Pearson Associate Data Management Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa
Working remotely, the Associate Data Management Engineer will work with school staff, the technology team and partners to accurately report student and staff data to state Departments of Education and Federal Government Agencies, as well as supply critical data to other departments within Pearson Virtual Schools including the Executive team and Legal. This person will have specific responsibilities for major projects and initiatives as well as regular student and staff reporting tasks – including the data needed to support state reporting and customer invoicing in multiple states. This individual will also prepare ad hoc reports requested by external audiences often requiring a short turnaround. The ideal candidate will have strong technical aptitude, initiative, project management skills, and experience with school reporting as it relates to data manipulation, report writing and programming and importing and exporting between applications. In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to communicate effectively and confidently with school leaders, district superintendents, and state officials.
Provide data to support the academic and financial operations for 1-3 schools of varying complexity; Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) student data from school data system to state reporting systems.
Interpret technical file specifications, export and import data to fulfill requirements, and document steps for replication and audit preparation.
Plan and organize target date/deadline timelines and tracking systems for all required reports and ensure timely submission of all reports.
Create and maintain SQL Server Reports to accommodate state reporting and corporate requirements.
Assist with developing procedures and oversee implementation of procedures for reporting to external audiences including state agencies, funding sources, school boards, partner organizations, etc.
Manage data sets with student, staff, and course information. Partner with school personnel, program and district liaisons to monitor and track data for inconsistencies, research discovered inconsistencies, develop a plan for correction and future prevention.
Maintain departmental process and procedure documentation.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Math, Statistics, Education, Social Science, Research, or related field or equivalent experience working in educational reporting
Advanced Excel user
2-5 years professional experience
Experience working with large data sets from different sources
Experience with SQL Server Reports, SSRS, SPSS, PowerBI, Business Objects Crystal Reports, Cognos or similar and knowledge of VBA or XML a plus
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written including leading and owning the relationship with partner-customers
Comfortable with technology and ability to quickly learn new technologies
Ability to interpret technical file specification documents to produce error-free import files
Experience establishing procedures for data management and quality control
Excellent organizational and planning skills with the ability to balance multiple tasks and competing deadlines
Experience in K-12 education and/or State educational reporting a plus
Customer Centric – Acts with a strong customer mindset (both internal and external) and is a visible advocate for the customer. Builds strong partnerships with customers and uses those to improve their experience and outcomes.
Delivering Financial Results – A strong track record of delivering against budgets and commitments.
Communications - A great communicator who engages teams and stakeholders with thoughtful delivery and messages that resonate.
Works well in a matrix - Models collaboration, solves problems with peers, builds trust and support.
Takes personal responsibility – Can be relied on to complete tasks timely and well, demonstrates “ownership” regardless of the outcome, proactive in exploring and exploiting new opportunities.
High level of integrity and transparency;
Customer centric mentality;
High degree of flexibility;
Evidence of a strong work ethic, and;
Demonstrated team player
Pearson Online & Blended Learning is focused on providing a flexible work environment to its employees, including the ability to work from home on a regular basis in most positions. We believe that flexibility in work/life balance is a critical part of our culture and employee satisfaction, and we are proud to provide to our employees the ability to work from anywhere, anytime. In exchange, we require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including adherence to our work at home policies regarding home office setup, including but not limited to privacy of records, technology standards, equipment standards and expectations.
The following equipment will be provided to you by the company as a full-time employee:
Laptop and phone
The following equipment will need to be provided by you, as the employee, when working from home:
2nd monitor (required)
As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the pay for this role is $50,000. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.
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Organization: Virtual Learning
Req ID: 7121