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Senior IT Business Analyst - Pinterest

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Job Title
Senior IT Business Analyst
Job Location
San Francisco, CA, US; Remote, US
Job Description

About Pinterest:  

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Creating a life you love also means finding a career that celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences that you bring. As you read through the expectations of the position, consider how your skills and experiences may complement the responsibilities of the role. We encourage you to think through your relevant and transferable skills from prior experiences.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more. 

Are you interested in budget planning, software lifecycle, and vendor management? Join the IT Planning Team at Pinterest where we are responsible for creating and managing the future of our IT resources. In this role, you will play a key role in developing strategies and implementing tools and processes to achieve our vision.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Act as a representative of Pinterest’s global asset footprint; driving analytics, governance, recommendations, and cost savings opportunities across software, SaaS, cloud, hardware, infrastructure and consulting agreements. 
  • Assist IT management in understanding financial and other business data, including cloud, network, desktop, consulting and SaaS/licensing. Develop models and analyses to drive better decision-making and business performance, identify trends, opportunities, and risks. 
  • In partnership with Procurement and IT, review invoices, contracts, etc., to ensure accurate budgeting/forecasting and to optimize cost. 
  • Review vendor history and work with technical teams to understand current and future licensing needs, performing analytics across various tools (discovery, financial, contracting, outside portals) as needed to establish license positioning.
  • Assist in the preparation and execution of Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs) for strategic vendors, analyzing performance metrics and discussing opportunities for improvement and growth.
  • Collaborate with internal IT teams and financial planning and analysts teams to oversee and manage capital expenditures (capex) spending initiatives. 
  • In partnership with Procurement help transform our vendor ecosystem with the goal of offering highly agile services worldwide, delivering on-demand scalability. 
  • Assist in the management of IT Asset Management (ITAM) tools to analyze our software spend across the enterprise, identifying products with high savings opportunities and develop a roadmap for long term rollout of software improvement models.
  • Assist in the management and development of the IT Team’s budget, by working with our IT senior leadership team and financial planning and analyst team to update our monthly/yearly forecasts. 

 

What we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years of experience in software asset management, ideally the candidate should have a strong focus on software & hardware asset management.
  • 3+ years experience in managing the full lifecycle of complex vendor engagements, including renewals, onboardings/offboardings, and quarterly business reviews. 
  • Analysis - spreadsheets - developing recommendations.
  • Strong executive communication skills: exceptional writing skills. Effective communication in written and verbal form.
  • Strong cross functional skills who can collaborate effectively with finance sourcing, financial planning analysts, IT senior leaders, and other stakeholders to execute IT teams vision.
  • Experienced business leader adept at identifying strategic requirements. Proficient in leading all facets of planning by providing informed business recommendations. Proven ability to align cross-functional partners to achieve organizational goals effectively.
  • Proven capabilities in developing IT Asset Management (ITAM) tools and conducting in-depth inventory analysis to ensure compliance, facilitate data-driven decision-making, and optimize IT operations.

Relocation Statement:

  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. Visit our PinFlex page to learn more about our working model.

 

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At Pinterest we believe the workplace should be equitable, inclusive, and inspiring for every employee. In an effort to provide greater transparency, we are sharing the base salary range for this position. The position is also eligible for equity. Final salary is based on a number of factors including location, travel, relevant prior experience, or particular skills and expertise.

Information regarding the culture at Pinterest and benefits available for this position can be found here.

US based applicants only
$95,200$196,000 USD

Our Commitment to Diversity:

Pinterest is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify accessibility@pinterest.com for support.

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Pinterest Headquarters Location

San Francisco, CA

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Pinterest Company Size

Between 3,987 - 3,987 employees

Pinterest Founded Year

2010

Pinterest Total Amount Raised

$1,486,099,840

Pinterest Funding Rounds

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  • IPO

    $0

  • Series Unknown

    $20,000,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $150,000,000 USD

  • Series G

    $186,000,000 USD

  • Series G

    $367,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $200,000,000 USD

  • Series E

    $225,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $200,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $27,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $10,000,000 USD

  • Angel

    $500,000 USD

  • Seed

    $600,000 USD