Data Analyst (Contractor)

A pioneer in K–12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products help teachers identify the targeted instruction students need to build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide educators with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, Amplify serves more than 10 million students in all 50 states. For more information, visit

Amplify is a leader in creating immersive, rigorous digital learning experiences that look great, play great, and help students expect great things of themselves. Amplify has been described as the best tech company in education, and the best education company in tech.

As a member of the engineering organization at Amplify, you will join a dedicated team taking on the toughest problems in education with the best ideas in technology – including user experience, APIs and services, data analysis, and deployment pipelines. You’ll play an active role in inventing and improving product design and the classroom experience.

Amplify’s COVID-19 vaccination policy requires all staff to provide proof of vaccination for in-person meetings unless an approved exemption is provided.

What You’ll Do

Our data analytics teams ingest, transform, model, and aggregate the data that empowers teams across Amplify and our customers to make sense of and tell stories with their data. You’ll be working with learning scientists and data engineers to deliver accurate and reliable reports, dashboards, models, metrics, and analysis for our products and internal business partners. We believe strongly in teaching our teammates to serve themselves, within a safe, reliable, and agile data environment. You’ll be building analytical solutions, but also the sharing-and-learning culture so that every team uses your analysis to improve their own lives, and those of our students and teachers.

Collaboration and Communication: Collaborate with internal business partners, data scientists, and data engineers to identify precise data requirements, define and refine metrics and clarify technical requirements. Effectively communicate status, risks, open questions and blockers across multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

Data Analysis: Become an expert in the Amplify data models. Analyze data from various sources and communicate insights to executives, leaders and other key stakeholders.

Data Visualization: Design, build, and maintain intuitive, alluring data visualizations that provide critical visibility for all levels to lead and operate effectively. Write accompanying concise and accurate documentation.

Accurate and Consistent: Proactively identify inaccuracies in data. Determine and implement solutions to improve data quality. Collaborate with the data governance team to ensure consistency of key metrics.

Example Projects You Might Work On

Improve calibration of customer support auditors through analyzing historic audit results, developing a calibration dashboard, and recommending an appropriate target to leadership.

Enhance the customer support case data model to allow for efficient analysis of the impact of one case type on another in partnership with data engineering.

Deliver professional development services more cost effectively by providing transparency to the true cost of delivery and related revenue. Analyze cost trends based on delivery method, geographic location, session type etc to identify and address biggest cost drivers.

Basic Requirements of the Data Analyst (Contractor):

2+ years of experience in a data science/analyst role; or related experience

Excellent communication skills in writing and conversation, especially with non-technical partners

Extensive expertise using business intelligence and data visualization tools (Tableau, Looker), including proficiency in SQL

Familiarity with ETL/ELT pipelines and related tooling, understanding of relational data models and metric creation

Experience in modeling key performance metrics

Strong analytical background and experience driving self-directed projects

Preferred Requirements of the Data Analyst (Contractor):

Demonstrable record of using data visualization best practices

Experience working with a cloud-based data warehousing and analytics stack (Airflow, dbt, Snowflake, AWS, Fivetran)

Proficient in a statistical or functional programming language (preferably python or R)

Proficiency in understanding data and key performance metrics and their relevance to our business and product decisions

Background in education or in edtech, or other fields with significant privacy, security, and compliance requirements

Experience building reports and analyzing data from company software, e.g., Netsuite, Hubspot, Salesforce etc.


The hourly rate range for this role is $30.00 – 35.00

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.

Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.