Sustainability Data Analyst

Massachusetts, United States
13 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
13 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture and benefits  that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future then take a look at this opportunity.

SUSTAINABILITY DATA ANALYST, Office of Sustainability, to position MIT on the cutting edge of sustainability analytics, from data access and collection to interpretation and application.  Will be provide analytical and tactical support for all sustainability projects with data-related needs and setting an overall strategy for the collection, analysis, management, and communication of data and metrics.  Responsibilities will include synthesizing complex data from multiple sources into compelling stories; leading the development of a high performing campus sustainability data practice that supports the transformation towards a sustainable campus, from site to system; tracking progress towards goals; evaluating sustainability programs and strategies; promoting use of the campus as a testbed for innovation, and engaging leadership, campus partners, and the community; developing and managing data pipelines; and bringing today’s best practices to bear on campus sustainability opportunities. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in computer science/engineering/business/math/policy or related field; five years’ related work experience with an open-source data science programming language (R preferred); at least three years’ experience with geo-spatial data management, analysis, and visualization; at least three years’ experience with Tableau or other data visualization software; strong geo-spatial data visualization skills; experience with interactive mapping tools (e.g., Leaflet, CARTO, Mapbox, ArcGIS online app, etc.); and strong project management skills.  Must be able lead a project team, manage student fellows, and provide mentoring; manage and prioritize multiple tasks/projects, promptly raising any obstacles; work with individuals at various levels; collaborate and work effectively as part of a team.  PREFERRED:  big data experience (Spark, Hive, Hadoop), Experience working with energy and/or sustainability metrics, experience working in higher education, and experience with website design.  Job #17860-8

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.