Senior Research Analyst

Senior Research Analyst

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Company Overview:
Age of Learning is a leading education technology innovator based in Glendale, California, with a talented team of more than 600 individuals comprised of nationally-renowned educators, curriculum experts, developers, artists, writers, designers, engineers, producers, product managers, analysts and marketing experts! Together we develop engaging, effective digital learning technology and content to help children build a strong academic foundation for lifelong success.
Our flagship product Early Learning Academy® is a comprehensive online curriculum and the #1 digital learning product for young children. To-date, more than 30 million children worldwide have completed over 8 billion Learning Activities on ABCmouse. We recently launched Adventure Academy, the first massively multiplayer online (MMO) game designed specifically to help elementary- and middle-school-aged children learn. It features thousands of engaging Learning Activities—including minigames, books, original animated and live action series, and more—in a fun and safe virtual world. Other Age of Learning programs include immersive English language learning products for children in China and Japan; ReadingIQ, a digital library and literacy platform; and a groundbreaking personalized, adaptive digital learning system that individualizes math instruction for every child through AI-driven technology.

We are committed to helping all children succeed. We provide our educational programs at no cost to teachers, Head Start programs, public libraries, and other community organizations, and have served millions of children through these initiatives. We recently established the Age of Learning Foundation to expand this work globally.
As we expand our global reach and increase the educational impact of our programs, we’re looking for passionate, ambitious, and collaborative leaders to become a part of our growing team.


    • Data Management & Analysis:
    • Collect and extract data from various research studies and databases
    • Employ a range of tools to clean raw data (quantitative and qualitative) generated from various efficacy studies and organize them into files /formats that can be readily manipulated/analyzed
    • Conduct data validation checks to ensure that all data are error-free
    • Extract game usage data/game analytics from databases and conduct analyses to generate insights about how certain game features/activities/lessons are producing learning gains
    • Produce descriptive reports of data, highlights on specific findings, and summaries of formative and summative data collection efforts  
    • Apply appropriate statistical, qualitative methods, and coding techniques to answer various research questions, identify patterns in the data, and test hypotheses/theories 

    • Research & Collaboration: 
    • Collaborate with teams of specialists in related areas (e.g., data scientists, data engineers, cognitive scientists, learning analytics researchers, curriculum specialists, game designers) to produce insights and actionable results for designers and developers
    • Use visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, R) to clearly communicate relevant analysis results to both internal and external stakeholders
    • Work with curriculum experts, designers, and product developers to generate relevant research questions and conduct the appropriate analyses designed to demonstrate the effectiveness of specific aspects of products on learning outcomes
    • Collaborate with external researchers and analysts and provide support/guidance on analyses involving Age of Learning products

Required Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in education, psychology, statistics, or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and research experience (Ph.D. preferred)
    • Experience in research design, evaluation research, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and various analytic approaches
    • Demonstrated ability to efficiently use various software to analyze and code quantitative and qualitative data (e.g., SPSS, Stata, R, Dedoose)
    • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Tableau, Snowflake, and other software to clean and extract data (SQL), analyze data, create dashboards, and other associated tasks
    • Capacity to collaborate effectively with diverse, cross-functional teams
    • Comfortable multi-tasking and working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment 

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience conducting research on education technology products with children, at schools, or in homes
    • Experience preparing reports and presentations for internal and external audiences
Age of Learning currently provides: 
• 90% - 100% of health and welfare benefit premiums
• A 401(k) program with employer match
• 15 paid vacation days plus 11 observed national paid holidays
• Team bonding events and a highly collaborative environment
• Commitment to Equal Opportunity Employment in addition to an inclusive and supportive company culture 
• Access to our internal DEI Task Force that focuses on ensuring our products represent all children on a global scale
• Opportunities for professional growth through professional learning and development programs 
• A temporary 100% remote work environment, due to COVID restrictions, to help ensure the safety of our employees 
• Monthly internet stipend provided due to temporary remote work environment
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