Sales Data Analyst

| Seattle

Company Description

PayScale is the world leader in modern compensation software. Our rich data and unique algorithms power the world’s largest real-time database of salary profiles, giving both employers and employees immediate visibility into the right pay for any position. We are bringing the dark art of compensation into the light by helping more than 6,500 businesses to stay competitive in the labor market and retain and manage their largest investment: their people.

We’re disrupting the compensation industry and are looking to bring on talented professionals with diverse perspectives. We foster a playful work atmosphere where highly motivated individuals can be truly innovative. Are you bright, tenacious, and inventive? If so, PayScale may be the perfect place for you to grow your career!

We are a fast-growing Warburg Pincus portfolio company who is thrilled to have brought the MarketPay product into our suite of offerings in 2016, and started a strategic alliance with Mercer in 2017. We can't wait for you to join us!

Job Description

The Role:

We are seeking a Sales Data Analyst to lead the design, deployment and maintenance of sales-focused reports and analytics. You will be a key member of the Sales Operations team and act as a cross-functional strategic advisor on the analysis of metrics related to sales productivity and effectiveness. The ideal candidate loves data, analytics and has a passion for process improvement.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop, drive, and enhance ongoing reporting efforts of sales performance data and critical metrics.
  • Support ad-hoc reporting needs and conduct in depth analysis as needed; identifying, analyzing, and interpreting trends or patterns in complex data sets.
  • Build out comprehensive dashboards within Salesforce or BI tools (Einstein Analytics or Tableau) to deliver actionable insights for sales, finance, and marketing leaders.
  • Provide informed recommendations on how to improve data quality.
  • Partner with Sales Operations Management on delivering recurring forecasting and pipeline reviews.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally within the organization on common metrics to ensure consistent reporting processes and standards.

Qualifications

The Person:

The ideal individual for this opportunity brings the following to the table:

  • Not only can you run reports, but you are able to clearly interpret data to identify important trends or insights.
  • You are a strategic thinker that looks ahead and is not solely reactive to the task at hand.
  • You are an effective verbal and written communicator.
  • You have strong quantitative, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • You are extraordinarily organized, have superior attention to detail, and can self-direct multiple concurrent projects & initiatives.
  • You enjoy working independently and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

The Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: 

  • 2+ years of experience developing and delivering quantitative sales metrics, preferably within software industry. 
  • Proven reporting, analysis, and dashboard creation skills.

TOOLS: 

  • Expert-level user in Microsoft Excel and Salesforce. 
  • Proficient-level user in relational databases, SQL queries, and business intelligence software (Tableau, Microsoft BI, Einstein Analytics etc.).

Additional Information

PayScale provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. PayScale complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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Location

PayScale's headquarters are located in the heart of the action in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square neighborhood.

An Insider's view of PayScale

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

We pride ourselves on providing balance to our employees! Unlimited PTO, summer office closure during the week of July 4th, consistent 40 hour work weeks, etc. We believe that if our employees have a life outside of PayScale that they will be more productive, more innovative, and that ultimately they'll decide to stay with us longer :)

Chris Stiemert

Director, Talent Acquisition

What projects are you most excited about?

On the sales team we're constantly innovating the ways that we communicate the value of PayScale to prospective customers. New features and products are added all the time, and it's exciting to work together to find the most effective way to let potential buyers know what's in it for them.

Mackenzie Fuentes

Sales Development Representative, Team Captain

What’s the vibe like in the office?

It’s a beer on a bad day, a coffee on a rainy Monday morning. The ups and downs come with the stress of work and real life, but with that the true comfort of coworkers who know what’s going on and assist where they can. It’s a good place to be and a better place to work.

Tom Owen

Client Management Support Specialist

What are PayScale Perks + Benefits

PayScale Benefits Overview

Unlimited Paid Time Off policy
100% company paid medical/vision/dental/prescription premiums for employees (50% for eligible dependents and partners)
Four Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options for pre-tax employee allocations towards:
Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, and Company-paid Life Insurance
Maternity and Paternity Leave
10 paid holidays!
Summer office closure, entire week of July 4th
401k with company match, vests immediately
Casual dress code (JSS - Jeans, shorts, and sandals welcome!)
Onsite lockers, showers, and clothes dryer
Bike storage
Gender neutral bathrooms on most floors
Mothers' Room
Sitting-Standing ergo friendly desks
Weekly company sponsored happy hours
Fido Fridays (our canine colleagues join us the first Friday of every month. WOOF!)
Flexible work hours and potentially ability to work from home

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Medical, Dependent Care (can be used towards day care costs), Parking, Transit
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fido Friday's the first Friday of every month!
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
We know creating an environment that values diverse perspectives and backgrounds is what enables us to have more innovative ideas and best serve our customers.
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