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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016

The Advisory Board Company Washington, DC

Company
The Advisory Board Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
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AJE Ref #
576026879
Location
Washington, DC
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Associate Data Scientist, EAB (Full Time, Starting Summer 2017)

Number:
JO-1608-10028

Location:
Washington, DC

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Technology and Engineering

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ASSOCIATE DATA SCIENTIST, EAB (FULL TIME, STARTING SUMMER 2017) *LI
Performance Technologies, Education Advisory Board
The Advisory Board Company
www.eab.com

ROLE IN BRIEF:
Education Advisory Board (EAB) is looking for a multi-talented Associate Data Scientist with programming, machine learning, and data processing skills to help create and improve modern analytics services for applications used by students and administrators at over 200 colleges and universities. These tools impact student success by helping people make better choices about courses, majors, and other activities, enabling more students to graduate and get the most out of their education. Your primary role on the Data Science team will be to build things systems and frameworks for large-scale data analytics, workflow tools for machine learning, web apps for data visualization, and more.

This position will be located in Washington, DC.

WHAT YOU\'LL BE DOING:
- Collaborate with quantitative researchers and statistical programmers to integrate research-driven statistical models into production software systems
- Build internal tools for data science/analytics workflows
- Manage data processing pipelines for analyzing gigabyte to terabyte-scale data from multiple sources
- Write Python and R code using current best practices
- Communicate and coordinate effectively with product managers, software engineers, and customer-facing teams

MUST HAVES:
- Bachelors degree a quantitative field, or equivalent education and experience
- Excellent programming skills in Python, R, or another high-level language used in statistical computing
- Database design and SQL-based data cleansing, transformation, summarization, and analysis
- Experience with machine learning, statistics, and scientific methods
- Ability to present to, communicate with, and collaborate well with technical and non-technical team members
- Demonstrated interest in learning new skills
- Experience working on a diverse team
- Conscientious, dedicated, and quality-focused
- Active in your professional community

EVEN BETTER:
- Masters or PhD in a quantitative field, or equivalent experience
- Demonstrable experience in writing production code, combined with a passion to build.
- Hands-on experience with software engineering, data warehousing, or data pipeline management
- Linux systems administration or DevOps experience
- Experience in EdTech or Higher Education effectiveness

ABOUT EDUCATION ADVISORY BOARD
EAB is a best practices firm that uses a combination of research, technology, and services to improve the performance of 1,100+ educational institutions. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., EAB forges and finds the best new ideas and proven practices from its network of thousands of leaders, then customizes and hardwires them into every level of member organizations, creating enduring value. For more information, visit www.eab.com.

We are a workplace that...
Values and celebrates diversity of experience, culture, and opinion
Is committed to creating an inclusive environment to enhance our collective experience
Promotes a supportive community through staff-led affinity groups, events, and education

OUR CULTURE & VALUES:
We think Forbes said it best: Making the world a better place is what The Advisory Board Company is all about. We have a unique culture where employees are told to avoid after work emails, encouraged to take 10 hours per month of paid leave for community service, and are expected to add surplus value in every interaction with a member or colleague.

Over the past thirty years, we have developed a distinctive corporate culture based on our values and principles. We award, promote, and praise based on individual performance, capabilities, and ambition. We provide ways for staff to share their time, talent, and passions in the community. We reward innovation and foster a collaborative environment. We have a performance-driven staff and peers that challenge one another in the workplace. And we want free-thinkers, agile speakers, witty writers, and team players to join the firm at Advisory Board, your ideas are heard and your contributions matter.

PERKS (A FEW OF MANY):
Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, The Advisory Board Company offers a competitive benefits package.
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible
- 401(k) retirement plan with company match
- 20+ days paid time off and 10+ paid company holidays
- Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
- Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
- Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
- Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here.

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