FirstMile Ventures
FirstMile Ventures

Analytics Community Manager



Marketing & Communications, Data Science
Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Monday, October 30, 2023
Pax8 is the leading cloud-based technology marketplace, simplifying the cloud journey for our partners by integrating technology, business intelligence and proactive service to deliver an unparalleled experience. Serving thousands of partners through the indirect sales channel, our mission is to be the world’s favorite place to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic and high-energy startup organization, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, and at Pax8, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative and humorously offbeat. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best.
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No matter who you are, Pax8 is a place you can call home. We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate, so we don’t look for the right "fit" – instead, we look for the add. We encourage you to apply for a role at Pax8 even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment with a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment.

We are only as great as our people. And we have great people all over the world. No matter where you live and work, you’re a part of the Pax8 team. This means embracing hybrid- and remote-work whenever possible.

Position Summary:

The Analytics Community Manager spearheads the establishment and growth of a Community of Practice (CoP) for Business Intelligence (BI) analysts. In this role, they work closely with the Analytics Engineering team, BI analysts, and various stakeholders to create a thriving and collaborative environment where knowledge sharing, best practices, and continuous learning are encouraged. Additionally, the Manager is responsible for owning the Analytics Engineering team's backlog and collaborating with the team on report maintenance.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Community Building:
    • Develop and execute a strategy for the BI Analysts' CoP, fostering knowledge sharing, best practices, and collaborative learning
    • Organize and lead workshops, training sessions, and webinars for BI analysts to enhance their skills and knowledge
    • Curate and share resources, templates, and best practices to support the community's growth and development
    • Foster engagement and collaboration among community members, encouraging active participation and discussion
  • Team Backlog Management:
    • Manage the Analytics Engineering team backlog, ensuring that project priorities align with organizational goals and objectives
    • Collaborate with team members to define project requirements, deliverables, and timelines
    • Track project progress and facilitate effective communication within the team
    • Prioritize and allocate resources to meet project deadlines
  • Report Maintenance:
    • Work closely with the Analytics Engineering team to ensure the ongoing maintenance and optimization of existing reports and dashboards
    • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to data sources, report functionality, and performance
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather and prioritize enhancement requests for reports

Ideal Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • Proven experience in business intelligence and analytics
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Proficiency in BI tools such as Power BI, Tableau, or similar platforms
  • Understanding of data modeling, ETL processes, and data visualization best practices
  • Previous experience in community management or a similar role is a plus
  • Enthusiastic about knowledge sharing and community building
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to evolving requirements
  • Excellent team leadership and communication skills
  • Results-driven and committed to achieving and exceeding objectives

Required Education & Certifications:

  • B.A./B.S. in related field (e.g., Data Science, Business Intelligence, Computer Science) or equivalent work experience


  • Qualified candidates can expect a salary beginning at $84,000 or more depending on experience

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*Note: Compensation is benchmarked on local Denver Metro area market rates. Qualified candidates in other locations can expect a salary package that may be adjusted based off applicable cost of wages in their respective location.
At Pax8 we believe that your Total Rewards should include a benefits package that shows how much we value our greatest assets. All FTE Pax8 people enjoy the following benefits:
  • Non-Commissioned Bonus Plans or Variable Commission
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible, Open Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • Extended Leave for Life events
  • RTD Eco Pass (For local Colorado Employees)
  • Career Development Programs
  • Stock Option Eligibility
  • Employee-led Resource Groups

Pax8 is an EEOC Employer.