Senior Data Analyst

HelioCampus - Adelphi, MD - Full time

HelioCampus is an analytics platform-as-a-service company serving higher education institutions throughout the US. We are seeking a senior level Data Analyst to join our team of higher education data experts. The analyst will work closely with university stakeholders to understand their analytical needs, evaluate key performance metrics and analyze trends. The ideal candidate will possess both superior technical ability as well as effective communication and relationship management skills.Specific responsibilities are as follows:

  • Develop subject matter expertise in the HelioCampus data platform and guide stakeholders in the use of the platform to answer strategic institutional questions.
  • Perform ad hoc and trend analyses to discover actionable information in support of management decision making.
  • Leverage enterprise business intelligence tools, SQL queries and other tools to develop complex models, dashboards, and reports.
  • Complete data validation and facilitate end user testing on designed reports and dashboards.
  • Deliver ongoing training and support to client stakeholders.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning; A minimum of 5 years of experience working as a business/data analyst or consultant in higher education or related industry; Significant experience working with relational databases and SQL queries to build reports and answer ad hoc questions. Experience leveraging enterprise reporting tools to develop dashboards and reports; Expertise leveraging Excel and data visualization tools such as Tableau to manipulate, analyze and present data; Excellent communication skills and experience presenting findings to mid to senior level executives; Ability to work effectively and independently on multiple priorities with strict deliverable dates; Experience working closely with both business users and technical development teams.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Prior positions in higher education consulting or working with educational data; Significant experience building reports and dashboards in Tableau; Experience performing statistical analysis to identify trends, patterns and relationships in data to provide answers to questions posed by others; Experience working with SIS, HR, CRM, Financial, ERP and Learning Management systems data; Knowledge of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, Banner Student, Workday Financials and HCM. Strong understanding of data warehouse concepts and experience working with large data sets.

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Experience Level

3 or more years


HelioCampus provides an analytics platform-as-a-service to higher education institutions, combining a powerful business-intelligence platform with guided analysis from education experts. We are seeking talented Data Analysts and Data Engineers to be a part of our fast growing team in Bethesda and Adelphi, MD.

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