Business Analyst Business Analyst …

Costar Group
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Costar Group
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Business Analyst
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Job Description


Business Analyst US-MA Boston

CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces is seeking a Business Analyst to join the analytics team.

The analytics team is responsible for the development of CoStar's customer-facing real estate analytics products. We think big, creating innovative data-intensive applications that take the vast amount of data collected by our CoStar Research teams to create a fast, reliable and intuitive analytics platform for our customers. We are a collaborative product development team, and we are growing rapidly to help invent the future of real estate analytics.

The mission of the Business Analyst, in partnership with product design and product development, is to successfully build analytic information tools, reports, and applications for the commercial real estate (CRE) market. We are searching for an experienced business analyst who can gather important company data and compile it into specifications that our teams can use to build world-class analytic products. Successful candidates should have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and translate business data into digestible information that will be consumed by various development teams. Candidates should be able to analyze and solve issues that arise from customers and internal users regarding all aspects of CoStar analytics.


  • Understanding the CoStar business, the goals of our products, and collaborating with product development and design in the creation and augmentation of those products
  • Writing acceptance criteria for user stories that contain key information for the development team to do their work
  • Maintaining direct channels of communication with software developers, management, and product design to accomplish team goals
  • Responding to analytic specific issues that are raised by internal and external groups
  • Identifying and documenting business trends utilizing real data that will support new features and applications
  • Holding regular stakeholder/grooming meetings to keep all interested parties updated in project progress
  • Documenting user requirements and business rules to be used in application development
  • Understanding end-to-end test cases at the application and multi-application levels
  • Working directly with QA staff to ensure comprehensive testing for all areas and provide input as to how to test new features
  • Hands on work in SQL as well as BI toolsets on a regular basis

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelors or masters degree in related field
  • 2+ years of associated work experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • SQL database proficiency
  • Technical writing proficiency
  • Business intelligence tool set proficiency (Power BI, Tableau, Reporting Services or similar) Demonstrated desire to pursue a career in B2B digital product management
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Project Management Tools (Team Foundation Server, JIRA or similar) a plus
  • Experience in user testing and project management a plus
  • Experience with Agile Development process a plus
  • Commercial real estate knowledge a plus

About CoStar:

At CoStar, were in the business of equipping our clients with what they need to succeed. We create opportunity through a combination of reliable tools, resources, and deep understanding on over five million commercial real estate properties in todays market. Starting our fourth decade, CoStar Group has more than 120 offices in the United States, Canada and Europe. CoStar has been named to Fortune Magazines 100 Fastest Growing Companies, Forbes Worlds Most Innovative Growth Company and Forbes Fast Tech 25.

CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing


CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

Posted 3 Days AgoFull timeR21490

Founded in 1987, CoStar Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CSGP) is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces.

CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. CoStar data powers the $17 trillion world of real estate delivering the sale, lease, property, tenant, contact, reporting and industry information that makes connections happen.  We help our clients make smart investments and decisions.  Eighty-three percent of the nations commercial real estate transactions involve a CoStar subscriber, and the top 95% of the leading 1,000 brokerage firms use CoStar to inform their decisions.

We also help create lasting experiences through our family of marketplaces.  In addition to CoStar, CoStar Group brands and marketplaces include LoopNet,, BizBuySell, and Lands of America collectively attracting more than 25 million monthly unique visitors. The Network is the nations #1 most visited apartment listing network, with 45 million monthly visits, allowing renters to find their perfect homes. connects landowners to their perfect properties, spots and open spaces.  BizBuySell allows small business owners to bring their dreams to life.  And LoopNet connects investors, sellers and brokers with clients who fall in love with their properties. 

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe and Toronto, Canada with a staff of approximately 3,700 worldwide, including the industry's largest professional research organization.

CoStar is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. CoStar is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable  accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 1-855-840-1715 or by sending an email to .