Business SQL Analyst

San Mateo, California, United States Full-time

Over 21 million teachers and parents worldwide have joined Education.com since we launched our early learning platform in 2015. Our comprehensive curriculum covers Core Skills across Math, Reading, Writing, ELA, Science, and more. Education.com is designed with flexibility, so it can be tailored to every child’s unique interests and needs. Parents and Teachers can follow our guidance step-by-step, create their own curriculum, or deep-dive into specific areas with over 30,000 games, worksheets, activities and lessons.

Education.com is seeking a Business SQL Analyst who will define and implement metrics that enable us to improve our product and teach children more effectively. 

As a critical member of the Analytics Team, you will work closely with the Marketing, Content, and Engineering teams to better understand our products and customers. Using dashboards and reports, you will surface the insights you discover. You have experience gathering project requirements and communicating with stakeholders, and you have a background to understand different groups’ needs. You have written SQL in the workplace and can write complex SQL queries. You have experience with Python/Airflow/ETL, and if not you are enthusiastic to learn.

This is a full-time position based in San Mateo, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with teams to use data to understand how our customers use our product and how to improve our product
  • Work with teams to define, track, and surface project success metrics
  • Create reliable and trusted dashboards that communicate results clearly and effectively and highlight actionable insights
  • Actively partner with Engineering to ensure correct data is being collected
  • Help build out our Analytics pipeline and framework

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 2-4 years professional experience working with business teams and gathering analytics requirements
  • 2-4 years experience writing complex SQL queries in a professional/production environment, Redshift and Presto experience a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
  • Experience with creating data visualizations

Beneficial Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working with and understanding the needs of a content team or a marketing team
  • Programming experience, especially with Python
  • Experience implementing data pipelines, especially on Airflow
  • NoSQL query experience, especially with MongoDB

Perks:

  • Full medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k with matching
  • Open Vacation policy
  • Transportation stipend
  • Short walk to Caltrain
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Yoga and Meditation twice per week
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks and drinks
  • Happy hours, field trips, and team-building events
  • Vibrant downtown with great restaurants

Education.com’s Team Culture:

Our platform has a powerful impact on people’s lives across the U.S. and the world. Education.com has grown organically to be a top U.S. education site—and we have done this while cultivating a company culture that we are very proud of. We take work-life balance seriously, and encourage mental and physical health through on-site yoga and meditation in office twice a week. Every team member is encouraged to come up with and contribute to project ideas. We love to learn and grow through employee-led tech talks and sponsored classes. All of this in our modern, dog-friendly open office in downtown San Mateo, California. We believe in teamwork and communication, and we believe in each other—every team member should have the confidence and flexibility to take a stab at new projects across the site. The products we make have a direct impact on millions of people. It's nice to feel good about the work you do. Come join us!

Location: San Mateo, CA (Downtown near CalTrain)

Compensation: DOE