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Pearson Apprentice, Analytics Engineer in Sacramento, California

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who make it all possible. By embracing a massive digital transformation that includes highly experiential and personalized learning, we are always re-examining and continuously improving the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who are mission-driven and motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better.

We are looking for a hands-on, highly motivated and capable Analytics Engineer Apprentice to work in our Global Product Technology (GPT) organization to support teams working existing and next generation learning platforms. The Apprentice will work with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, data scientists and operational leads to provide strategic information on all areas of GPT’s technology operations, product services and system reliability as well as providing insights used to monitor and track GPT’s engineering goals.

Qualifications

Responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with GPT operational leadership to understand and prioritize operational reporting and analysis needs

  • Work with GPT engineering teams to extract data, build analysis frameworks, establish OKRs & metrics that deliver insights on GPT’s operational efficiency and system reliability

  • Partner with GPT engineering teams to implement QoS telemetry and measurement instrumentation to understand the operational performance of Pearson products

  • Identify and execute process improvements and assist with automation projects for reporting and analytics

  • Develop reports and visualizations for internal department use detailing operational performance of GPT products and services

  • Influencing technology teams through presentation of data-based recommendations that communicate the state of operational excellence and efficiency of GPT product engineering teams

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, self-directed, self-motivated, with a strong capacity for working successfully and flexibly with members across the organization.

  • BSc or higher in computer science, statistics, mathematics, physical science, engineering, or a comparable related technical field.

  • Currently participating in NC State University AI Academy Program.

Preferred:

  • Experience with quantitative analysis within a large-scale technology company with experience working with AWS financials and pricing and AWS operational and business intelligence data

  • Experience working with technologies and analytical platforms in AWS environments such as New Relic, Snowflake, Databricks using tools such as Tableau and SQL

  • Experience manipulating data using statistical analysis techniques such as time-series analysis, multiple linear/logistic regression, anomaly detection, forecasting and simulation

Note that that the role duration is Aug 2, 2021 - July 4, 2022.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:  http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html 

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Job: PROJECT/TEMPORARY WORKFORCE

Organization: Corporate Strategy & Technology

Schedule: PART_TIME

Req ID: 2110128

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