Analyst, Data Science

Marketing & Customer Success North Billerica, Massachusetts


Description

The Analyst, Data Science, will use data to support decision making and improve the experiences of teachers and students that use Curriculum Associates’ products.  In this role, you will design, create and distribute interactive data visualizations, explore interesting business questions, and communicate important findings to key stakeholders.

Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent analytical skills, experience querying large datasets, and a passion for data visualization.

Impact you'll have: 

You will be responsible for participating a broad range of projects and analyses related to Curriculum Associates’ suite of assessment and instruction products. Typical responsibilities include: 

  • Query and prepare analytical datasets from large relational, longitudinal, databases
  • Create data visualizations that empower our business and guide decision making
  • Build web-based visualization tools
  • Conduct data analysis and summarize findings in response to internal requests
  • Participate in the scoping, planning, and execution of complex research projects
  • Create and maintain technical documentation for data pipelines, analytical applications, and data visualizations in tools like Confluence and GitHub

What we're looking for:  

Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a record of achievement. Additional qualifications include: 

  • BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Systems, Economics or closely related discipline
  • 1-3 years of professional experience, but exceptional candidates without formal work experience will be considered
  • Experience working with large relational databases using SQL
  • Ability to create interactive data visualizations using a framework such as R Shiny, D3, Plotly, or SAS
  • Programming experience with a scripting language such as Python, R, JavaScript, SAS, etc.
  • Experience with business intelligence tools such as Domo or Tableau is a plus
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills
  • Excellent project management and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of research design principles and experience with applied statistics in education or related field is a plus

Additionally, familiarity with the field of education, especially the current national K-12 curriculum and assessment landscape is a plus, as is knowledge of educational measurement principles, including familiarity with psychometric concepts including measurement error, validity, and reliability estimation and IRT. 

Location and more about us:

Curriculum Associates is a socially responsible, rapidly growing educational company located northwest of Boston, MA. Need a ride to our office in North Billerica? Our shuttle picks up from a number of Boston area "T" stops. 

Want to explore more? Check us out on social media:

www.facebook.com/CurriculumAssociates 
www.twitter.com/CurriculumAssoc  
www.instagram.com/Curriculum_Associates 

 



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