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Part-Time Data Scientist, PIK (Projects In Knowledge)

Company: Kaplan North America, LLC
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title Part-Time Data Scientist, PIK (Projects In Knowledge)Job DescriptionIf you are enthusiastic about education, using your skills and talents to help improve people's lives, and interested in working on a team of professionals at a globally respected education organization- you've found the right place. At Kaplan, we're passionate about what we do and who we do it for.

Unyielding determination to make a difference in people's lives through the power of education- That is Kaplan. For more than 80 years, Kaplan has been a trailblazer in education and professional advancement. We are the intersection of education and technology, providing our students and clients with an experience that not only allows them to achieve their goals, but also ignites lifelong learning. Kaplan's culture of collaboration, innovation, and creativity truly makes Kaplan a great place to work and positions us to continue to deliver a best-in-class educational experience.

The future of education is here and we are eager to work alongside those that want to make a positive impact and inspire change in the world around them.The Data Analyst role is a creative problem solver who utilizes learner, clinician, and patient data to perform analysis and create visualizations and uses modeling skills to uncover and present insights that will significantly and meaningfully impact business decisions and actions. She/he applies data analysis expertise in identifying, defining and executing state-of-the-art techniques to uncover data insights important to our business.Successful candidates will have good communication and critical thinking skills, and the ability to break down complex problems. Quick learners are preferred over many years of experience, as are candidates who aspire to make a difference over those who aim to just fill orders.This is a part-time role and will require about 20 hours a week.Primary/Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain, and manage analytics, reporting, and other Business Intelligence solutions
  • Extract, manipulate, analyze & interpret data from various corporate data sources developing advanced analytic solutions, deriving key observations, findings, insights, and formulating actionable recommendations
  • Generate clearly understood and intuitive dashboards using knowledge of UI/UX best practices
  • Participate in best practice sharing and communication platform for advancement of the data analysis discipline
  • Assist in execution of company-wide data initiatives
  • Comply with established Service Level Agreements to ensure timely, high-quality deliverables with value-add recommendations, clearly articulated key findings and observations
  • Present impact, insights, outcomes & recommendations to key business partners and stakeholders
  • Other duties as assigned.Education & Experience
    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Machine Learning, Business, or similar degree with a quantitative emphasis
    • 2+ years of experience in data analysis in a digitally advanced industry focusing on sales and business development, strategic initiatives, marketing and/or operations
    • Advanced knowledge of best-in-class analytic software tools and languages: Tableau, SQL, Salesforce, Python, R, Excel
    • Experience in data visualization and data mining techniques.
    • Strong Critical thinking skills to track down complex data and engineering issues, evaluate different algorithmic approaches, and analyze data to solve problems
    • Ability to translate/communicate complex analytical/statistical/mathematical concepts with non-technical audiencePreferred Qualifications
      • Working knowledge of best-in-class technology "big data" platforms and cloud-based technology is a plus.#LI-IS1#LI-RemoteLocationRemote/Nationwide, USAAdditional Locations Employee TypeEmployeeJob Functional Area OperationsBusiness Unit00090 MG PrepKaplan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All positions with Kaplan are paid at least $15 per hour or$31,200 per year for full-time positions. Compensation for specific positions are based on job level, skills, years of experience, and education, among other factors. Additionally, certain positions are bonus or commission eligible. Information regarding benefits can be found .Individuals hired for KNA positions that require in-person travel and/or interactions must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless otherwise prohibited by law. KNA complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.Diversity & Inclusion Statement:
        Diversity inspires innovation and growth in the Kaplan community. Kaplan strives to be a model employer for inclusiveness. Not only does Kaplan value its employees for their professionalism and skills, but also for the unique viewpoints they bring to the Organization. Kaplan's employees bring diverse perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds that give Kaplan a competitive edge in anticipating and exceeding our students' needs in today's global market. Learn more about our .

Keywords: Kaplan North America, LLC, Fort Worth , Part-Time Data Scientist, PIK (Projects In Knowledge), Other , Fort Worth, Texas

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