Job Description :
Location: San Francisco CA
Rate: DOE
Duration: 6 months
Must interview and work onsite

The Junior Data Systems Engineer will report to the Data Systems Engineer and will work collaboratively with various stakeholders within the company. This is a 6-month contract position located in our San Francisco office.


The Junior Data Systems Engineer’s responsibilities will focus on supporting the automation of data cleaning and loading of data from our schools and regions and third party vendors. Specific tasks will include
a. Develop and extend code to automate annual data collection to ensure the process is as low-burden as possible to internal stakeholders while maintaining high data quality
b. Develop and extend code to create QA reports that enable lightweight checks of data quality and completeness for stakeholders
c. Support cleaning, validating and loading data related to students, teachers, and schools necessary for monitoring the health of our network from our schools and regions
d. Support monitoring incoming data cleanliness and validity once new processes have been implemented

1+ years of work experience in software development
Demonstrable experience in a SQL language and python
Ability to translate business requirements into scalable, usable code
Adept at working with team members in a fast-paced environment while balancing competing priorities
A willingness to model KIPP’s values

Experience manipulating Excel files using code (Python or VBA)
Previous experience in K-12 education sector or education reform