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Pearson Senior Data/Digital Analyst in Hartford, Connecticut

Senior Data/Digital Analyst


Company Summary:

With more than 24,000 employees across the globe, Pearson is the world’s learning company, providing a range of products and services that help people make progress in their lives through learning.

Since 2001, our Online & Blended Learning division has reimagined K-12 education with full-time virtual schools for students who want a personalized, more flexible approach to learning. Our flagship products and services include Connections Academy, US-based online public charter schools; International Connections Academy, a global online private school; and Pearson Connexus, our comprehensive online school program for school districts nationwide.

Our company culture is built around our motto “Always Learning” and a set of core values that we live by brave, imaginative, decent, accountable, curious, customer-centric, and collaborative.

Position Summary: (Remote Position)As part of the Pearson Online and Blended Learning Family Analytics team you’ll be tasked with an exciting opportunity to show off your skills within a growing Analytics team. You will be able jump into the current data transformation project and will have expert experience with all big-tech data management tools. You will have advanced experience with SQL, R, and Python to cut and join data from multiple sources and provide actionable insights to the business. This candidate will have experience with Tableau and other data viz tools where they can develop, scale and distribute KPIs and metric reporting that supports the business across various channels. You will empower forward thinking within the organization by providing data sets that think outside the box and offer new ways to look at the business.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Help lead Digital Analytics transformation to a full-stack single source of truth and eventually a CDP

  • Assist with the execution of a short-term and long-term data platform including rolling your sleeves up to lean into the backend of where current data sets reside

  • Create new automated reporting that provides actionable insights to business stakeholders across the business

  • Champion a test and learn approach to data informed decisions for all channel owners

  • Assist in the orchestrating of data feeds that will be landed into a centralized data platform

  • Handle project-oriented responsibilities and on-going process improvement initiatives

  • Other duties as assigned

Pearson Online & Blended Learning is focused on providing a flexible work environment for 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. In exchange, we require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including but not limited to privacy of records, technology standards, equipment standards and expectations.



  • 5 years of relevant work experience in big-tech digital data management including but not limited to: digital analytics, KPI development, data clustering, ETLs, data structuring best practices in addition to creating master data tables and rollup tables

  • Hands-on experience with Big Query (preferred), Snowflake/Red Shift, Air Flow/Spark, or comparable big-tech data tools

  • Previous experience with Tableau Desktop/Server with the ability to develop deeply insightful dashboards from connecting data for extraction

  • Extensive experience with SQL, R, Python and other mainstream programming languages, in addition to Data Bricks and/or GitHub tool sets

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, technology-based environment with the ability to handle multiple projects

  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic, who can work independently, or as a member of a team

  • Experience landing large data sets from multiple desperate sources to a single source of truth via ETLs and data architecture

  • Willingness to learn new technology with ability to deal with and manage through ambiguity

  • Ability to derive deep insights from data analysis for business stakeholders to empower data informed decisions and the willingness to take on new challenges

  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment, with ability to manage multiple, competing priorities

Key Capabilities:

  • Customer Centric – Acts with a strong customer mindset (both internal and external) and is a visible advocate for the customer. Builds strong relationships with customers and uses those to improve their experience and outcomes

  • Delivering Results – A strong track record of delivering against 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

  • Is accountable, takes initiative and is proactive

  • High degree of flexibility

  • Positive attitude

  • Evidence of a strong work ethic

  • Demonstrated team player

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-RE-Remote

Work Locations: US-Remote Remote

Job: Marketing

Organization: North America Connections

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 25, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2007076

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.