Business Intelligence Analyst at Sovrn

| Greater Boulder Area
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About the Team

The Business Intelligence team seeks to support Sovrn growth by providing timely and actionable insights to help the organization understand business drivers and performance. Our goal is to examine the business at different levels, be innovative in the way we look at our business, to be curious about industry trends, and improve our effectiveness in our mission to help publishers do more of what they want to do and less of what they don’t.

About the Job

You’ll utilize internal and external data to help leaders make informed decisions and identify opportunities to improve business operations. Reporting to the Business Intelligence Manager, you'll partner with leadership in the Demand organization to help them track and analyze performance, manage pipelines, plan, and forecast spend levels for Advertising Demand and Merchant partners.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Help managers understand what is happening in the business - Build, improve and manage performance monitoring/reporting, utilizing existing tools and systems or creating new ones. Act as the go-to resource for Demand team members looking to understand trends and/or patterns in performance. Understand how demand performance works in tandem with customer acquisition and trends on the sales side.
  • Help leadership improve the business - Investigate performance of demand partners to identify growth levers and opportunities for improvement.
  • Forecast and Plan the business - Work with the Salesforce administrator to improve sales operations of Demand team. Identify areas of improvement and implement solutions for more accurate pipeline tracking and reporting. Forecast closed won acquired revenue as part of weekly forecasting and bi-annual financial planning processes.
  • Support Sales team with data driven insights - Understand KPIs for stated goals, identify trends and opportunities, provide data that can inform business leaders on planning for their business unit

About You

You are driven, curious and pay attention to details. You thrive operating on your own, talking to others, and finding the answer. You’re quick to notice trends and make connections that others might miss. Fast paced environments are thrilling for you. We value committed, detail-oriented and thoughtful individuals who bring operational excellence as well as a creative, mindful approach to their work.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Highly analytical with demonstrated attention to detail
  • Has a bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, accounting, mathematics, statistics, business administration or other relevant field that demonstrates quantitative orientation
  • Either has experience querying and analyzing data using SQL (or equivalent querying language) or strong financially oriented analytical experience with demonstrated aptitude for learning data systems
  • Highly proficient with MS Excel
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment and possess a high level of intellectual curiosity with a focus on generating results 
  • Demonstrate the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics
  • Must be able to work and communicate across the organization to obtain and understand data and stakeholders’ perspectives
  • Proactively review current procedures and confidently make recommendations for improvements with consideration to internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated accountability for agreed upon deliverables and timetables
  • Must be comfortable with working independently and using available resources to find answers.

Position Reports to: Manager of Business Intelligence

About Sovrn

Publishers create the content the world depends on for education, entertainment, and commerce. Sovrn provides products and services to tens of thousands of online publishers to help them grow, operate their business, understand their readership, and manage consumer data. Sovrn is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado with offices in San Francisco, New York, and London. 

With 10,000 customers deploying one or more products across 30,000 websites, Sovrn reaches 200M consumers across more than 3.5B pageviews everyday. Sovrn has been a leader in online publisher technology since its founding, and has been recognized by IAB, JICWEBS, and TAG for its role in combating advertising fraud and promoting pro-transparency initiatives. Sovrn is dedicated to helping content creators do more of what they love, and less of what they don’t.

Sovrn is an Equal Opportunity Employer! 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
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We are in a brand new building, close to breweries, restaurants and coffee shops. Easy to get to, plenty of parking and the bus stops right out front.

An Insider's view of Sovrn

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our Reliability Team works incredibly hard, however….personal life comes first. One of the reasons is that we have incredible managers that realize that we are humans. We work hard but when we are off, we are off!


Sr. Site Reliablity Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

No two days look the same, but I mean that in a good way! At Sovrn, people are given the ability to step outside the confines of their job description and engage cross-departmentally. Sovrn is a great place to work for people who love to learn and challenge themselves.


Sr. Director, Marketing

How does the company support your career growth?

I always wanted to move into management one day. When the opportunity presented itself earlier than I was ready for, the leadership supported me to ensure that we were successful. I can't imagine having grown without them.


Manager, Software Engineering

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Great ideas can come from everybody with the right support and space. To this end, we hold an Innovation Week quarterly for all engineers. We aren't afraid of trying new tech, as long as it delivers customer value. We encourage creativity with a collaborative environment, POCs during planning phases, and aggressively maintaining tech debt.



What are some things you learned at the company?

Our onboarding is phenomenal for new employees, helping educate new hires about the entire adtech industry in addition to the specifics of their role, illuminating their place within the larger ecosystem. The office has a fun, collaborative atmosphere that encourages a strong balance between work and health.


Team Lead, Quality

What are Sovrn Perks + Benefits

Sovrn Benefits Overview

We have a choice of health and wellness plans that meet your needs, including medical, dental and vision. Take advantage of an open vacation policy, flexible working hours and paid parental leave. Enjoy catered lunch every other week, along with breakfast to start your Friday mornings. Be part of a passionate and high growth culture, work with great people and make an impact on Sovrn's future and direction. Did we mention Raccoon shirt Friday's?

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Friday. Employees get free lunch on Tuesday.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Culture of Learning and Career Advancement. Awesome people!

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