Atlas Public Policy is looking for a qualified Data Analyst to join our exciting policy tech firm. Atlas equips businesses and policymakers to make strategic, data-informed decisions that serve the public interest. We build analytical tools, dashboards, and visualizations using powerful, accessible technology, and offer expert advisory and convening services to tackle the pressing issues of today.

A qualified person must be sharp, passionate, and capable of adapting to the evolving demands at Atlas. This position can be based in Washington, DC or San Francisco, CA. Staff in DC are following a hybrid work model and those based in the Bay Area are currently following a work-from-home model. For a highly qualified candidate, we would consider making the position fully remote to be based anywhere in the United States.

Atlas’s core clients are involved in the climate policy space, including public agencies from all levels of government, leading climate advocates in the non-profit sector, and top companies working on clean energy technology. Our work includes cutting edge research and development on critical climate-related policy issues, products that equip stakeholders with actionable information on clean energy markets, and strategic advising to key leaders in the climate space.

Atlas began in 2015 and has grown with increasing demand from our core set of public interest-focused customers. We engage all our staff in internal strategy development, and believe in work-life balance, career development, and cohesive team-oriented work.

The Work

  • Bring advanced data analytics tools to a non-technical audience.
  • Design and build intuitive, data-rich dashboards for a broad set of audiences in Power BI and embed them in WordPress.
  • Expand our use of data analytics (such as machine learning, natural language processing, or network analysis) in our products, like Hamilton, EV Hub, and Buildings Hub
  • Assist with building complex analytical tools using Microsoft Azure Cloud, Power BI, Power Automate, and Excel.
  • Support the building of relational SQL datasets.
  • Document new and existing technical processes, data flows, models, designs, etc.
  • Support staff on original research and data analyses.
  • Advance Atlas’s mission by expanding our reach in existing sectors and developing relationships in new areas of public policy.
  • Participate in and present at meetings with clients and other organizations actively working with Atlas.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical / quantitative field. Computer science, computer engineering, or similar preferred.
  • 3-5 years of relevant professional experience. (Applicants may substitute a Master’s degree for one year of experience).
  • Strong competence with Microsoft Power BI or similar data visualization/dashboarding software or frameworks (Tableau, Qlik, etc.).
  • Competence building robust and efficient data models. Experience building data models in Power BI and/or Azure Analysis Services preferred.
  • Comfortable building SQL queries for existing relational databases.
  • Strong experience in scripting languages such as Python, JavaScript, or Power Query/M.
  • Comfortable developing for WordPress or similar content management system.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and strong communication skills.
  • Strong interest in developing data-driven visualizations and dashboards.
  • Ambitious, self-directed, but knows when to pause and seek assistance.
  • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or other U.S. work authorization (please specify details in your application. Atlas does not offer sponsorship for permanent residency).

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: Rolling until position is filled

Time Commitment: Full time

Compensation: $80,000-$110,000 and generous benefits (health insurance, vacation, and retirement).

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to hr@atlaspolicy.com.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Atlas strives to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. We also understand that having a staff that reflects the communities impacted by our work provides experience and knowledge that is essential to informing data-driven and equitable policy solutions. Our work, providing rigorous and nuanced analysis on electrification and other key policy challenges, requires the knowledge of environmental, economic, and historical policies and practices. Atlas is also committed to becoming a champion for diversity, equity, and inclusion in public policy.

Women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans and military spouses, formerly incarcerated people, religious minorities, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community are strongly encouraged to apply. We consider qualified applicants regardless of any legally protected characteristics.

Reasonable accommodations can be provided at all phases of the application and employment process. If we can offer accommodations for you in the recruitment process, please contact hr@atlaspolicy.com.