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Analytics Engineer - Remote and Hybrid Opportunities Available

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Job Description

The Solutions and Analytics Team within Missouri Online delivers scalable, high-performing analytic dashboards, reports, and insights to stakeholders across the four campus UM System. We are seeking an analytics engineer to help clean, curate and refine data from a variety of higher education sources. The ideal candidate will work closely with data analysts to ascertain the data elements, formats and structure needed for analysis.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities:
  • Engaged
  • Autonomous and collaborative
  • Motivated
  • Flexible
  • Persistent
  • Willing to learn
  • Dependable

Produce curated/refined data sets suitable for analysis. This process will involve cleaning, filtering, aggregating, and transforming raw data using SQL and/or Python.

SQL Expertise: Write, optimize, and maintain SQL queries to extract, manipulate, and transform data from various databases and sources. GCP BigQuery knowledge is a plus, but not required.

Data Validation: Utilize data validation processes to ensure data accuracy, consistency, and completeness. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to resolve data discrepancies and anomalies.

Documentation: Produce and maintain comprehensive documentation of SQL queries, data lineage, data validation processes, and data analysis methodologies.

Continuous Improvement: Stay up to date with industry best practices, tools, and emerging technologies related to data management. Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement.


Monday - Friday 8AM-5PM CST

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and 4+ years work experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent SQL skills

Passion for creating high-quality datasets suitable for analysis

Strong communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical findings to non-technical stakeholders.

Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

Experience working in Higher Education and/or working with Higher Education datasets

Python (or similar) experience

Experience with data visualization tools (e.g PowerBI)

Knowledge of data controls and applicable regulatory/legal requirements (HIPAA, FERPA, GLBA, FTC, PCI, etc.) in protecting confidential and/or sensitive data.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.

Anticipated Hiring Range

Salary Range: $65,000-$75,000 per year

Grade: GGS-011

Internal applicants can determine their University title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.

Application Materials

Resume and Cover Letter

Other Information

This recruitment is managed by the Office of Human Resources at the Columbia Campus. For application questions please contact OHR at 573-882-7976.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The University will not sponsor applicants for this position for employment visas.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, short- and long-term disability, paid parental leave, paid caregiver leave, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at .

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-2146.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.



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