Business Intelligence Analyst

US - MA - Boston

Location(s)

US - MA - Boston

Team(s)

Business Support


Rapid7 is a leading provider of security data and analytics solutions that enable organizations to implement an active, analytics-driven approach to cyber security. We combine our extensive experience in security data and analytics and deep insight into attacker behaviors and techniques to make sense of the wealth of data available to organizations about their IT environments and users. Our solutions empower organizations to prevent attacks by providing visibility into vulnerabilities and to rapidly detect compromises, respond to breaches, and correct the underlying causes of attacks. Rapid7 is trusted by more than 9100+ organizations across 125 countries, including 52% of the Fortune 100. To learn more about Rapid7 or get involved in our threat research, visit www.rapid7.com

We are looking for a highly motivated business intelligence analyst to drive insight for key business stakeholders, across our internal functional areas. This role will be accountable for providing accurate, timely and high-impact data and analysis to executives, operating groups and management teams with a focus on financial metrics.  Working in tandem with our operations teams, you'll provide analytics, data, and reporting support to help enhance business decision making and increase operational efficiency.

As part of Rapid7's Analytic Center of Excellence, this role will collaborate with teams across the company on various analytic and data projects and provide insight and recommendations on best practices for analysis. You're an inquisitive learner with a passion for data and analytics, who can effectively collaborate with stakeholders across functional areas to review and optimize current reporting, analytics, and data structure/data capture. If you bring a mix of financial acumen, business acumen and technical expertise, along with an ability to build strong partnerships with business partners, then this position is for you. Success requires a self-starter with a passion for collaborating with others to solve problems, at a company that's growing fast and rewards hard work.

In this role you will:

  • Provide analytical support, data and financial analysis to our business stakeholders, identifying and maintaining key performance indicators, analyzing historic metrics and providing insight with a core focus on financial metrics including Revenue, Annualized Run Rate, Bookings, Customers, etc.

  • Develop in-depth understanding of underlying financial data, data structures, and business uses of data to provide clear data visualizations and analysis

  • Drives consistency in reporting and analysis across the company, reinforcing process, increasing visibility

  • Lead projects aligned to driving financial growth, customer success, quarterly and annual planning, and operational performance at Rapid7

  • Assist with Quarter Close financial reporting on Annualized Run Rate, Bookings, and Customers

  • Assists with ongoing systems and process improvement initiatives to assure efficient data capture and reporting capability

  • Advance BI team & corporate goals by promoting a data-oriented culture, insight generation and enablement of end-users

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide continual improvement in analysis, business process and data quality

  • Work with other BI Analysts & Management to coordinate communication on timelines, analyses and, enablement

  • Manage expectations with internal customers

  • Ad-hoc analysis as required to aid BI team decision making, financial analysis, and business planning

In return you will bring:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in financial analytics, with prior experience at a high tech, software, or mgmt. consulting company preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Business, Economics, or related discipline

  • Strong SQL proficiency

  • Proven ability to create reporting and analytics within BI Tools such as Tableau, Domo, Qlik, MSFT Power BI

  • Strong communication and storytelling skills, utilizing data to tell a story

  • Working knowledge of Netsuite, Salesforce.com, or similar CRM/ERP system

  • Proficient with MS PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Word, and Outlook

  • Strong attention to detail with a passion for data, data quality & business analytics

  • Fast learner with an appetite for continued improvement

  • Team spirit, excellent interpersonal skills, and a customer service orientation

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Nice to have, but not required:

  • Interest in R, Python, and/or SAS a plus

  • Working knowledge of Domo and Salesforce.com