Database Analyst 2U, Inc.
We are searching for a talented, highly competent Database Analyst with experience in business intelligence and data analysis at the enterprise level. This individual will be translating business and reporting needs into SQL queries and interacting closely with 2U's Marketing Department.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Write SQL queries to build usable tables for ad-hoc reporting needs.
Collaborate with data warehouse developer on ETL processes to build daily production tables and views and monitor their performance.
Work with business users to understand data needs and translate requirements into production-ready database tables.
Contribute to documentation for data flows and structures and sources of production tables.
Work with business users and members of IT team to QA data structures.
Edit existing database tables to accommodate evolving data sources and correct issues that emerge.
Things that should be in your background:
Highly proficient with SQL, SQL development, and a solid understanding of 3NF.
Bachelor?s degree in computer science, statistics, mathematics or similar quantitative field.
2-5 years of experience working with enterprise-level querying and data manipulation techniques.
Ability to implement best practices for database development.
Familiarity with Amazon Redshift and PostgreSQL a plus.
Knowledge of database architecture and standard data mart schemas (star schema, snowflake schema, etc.) a plus.
Comfort working on multiple projects at once and with dynamic data sets.
Ability to maintain a fun, casual, professional, and productive team atmosphere.
Ability to work in a diverse, fast-paced environment.
Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change.
Founded in 2008 by a unique team of education veterans with unparalleled experience, 2U Inc. partners with preeminent institutions of higher education to deliver rigorous, selective degree programs online to students globally.
2U supplies universities with the tools, expertise, capital, and global recruiting needed to build and support programs of quality and scale.
Technology: 2U develops state-of-the-art technology platforms that give universities the ability to deliver traditional offline curricula in a unique online learning environment.
Instructional Design: Our instructional designers work closely with faculty to translate classroom courses into a compelling combination of synchronous and asynchronous online and real-world experiences, using the best educational and social technologies available. We work side-by-side with professors to evolve those courses. We make improvements as usage and learning patterns emerge and new technologies become available.
Infrastructure: 2U provides the support infrastructure and the logistical components of our partners? online programs. This includes comprehensive student support services from enrollment through graduation and beyond, as well as practical learning experiences in communities around the world.
Resources: 2U makes an upfront investment of over $10 million in each of our partner programs. By supplying capital and global marketing capabilities, we enable universities to give high-performing students around the world a transformational educational experience.
Since our founding, 2U has partnered with some of the most prestigious research universities to deliver groundbreaking online degree programs. You can read about our partners here (www.2U.com/partners).
And if you?re ready to help our team (www.2U.com/team) build the next great movement in higher education, consider joining us (www.2U.com/careers).
Why It?s Great to Join Our Team
There are plenty of reasons, but here are a few:
Benefits ? at 2U we offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and 401k. We also offer paid time off and company holidays. That?s not all! Full-time employees receive a 100% paid tuition benefit for themselves, their spouse and their legal dependents.
Our Culture ? We are a highly energetic, innovative growth company. We don?t take ourselves too seriously, and strive to maintain a casual, professional and highly productive work environment for our team. 2U employees enjoy many perks, including the ability to wear jeans to work every day.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.
2U, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans' status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U, Inc.'s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay, and dismissal.
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