Columbia, MD – Telecommute
B2-Data Management Technician in Columbia, Maryland
B2-Data Management Technician
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.
Working from our office in Columbia, MD the Data Integration Analyst II will work with school staff, the technology team and partners to accurately report student and staff data on state Departments of Education and Federal Government Agencies, as well as supply critical data to other departments within Pearson Online and Blended Learning K-12. This senior member of the Data Integration team will act as a mentor to level I Analysts and will lead complex projects impacting the overall organization. This person will have specific responsibilities for major projects and initiatives as well as regular student and staff reporting tasks ? including the data needed to support state reporting and customer invoicing in multiple states. This individual will also prepare ad hoc reports requested by external audiences often requiring a short turnaround. The ideal candidate will have strong technical aptitude, initiative, project management skills, and experience with school reporting as it relates to data manipulation, report creation and importing and exporting between applications.
Provide data to support the academic and financial operations of the school; Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) student data from school data system to state reporting systems.
Interpret technical file specifications, export and import data to fulfill requirements, and document steps for replication and audit preparation.
Plan and organize target date/deadline timelines and tracking systems for all required reports and ensure timely submission of all reports.
Assist with developing procedures and oversee implementation of procedures for reporting to external audiences including state agencies, funding sources, school boards, partner organizations, etc.
Manage data sets with student, staff, and course information. Work with school personnel, partners and district liaisons to monitor and track data for inconsistencies, research discovered inconsistencies, develop a plan for correction and future prevention.
Maintain departmental process and procedure documentation.
Create and maintain SQL Server Reports to accommodate state reporting and corporate requirements.
Other duties as assigned.
Pearson Online & Blended Learning is focused on providing a flexible work environment to its employees, including the ability to work from home on a regular basis in most positions. We believe that flexibility in work/life balance is a critical part of our culture and employee satisfaction, and we are proud to provide to our employees the ability to work from anywhere, anytime. In exchange, we require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including adherence to our work at home policies regarding home office setup, including but not limited to privacy of records, technology standards, equipment standards and expectations.
The following equipment will be provided to you by the company as a full-time employee:
Laptop and phone
The following equipment will need to be provided by you, as the employee, when working from home:
Computer & IT , Statistics , Research