Principal Business Intelligence Analyst

USA - MA - Remote


Mimecast enables 42,000+ organizations globally to Work Protected, helping to secure what's most vulnerable - communications, people, and data.

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Principal Business Intelligence Analyst, Remote, USA


Mimecast is a global leader in unified email management, offering cloud services for email security, continuity, and archiving. The Analytics team at Mimecast is an exciting blend of business, data, and technology. Using a high-powered technology stack that includes Tableau, Snowflake and Salesforce, the Analytics team designs and develops enterprise-wide reporting, visualization and analytic solutions. We turn raw data into actionable insight and enable our stakeholders to make smarter, data-driven decisions. This individual will be part of a fast-paced, team-centric environment committed to delivering strategic and operational insight to key business executives and decision makers across the organization. 


What You’ll Do


At their core, business analysts at Mimecast are strong in quantitative data analysis, but also want to balance that with their interest in business. The analytics team stands at the intersection of business and technology, and standing at this intersection provides a premier opportunity to further develop your career in data and analytics while being exposed to many aspects of the business.

  • Work closely with business stakeholders to gather requirements and deconstruct high-level business problems into questions that can then be answered through data-driven analysis

  • Provide analytical support to senior management and stakeholders in strategic decision-making.

  • Serve as primary business partner for Commercial Finance Pricing & Deal Strategy, Product, and Research & Development teams; deliver monthly and ad hoc reporting and analysis, inform future pricing strategies, user analysis, product forecasting, etc.

  • Lead data & analysis of Customer Value Realization; data analysis on how our product adds value to customers through usage patterns, collaborating with various teams to ensure a clear understanding of customer satisfaction and adoption

  • Create and develop effective data visualizations, presentations, and analytical products to communicate insights and guide business strategy.

  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure data quality, integrity, and reliability, while also driving continuous improvement and innovation in business intelligence practices.

  • Responsible for ongoing training and enablement of end stakeholders building analytical communities and deliver on self-served operating models 

  • Mentor junior analysts/interns and contribute to knowledge sharing initiatives, as requested


What You’ll Bring


Requirements for this position include strong expertise in translating business problems into data/analysis context, requirements gathering, and creation of cutting-edge Tableau visualizations. Qualified candidates must be able to deliver on multiple projects over multiple timelines in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Bachelor’s degree ideally in a business or quantitative subject (such as economics, mathematics, computer science, engineering, or finance)  

  • 6+ years of Analyst experience, with hands-on knowledge using a modern data stack: Tableau, Snowflake, dbt, & GitHub (or similar) 

  • Experience communicating facts and hypotheses using data while showcasing a range of concise communication styles verbally, written, and visually 

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with a self-motivated can-do attitude, and eagerness to acquire new knowledge 

  • A good understanding of any programming language and/or statistical modelling knowledge (such as SQL, Python, Logistic Regression, Random Forest, etc.) 

  • Strong stakeholder partnership and management, fostering a culture of collaboration, data literacy and up leveling our analytics maturity

  • Building and delivering presentations to executives


 What We Bring


Stepping into the position of Principal Business Intelligence Analyst at Mimecast involves a mixture of business acumen and technical expertise. In this role, you will thrive in a dynamic environment where your technical and leadership skills will be honed, supported by comprehensive resources for professional development. Joining Mimecast offers the opportunity to make a significant impact, shaping the future trajectory of our organization as a leader in cybersecurity and email management.


DEI Statement

Cybersecurity is a community effort. That’s why we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone – unless they’re a cybercriminal, of course.

We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’d encourage you to join us whatever your background. We particularly welcome applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups.

We consider everyone equally: your race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, marital status, nationality, or any other protected characteristic won’t affect your application.

If you require any adjustments or accommodations due to a disability, or any other reason that may help you in your interview process, please let us know by emailing

Due to certain obligations to our customers, an offer of employment will be subject to your successful completion of applicable background checks, conducted in accordance with local law.

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Tags: Business Intelligence Computer Science Data analysis Data quality dbt Economics Engineering Finance GitHub Mathematics Python R&D Research Salesforce Security Snowflake SQL Statistics Tableau

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Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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