Top 10 Reason to join Rackspace as a Senior Web Analyst


We are hiring a senior web analyst here at Rackspace US, Inc. (San Antonio & Austin, TX locations). This is a great opportunity to become a part of one of the most talented online marketing groups in the technology industry.

I have been at Rackspace for three years, and I enjoyed every second of it. It has been a memorable experience working with a highly talented group of individuals.

The web analytics role we are hiring for is the most exciting opportunity for individuals who want to build a strong career path.

#1. Great company – Rackspace is the service leader in the cloud computing and the web hosting industry with more than 120K customers and 3500+ employees worldwide. It has a proven track record of success and a solid financial base. There is a big technological shift happening right now in the hosting industry, and we are leading this change. Rackspace is also the co-founder of OpenStack™ , an open-source cloud computing platform with broad industry support, designed to deliver a massively scalable cloud OS.



#2. Team – Rackspace online marketing team is filled with passionate hard-working individuals. We are fanatical online ninjas, and we treat each other like family and friends. We are a fun-loving team of achievers with great sense of humor 😉 and passion for delivering fanatical support .


#3. Great compensation – Rackspace is a technological leader, and our compensation is as competitive as any other enterprise technology company. Apart from the basic salary, we offer employee stock purchase plan and an aggressive company profit sharing plan.

#4. Benefits – Rackspace is one of the few companies that really cares about employee, and their loved ones. Here is a list of the benefits we offer-

  • Choice of four Medical Plans – with 100% company paid premium for Rackers
  • Dental and Vision Plans
  • Benefits coverage for domestic partners
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • 401K – with a company match
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Flexible Hours
  • Rackspace University for Continuing Education and Training Classes
  • Free On-site Fitness Facility
  • Strengths-Based Culture and Employee Development
  • Supportive Work Environment

#5. Opportunity – Rackspace is looking for dynamic and experienced Senior Web Analyst, who is willing to drive the online marketing team to accomplish new objectives and goals. We are looking for someone who is a risk taker, can help us overcome challenges, and can perform insightful analytics to empower the team with actionable recommendations.

This is a great opportunity to combine your innovative and analytics skills while you climb the ladder of marketing leadership. We always like to hire individuals who have the desire to become future Rackspace leaders.

Some of the day to day responsibilities include –

  • Develop and maintain standard reports and dashboards in Coremetrics and Google Analytics to provide insightful recommendations for key internal stakeholders and the senior management team
  • Identify and implement enhancements to tracking tools to enable standard and automated reporting.
  • Evolve Rackspace purchase cycle and work with nurture/display team to build new campaigns to shorten the sales cycle.
  •   Direct and manage the daily workflow of all conversion optimization projects.
  •   Analyze visitor behavior on from a variety of traffic sources and help optimize the site to harvest new business opportunities. (cross-sell, upsell)
  • Develop excel based analytics models to measure the success of the social marketing campaigns.

#6. Location – San Antonio has been consistently rated as one of the top economies of Texas. We are a consistent producer of new jobs and have been a solid tourist spot for decades. One of my coworker Angela Bartels wrote an excellent post called “10 Reasons Why San Antonio Dosen’t Suck“. The post is extremely well written on why San Antonio is one of the best places to live in Texas, and I highly encourage you to read it.



#7. Lifestyle – Rackspace employee lifestyle is unheard of. As a company, we place high value on employee engagement, and our culture is our core differentiator. We call ourselves “rackers” and treat each other as “friends and family” which also happen to be one of our core values. We are not a typical corporate company in the sense that we are whacky, funny, loud, fast, smart and professional all at the same time. It is impossible to take the whack out of the rack!

#8. Rackspace University – RU is a classic example of why as a company we believe in the success of our employees. RU offers courses right from the new employee orientation program all the way to advanced Cisco professional training. RU courses cover a broad spectrum of categories, including business, technology, leadership, self-help and more. We have a dedicated team of certified professional trainers who constant delivery exceptional learning experiences through our RU courses.

#9. Career Path – We have a high retention rate, and one of the key factors is the career growth opportunity. Unlike most organizations, we offer technical and business career path. You may choose to become a traditional business leader or follow the path to fellowship. We are in a constant hiring mode and have been adding on average 100+ employees each month. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and we do encourage internal candidates to apply for positions that will advance them to the next level in their career.

Our cutting-edge job site offers comprehensive details on the latest Rackspace job offerings.

#10. Free Sodas! – Working at Rackspace is like living in a dreamland where fountains of your favorite sodas never stop flowing. Yes! You don’t have to pay for sodas anymore no matter how big or small your appetite is. Get ready to drench yourself in pride!

Click here to apply for the senior web analyst job at Rackspace.

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