Description:

Education Analytics is a non-profit organization that uses data analysis to inform education policy decisions. We work with school districts, regional offices of education, non-profits, and policymakers to identify ways that make education systems better. We are seeking a full-time Database Developer to lead the design and implementation of analytic data warehouses to support education research and work to improve education outcomes. An ideal candidate has strong experience in data warehousing and database security, as well as an interest in education policy.

Responsibilities

Development and Design:

  • Work with Analysts, Data Engineers, Web Developers, and IT staff to create performant data warehouses for use in analytics and dashboarding
  • Collaboratively design data warehousing models to support research and continuous improvement in the Education space
  • Recommend improvements to existing systems based on user needs and best practices
  • Create and maintain row-level security and role-based access
  • Explore new cutting-edge tools to drive innovation


Maintenance:

  • Manage deployment of database servers and code, both on-premises and in the cloud
  • Maintain and provision test and development environments, and code migration to production servers
  • Support query optimization and performance tuning
  • Plan and test disaster recovery strategies
  • Monitor database systems and respond to load and performance issues
  • Maintain cross-server replication

Qualifications

Required:

  • Associate Degree or higher in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field, or comparable experience
  • 2-5 years of experience with complex database environments
  • Familiarity with version control systems such as Git, and deployment strategies from development to production
  • Working knowledge of Linux
  • Ability to work independently and on teams in a fast-paced environment


Preferred:

  • Experience in data warehousing and analytics-driven modeling
  • Experience with Postgres
  • Experience with AWS platforms
  • Experience with API-driven transactional models

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual merit bonuses
  • Paid holidays and one month of paid vacation per year
  • Generous 401k and health benefits

The weekly hour expectation is 45 hours per week at EA’s office in Madison, WI. Additional nights and weekends are sometimes required.

Education Analytics, Inc is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.