Data Analyst College Prowler
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This an Entry Level position.
This is NOT a remote position. We are located in Pittsburgh, PA.
Niche (formerly College Prowler) is a rapidly growing startup located in Pittsburgh, PA. We?re a fun, energetic bunch, with an extremely well-maintained foosball table. We're looking for a bright, tech-savvy Data Analyst to pull in data and transform them into meaningful rankings and score cards.
Establish methods to import and update data from external sources (for example, educational achievement data for all US grade schools)
Combine and transform raw data to create useful metrics such as school report cards and rankings
Develop routines to identify and rectify data quality issues (for example, handling statistical outliers, normalizing educational data from states with different tests and standards)
Seek out new data sources
Occasionally help out Quality Assurance Analysts with testing new software features
Highly tech savvy, as demonstrated by extracurricular tech projects
Demonstrated ability and desire to learn new skills quickly
Systematic, analytical thinker who is not afraid to ask questions
Excellent writing skills
Empirical frame of reference (you learn by running experiments)
OK with the possibility that you may need to perform manual data entry on rare occasions
Bonus points for:
Startup or small company experience
A good sense of humor
Experience with software development, data import scripts, statistical analysis, or web scraping
Experience with C#, NUnit, or SQL
Experience with R or any data analysis tool besides SPSS and Excel
Not mentioning in your resume that you can type at a certain speed, use Microsoft Office, or perform vlookups (hlookups are acceptable)
This is a full time, salaried position with competitive compensation and benefits including 20 paid days off per year, weekly free lunches, stock options, access to an extremely well-maintained foosball table, and a comprehensive health plan (medical, dental, vision) provided at no cost to the employee.
Niche provides in-depth reviews and analysis on colleges and K-12 schools. We started out in 2002 as College Prowler and have since grown into one of the largest content startups in the U.S. Every year we help millions of students and parents choose their school and get the most out of their experience. EOE.
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