Data Engineer

Data Engineer

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Who We Are:

We are Zearn, and we are on a mission to ensure that all children love and learn math! Zearn is the nonprofit educational organization behind Zearn Math, the top-rated math learning platform used by 1 in 4 elementary students nationwide. We support teachers with research-backed curriculum and digital lessons proven to double the learning gains of a typical year of instruction. Zearn Math instructional materials - including 400+ hours of digital math learning - are free for teachers and families. Zearn also offers school and district-wide licenses and professional development to support implementation. Everything we do is driven by the belief that every kid can be a math kid. Learn more about us at

We are looking for a talented, multi-tasking Data Engineer to join our team. With billions of math problems solved on the Zearn platform each year, Zearn’s dataset offers massive potential for insights that can guide the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, helping all kids catch up and move forward with their learning. As a Data Engineer, you will perform the technical work that powers our business intelligence tools that allow Zearn to perform research and make data-driven decisions.

What This Role Will Do:

  • Create and maintain the data pipelines that connect our various data sources to our data warehouse with our ETL/ELT tools
  • Transform the unstructured data into a format optimized for analytics using our data transformation tool, dbt
  • Oversee the data models used within our business intelligence tools to ensure consistent, standardized metrics used throughout the various outputs of data analytics
  • Troubleshoot and check data reports for accuracy and usefulness
  • Collaborate with the software engineering, research, partnerships, marketing and product teams to design the optimal data model that best suits the diverse data needs throughout the organization

What You’ll Bring To The Role:

  • 3+ years of experience in data engineering
  • Experience working with a data warehouse such as Amazon Redshift or Snowflake
  • Experience with dbt
  • Experience with BI tools such as Looker or Tableau
  • Strong communication skills and a desire to work collaboratively with other teams across Zearn
  • Fluency in SQL and familiarity with at least one programming language such as Python or R for statistical/data analysis use
  • A commitment to Zearn’s mission of providing an exceptional education to all children
  • A desire to join an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment at a high-growth organization
  • The willingness to comply with Zearn's vaccination (subject to legally valid exemptions) and Personal Protective Equipment requirements


This role is remote, but you may be asked to travel to our New York City office periodically for team building.

Compensation & Benefits:

The expected salary range for this role is $ 95,000 – 105,000

We offer a competitive benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K matching, parental leave, and a generous PTO policy. We also offer a collegial and passionate culture and the potential to positively impact the lives of millions of children.

Zearn is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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