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Senior Director of Business Analysis


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New York City

Outbrain is seeking a highly motivated Senior Director of Business Analysis to build out our business analytics team to drive data-based decision making in the organization.

The Senior Director will drive value by providing provocative, differentiating analytics and insights. You will work in a highly collaborative matter with multiple global business leaders to identify key business insights and support growth and the company’s strategic vision.

This is a high visibility analytics and consulting position requiring daily interaction with business users, Business Intelligence, engineers and key stakeholders.




  • Work with business teams to understand their decision-making process and analytical needs, identify critical metrics and KPIs
  • Lead and organize the business analytics team in long-term projects/initiatives to ensure timely and complete delivery
  • Build processes and infrastructure to support data-driven decision making
  • Use problem-solving and analytical skills to deliver actionable insights to relevant decision makers
  • Develop key dashboards to present data in a clear and concise matter
  • Systematically translate complicated problems into simple frameworks and procedures
  • Perform data analysis and data manipulation on large datasets using a variety of tools to transform data into actionable insights
  • Ability to work directly with users and management to gather requirements, provide status updates, and build strong relationships and rapport
  • Managing a global team of Business Analysts


What you’ll need to be successful:


  • 7-10 years of analytics experience
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to draw meaningful conclusions from massive data sets
  • Self-starter who can act independently to initiate and build a business analysis organization
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to synthesize data for presentations to executive management
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience with SQL in large data sets
  • Experience working with Tableau, Python, R, or other programming language is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Business, or related field


Why Outbrain

  • We care deeply about design and invest in our people
  • A family-friendly, flexible work environment
  • Co-workers bring their passion to the company culture (charities, social outings, interests)
  • Health and dental insurance, 401k plan, commuter benefits, gym membership, catered lunch
  • Competitive salary and generous vacation



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