Director, Business Intelligence

Job ID 2024-5941

Other Newark, New Jersey


Position at WebMD

WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of
health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers
and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The
WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine,
RxList, and Medscape Education. Our consumer portals and mobile health applications
provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health
assessment tools and access to online communities.
WebMD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on
the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veterans status, or any other
basis protected by law or veteran status.
WebMD is searching for a Director - Database Analysis to join our Business Intelligence
team.  In this role, your primary responsibilities will be to generate
revenue and business insights through database analysis and solve analytical
business problems posed by all levels of management, spanning C-Suite to operations
at WebMD. This position will:
 Conduct ad hoc database, financial, marketing and other forms of quantitative
analysis (using self-authored advanced SQL code against a 180 TB data
warehouse) to discover answers to widely varying, one-off business questions:
o Including CTE, windowing functions, time series analysis, against
multipole tables, each with over a billion rows
 Support the development of new data products and increase sales volume through
machine learning and predictive analysis using modeling software from SAP
 Provide ad hoc analytical and database analysis support to optimize site user
interaction and financial return for
 Provide guidance, management and leadership to junior staff members
 Support the Sales organization with RFP responses, campaign optimization across
media tactics, and renewal efforts by developing creative, quantitative means to
prove the value of WebMD 
Typical assignments will include:
 Meetings with Senior Management, Marketing, Project management and Product
management staff to understand business goals and sales challenges
 Identifying analytical approaches and appropriate data to investigate business
 Developing and executing analyses, across databases (e.g. Vertica), web analytics
(e.g. Adobe), spreadsheet (e.g. Excel), and presentation (Tableau) technologies 
 Validating quality of data and analysis
 Presenting findings with action items 
 Working environments, in order of use:
o SQL via Toad, DB Visualizer, etc. (60% of time and effort)
o Tableau (20%)
o Excel (10%)
o Powerpoint (10%)
Minimum Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, marketing or quantitative field or 8 years
equivalent experience Intellectual curiosity
 Minimum of 8 years in experience in financial or marketing analysis
 Strong database analysis experience, including authoring code in SQL or
comparable language
 Strong ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
 Responsible, accountable and result-driven