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Senior Business Analyst


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Location: Posted: Mar 02, 2021

Job Description

The Role:

The Senior Business Analyst will serve as a thought leader for data, developing forward-thinking systems and processes that promote increased efficiency and productivity across business units. You’ll evaluate, analyze, and communicate data requirements on a continuing basis, and maintain data processes including the delivery of bi-weekly reports for our departments. You’ll also help author and update documentation, and formally initiate and deliver stakeholder requirements and documentation. You’ll communicate insights and technical issues to our product team. You’ll keep a constant eye out for ways to improve monitoring, discover issues, and deliver better value to our customers.

Why You'll Love This Role:

Reporting to our Technical Program Director, you’ll have the opportunity to work closely with our Finance, Sales, Marketing, Customer Success, Data, and Product teams’ leadership. You’ll be part of a highly collaborative Tech team focused on driving operational excellence and scalability in a fast-growing, mission-driven organization. Your work will be crucial in continuing to ensure our systems and teams are operating with the utmost efficiency and productivity. Ultimately, your work will provide data insights that drive key business decisions and will expand our reach, bringing engaging, culturally responsive learning content to K-12 schools nationwide.

Why We’ll Love You:

You have 5+ years of experience in business analysis or a related field, with exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills. You have advanced knowledge of data governance practices, business and technology challenges related to the management of enterprise information assets, and approaches related to data protection. You’re well versed in data architecture and technology solutions, with experience creating detailed reports and sharing findings in presentations to a variety of audiences. You’re able to develop necessary analysis and documentation in a collaborative way, communicating effectively and efficiently with leadership teams. You’re also an excellent planner, with exceptional organizational and time management skills.

About Newsela:

One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child may have unique learning preferences, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments and tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds and interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, we’ve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools and over 2.5M teachers and 37M students have registered with Newsela.

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