Lead Analyst

As the fastest growing, highest-performing charter school network in New York State, Success Academy has reimagined public education. Nationally recognized for achieving outstanding academic results for students from all backgrounds and zip codes, we have created an innovative K-12 school model that is preparing current and future generations of children with the subject mastery and skills to succeed in college and life. Since opening our first school in Harlem in 2006, we have swiftly grown to 46 high-performing schools, from Bed-Stuy to the Bronx, serving approximately 15,000 kids. We are scaling to 100 great schools serving 50,000 children across New York City, bringing transformational change here and across the country. We now need a results driven Lead Analyst to join our community.

To achieve exceptional results for children, we hire the best, and the brightest. We value excellence, ethics, and celebrate diversity, and are relentlessly committed to improving ourselves and our work to enhance the lives of our scholars. We are seeking a Lead Analyst to join our Data Management & Analytics team, which provides the software, analysis, and technical infrastructure needed to provide our scholars, teachers, and school leaders the support they need. DM&A’s purpose is to help everyone at Success work better, more efficiently, and with access to all available sources of information.

Our Lead Analyst will be responsible for building real products that have an immediate effect on our organization and scholars. S/he will be comfortable jumping in the deep end and learning new skills, and should be someone who...

- Can produce on-demand reports, ad-hoc reports based on changing or limited requirements;
- Has the ability to analyze and clean/maintain data from our internal databases; and
- Can communicate effectively with and draft reports and presentations for senior stakeholders throughout the organization.

An ideal candidate will demonstrate competency in the following areas...

- Experience constructing SQL queries (mostly Postgres, but some MS SQL Server and MySQL as well);
- Comfort using the Python scientific and data libraries, particularly Pandas (or substantial familiarity with a comparable system like R, and a willingness to learn Python/Pandas);
- Ability to work well with other analysts;
- Strong knowledge of statistical procedures and appropriate methods;
- Strong knowledge of appropriate data visualization techniques;
- Experience guiding and mentoring junior analysts; and
- Strong interest in education and education reform.

To join our team, upload a cover letter and resume that outlines your candidacy. Your cover letter should explain in detail your qualifications for the position. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Success Academy Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.

Meet Some of Success Academy Charter Schools's Employees

Chris H.

Associate Teacher, Teacher Resident

Chris loves watching his scholars discover new things in the classroom every day. He particularly loves the creative and unexpected questions they ask as they develop academically.

Nadja S.

School Business Operations Manager

Nadja loves how collaborative her school community is and how everyone works together to make sure that both scholars and teachers are set up for success.

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