American Institutes for Research

  • Data Analyst II

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Program : Country/Continent (Full Name)
    United States
    Pos. Category
    Data Science
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Do you want to be a part of something innovative and cutting edge? If your answer is yes, then join our team of more than a hundred software specialists, data scientists and analysts, technical project managers, system engineers, security engineers and web designers that are smart, creative and excited by what they do! 


    Cambium Assessment’s technology team is an innovation driver in the assessment industry. We regularly deal with technology challenges such as algorithmic computing, dynamic scalability, and artificial intelligence. Some of our ground-breaking work includes: advanced computer-adaptive algorithms (only one that’s peer-approved in the country); mobile support for the user interfaces; learning management systems with social media features; user interfaces that are universally accessible to people with or without disabilities; innovative, machine-scorable items and that’s just to name a few.


    We design and build things that are inspiring and make a real impact in the online testing industry and we are currently seeking a Data Analyst to join our team in Washington, DC.


    The Data Analyst (SQL) will be primarily responsible for the following:


    • Integrate data from multiple data sets, analyze and interpret complex data sets and make findings relevant and actionable for both internal and external stakeholders

    • Experience in setting up, deploying, configuring, and monitoring multiple systems

    • Provide timely, accurate and reliable management reporting and analysis of data

    • Create innovative solutions to an extensive range of complex data analysis requests

    • Assist in the development of additional information system projects, as needed

    • Verify data quality to ensure accurate analysis and reporting


    • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Statistics, mathematics, Business Management or a related field

    • Minimum of 2 - 4 years of demonstrated experience (coursework or professional experience) with databases, SQL query development and at least one scripting language (Python, R, or other)

    • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and quantitative skills

    • Demonstrated ability to apply innovative and resourceful solutions to solve challenges and the ability to meet detailed project goals while working independently

    • Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to clearly organize thoughts and/or document content and convey complex concepts effectively regardless of audience

    • Proficient with Microsoft SQL Server and SQL Reporting Services, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access and other database tools *LI-DG1


    Cambium Assessment is one of America’s leading K -12 educational assessment entities, currently holding prime contracts for educational testing and scoring in many states. We offer superior technology and next-generation questions making our tests valid, innovative, and informative. Our tests are able to collect more information on what each student knows and can do in the same amount of time as a traditional test – thus freeing up teachers to teach and students to learn.


    Cambium Assessment joined Cambium Learning Group, Inc. as it’s sixth business unit in their existing portfolio on January 1, 2020. Cambium Learning Group, Inc. is a leading educational solutions and services company committed to helping all students reach their full potential. The company’s award-winning brands provide breakthrough technology solutions for students and teachers—including best-in-class intervention and supplemental instructional programs; gold-standard professional development; valid and reliable assessments; and products that enable access to learning for all students.With this new relationship, Cambium Assessment has been positioned to grow and expand into new markets unlocking even greater opportunities for success. Click here for more information. 


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.


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