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Beeswax New York City    Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2019
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Beeswax is looking for a Business Analyst to help us monitor & optimize our cloud hosting costs & drive margin improvement by analyzing & forecasting customer usage behavior & revenue. Your primary responsibility will be to forecast & report on cloud hosting costs & usage to senior management. We will expect you to spot trends within our complex data sets & make strategic & tactical inferences from those findings that will help us save money & grow our business. Additionally, you will also be responsible for reviewing revenue opportunities & customer usage associated with products & features to drive top-line growth & enhance product margins. As we release new features, you will be asked to forecast the costs & potential revenue to help inform our decisions & roadmap.

The ideal candidate has worked with rapidly growing organizations & is comfortable digging into raw data to derive meaningful & actionable insights. We expect this role to coordinate seamlessly between our engineering, product & finance teams when completing analyses & projects. The Business Analyst will report to the VP of Finance.


  • Report on ongoing cloud & infrastructure costs via dashboards & polished reports to senior management
  • Identify drivers of hosting cost increases at the product and/or customer level
  • Forecast margin implications of new feature development by forecasting costs & revenue
  • Forecast overall hosting & production environment costs
  • Consolidate cost & revenue information into thorough gross margin reports by product, service and/or customer
  • Identify any issues related to invoicing & potential bugs within tools

Required Experience & Skills:

  • 2+ years in a similar or analytical role. We are looking for a structured thinker who can take a systems-level view when analyzing business problems
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Experience designing reports, tracking against metrics & using/creating dashboards for reporting to Senior Management
  • Experience using database querying tools, writing queries & joining data using SQL
  • Experience managing & working with large, raw data sets
  • Ability to summarize technical concepts succinctly & identify key takeaways
  • Excellent analytical & problem solving skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills with close attention to detail
  • Experience working in a high growth, performance focused environment
  • Nice to have: experience working with AWS in terms of usage analysis/planning or experience with optimizing cloud infrastructure
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