Manager, Business Intelligence

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The Role:

The Manager, Business Intelligence (BI)  will mentor business intelligence engineers to cultivate an environment where our BI teams are inspired to do their best work. With your direction, your teams will own Newsela’s business intelligence and reporting capabilities. You will provide architectural guidance and establish operational excellence among our teams that service our internal analytics and reporting needs. Reporting to the Vice President of Data Systems, you will work in partnership with cross-functional leaders to ensure our teammates are well supported and unobstructed in pursuit of their goals. You will also be the leading voice of your domain and resourceful to stakeholders throughout the organization. 

Why You'll Love This Role:

Each student is deserving of the opportunity to learn and advance regardless of unique learning preferences. We work hard to make sure these opportunities exist. This role is foundational in delivering a platform that educators and students rely on each day. And because we’re a technology company focused on improving the way students learn, you’ll be part of a technology culture that values teaching, learning, and questioning. You’ll continue to build our culture of learning by providing close mentorship to your team of specialists as needed, and regular one-on-one’s, all to ensure you’re growing your team’s technical skills and interests. You’ll get to work closely with our leaders to deliver high quality applications at scale, execute high level engineering strategy, and provide career guidance to your team. You will also inherit best of breed tools such as Snowflake and Looker, along with highly skilled teams that love the value they bring to the company.

Why We’ll Love You:

You have 8+ years of experience working with creating reporting and analytics solutions from significant quantities of structured and/or unstructured data, and ideally 3+ years of experience managing or leading a software development team of 5+ engineers. You have a background in business intelligence and reporting, and have worked in a data-centric SaaS organization. You understand contemporary reporting and analytics techniques for capturing and reporting arbitrary metrics. You have strong experience in at least two BI platforms; preferably Looker as one of them. You are proficient in SQL and have a good understanding of Dimensional Modeling. You and your team(s) deliver high quality work on-time or ahead of schedule, when possible. As a leader who is empathetic to the needs of BI developers and engineers, you foster a culture where team members can be fully engaged and creatively solve problems to the benefit of our internal stakeholders.

About Newsela:

One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child may have unique learning preferences, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments and tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds and interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, we’ve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools and over 2.5M teachers and 37M students have registered with Newsela.

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Location

New York, NY

An Insider's view of Newsela

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Amazing. Newsela is a trusting and responsible environment where we have control to get our work done when and where is best for us.

Vanessa

Lead Web Application Developer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

My team works with school leaders and teachers to create innovative applications of Newsela's content to support our mission of "meaningful classroom learning for every student." Our goal is to engage and empower educators with tools to enhance their students' learning.

JJ

Community Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've grown leaps and bounds at Newsela! I initially started out as an enterprise sales development representative and went through a mentorship program to transition to the customer success management team! I cannot measure the amount of growth I've experienced the past few years.

Emma

Customer Success Manager

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The Newsela office is a collaborative workspace. The office is designed to reflect the clients we serve. We love to keep our mission of "meaningful classroom learning for every student" top of mind.

Ariel

Senior Sales Development Representative

What are Newsela Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Newsela offers the opportunity to join various affinity groups operated by members of each community to help facilitate an inclusive and diverse workplace where all people are valued.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
In addition to weekly virtual wellness events (guided meditation, yoga, etc.), we offer virtual group discussion sessions with a licensed therapist to help navigate a variety of topics and challenges.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Every year we bring Newsela's youngsters to our offices for our Take Your Child to Newsela Day. It's one of our favorite days of the year, filled with crafts, story time, workshops, and even yoga!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
We provide free daily breakfast. Employees can select from our cereal bar, yogurts, oatmeal, fruit, granola bars and unlimited cold brew on tap!
Game Room
Our teams love to take time to challenge each other to a game of ping pong or pool throughout the day, and maybe even a ping pong tournament every now and then.
Stocked Kitchen
Newsela has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored seltzer you can handle. You might even be able to catch a Top Chef competition every now and then.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
All remote employees receive a monthly tech allowance to put towards making their home office setup the best it can be.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
All employees receive an annual stipend to put towards professional development or learning courses and resources. We also hold bi-monthly manager training sessions.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer an annual stipend to encourage all employees to keep learning!
Time allotted for learning
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