FirstMile Ventures
FirstMile Ventures

Vendor Experience Business Analyst



Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 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.
We Elev8 each other. We Advoc8 for our partners. We Innov8 continuously. We Celebr8 life.

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 Vendor Experience Business Analyst will be responsible for developing reporting platforms and interactive dashboards to visualize complex data in an understandable format. Leveraging their skills in data analytics, they will generate actionable insights that will shape and inform our programs and initiatives, ensuring that our stakeholders are equipped with data-driven insights to make informed decisions. Moreover, by regularly reviewing business performance metrics, they will provide a clear picture of our business landscape, highlighting areas of growth and pinpointing potential weaknesses. The ideal candidate should be proactive, analytical, and possess an innate ability to translate raw data into strategic recommendations.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Business Development & Insight Mining
    • Work closely with business and tech teams to identify and analyze strategic growth opportunities.
    • Present data-driven insights to help guide long-term strategy.
  • Ownership of Data Ecosystem
    • Build and maintain data frameworks and dashboards to support business decision-making.
    • Work on the architecture of data sources made available to the Vendor Business Group to ensure easy access and quality.
  • Data Visualization & Stakeholder Communication
    • Utilize data visualization tools to display complex data in a digestible format.
    • Prepare and deliver presentations to key stakeholders, emphasizing actionable insights and strategic plans.
  • Project Management & Collaboration
    • Collaborate with internal teams to align project priorities and drive vendor analysis initiatives.
    • Track and manage project timelines, ensuring key milestones are met.
  • Stakeholder/Peer Relationship Management
    • Develop strong relationships across the organization to foster a culture of data-driven decision-making.
    • Identify and collaborate with data peers across the organization to stay in tune with the latest in platform/architecture changes.
  • Forecasting & Modeling
    • Create predictive models to forecast the impact of various business initiatives.
  • Documentation & Compliance
    • Maintain all documentation related to vendor data analysis to ensure compliance with Pax8 policies.
  • Leadership Reporting
    • Regularly update Vendor Business Group leadership on the progress of work, roadmap, and key results.

Ideal Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • At least five (5) years of experience in in data analysis, business intelligence, or a similar role
  • Advanced proficiency in SQL and/or Python
  • Strong experience with data visualization tools like Tableau or Power BI
  • Demonstrated capability in project management
  • Exceptional analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Required Education & Certifications:

  • B.A./B.S. in Business, Data Science, Statistics, or a related field; equivalent work experience also accepted
  • Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP)


  • Qualified candidates can expect a salary beginning at $91,000 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.