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DATA & ANALYTICS | DATA ANALYST

Posted: November 23, 2020

The Role in Brief:

Do well by doing good! Farrell Day is seeking bright, talented and motivated individuals to join our data and analytics team. Individuals will be critical contributors to a fast-growing, early-stage education technology business and will have the unique benefit of joining a supportive team of experienced professionals on the ground level.

 

Individuals will serve colleges and universities with data analytics and business intelligence that help them better understand their position and control their destiny in a rapidly changing higher education marketplace.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Leverage analytic and technical skills to enable ingestion and normalization of data from colleges and universities, ultimately making large and complex data sets more usable for our campus partners

  • Manage client data relationships to ensure data sets are consistently structured, timely, and facilitate value creating analysis

  • Exercise intellectual curiosity by mining data sets to find meaningful patterns and trends in the data—both for individual institutions and across campuses

  • Ensure data quality and security using best-in-class business intelligence tools and technology

  • Contribute to the product roadmap and subsequent enhancements and development

  • Collaborate with Principals to provide campus leadership with objective knowledge and actionable insights that will lead to better decision making

  • And, generally, grow and develop analytical and visualization skills in new and meaningful ways that contribute to a better, more educated society

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or certification, preferably in a data-related field such as math, statistics or computer science

  • Impressive written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work with large amounts of data

  • Structured and/or unstructured data analysis experience

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Willingness to learn and experiment with different data technologies

  • Ability to use data to develop compelling narratives

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong quantitative skills including understanding of statistics

  • ETL and data warehouse management

  • Back-end database programming using coding languages such as SQL

  • Familiarity with data visualization software such as PowerBI

 

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working in higher education

 

Why Farrell Day?

At Farrell Day, we learn from and inspire one another every day. We roll up our sleeves together to tackle whatever it is that needs to get accomplished. We don’t get caught up in org charts, and we couldn’t care less about job titles. No task is too big or too small for anyone here.

While a shared passion for education unites us, it’s our sense of collaboration—both with our colleagues and our partners—that propels us forward.

 

We are looking for equally passionate team members who not only think outside of the box but are willing to eliminate the box altogether. If this is you, you’ll fit right in.

Equal Opportunity: 

Farrell Day is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment for our employees and do not discriminate on the basis of any status protected under federal, state, or local law.

 

DATA TECHNOLOGY

Posted: November 23, 2020

The Role in Brief:

Farrell Day is seeking experienced and driven database developers to join us as we build and manage the data infrastructure necessary to make education a more data-informed industry. These individuals will be critical contributors to a fast-growing, early-stage education technology business and will have the unique benefit of joining a supportive team of experienced professionals on the ground level.

 

Individuals will design, create and maintain complex data storage systems and will be responsible for all aspects of development, ETL functions, performance tuning and monitoring.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Leverage technical skills to develop and maintain highly secure data storage systems for our partners

  • Assist with software deployment and management of the technical infrastructure

  • Support ETL processes to load data to Azure SQL and Azure Data Lake utilizing standard Microsoft tools

  • Utilize SQL Data Tools to build ETL processes and solutions

  • Write and maintain optimized SQL queries for integration with other applications

  • Create SQL stored procedures and triggers for automation to increase efficiency

  • Perform database performance tuning and indexing to increase speed of data retrieval operations

  • Support and enhance business intelligence development efforts by translating business needs to technical specifications

  • Create technical documentation for databases to assist other team members and aid in onboarding new employees

  • Collaborate with the data and analytics team as well as the client service team in support of our partners

  • Uphold the highest standards for data quality and integrity

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or related field or a database certification

  • Experience developing in the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform

  • Minimum of three years of experience developing in Microsoft SQL Server 2012/Azure SQL

  • Proven SQL Server Performance tuning, query and index tuning capabilities

  • Extensive experience testing and troubleshooting to solve complex technical problems

  • Impressive interpersonal and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks appropriately

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with large databases and developing data warehouses

  • Experience designing and developing dimensional models

  • Excellent customer relationship skills

 

Bonus Points:

  • Microsoft developer certifications

 

Why Farrell Day?

At Farrell Day, we learn from and inspire one another every day. We roll up our sleeves together to tackle whatever it is that needs to get accomplished. We don’t get caught up in org charts, and we couldn’t care less about job titles. No task is too big or too small for anyone here.

While a shared passion for education unites us, it’s our sense of collaboration—both with our colleagues and our partners—that propels us forward.

 

We are looking for equally passionate team members who not only think outside of the box but are willing to eliminate the box altogether. If this is you, you’ll fit right in.

 

Equal Opportunity:

Farrell Day is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment for our employees and do not discriminate on the basis of any status protected under federal, state, or local law.

 

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