Data Visualization Analyst

Edmentum Inc. - Minneapolis, Minnesota or Remote - Full time

Edmentum is committed to making it easier for educators to individualize learning for every student through simple technology, high-quality content, actionable data, and customer success. Founded in innovation, Edmentum’s powerful learning solutions blend technology with individual teaching approaches. We are dedicated to being educators' most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs. Our commitment is built off the emphasis we place on our core values: passion, people, respect, collaboration, and performance.

At Edmentum, we are committed to building research-based curriculum and assessment solutions that empower educators and improve student outcomes across the globe. The Edmentum Research and Learning Engineering Team is central to fulfilling our commitment to our national and international educators and learners. Each member of our team must be curious, collaborative, and have a passion to conduct best-in-class research to develop and provide evidence of valid, useful educational solutions that truly meet the needs of learners and educators.

The Data Visualization Analyst will support the execution of Edmentum’s research agenda through contributions to the dissemination of research findings in graphical format via dashboards, reports and presentations.

This position will entail exceptional collaboration with colleagues in Product Management, Learning and Assessment Design, Data Science, and Sales and Services to execute upon Edmentum’s mission of creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs.

The Data Visualization Analyst has academic or industry experience in design and data visualization and works alongside Edmentum’s research scientists and learning engineers to help them communicate impactful and relevant educational research results.

Here's what you'll do:

  • Support Edmentum’s research scientists and data engineers to deliver data in useful and appealing ways to users
  • Stay abreast of theory and research in data visualization and design
  • Present large amounts of information in ways that are universally understandable or easy to interpret and spot patterns, trends and correlations
  • Use representations that include charts, graphs, infographics and other pictoral diagrams, and deliver via live dashboards and/or static research papers and presentations
  • In support of and in collaboration with research scientists and learning engineers, design, build, and maintain PowerBI dashboards for internal customers, such as learning design and product management

Here's what you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, such as business intelligence, data analytics, data science; master’s degree preferred
  • Satisfactory completion of at least one course foundational statistics or quantitative research
  • 1-3 years’ experience applying data visualization theory to research study results; experience gained in academic setting may be acceptable depending on portfolio of work presented
  • Proven experience with SQL, Excel/Google Sheets, and Power BI
  • Experience applying design and data visualization skills to increase speed from data to insight
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience using r and/or python, including ggplot and/or Matplotlib a plus
  • Experience extracting data from data warehouses such as AWS Redshift a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to work with large amounts of information and see the ‘bigger picture’
  • Ability to work with scientists and engineers to improve the visual impact of research findings
  • Familiar with data visualization theories such as those proposed by Edward Tufte
  • Comfortable with juggling facts, figures, and number crunching
  • Communication skills, both written and oral
  • Conducts work with exceptional attention to detail and commitment to reporting accuracy
  • Able to work under tight and/or overlapping deadlines.
  • Desire and motivation to learn, with ability to receive and apply feedback.
  • Familiarity with educational technology preferred.
  • Familiarity with current trends in education preferred.

Edmentum is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Role

Data Analysis

Experience Level

Entry Level

Edmentum Inc.

Founded in innovation, Edmentum’s powerful learning solutions blend technology with individual teaching approaches. We are dedicated to being educators' most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs.
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