Data Scientist

Job description

Focus School Software. Focus is looking for energetic, creative, and experienced candidates who can help us succeed in our mission to serve an increasing number of districts across the nation. We keep our clients’ needs at the forefront of everything we do. As a company who understands the hard work of today’s educators, Focus looks for employees who share our values towards education. Focus School Software is looking to expand our team by hiring a PowerBI Developer / Data Scientist to work with our team. This person will help support our Analytics product which includes dozens of dashboards analyzing student data to help educators target interventions and improve their educational processes. This position may be occasionally customer facing, providing training and professional growth opportunities. The best candidate will display leadership capabilities to help drive data-decision making processes within Focus and our customers. Minimum Qualifications: 2+ years' experience as a PowerBI developer, data scientist, data analyst or data engineer Experience with PowerBi Analytics, creating dashboards, Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) Strong SQL skills Strong writing and communication skills Experience with statistical research and analytics techniques (i.e. classification, clustering, regression, segmentation, etc.) Nice to have: A passion and interest in the development of Educational software Knowledge of school district processes and functionality is helpful Job Responsibilities include: Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data Analyze large amounts of data/information to discover and articulate trends and patterns Collecting data through means such as analyzing business results or by setting up and managing new studies Transferring data into a new format to make it more appropriate for analysis Searching through large data sets for usable information Solve large, complex problems to achieve interrelated and interdependent objectives Creating reports and presentations for business uses Correlating similar data to find actionable results Focus School Software’s compensation package offers the following benefits: Medical Insurance Dental/Vision Insurance Life Insurance Short and Long Term Disability Insurance 401(k) after 6 months Paid Holidays Paid Vacation and Sick Time Remote Position

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