Full-Time

Data Analyst

Transit Tech

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

MBTA

MBTA

1,001-5,000 employees

Public transit system in Boston area

Compensation Overview

$66 - $80Hourly

+ W-2

Junior

Cambridge, MA, USA

Required Skills
Python
Data Science
R
Data Structures & Algorithms
SQL
Tableau
Splunk
Data Analysis
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
Requirements
  • Data science skills
  • Thoughtful visualization and storytelling
  • Organization and initiative
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with modern data tools (e.g., SQL, Python, R, SPSS, GIS, or other)
  • Experience working in a product technology team
  • Experience with cloud-based visualization or logging platforms such as Splunk or Tableau
  • Experience with programming languages such as Elixir, Python, or Excel VBA
  • Ability to learn quickly, take direction, work as an individual, and use creative and collaborative approaches to resolve issues
  • Effective organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong statistics and data fundamentals
  • Familiarity with transportation planning and transit systems, particularly the MBTA subway and bus network
Responsibilities
  • Use tools like Tableau, Splunk, or R to design dashboards, visualizations, graphs, charts, and tools
  • Gather, review, and interpret data using a combination of SQL, logging, Excel, Python and/or relevant modern data analysis tools
  • Work closely with Transit Tech product and project teams to understand their data analysis needs and support them in decision-making and performance monitoring
  • Advise TID teams on how to approach data creation and logging in ways that support analysis
  • Effectively present and communicate insights to both technical and non-technical peers
  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of transit operations concepts and apply them to your analysis
  • Perform quality control on data inputs, calculations, algorithms, and model outputs, and investigating associated data gaps or inconsistencies
  • Participate in an existing MBTA data community in OA and other departments, and apply insights and practices
  • Independently manage different priorities based on input from manager and peers
  • Protect the data security and privacy of the MBTA and its riders
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker, in a courteous and professional manner

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) operates a comprehensive public transit system in the Boston area, integrating technologies like subway trains, buses, and ferries. Working at MBTA provides the opportunity to contribute to a crucial service that supports the daily commutes of millions, ensuring effective and accessible transportation solutions. The MBTA's commitment to maintaining and enhancing transit infrastructure also offers employees a chance to be part of a team that is essential to the everyday life and economy of the region.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded

1964

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

12%

2 year growth

23%

Benefits

Health insurance

Life insurance

Long-term disability insurance

Dental and vision insurance

Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays

Flexible spending accounts

Retirement plans