Senior Data Analyst (Python)

Shared Value Media · Remote (Los Angeles / NYC Preferred)

Data + Analytics
Human Rights & Equality
Partners & Advocates
$100000 - $130000 Per Year
Posted 3 days ago

Data Science
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Our budding Data & Technology team is looking for a talented Senior Data Analyst to oversee internal and project-based data reporting solutions and analytics. Working with SVM’s data strategists and regional account managers, the Senior Data Analyst will initially focus on data workflows for California-based programs intended to educate vulnerable, high-risk populations about their labor rights and improve vaccination rates across the state. This position reports to the Senior Director of Data and Technology Strategy.

As Senior Data Analyst, you can expect to:

  • Triage all major data requests related to internal business intelligence and client projects
  • Build and maintain infrastructure for medium- to long-term data projects (working with small to moderate data volume)
  • Develop, document, and manage data workflows and data management solutions
  • Contribute to, document, and manage SVM’s internal Python codebase
  • Conduct robust data analyses
  • Identify and explain data anomalies and pain points
  • Develop static and interactive data visualizations
  • Develop and maintain standard and ad hoc program reports / dashboards providing actionable insights into reach and impact metrics
  • Translate campaign requirements to scalable technical infrastructure
  • Ensure reproducibility of all SVM research and data outputs; oversee quality assurance and optimization
  • Consult on and make strategic decisions about analyses, informed by knowledge of program operations
  • Support quantitative and qualitative program evaluation (incl. survey design)
  • Liaise directly with clients, stakeholders, and non-technical staff
  • Monitor outputs, timelines, and deliverables related to data workflows
  • Evaluate new technologies for moving, transforming, storing, and analyzing data and make formal recommendations
  • Provide technical leadership and mentor junior analysts
  • Contribute to the direction and development of company strategy focused on data reporting and analysis solutions
  • Identify and voice concerns related to data ethics, privacy, and security

Successful candidates will have:

  • At least three years of demonstrated experience successful manipulating, processing, and extracting value from disparate datasets
  • At least two years of experience in a managerial role related to data analytics workflows
  • Advanced working knowledge of Python and standard libraries (e.g., Pandas, NumPy), as well as Excel
  • Expertise in one or more data visualization tools and/or JS data visualization libraries
  • Fluency with data infrastructure and architecture
  • A keen interest in data models and solving data problems, particularly in service of community impact work
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication, as well as active listening skills
  • An aptitude for independently managing projects with complex timelines and dependencies
  • Comfort with independently making and documenting decisions that affect program direction
  • Eagerness to work at a small agency with flexible roles and responsibilities

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Hands-on experience shipping scalable data solutions; experience working with APIs
  • Proficiency with SQL and relational databases
  • Proficiency with one or more spatial intelligence and/or geographic information systems (e.g., ArcGIS, Carto)
  • Familiarity with complex statistical analysis and predictive modeling
  • Expertise in one or more data visualization platforms and/or JS libraries
  • Experience configuring ETL pipelines; familiarity with data warehousing
  • Familiarity with best practices in survey design and other quantitative/qualitative research methods
  • Knowledge of industry-wide technology trends and best practices
  • Formal training in computer science, statistics, and/or data science
  • Demonstrated engagement in social justice / impact work


  • Fully remote work for the time being
  • A positive, supportive team with opportunities for advancement
  • Three weeks paid vacation
  • One week off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Nine paid federal holidays
  • Generous health benefits
  • Opportunities for educational & professional development stipends


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