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Data Reporting and Insights Specialist

Data Reporting and Insights Specialist

Full-Time, Exempt position

 

 

We’re a high-impact, global nonprofit social enterprise that believes in using technology for the greater good. Since 1987, we’ve been building partnerships and alliances with individuals, corporations, nonprofits, and governments across the globe – all committed to helping nonprofits fully access the profound power of technology and a connected world — and use it to improve lives.

 

But we won’t stop there: as technology and global needs change, so do we. We’re creating new, community-driven platforms and mobile apps and are enhancing our offerings so that nonprofits around the world have the resources they need to build a brighter future for millions of individuals.

                                                                                               

We’re innovators, leaders, influencers, social entrepreneurs, and technologists drawn together by a shared vision: to make the world a better place through technology. Join us!

 

Position

TechSoup seeks a Specialist, Data Reporting and Insights who will be a key contributor to a team charged with providing information and analytical insights to TechSoup executives, managers, staff, and other stakeholders in order to support data-driven decision making and to improve operational efficiency and organizational impact. The Specialist will focus on the development of dashboards and visualizations and will test hypotheses and develop recommendations for action. The right candidate will be encouraged to learn and discover his or her own strengths and areas of interest, in order to develop and grow in whichever direction is of interest.

Our environment is fast-paced with a high degree of energy and commitment required but also encouraging and team-based. This is an ever-evolving role and we hope to find someone who will bring excellent organization and customer service skills as well as a team orientation and a genuine interest in our work and being a long term part of our organization. This position requires an active thinker who is constantly looking for pro-active ways to improve processes, and an energetic go-getter who is not afraid to try new things (or old things in new ways).

                              

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop dashboards and visualization components for use by business teams.
  • Develop data-based insights, test hypotheses, develop recommendations for action
  • Work with data science tools and languages, including Power BI, SQL, Python, text analysis tools, and statistical analysis tools.
  • Use our standard development environment tools, e.g., for project management, source code control, release management, documentation, etc.
  • Understand the needs of management and staff so that the dashboards and visualization components we develop will be well suited to improving their decision making and operations.
  • Collaborate with Business Insights team members and with other departments
  • Extract data for summarization and presentation and clean, standardize, and transform raw data, as needed
  • Provide documentation and training to dashboard and Power BI users
  • Perform analyses to develop and implement advanced metrics.
  • Develop models that predict client behavior based on client characteristics.

 

Qualifications

Candidates must have a BS degree in Computer Science or Data Analystics or equivalent experience in data analytics. Education and work experience must demonstrate sufficient relevant skills and knowledge as well as excellent work habits and personal attributes. We are looking for someone who thrives in a fast-pace environment, who would describe themselves as a self-starter.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Work with data analyst tools and languages, including Power BI, SQL, Python, text analysis tools, and statistical analysis tools.
  • Use of standard development environment tools, e.g., for project management, source code control, release management, documentation
  • Communication and influencing skills, in person and in writing, both internally and externally
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability that comes with a friendly attitude, a desire to learn and a good sense of humor
  • Attention to detail but also the ability to see the implications for the bigger picture
  • Intellectual curiosity – strong desire to learn and grow professionally
  • The ability to lead and manage projects
  • Organization, time management, prioritizing and the ability to handle a complex, varied workload
  • Strong alignment with TechSoup’s core values: Promote Trust, Show Courage, Be Resourceful, Strive for an Equitable Planet, Be Relevant, Inspire

 

TechSoup is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensuring that all employees and applicants receive equal consideration and treatment, regardless of race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical, mental or medical disability, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

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