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Data Analyst - Finance and GTM Analytics

Over the coming years, biotech will fundamentally rewrite the way we live. Gene editing and cell therapy are dramatically changing how we treat cancer and other major illnesses. Biofuels and biomaterials are transforming the cars we drive, the clothes we wear, and the makeup of everyday objects. Crop science and synthetic biology are producing sustainable and ethical food. Benchling’s mission is to accelerate the research that propels us towards this reality, and magnify its impact, through modern software.Every day, scientists around the world use Benchling’s applications, platform, & analytics in their efforts to solve humanity’s most pressing problems. For these scientists, Benchling is the central technology they use to conduct their research. Our customers include pharmaceutical giants, leading biotechs, and the world’s most renowned research institutes.Benchling is growing our Data Analytics & Science team, which is focused on establishing the necessary data infrastructure and systems to enable all of our business units to answer key questions and make strategic decisions. If you have a passion for investigating what makes a growing business tick, and if you imagine yourself exploring data from systems across an entire company to dig up answers to these questions, we want to meet you.

You will establish key metrics for many stakeholders within the company, especially Finance, Sales, and GTM teams, and identify opportunities for data to guide critical strategic product and business decisions. You will also be directly involved in improving and evolving our internal data architecture as we improve our understanding of the relationships between product usage and its effect on how Benchling operates as a company.

As one of Benchling’s first data analysts, you’ll be joining a rapidly growing, world-class engineering and product team and form the foundation of our data organization. You will help to build the next generation of our data infrastructure and enable the company to answer key questions and make better decisions. Benchling is growing really quickly, and you’ll be setting the bar for high quality data and a metrics-driven culture as we scale.

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams across all of Benchling to establish and evangelize best practices for a metrics-driven culture.
  • Partner closely with Finance and Sales to develop a deeper understanding of the factors that affect key financial and operational metrics such as ARR and DBNE
  • Build dashboards / reports and empower the business to answer key questions using data from Finance, Sales, Marketing, Customer Success, Recruiting, Product, and Engineering.
  • Prioritize between multiple planned analytics projects and ad-hoc data requests for our internal stakeholders
  • Define and design data pipelines and data integrations to collect, normalize, and store large scale, cross-functional datasets.
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related quantitative field
  • 4+ years experience, not counting academic experience, on data science or data analytics teams focused on Finance for a SaaS company
  • Experience with querying and exploring data stored in MPPs (Snowflake, Redshift, Hive/Presto, or similar technologies)
  • Demonstrable fluency with SQL (primarily PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with a scripting language (Python, Ruby, or similar)
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Mode, Tableau, Looker, or similar tools
  • Strong communicator with both words and data - you understand what it takes to go from raw data to something a human understands
  • If you are a new graduate, please apply to our "New Graduate" roles. This role requires at least 3 years of professional experience.
Benchling welcomes everyone. We believe every member of our team enriches our diversity and inclusion by broadening our ways of problem-solving for future challenges. Even if you don't meet 100% of the qualifications for this job, we strongly encourage you to apply.LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES
  • Admit mistakes and shortcomings
  • Deliver results
  • Disagree and commit
  • Obsess over customers
  • Rely on work ethic
  • Show empathy
  • Recruit and develop the best
  • Sweat the details
  • Think and communicate clearly
  • Unite around the mission
  • Work with a talented yet humble team
  • Competitive compensation & equity package
  • Weekly virtual social events, and annual company retreats
  • 401k, Medical, dental, and vision insurance (US Employees Only)
  • Monthly health & wellness stipend
  • Yearly educational stipend
  • Flexible & Generous Vacation Policy: If you feel you need a break, you can talk directly with your manager to find coverage and support while you are out of the office. Need time off to vote? We've got you covered.
  • Quarterly company-wide mental health days off
  • Holiday Shut-down: company-wide holiday shut-down between Christmas Eve and New Years
  • Major US and EMEA holidays observed
  • To support remote work conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic, Benchling provides each employee a one-time stipend of $1,000(USD) upon commencing employment, and additional discounted employee purchase plans for home-office equipment.
Protecting the health of our employees and the candidates interested in a role at Benchling is our top priority. We appreciate your understanding and being open and flexible with any changes related to our interviewing process.

For applicants for U.S.-based roles only: All new hires in the United States are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide proof of vaccination prior to their first day of employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons, we will explore potential reasonable accommodations; however, Benchling may not be able to grant such accommodations in all cases if doing so would cause an undue hardship.
Salary Range
$65,000.00 - 110,000.00
per Year
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San Francisco, CA 94199, US