strategies for largest business impact


    You're likely a great fit for this opportunity if you have the following:

    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field, or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years of relevant work experience in a business analyst/data analyst/statistical analysis role
    • Advanced SQL skills, experience in R and/or Python, advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and analytical platforms
    • Experience in developing requirements and formulating business metrics for reporting
    • Familiarity with data visualization tools, e.g. Tableau
    • Ability to display complex quantitative data in a simple, intuitive format and to present findings in a clear and concise manner
    • A strong understanding of advanced analytic techniques, particularly related to measuring data quality and business processes and improvements
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced and unstructured work environment
    • Willingness to grow and adapt to changing needs of a fast growing business
    • Willingness to coach junior analysts on R, Python and SQL programming languages

    Bonus Points:

    • Demonstrated experience in data science and analytics
    • Strong project management capabilities to manage multiple project streams of varying complexity; propensity for thinking through projects in a process-oriented way
    • Experience developing strong partnerships across a multi-layered and matrixed organization


    We offer an attractive benefits plan with health benefits that include three medical coverage options, vision and dental coverage – HSA, FSA, 401(k) with employer match, paid parental leave, paid time off, paid sick leave, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, and AD&D insurance.




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