Data Analyst

Job description

There’s a revolution in the education sector and here’s your chance to be a part of it. 


Join OpenClassrooms as Data Analyst and help us shape a better world thanks to your ability to structure and transform large and complex data-sets into meaningful insights.


You will develop clear and well-structured analytical plans and deliver high-level and in-depth analyses with appropriate and insightful trend commentary.

You will be at the heart of OpenClassrooms, partnering with business’s top management and executives within the assigned departments (Sales, Marketing, Education, Student Success) to ensure data accuracy and enhance and automate analytics into meaningful dashboards.

Ready for a thrilling adventure?

The overall responsibilities of the Senior Data Analyst, are:

  • Play a supporting role in the business where he/she develops logical and conceptual data flows that are in support of departmental project requirements and guides our various departments in appropriate and effective use of data. Play a part in shaping the business’s data infrastructure
  • Set up the financial reporting tools and processes
  • Use data to guide assigned departments through all programs and initiatives, enabling continuous improvement in data quality, performance, and overall business performance
  • Support and suggest change management activities with regard to data analysis across our departments
  • Work with the business management team and key stakeholders in developing detailed business requirements, conducting gap analyses, creating functional designs, and guiding the business’s leadership through analytical data processing when needed
  • Proactively play an analytical role where he/she is responsible for developing KPIs within the business for the purpose of identifying trends and evaluating the success of the business’s initiatives
  • Analyse large data-sets, develop clear and well-structured analytical plans, build statistical models, diagnose, validate, and improve the performance of these models over time
  • Mine the company’s database in search of critical business insights and communicate findings to the business at large
  • Identify, communicate and resolve data gaps that impact the fulfillment of the business’s functional requirements
  • Identify, evaluate and document potential data sources in support of project requirements
  • Build and operationalize processes that ensure timely data-loading and maintain accuracy and relevance of data used within the data department


  • Strong interpersonal and leadership abilities; established ability to develop relationships and effectively communicate across functional areas and various levels of management.
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated drive for achievement.
  • Ability to manage own work demands amid shifting priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent analytical and IT skills
  • Ability to build up the data analysis environment
  • Coding skills (such as Python, Java, or Scala)
  • Analytics tools experience (such as Pandas, R, SPSS, SQL, or Hadoop)
  • Strong ability to query databases using SQL
  • Possess strong business acumen and the ability to explain problems and solutions effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences 

The ideal candidate will have 3-4+ years of related professional experience 

Bachelor degree in Economics, MIS, Statistics or related field is optional.