Business Analyst

Full Time

Job Description

Business Analyst

Job Description

CoStar Risk Analytics, located in Boston, MA, works with market participants across the commercial real estate (CRE) lending spectrum. Collectively, CoStar Risk Analytics' tools, in conjunction with CoStar 's granular data, provide lenders with the ability to better target business, appropriately price loans, make informed approval of credits, actively manage their portfolio with robust stress testing and surveillance measures, assess refinance risk, and execute within a disciplined framework. Clients, both public and private investors, range from commercial banks and financial institutions to pension funds and insurance companies as well as government and rating agencies.

CoStar Risk Analytics is currently looking for a Business Analyst to join the growing Boston based team. The Business Analyst will be a dedicated, experienced professional able to diligently provide ongoing support in the development, setup, maintenance, documentation, and quality assurance of our CRE Credit Risk Management products. This individual needs to be a self-starter who can work both independently and part of a larger team. They must have an exceptional attention to detail and accuracy, be a creative and critical thinker, and have the ability to prepare and deliver reports and other documents in support of the product.


  • Contribute to the ongoing design and development of CoStar Risk Analytics' products

  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements for prototype construction and final product development by engineering teams
  • Support the development team with any questions they may have about product requirements
  • Perform quality assurance on all products and related processes
  • Participate in daily scrum meetings, planning, reviews and retrospectives

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Information Systems, Computer Science or other related fields is
  • 0-2 years of relevant commercial real estate, banking, insurance, investment management, accounting or related experience is preferred
  • Aptitude for technology and ability to communicate between the business and technical team
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working in an agile environment is a plus
  • Knowledge of data analysis and visualization tools including skills to develop analysis queries and procedures in SQL, SAS, Microsoft Power BI or other business intelligence and analysis software is a plus


Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace;, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell , the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.

What's in it for you?

Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions

  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group:

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position


CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing
Dice Id : 10100023
Position Id : R28082
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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