Business Analyst

| Chicago

About the role

Our growing Product team is looking for a Business Analyst to plan, design, develop, and implement scalable business processes that expand FourKite’s tracking platform. The ideal candidate has previous experience in Supply Chain/Logistics processes and activities.

Responsibilities

  • Analyzing data quality and performance and other data management responsibilities
  • Working with the technical team to design business solutions
  • Documenting, training, and educating internal customers on the solutions developed/implemented
  • Designing, creating, and supporting reports and dashboards using BI tools for both internal and external customers
  • Implementing and supporting systems solutions according to the scope of services
  • Communicating and coordinating project statuses across various internal stakeholders in multiple timezones

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in business analysis or data analysis
  • Strong working knowledge in Advanced Excel functionalities
  • Ability to research and resolve system/process issues
  • Strong analytic skills (analyzing business data, such as sales revenue, profits, volume, shipment count, etc. by products and/or departments)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Basic understanding of logistics operations

FourKites, Inc. is a logistics technology startup providing a next-generation software platform that streamlines operations for freight brokers and shippers. Our connected devices platform is the most advanced in the industry and has been deployed by several freight brokerage houses in the country. Our customers include Fortune 100 shippers and Transport Topics Top 25 Freight Brokers. We love what we do, and we love the impact we have already driven for the clients we work with. We believe in empowering our employees to be the absolute best they can be, and we aren’t afraid to have a little fun in the process. We’re funded by a great group of investors who care about our company and our team’s success.

**If you cannot successfully complete the application process through the FourKites website because of the education field, please send your resume and a brief message to [email protected]

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • RubyLanguages

Location

Modern office at 1 N Dearborn with views of the Picasso and the Flamingo. Near almost every CTA train, and many express bus routes.
1 N Dearborn St. , Chicago, IL 60602

Insider's spotlight

What are some social events your company does?

The team at FourKites makes sure to take time to get a little competitive. Happy hour at SPiN allowed the teams to bond over snacks, libations and some fierce ping pong skills.

Amanda

Talent Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

We are working on a project to add functionality to our platform that will increase our customer’s visibility and add flexibility to our integrations. This has required collaboration between multiple departments to ensure that the scoping of the multiple product enhancement tickets are detailed and address the problems of all stakeholders.

Ashley

Manager, Carrier Operations

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started with FourKites as executive admin support & office manager. Several months into the role, I discussed growth opportunities with my manager and expressed an interest in moving into the HR function. The company supported my growth by sponsoring my SHRM certification and at my 1yr anniversary, I officially transitioned into a HR role!

Sara

HR Manager & Office Manager

What are FourKites, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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