lynda.com is looking for a Business Systems Analyst, Marketing & Web Analytics who will serve as the application portfolio manager for lynda.com’s online marketing group and web analytics team. The Business Systems Analyst, Marketing is an experienced generalist with broad computer technology skills; has a good understanding of business functions; and is a good communicator who has a pleasant, supportive, and customer-focused personality.
Meet with internal Customers (various lynda.com business staff) to understand and capture their technology needs.
Research current commercial and open source solutions that meet those needs.
Meet with various solution vendors to understand benefits and pricing; Support best value negotiations.
Consult with Engineering and business staff to completely validate the proposed solution’s technical viability.
Prepare presentations, in consultation with Engineering Management, to propose solution(s) to the Customers.
Working with other Engineering resources as needed, develop and implement solution implementation plans.
As needed, provide some or all of the solution implementation, configuration, and administration. For solutions that are based on a database, this means acting as the solution DBA (database administrator) or arranging for on-demand support from another DBA.
Act as the primary system administrator for the solution.
Provide cross training on the solution to other Business Systems staff.
Become the Subject Matter Expert on the business solution; Evangelize the solution benefits; Provide support and training on the solution.
Experience and qualifications:
5+ years as a technology systems business analyst
Familiar with commercial or open source solutions in various business areas including online marketing tools and web analytics
Multiple operating system environments, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux (Ubuntu, Redhat, or Debian)
Systems administration, including software installations and package management
Database administration on MySQL or MS SQL
Systems integration and software scripting: bash, perl, python, ruby
Web configuration and administration: Apache or MS IIS
Good skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Excellent communication skills
Good organizational and planning skills
Resourceful and energetic problem solver
lynda.com offers an extraordinary work environment, tremendous opportunity for advancement, and great benefits, including:
100% company paid health, dental, and vision insurance premiums for employees and their dependents
401(k) plan including safe harbor, employer match, and discretionary profit sharing
Paid company holidays, vacation, sick, bereavement, and jury duty leave
Company paid short-term and long-term disability insurance
Company paid group term life insurance, with optional employee buy-up program
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plan
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employee Referral Bonus program
Great employee gatherings
Complimentary gourmet coffees and teas as well as fruit, nuts, and other healthy snacks
lynda.com is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants who apply for a position are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital, or veteran status.