Senior Data Analyst (ML And Data Science)

Pearson Harrisburg , PA 17101

Posted 2 months ago

Company Summary:

With more than 24,000 employees across the globe, Pearson is the world's learning company, providing a range of products and services that help people make progress in their lives through learning.

Since 2001, our Pearson Virtual Schools division has reimagined K-12 education with full-time virtual schools for students who want a personalized, more flexible approach to learning. Our flagship products and services include Connections Academy, US-based online public charter schools; International Connections Academy, a global online private school; and Pearson Connexus, our comprehensive online school program for school districts nationwide.

Our company culture is built around our motto "Always Learning" and a set of core values that we live by brave, imaginative, decent, accountable, curious, customer-centric, and collaborative.

Position Summary:(Remote Position)

As part of the Pearson Virtual Schools Analytics Center of Excellence team you'll be tasked with an exciting opportunity to show off your skills within a growing Analytics team. You will be able jump into the current EDW project and will have expert experience with all big-tech data management tools. You will have advanced experience with ETL and data analysis using Python and SQL, and to cut and join data from multiple sources and provide actionable insights to the business.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work within the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) environment

  • Develop and maintain pipelines of analysis

  • Extract answers from questions raised by multiple data sources

  • Create visuals and reports to tell a meaningful story

  • Connect multiple services into a cohesive output

  • Utilize Python and SQL for data analytics, ETL, and API development

  • Create adhoc reports based on immediate needs as they present themselves

Pearson Virtual Schools is focused on providing a flexible work environment for its employees, including the ability to work from home on a regular basis in most positions. We believe that flexibility in work/life balance is a critical part of our culture and employee satisfaction, and we are proud to provide to our employees the ability to work from anywhere. In exchange, we require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including but not limited to privacy of records, technology standards, equipment standards and expectations.



  • 3-5 years' experience in a B2C/D2C business in big-tech data management including but not limited to: data clustering, ETL, data structuring best practices, master data schemas, BI, etc.

  • Extensive experience with Python and SQL (additional programming languages a plus)

  • Extensive experience with version control and git (experience with Google Source within GCP a plus)

  • Hands-on experience with Big Query/GCP (preferred), Snowflake or comparable big-tech data tools

  • Knowledge of microservice concepts (experience with Google Functions within GCP a plus)

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, technology-based environment with the ability to handle multiple projects

  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic, who can work independently, or as a member of a team

  • Willingness to learn new technology with ability to deal with and manage through ambiguity

  • Ability to derive deep insights from data analyses for business stakeholders to empower data-informed decisions and the willingness to take on new challenges

  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment, with ability to manage multiple, competing priorities

Key Capabilities:

  • Customer Centric
  • Acts with a strong customer mindset (both internal and external) and is a visible advocate for the customer. Builds strong relationships with customers and uses those to improve their experience and outcomes
  • Delivering Results
  • A strong track record of delivering against commitments
  • Communications
  • A great communicator who engages teams and stakeholders with thoughtful delivery and messages that resonate
  • Works well in a matrix
  • Models collaboration, solves problems with peers, builds trust and support
  • Takes personal responsibility
  • Can be relied on to complete tasks timely and well, demonstrates "ownership" regardless of the outcome, proactive in exploring and exploiting new opportunities


  • High level of integrity and transparency

  • Is accountable, takes initiative and is proactive

  • High degree of flexibility

  • Positive attitude

  • Evidence of a strong work ethic

  • Demonstrated team player

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only , the range of starting pay for this role is $90,000. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.


Organization: Virtual Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 4910

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