Pearson Web/Mobile Data Analyst in Poznan, Poland

Web/Mobile Data Analyst


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining 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 motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.


Position Summary:

Product Analytics is transforming education, and Pearson is at the forefront of using data to improve teaching and student learning. With millions of students annually studying in our digital learning products, we generate a lot of data. We also have great instructional and assessment content. Our product teams are building adaptive and intelligent learning systems to derive actionable insights about our learners, instructors and institutions. Today, our learning products are delivering personalized experiences worldwide, establishing a powerful foundation for new research and innovation.

We are looking for a uniquely talented individual who can turn data into insight and action. A Data Analyst in Global Product Analytics consults with internal customers to understand their business questions, and then delivers analyses to meet those needs. Along the way, instrumentation is specified and deployed, data pipelines and processing defined, and visualizations built. The end results help optimize our customer experience and inform the entire product life-cycle from ideation to launch to constant improvement.

We are looking for strong critical thinking skills, the ability to navigate various data environments, hands-on technical ability in data, and a drive to understand our business.

High-Level Responsibilities:

  • Cooperation with product managers and tech teams to define and prioritize analyses that are essential to make strategic decisions, especially related to product development

  • Developinsights to answer complex questions via thorough and well-designed data analyses using SQL, R, and Tableau and other tools

  • Engage internal stakeholders in an analytical process so that they may be able to better leverage insights

  • Connect with Product and Engineering teams to produce instrumentation to generate insightful measurements on our new and existing products

  • Identify information and visualizations required to tell a compelling and meaningful story using data; establish baselines and monitor growth or decline in metrics

  • Contribute to tools, documentation, and instruction to enable our customers to increasingly use data independently

  • Track and report on the status of deliverables in a project schedule

  • Help create and maintain the plan, schedules, and other documentation required to effectively manage deliverables to our customers.


  • 2 years ofwork experiencein an analytical or similar function

  • Graduated from IT, Business or math-based field

  • Being a strategic thinker, analytical, and detail oriented -- and having excellent problem-solving skills and a strong work ethic. Being a motivated self-starter, an evangelist for a data-driven culture, and desiring a deep understanding of customer needs

  • Previous experience in working with structured and unstructured data systems

  • Proficiency in an effective report and dashboard design

  • Practiced experience with BI tools such as Tableau, Google Analytics, R and other statistical and data visualization tools

  • Proficiency in developing analytic business requirements for instrumentation with Google Analytics, Google Analytics for Firebase, Google Tag Manager

  • Familiarity with data preparation, processing, classification, and forecasting

  • Knowledge of software product lifecycle

  • Good knowledge of SQL

  • Experience with AWS Amazon: S3, Redshift, Athena and Google Big Query, Phyton or JavaScript will be a plus

  • Experience in interacting with individuals at all levels, good time management, and solid communication skills

  • Ability to do some travel for planning and team meetings (20%) and frequently use web-based remote video and project collaboration tools

  • Very good knowledge of English.

Primary Location: PL-PL-Poznan

Work Locations: PL-Poznan-77 Dabrowskiego Dąbrowskiego 77 Poznan 60-529

Job: Research and Development

Organization: Global Product

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 27, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1813349

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.