Senior Business Data Analyst

Job description

Mimecast is a global leader in unified email management, offering cloud services for email security, continuity and archiving. The Analytics team at Mimecast is an exciting blend of business, data, and technology. Using a high-powered technology stack that includes Tableau, Alteryx and Salesforce, the Analytics team designs and develops enterprise-wide reporting, visualization and analytic solutions. We turn raw data into actionable insight and enable our stakeholders to make smarter, data-driven decisions. This 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.
Key Responsibilities:
At their core, business analysts at Mimecast are strong in quantitative data analysis, but also want to balance that with their interest in business. The analytics stands at the intersection of the business and technology; and standing at this intersection provides a premier opportunity to further develop your career in data and analytics while be exposed to many aspects of the business:
  • Create effective data visualizations, reports, and analytical solutions that provide GTM senior leadership teams with access to critical metrics and insights.
  • Ability to establish best practices across GTM and the wider organisation for KPI & metrics definition
  • Ability to build analytical communities and deliver on self-served operating models
  • 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
Requirements for this position include strong expertise in requirements gathering, database/systems, and creation of cutting edge Tableau visualizations. Qualified candidate must be able to deliver on multiple projects over multiple timelines in a fast-paced environment.
Key Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-6 years Business Analyst experience
  • 2-3 years’ report and dashboard development experience using Tableau (or similar BI tools)
  • Hands-on experience working with CRM (Salesforce), CMS and Marketing Automation systems
  • Stellar communication skills: you’re articulate and concise - both verbally and in writing
  • Analytical, creative and innovative approach to identify problems and drive solutions
Desirable Skills:
  • Deep understanding of Go To Market analytic and business metrics*
  • 3+ years experience in writing SQL queries and Tableau Prep experience*
  • 3+ years experience of building highly effective visualisation to track business performance*
  • Understanding of statistical modelling to drive insights
  • Possess the skills and desire to potentially manage/lead a team
Why Mimecast?
We’re fast thinking. We go big to reach our cyberattack-disrupting goals. And we do what we need to protect the world of business from getting important (and potentially compromising) data stolen. We never leave anyone behind. We deliver quickly – and outstandingly. We’re big on honesty because it makes us better. We’re empowered by our mission. And if cybercriminals have a good day, we work twice as hard to make the rest of their days a nightmare. That’s The Mimecast Way.
And the Mimecast way is also a hybrid-working way. We empower our people to balance their time between home and the office in a way that works best for them, their team, and our stakeholders.
Become a Mimecaster and put corporate data under your protection. Fill our teams with respect. And bring cybercrime-obstructing energy to your work. Be passionate. Be powerful. Be alive with purpose.
DEI Statement
Cybersecurity is a community effort. That’s why we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone – unless they’re a cybercriminal, of course.
We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’d encourage you to join us whatever your background. We particularly welcome applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups.
We consider everyone equally: your race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, marital status, nationality, or any other protected characteristic won’t affect your application.
Due to certain obligations to our customers, an offer of employment will be subject to your successful completion of applicable background checks, conducted in accordance with local law.
In an effort to protect the health and resilience of our global community, Mimecast requires all individuals to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and/or receive a negative test before entry into our offices.

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