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Employment Type:
Full time
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Business Analyst
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Rubicon Project | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description


Rubicon Project is looking for a Business Analyst who will support the Vice President of Business Analysis in taking ownership of the efficiency, quality, and profitability of all aspects of Rubicon's marketplace. The Analyst, Business Analysis will collaborate directly with resources from Product, Data Science, Sales, Marketing, and Finance to provide actionable, data-driven insights to improve Rubicon's competitive positioning and operational efficiency and profitability. Areas of responsibility include: reporting, data analysis, pricing, financial modeling, algorithm testing/implementation/analysis, and monitoring buyer and seller trends.


* Act as primary analytics resource for Product team
* Lead data analysis for projects such as:
* Algorithm development and testing
* Marketplace optimization opportunities
* New products and product enhancements

* Manage internal and external reporting for Rubicon's auction dynamics offerings
* Analyze marketplace data to help us better understand what moves the online advertising market
* Develop understanding of our marketplace data and algorithms and how we can adjust algorithms to maximize company efficiency and revenue
* Develop analytical models to support new product lines
* Evaluate pricing structures for new products and customers
* Creatively problem solve to develop solutions to help scale and grow business globally
* Become intimately familiar with company and marketplace mentors and help other parts of the company to utilize those metrics effectively
* Support various business partners with advanced analytics including ad hoc requests, data visualization, and dashboarding


* 2+ years consulting/finance/investment banking/data analysis, or related experience
* BA/BS required; undergraduate degree in Economics, Math, Finance, or related field preferred
* Background in mathematical and statistical analysis
* Creative problem-solver who can turn data into analyses into action
* Proficiency with SQL and basic programming language/software (Python, etc.)
* Strong Excel and data analysis skills, including visualization
* Experience in the online advertising industry preferred but not required
* Strong communication skills
* Ability to work with and coordinate remote team members
* Must be highly organized, analytical, process-oriented

Explore How Our Benefits Go Above & Beyond:

* Take time for yourself -- our vacation days are unlimited! In addition, we have generous paid time off for the week of July 4th and the last 10 days of the year!
* Stay healthy -- choose from a variety of medical, dental and vision plans at low-cost to cover you and your loved ones.
* Enjoy your stay -- we want to make it easy for you. Each Rubicon Project office enjoys a variety of benefits like daily catered lunches and a fully-stocked kitchen with healthy snacks.

About Rubicon Project

The Rubicon Project is an online advertising technology company. We help publishers maximize their ad revenue through real time trading technology. Our real time trading platform, REVV, connects sellers and buyers and creates a massive marketplace that powers more than 120 billion ad trades per month. We work primarily with comScore 500 publishers and our customers include ABC, Forbes, NBC Universal, Time Inc., The Tribune Company, Virgin Media, News International, The Times of India, and Electronic Arts. For ad buyers, we offer a single access point to premium inventory at massive scale. REVV has the largest network reach (as measured by Quantcast) in the US, UK and other markets, reaching more than 600 million global users monthly. The Rubicon Project was founded in 2007 by ad technology veterans with a mission to automate the online advertising industry. Read more: