American Institutes for Research

  • Data Analyst II

    Job Location US-DC
    Job ID
    Job Location
    United States
    Data Science
  • Overview

    American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm with a growing software engineering and product development team. We design and build things that are inspiring and make a real impact in the online testing industry. We are currently seeking a Data Analyst (SQL) to join our software development group in either our Washington, D.C. or Reston, VA office.

    Be part of something innovative and cutting edge. Join our team of more than a hundred software engineers, designers, project managers and software specialists that are smart, creative and excited by what they do.

    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


    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

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