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Strategic Initiatives Analyst

Snyk

Snyk

IT
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 20, 2023

Every day, the world gets more digital thanks to tens of millions of developers building the future faster than ever. But with exponential growth comes exponential risk, as outnumbered security teams struggle to secure mountains of code. This is where Snyk (pronounced “sneak”) comes in. Snyk is a developer security platform that makes it easy for development teams to find, prioritize, and fix security vulnerabilities in code, dependencies, containers, and cloud infrastructure — and do it all right from the start. Snyk is on a mission to make the world a more secure place by empowering developers to develop fast and stay secure.

Strategic Initiatives Analyst

at Snyk, (View all jobs)

Boston, MA (in-office)

Every day, the world gets more digital thanks to tens of millions of developers building the future faster than ever. But with exponential growth comes exponential risk, as outnumbered security teams struggle to secure mountains of code. This is where Snyk (pronounced “sneak”) comes in. Snyk is a developer security platform that makes it easy for development teams to find, prioritize, and fix security vulnerabilities in code, dependencies, containers, and cloud infrastructure — and do it all right from the start. Snyk is on a mission to make the world a more secure place by empowering developers to develop fast and stay secure.

Our Opportunity

We’re looking for a passionate and driven individual to join our Strategic Initiatives team to support Snyk’s hyper-growth. The Strategic Initiatives team is composed almost exclusively of former Management Consultants and is part of Snyk’s broader Strategy & Operations department. Their mission is to support Snyk’s leadership team in driving hyper-growth by enabling sound and efficient decision making, as well as rapid & effective execution and scale.

As a Strategic Initiatives Analyst, you will support the team’s Directors in driving large, transformational initiatives, as well as lead selected projects autonomously.

You’ll Spend Your Time:

  • Supporting high-level diagnosis-based Strategy definition, as well as broader company-wide transformational initiatives
  • Scoping out and supporting the execution of more targeted cross-functional initiatives related to growth or operational efficiency
  • Performing robust fact-based, quantitative analyses to gather insights and provide recommendations related to growth initiatives in particular
  • Contributing to the design and the implementation of Snyk’s longer-term strategic planning

What You’ll Need:

  • 2-3 years of work experience, preferably in Management Consulting or Investment Banking
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree, ideally in Finance, Economics, or Mathematics (or equivalent experience)
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Great project management and real time prioritization skills
  • Sharp analytical skills - ability to find and use data and conduct analysis effectively and independently to assist in fact-based decision making (full proficiency in Excel)
  • A focus on acting speedily and iteratively, and knowing when to loop back for feedback
  • Ability to build strong relationships with a broad set of stakeholders that have diverse interests
  • Strong communication skills in both formal and informal situations
  • Drive to acquire new knowledge and skills and can do so quickly

We’d be Lucky if You:

  • Are familiar with Salesforce

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We care deeply about the warm, inclusive environment we’ve created and we value diversity – we welcome applications from those typically underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this role but are not totally sure whether you’re the right person, do apply anyway!

About Snyk

Snyk is committed to creating an inclusive and engaging environment where our employees can thrive as we rally behind our common mission to make the digital world a safer place. From Snyk employee resource groups, to global benefits that help our employees prioritize their health, wellness, financial security, and a work/life blend, we aim to support our employees along their entire journeys here at Snyk.

Benefits & Programs

Prioritize health, wellness, financial security, and life balance with programs tailored to your location and role.

  • Flexible working hours, work-from home allowances, in-office perks, and time off for learning and self development
  • Generous vacation and wellness time off, country-specific holidays, and 100% paid parental leave for all caregivers
  • Health benefits, employee assistance plans, and annual wellness allowance
  • Country-specific life insurance, disability benefits, and retirement/pension programs, plus mobile phone and education allowances