Data Analytics Lead

Job description

#About Ironhack

Ironhack is an education startup that was founded to disrupt the way we learn about technology. We think it sucks that we’ve been learning the same way since the Industrial Revolution, so we empower students to find meaningful careers in the technology, design, and data industries by offering immersive learning experiences to extremely motivated people.

Our higher purpose is to transform the education space by making it more customer-centric and outcomes-driven. Students finish our program with a new way of thinking and approaching problems, resulting in new jobs, companies they’ve built, or promotions at their current jobs.


We are constantly updating our curriculum to reflect changes in the industry and we work hard to build a passionate community for our students and staff. With 20+ nationalities represented in a staff of 90+ people, we are no strangers to diverse points of view, unusual background stories and independent go-getters.


We live our values in everything we do. Can-do attitude, Passion, Love people and their stories and Collaboration have helped us form a team of extremely talented people who are deeply connected with their purpose and are changing lives everyday.


#About the Gig

The Education Team at Ironhack is seeking a Data Analytics Lead to take charge of our Data Analytics bootcamp as well as to lead/support the data initiatives in Education and cross-functional departments. We expect an experienced data scientist with the ambition to make real impacts in education by sharing your knowledge and expertise in data. You will be instrumental in building a world-leading data analytics curriculum and developing the data-informed decision making process at Ironhack.

The Data Analytics Lead is responsible for:

  • Leading the development and improvement of the Data Analytics curriculum.
  • Onboarding and supporting Data Analytics teachers at our global campuses.
  • Designing and developing assessments for student learning and outcomes.
  • Collecting and analyzing feedback of the curriculum which is translated to actionable improvement plans.
  • Staying up to date with the latest progress and future trends in the data industry.
  • Researching and planning the roadmap for future curriculum development.
  • Leading other adhoc data analytics initiatives within the company.

The Data Analytics Lead will also:

  • Lead the design and implementation of Learning Analytics in our soon-to-launch new Learning Management System.
  • Co-lead the design and implementation of a data analytics pipeline that connects cross-functional departments including Product, Marketing, Admissions, Education, and Outcomes.
  • Become the main point of contact of data and help shape/promote a data-informed decision making culture across the company.

The Data Analytics Lead will report to the Global Education Lead. Preferred work location is Miami, but candidates in other locations where Ironhack is present (Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Lisbon, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo) will also be considered.


#Is This You?

  • 3+ years of experience in Data Analytics, Data Science, and/or Data Engineering.
  • Solid foundation in statistics and probability.
  • Proficient in Python and SQL.
  • A solid understanding of APIs and data warehousing concepts.
  • Familiarity with contemporary industry software and tools including but not limited to: Linux, Git, AWS, Google Analytics, Jupyter, Tableau.
  • Extensive knowledge in data analytics libraries for Python including but not limited to: numpy, pandas, scipy, seaborn, matplotlib, sklearn.
  • Ability to effectively convey technical knowledge to novice learners via writing.
  • Compassion for diverse types of learners.
  • Strong product, project, and people management skills.
  • Can-do attitude.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Fluent in English writing and speaking.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Generous vacation policy. 
  • Learn to code or design anytime: enroll in our part-time courses for free.
  • Tons of awesome events with our students and community of instructors.
  • Annual global company off-site.
  • Educational perk of $750 per year.
  • Work from home one day a week.

#More About Ironhack


At Ironhack we love the energy of in-person instruction but also invest heavily in technology to enhance the student learning experience. We combine learning design research, student-centric analytics, and contemporary industry practice to develop state-of-the-art educational programs to meet the needs of diverse learners. We believe learning is a lifelong endeavor and we are making every effort to ensure our students will not only learn the hard skills that are essential for them to launch new careers but also the soft and self-improvement skills that can help them continue developing in their professional journeys.

Fun facts of Ironhack:

  • Founded by Wharton and Harvard grads in the fall of 2013.
  • Located in Madrid, Barcelona, Miami, Paris, Mexico City, Berlin, Amsterdam, São Paulo and Lisbon.
  • 100% YOY Growth and accelerating!
  • Already graduated over 2,500 students.
  • 90+ global team members + VC-backed.

But we’re really just getting started. Don’t work for another e-commerce site that sells bla,bla,bla or another uber for something. Come join us and become a disruptor in the world of education!