Data Analyst, Government
Civis Analytics Internship Remote, District of Columbia - DC, Illinois - IL, Texas - TX
At Civis, we have opportunities for applicants who are newcomers, seasoned professionals, and anywhere in between. Our teams are energized by complex challenges and value diversity of thought. Opportunities to stand out and inspire happen daily and we trust and encourage you to act on your ideas – no matter how big they are. We offer you the tools and community you need to do your best work. Each of us is committed to holding ourselves accountable for results, challenging the status quo and finding new ways to grow our company and each other.
At Civis, we take a science-first approach to solving problems. With a blend of proprietary technology and statistical advisory services, we help public and private sector organizations find, understand and connect with the people they care about, so they can stop guessing and start using mathematical proof to guide decisions. We know others use “data science” and “analytics” as buzzwords, but at Civis we don’t stand for fluff, and we will always deliver scalable products and technologies — not PowerPoints — to drive your business forward.
Our mission is to bring objective, data-driven truth to organizational decision-making – all the way from the boardroom to the world’s largest social causes.the boardroom to the world’s largest progressive social causes.
This mission isn’t an aspiration: it’s something we see realized every day, and it brings purpose to everything we’re working on.
We combine a sophisticated SaaS product with our specialized data science consultancy to empower tens of thousands of active users to make millions of data-driven decisions every month. From joining disparate data sources and automating reporting, to building more elaborate models of targeted audiences and optimizing messages for them, organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the City of Boston, and iHeart Radio trust Civis’s technology to make their most critical decisions.
Core to our product and consulting offerings is Civis Platform, which makes it easy to import, manage, transform, analyze, and report on data. Our customers love Civis Platform because it empowers them to focus on finding data-driven answers to their most critical questions—in other words, we empower them to run their business, rather than running a tech stack.
All employees either must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, initiate vaccination before your start date, or file an exemption request prior to start date per company policy for review. Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, all Civis offices are closed and employees are remote until further notice. This is being closely monitored as the situation evolves. Although it’s likely our offices will reopen, positions hired outside of Civis office locations will be remote roles.
What we are looking for
Civis is seeking a creative problem-solver who wants to use data to tackle some of the toughest challenges facing our communities. In this role, you will use your skills in data management, analysis, and visualization to help cities, states, and federal government use data to improve citizen services and outcomes. You will work on a cross-functional team of Applied Data Scientists, Software Engineers, and Data Engineers to create products and tools that empower decision makers in all levels of government.
- Design and create dashboards, reports, and data visualizations to fulfill client needs and make data insights more useful and accessible to different types of users
- Validate analysis results and client deliverables against user requirements
- Assist in data management and documentation
- Work with a cross-functional team of data scientists, data engineers, and software engineers to create insightful analyses and tools that empower decision makers
- Collaborate with clients and client-facing teams to define user requirements for analytical products
- Prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
- Travel requirements: < 5%
- Bachelor’s degree
- Excellent analytical reasoning skills
- Sharp attention to detail
- Experience performing quantitative analysis
- Proficiency with Tableau or other data visualization software, or with code-based data visualization tools such as R.
- Experience using SQL, Python or other query and scripting languages to access and transform data
- Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- US work authorization
- Bachelor’s degree in an analytical subject (statistics, math, economics, physics, engineering, business, political or social science, computer science, etc.)
- Practical understanding of statistical methods, machine learning, and/or causal inference
- Familiarity with best practices for user experience and data visualization design, including user research.
- Familiarity with Agile project environments
Compensation & Benefits
- The opportunity to be part of a growing tech startup focused on solving interesting and meaningful problems, invested in internal promotion, and committed to fostering a diverse, equal and inclusive workplace.
- Competitive benefits, including unlimited PTO, 401K match with immediate vesting, health, dental, and vision benefits, fully paid parental leave, breastfeeding support including breastmilk shipping services for traveling moms, commuter benefits, wellness initiatives including weekly group meditations, monthly on-site massage therapy, and pet insurance.
- To support employees in our now fully remote work environment, we also have expanded our virtual journal and book clubs, Donut Pals (organized virtual coffee meet-ups), Lightning Talks (5-minute presentations on anything you’d like), Lunch-and-Learns, and HR Open Discussions (bi-weekly meet-up where we discuss ideas and topics of the day in a casual format). We are also able to support and accommodate flexible work from home schedules to help employees juggle responsibilities at home.
Civis Analytics embraces the individuality of our employees and we celebrate each other's differences. Our products, services, and culture benefit from and thrive on the unique perspectives brought by each person in our community. We're proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, age, sex, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact email@example.com
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