Data Analyst

Location: Miami, FL
Date Posted: 05-02-2017
Company Overview:
Nearpod is an award-winning education technology company focused on developing digital learning tools, virtual reality and interactive content across mobile devices that provides teachers an easy and efficient way to leverage technology in the classroom by creating learning experiences that engage and inspire students.

Since its launch in 2012 Nearpod has become a leader (& teacher favorite) in teaching and learning with technology. Nearpod currently reaches ~5M students monthly. In 2016 it was named one of Inc. 500’s fastest growing private companies and was featured in the Wall Street JournalFortune and local news channels across the country.

Nearpod has offices in Miami, Florida and San Francisco, California and is backed by notable investors like Insight Venture Partners, Reach Capital, Storm Ventures, the Stanford StartX Fund, the Knight Enterprise Fund, Arsenal Ventures, as well as Marc Benioff (the CEO of Salesforce) and Scott Cook (founder and Chairman of Intuit) and his wife, Signe Ostby.

Position Overview:
Data is a central part of decision-making for all of our teams at Nearpod. Our data systems allow us to track performance, validate hypotheses, and make sure we are effectively serving educators and students. We are looking for a data analyst in our Miami office to define, execute and scale our data systems and processes. The ideal candidate is a self-starting, analytical, individual with strong communication and problem-solving skills.
Role & Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with internal Nearpod teams to identify data needs and reporting requirements
  • Work closely with data engineers to build scalable reports and dashboards in Tableau, Google Analytics and
  • Analyze and synthesize data to drive decision making
  • Communicate data in an easy-to-read and actionable format to audiences of all levels
  • Empower internal Nearpod teams to access and use data consistently and effectively

Required Skills & Experience:
  • At least 2-4 years experience in data analytics required
  • Proficiency with SQL and reporting/data visualization tools required
  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Computer Science, Engineering or related field required
  • Tableau and/or Mixed Panel experience preferred
  • Business Intelligence experience preferred
  • Experience with SSIS, SSAS, SSRS technologies from Microsoft is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in defining and expanding the processes for data collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus but not required

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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