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Business Analyst

| Greater Boston Area

Acquia is the open source digital experience company. We provide the world's most ambitious brands with technology that allows them to embrace innovation and create customer moments that matter. At Acquia we believe in the power of community and collaboration - giving our customers the freedom to build tomorrow on their terms.

Headquartered in the U.S., we have been named as one of North America’s fastest growing software companies as reported by Deloitte and Inc. Magazine, and have been rated a leader by the analyst community and named one of the Best Places to Work by the Boston Business Journal. We are Acquia. We are building for the future of the web, and we want you to be a part of it.

We are actively seeking a Business Analyst to join our Finance organization as a key member of the Business Finance team reporting to the Business Finance Manager. The ideal candidate will have an analytical mindset, exceptional Excel modeling skills, and the ability to convert disparate data sources into meaningful & actionable insights.

The Business Analyst will be responsible for developing standardized reporting, forecasting and analytics to drive governance and cost optimization across Acquia’s cloud infrastructure.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Become a subject matter expert in all aspects of AWS cloud services
  • Develop standardized reporting and analytics packages to deliver meaningful insights on cloud cost and resource utilization
  • Work closely with strategic partners on capacity planning and reserved instance purchases
  • Partner with Customer Success and R&D on the identification and execution of cost optimization activities
  • Manage the hosting expense forecast and develop standardized executive reporting and variance analysis on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis

What will you bring to the team?

  • BS degree in Finance, Business Analytics or similar degrees
  • 1-2 years of experience in a rigorous financial atmosphere.
  • Innate curiosity and passion for analysis and problem solving.
  • Must be a self-starter with laser-like attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Understanding key technology company metrics.
  • Expert Excel skills, including experience building complex, robust, dynamic, and scalable analyses and models.
  • Excellent communication and team collaboration skills.
  • Excellent time management skills to meet tight time constraints and data reporting requirements.
  • Experience with AWS Financial Management, BI Tools, or Capacity Planning is a plus

Acquia is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. We hire without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SymfonyFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Excellent, busy area close to Faneuil Hall with shopping and fun after-work options. Tons of varied and great lunch options - we have a great list!

An Insider's view of Acquia

What are some social events your company does?

The Boston office partnered with the Department of Children and Families to pair employees with the holiday wish lists of children in DCF care. In December, 2017, we helped fulfill the wishes of 200 children through gifts of toys and clothing.

Amy H.

Senior Talent Operations Partner

What projects are you most excited about?

I believe we will see even more significant technology-driven changes in our lives in the next decade or two . . . I am optimistic that the good in us will prevail and that we will achieve a more just society driven by technology. I am proud to be a part of the software industry which is a major factor in this technological advancement of humanity.

Radhika

Manager and Principal Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

Our people are motivated by professional growth and development, and every day, there’s an opportunity to learn something new that can help you develop your career. We have a really strong peer-to-peer learning culture, and our internal mobility program encourages Acquians to explore new roles within the company.

Amy P.

Senior Director, Global Talent Development

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

It’s very important to me that our engineers feel motivated, which comes down to feeling empowered and making a contribution. So I speak to them a lot one-on-one to understand . . . ‘What’s really going for you right now? What keeps you excited to go to work? What things really frustrate you?’ . . . The key is communication.

Peter

Senior Vice President, Engineering

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

Acquia’s made an invaluable impact to raise the profile of the amazing creative and technical work that’s happening across the city. Innovation in Boston spans AI to cryptocurrencies, security and fintech. We’re driving innovation around the customer experience, and Boston is a great place to do that.

Matt

Senior Vice President, Product

What are Acquia Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Work/life balance is important to us. Employees take time off when they need it, and come back to work feeling refreshed. We offer up to 13 weeks of maternity, six weeks of adoption leave paid at 100 percent. Our returning-parent transition program allows new parents to ease back into work. Office amenities include snacks and beverages, comfortable space, common areas, game rooms, and Mac computers.

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