Lead BI Analyst

| Greater Boston Area

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. www.indigoag.com

As part of the Software Engineering team, the Lead Business Intelligence Analyst will have immediate impact as the liaison for all cross-functional data reporting projects. This role will initially be very hands-on, working collaboratively and cross-functionally to manage BI reporting requirements for company needs and to visualize data to tell a story. Over time, this position will take on more leadership responsibilities, hiring and leading a team.


  • Become liaison for all cross-functional data reporting projects
  • Build relationships across company to understand data needs
  • Provide ad hoc analysis and reporting support and triage feature requests or challenges
  • Manage BI reporting requirements for company needs
  • Replace current reports with Looker equivalent reports
  • Hire BI Analyst team
    • Develop mentorship and growth plans for team


  • Passion for concise and thorough documentation
  • Able to scope data projects with detail, set and maintain timelines
  • Superior communicator
    • Able to interface with engineering and product management
  • Able to prioritize conflicting demands
    • Able to prioritize large number of requests/requirements from diverse group of end-users
    • Able to set expectations to broad group of internal clients
  • Able to think big-picture about business intelligence analytics and visualization, linking many different teams’ data
    • Able to translate abstract reporting requests into engaging data visualizations
  • Thrives in fast-paced environments; able to switch focus and context quickly
    • Comfortable with ambiguity and challenging company goals
    • Able to work independently and drive to solutions with minimal direction
  • Passionate about “storytelling” via data


  • 5+ years data management, data operations, or analytics experience
  • Technical experience:
    • Experience with Salesforce
    • Experience in Python, R, SQL, Excel
    • Experience in visualization frameworks (Looker, Spotfire, Tableau, Google Studio)
    • Experience with data warehouse technologies, especially snowflake
  • Experience leading and building a team
    • Experience leading a team of BI analysts
  • Experience working cross-functionally
    • Experience working with agile software development teams
    • Experience building consensus with senior leadership
  • Experience working in fast-paced, quickly pivoting environment
  • Broad industry experience preferred (data science, tech, life sciences, etc.)
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500 Rutherford Ave, Boston, MA 02115
500 Rutherford Ave, Boston, MA 02115