In June 2017, Sumo Logic announced another $75M funding round led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from new and existing investors including DFJ Growth, Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, and others ( https://www.sumologic.com/press/2017-06-27/75-million-funding-round/). This brings our total funding to $235.5M to date. Sumo Logic’s business has scaled significantly, tripling both our annual recurring revenue and customer count to over 1,500 customers, reflecting every major vertical and company size.
Who Are We?
We are a secure, cloud-native, machine data analytics service, delivering real-time, continuous intelligence from structured, semi-structured and unstructured data across the entire application lifecycle and stack. Our mission is to democratize analytics, making it accessible, simple and powerful for businesses of all sizes to build, run and secure their organizations. With Sumo Logic, customers can harness the power of machine data to gain operational business and customer insights that lead to competitive advantage and differentiated customer experience.
What Do We Do?
Sumo Logic was founded in 2010 by experts in log management, scalable systems, big data, and security. We imagined a world of Yottabyte-scale machine data, where machine learning algorithms and advanced analytics could make sense of it all. Today, our purpose-built, cloud-native service analyzes more than 100 petabytes of data, more than 16 million searches, and delivers 10s of millions of insights daily – positioning Sumo among the most powerful machine data analytics services in the world. Our customers around the globe rely on Sumo Logic for the analytics and insights to build, run and secure their modern applications and cloud infrastructures. With Sumo Logic, customers gain a service-model advantage to accelerate their shift to continuous innovation, increasing competitive advantage, business value, and growth.
Business Insights Analyst
The role of Business Analyst encompasses the following 3 areas. Our ideal candidate will be proficient in Business Intelligence and Analytics and be willing and in a position to support the Strategic Finance and Strategic Planning function at Sumo Logic.
Be Sumo Logic’s go-to person on business intelligence and analytics
Technology and Systems
o Writing Python / SQL code to extract data from business systems e.g. SFDC, Sumo platform etc.
o Designing data tables to ensure efficient performance and ease of future revision / expansion / updates
o Implementing and maintaining a database e.g. Redshift instance, or partnering with Engineering team to do so
o Developing user interface (dashboard, self-serve portal etc.) to extract business insights
o Performing regular updates and maintenance of the data warehouse
o Understand business issues
o Gather user requirements and identify data requirements
o Develop the plan of action from a BI perspective addressing
o Update and enhance Sumo Logic’s long-term financial plan
o Produce quarterly SaaS KPIs
o Perform peer benchmarking and tracking
o Partner with FP&A on recurring and ad-hoc analyses
o Assist in general corporate finance activities
o Provide input on the planning process – timing and content
o Develop and maintain dashboard to track business performance against objectives