Business Intelligence Analyst for New Classrooms in New York

Business Intelligence Analyst

New Classrooms - New York - Full time

About the Role

New Classrooms is seeking a Business Intelligence Analyst. The smart use of data has always been vital to ensuring that the New Classrooms’ model Teach To One: Math delivers a personalized math program for each and every student. We combine multiple sources of data into a comprehensive model of whole-student learners, in order to better personalize the learning experience for students and improve outcomes for our partners.

The Data Solutions team ensures that clean data, sound analytical approaches and valid statistical techniques are used to answer complex questions about our students, our program and the larger education landscape. The Business Intelligence Analyst will help ensure that our systems are creating high quality, useful data, and will aid in analyzing that data and transforming it into information that informs organization and program strategy.

This position is a great opportunity for someone with strong technical skills and intellectual curiosity who is looking to leverage these skills and develop in the area of strategic application of data.

About You

  • You are energized by the opportunity to apply the power of data analytics to the unique complex challenges presented in education environments.
  • You are empathetic, respectful, and vigilantly aware that data and analytics directly impact students and teachers every day.
  • You have the capacity to thrive in our fast paced, iterative, start-up environment without abandoning your beliefs in accuracy, rigor, completeness and integrity.
  • Your experience working with others has taught you that the whole can be greater than the sum of its parts, and that collaboration rooted in mutual respect can produce results that go beyond the contributions of any individual.
  • You can clearly communicate your insights verbally, visually and in writing.

What You Will Do

  • Collect and organize data from multiple sources into coherent, structured repositories that maintain fidelity, consistency, reliability, and availability.
  • Data sources may include:
  • Relational databases for current operational and historic program data
  • Student performance data files downloaded from vendors
  • Organizational/business data from 3rd party applications
  • Publically available population or demographic data
  • Collaborate with team members across our organization to understand data needs, produce reports according to documented requirements, and document queries and reports to maximize maintainability and support.
  • Support the Data Solutions team in exploration, experimentation and performance of analytics in service of organizational goals.
  • Identify and produce appropriate data visualizations that meet the needs of data requests, and that highlight unexpected, complex, or subtle insights when possible.

What We Are Looking For

  • 2+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Business Intelligence technologies, including MS SQL server, SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Analysis Services, and PowerBI
  • Designing and optimizing data warehouse objects, including schema and indexing strategies for facts and dimensions
  • Utilizing SSIS to produce reliable, transparent ETL procedures
  • Creating and managing Tabular Models using SSAS, including complex relationships, calculated tables and measures, hierarchies and KPIs
  • Delivering rich, interactive data experiences to business users using reports and dashboards created with PowerBI
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant languages across these tools, including T-SQL, DAX, and powershell
  • Nice to have: familiarity with alternative reporting platforms, such as Microsoft Reporting Services or Tableau
  • Nice to have: Strong foundational knowledge of statistics, coupled with experience with relevant programming packages (R, Python, SPSS, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

Application Information

Equal Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

Work Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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Data Analysis

Experience Level

Entry Level

New Classrooms

New Classrooms is a nonprofit organization that leverages classroom design, teacher talent, and technology to enable personalized learning for thousands of students in 37 pioneering schools in 12 states.

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