Configures and optimizes the Business Intelligence (BI) environment in collaboration with application developers, operation engineers and the analytics team. Develops and adheres to the design of technical standards and best practices for the BI environment. Facilitates collection and cleansing of data into the Data Warehouse via scheduled Extraction Transformation and Loading (ETL) jobs.
Our Ideal Candidate:
Extensive experience with SQL databases – especially MySQL – and familiarity with document-oriented, NoSQL and key-value data stores such as MongoDB, Riak and Redis
Expert-level skills in building ad-hoc, exploratory models and reports using software such as R, MATLAB, Sage or Maple from business planning, forecasting and decision support angles
Has collaborated with application development, operations and analytics teams to build out and support medium to large scale BI platform installations such as SAS or Pentaho
Strong command of Linux or Unix command line and comfortable in Windows environments
Experience with data mining and building SOAP/REST clients in Python, Ruby, Perl, or PHP
Demonstrated ability to build and troubleshoot complex ETL jobs in both Windows and Linux environments
Familiarity with the capabilities and operations behind IaaS services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Rackspace Cloud
Comfortable with Salesforce.com's IDE and associated REST and SOAP APIs
Can describe your involvement in a project that required using MapReduce (Hadoop or AWS Elastic MapReduce) on a large dataset
Can provide a GitHub profile with examples of some work you've done or a link to your Stack Overflow profile
You've built a distributed system that uses some form of queue management (AMQP, RabbitMQ, etc.) such as a web crawler
Can show us something you've built with Force.com or Database.com
Founded in 2008 by a unique team of education veterans with unparalleled experience, 2U, Inc., formerly known as 2tor, Inc., partners with preeminent institutions of higher education to deliver rigorous, selective degree programs online to students globally.
2U supplies universities with the tools, expertise, capital, and global recruiting needed to build and support programs of quality and scale.
Technology: 2U develops state-of-the-art technology platforms that give universities the ability to deliver traditional offline curricula in a unique online learning environment.
Instructional Design: Our instructional designers work closely with faculty to translate classroom courses into a compelling combination of synchronous and asynchronous online and real-world experiences, using the best educational and social technologies available. We work side-by-side with professors to evolve those courses. We make improvements as usage and learning patterns emerge and new technologies become available.
Infrastructure: 2U provides the support infrastructure and the logistical components of our partners’ online programs. This includes comprehensive student support services from enrollment through graduation and beyond, as well as practical learning experiences in communities around the world.
Resources: 2U makes an upfront investment of over $10 million in each of our partner programs. By supplying capital and global marketing capabilities, we enable universities to give high-performing students around the world a transformational educational experience.
Since our founding, 2U has partnered with some of the most prestigious research universities to deliver groundbreaking online degree programs. You can read about our partners here (www.2U.com/partners ).
Why It’s Great to Join Our Team
There are plenty of reasons, but here are a few:
Benefits – at 2U we offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and 401k. We also offer paid time off and company holidays. That’s not all! Admissions Counselors receive a 100% paid tuition benefit for themselves, their spouse and their legal dependants.
Our Culture – We are a highly energetic, innovative start-up company with room to grow. We don’t take ourselves too seriously, and strive to maintain a casual, professional and highly productive work environment for our team. 2U employees enjoy many perks, including the ability to wear jeans to work every day.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.
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