Business Analyst, New Initiatives at Transfix

| Greater NYC Area
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Transfix, named to Forbes’ “Next Billion-Dollar Startups” list, is the leading transportation solutions provider whose digital brokerage marketplace and logistics software offerings are helping transform the $800 billion trucking industry. Since its founding in 2013, Transfix has been driven by a mission to deliver simple, smart, and sustainable solutions for shippers and carriers, powered by people and technology.

By combining deep industry expertise and a best in class carrier network with cutting-edge technology, Transfix is reimagining the world of transportation. Fortune 500 companies such as Staples, Unilever, Target and Wayfair rely on Transfix to handle their most important FTL freight needs. With instant pricing, algorithmic matching, superior service, and unmatched intelligence, Transfix is optimizing the supply chain from start to finish. Come leave a positive impact on the environment as we help reduce the carbon footprint caused by the 65 billion wasted miles on the road.

The problems we solve everyday are real and require creativity, grit, and determination. Recognized as one of Built In’s Best Places to Work 2021, Transfix is building a culture that challenges norms while fostering experimentation and personal growth. We’re hiring team members who are passionate and are energized by the vision to simplify and transform one of the largest and most complex industries through technology, data and a strong commitment to customers. 

If you’re excited about transforming an industry, being part of an innovative culture, and making a positive impact on the environment, send us your resume.

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About the role:

You’ll be joining the strategic New Initiatives team at Transfix that works on developing new commercial and technology solutions that drive value for our shipping and carrier partners. You will help lead the charge on an exciting new project that leverages technology and data science along with commercial growth and operational execution. You’ll play a key role in helping Transfix achieve its ambitious growth goals for the new program as well as help launch additional initiatives.



What you'll do:

Strategic Program Growth

  • Develop strong relationships with stakeholders across our strategic shipping partners and carriers
  • Scale the program -- working closely with sales and account managers -- to identify and open up new program opportunities with shippers and fleets
  • Work closely with sales and pricing teams to leverage this innovative capability to bid on new customer RFPs and win more business
  • Deeply understand Transfix’s current network to match available supply and demand

Program & Operations Management

  • Direct internal coordination efforts between operations, data science, and product teams 
  • Work with account managers to identify existing customers with freight compatible with program operational requirements
  • For each market, maximize carrier utilization up to full capacity every day by finding matching freight and coordinating execution with operations teams
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to align business requirements and maximize revenue and margin
  • Collaborate with carrier managers to onboard strategic carriers and setup robust processes on each lane to capture all eligible freight
  • Proactively communicate with internal leadership and other key stakeholders providing progress updates and highlighting new opportunities

Analytics & Innovation

  • Partner with data science team to analyze new program opportunities and develop analytics / tools to drive growth
  • Identify product enhancement opportunities and work closely with product / engineering teams to scope and develop technology solutions
  • Participate in development and evaluation of other new innovative commercial and technology initiatives for Transfix

About you:

  • You have 5+ years experience in program management, operations management, account management, or as a business analyst
  • You are strategic and possess the ability to identify new opportunities for growth 
  • You are flexible - we are disrupting an industry so changes to traditional processes should be expected
  • You love solving complex problems in a fast paced environment
  • You are a critical thinker and data-oriented with strong analytical skills; you’re an expert at Excel and reporting tools
  • You demonstrate strong internal and external communication skills including verbal, written, presentation, and active listening
  • You have managed complex projects and launched new initiatives
  • You have a strong ability to multitask methodically and rapidly switch between different contexts
  • You are organized, and manage your time efficiently
  • Previous experience with B2B enterprise accounts, tech companies, and/or a hyper-growth B2B startup preferred
  • Must be able to interact and collaborate with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • A burning desire to win and reach overall company goals
  • You possess excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills that you use to collaborate across a wide variety of partners & stakeholders
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree (engineering, operations management, economics, or business preferred)

To all recruitment agencies: Transfix does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be held responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

Transfix borders the famous Times Square neighborhood and is close to all the main subway lines (we're currently hiring remote employees as well!)

An Insider's view of Transfix

What are some social events your company does?

Transfix has a culture committee dedicated towards creating events that cater to our team’s unique interests. From Game Night to Transfixgiving Dinner, our events are a healthy mix of both in-house team bonding to outdoor team building experiences.

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What are Transfix Perks + Benefits

Transfix Benefits Overview

Transfix covers 100% medical benefits for all full-time employees, as well as provides flexible paid vacation.

We have amazing catered lunches every Friday, and a kitchen that is stocked with snacks / drinks throughout the week. Depending on the season, we have avocados for days. Not to mention, there's enough cold brew on tap to win the Kentucky Derby!

Lastly, we have a cultural committee called "Guardians of the Galaxy" that meets bi-monthly to make sure each month has it's fair share of fun office events. Maintaining a fun and inclusive office culture that keeps employees engaged it very important to us.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Team workouts
Transfix's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga and fitness classes weekly.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Transfix sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Transfixers enjoy free lunch on Fridays from restaurants around NYC.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
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Additional Perks + Benefits

Our Medical, Vision, and Dental plans are 100% paid—we got you covered!

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