Senior Business Analyst - Commerce

The Commerce team drives revenues and monetization strategies for Twitch by creating, launching and managing products that delights both streamers and viewers.  This team is comprised of business people, engineers, product managers and UX designers located in SF and Seattle.  We are responsible for sizing market opportunities, prioritizing features and products, driving cross functional alignment, shipping products and managing the P&L - all with the objective of managing to pre-defined growth targets.  

The ideal candidate will work cross functionally across the entire organization including Sales, Partnerships, Marketing, Product, Engineering, Finance, Legal and People Operations to understand all aspects of Twitch.  You will leverage your knowledge of daily operational insights to develop, implement and advise on strategy to achieve business results.  As one of the first key hire to support a growing Business team within Commerce, you have will the opportunity to launch products and features, manage the largest P&L at Twitch and execute on day-to-day operations.

Responsibilities

  • Drive highly visible projects at Twitch from launching new products or verticals to executing international expansion plans
  • Assist in the evaluation of new opportunities through market research, opportunity sizing and profitability analysis
  • Develop complex financial and operational models and present strategic insights to senior management
  • Partner with department leads across the company to develop and implement operational plans on new and existing initiatives
  • Research and identify key business drivers, trends, competitive landscape and opportunities, translating data into actionable insights
  • Identify operational weaknesses and help improve or innovate new processes to help Twitch become more efficient
  • Analyze data to draw out business insights to help senior management make informed decisions

Requirements

  • BA minimum
  • Act with the mentality of an owner, not a renter
  • Demonstrate a bias towards action while keeping our execution bar at the highest standards
  • Ability to drive strategic initiatives with minimal direction and little oversight on a day-to-day basis
  • You thrive in an environment full of ambiguity and are capable of both shaping and executing on Twitch’s vision
  • Comfort with communicating findings to senior management
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects without compromising your work quality
  • Prior experience in investment banking or management consulting and/or prior experience in business operations or corporate strategy at a startup
  • Passionate about the Twitch community, prior social / community building experience a huge plus
  • Superior financial modeling and presentation skills
  • Familiarity with SQL and/or programming experience a plus

Bonus Points

  • Proven experience working in a fast paced environment and collaborating with cross functional teams
  • Deep understanding of consumer market trends and customer journeys
  • Avid gamer with a wide depth of gaming knowledge

Perks

  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life 
  • 401(k) savings plan with a company match
  • Catered daily lunch and dinners (and hearty breakfasts three times a week)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Monthly in-office massages
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Top of the line technology to help you build your own workspace

About Twitch

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. Twitch’s live and on-demand video platform forms the backbone of a distribution network for video game broadcasters including pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in gaming culture, turning gameplay into an immersive video experience. Learn more at http://twitch.tv.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.



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