Data Analyst

  • Anywhere

We’re Atom and our mission is to democratise education. We use machine learning and a visually engaging tech platform to bring a fun, high-quality and personalised learning experience into every child’s home.

We combine exceptional teacher-made content with cutting-edge technology to provide fantastic affordable education to all children globally, regardless of background.

We’re one of Europe’s fastest-growing EdTech startups. Last year we improved the standard of education for over 200,000 students across the UK and Asia. This year, supported by our recent $25m investment from SoftBank, our goal is to reach 560,000 students.

We’re remote-first! While our main office is in London, our team is composed of over 120 people (and counting) working from 10 countries.

Atom Learning’s been featured in Otta’s Annual Rocket List: the 100 fastest-growing companies to work for!

The role

Atom Learning is looking for a Data Analyst to join our growing team. This role will sit within a well-established Data Engineering and Analytics team, and will deliver tailored data solutions to support various teams across the business.

How we work
You will have autonomy and ownership of all data analytics for your area of the business. Working cross-functionally, with product managers, data engineers, and stakeholder teams, you will create, manage and grow your data domain and business intelligence infrastructure. From building product analytics dashboards to deep-diving into our users’ data and driving the strategic direction of the product, you’ll be at the forefront of Atom’s innovation engine. You will also be part of the Analytics Guild which is where data engineers, analysts and analytics engineers from across the business maintain a centralised roadmap for core projects.

Atom Learning’s mission is to make education fairer and you will work within a flat, decentralised management environment on a product that is changing the way children learn across the world, improving education standards for all.

What you will do

  • Collaborate with a number of teams to gain a deep understanding of their data requirements and business objectives;
  • Work closely with the data engineers and analytics engineers in your business area to develop and maintain robust and consistent data models to power reporting, self-serve analysis, and deeper strategic analysis;
  • Conduct regular self-directed analysis that will guide and support your area of the business in identifying opportunity areas and making key strategic decisions;
  • Present your findings and recommendations to key stakeholders effectively;
  • Build and maintain dashboards and other data products that support your business function(s) with decision making on a day-to-day basis;
  • Monitor your business function’s KPIs, and identify drivers of under and over-performance. Communicate this effectively to the relevant teams to support them in optimising performance;
  • Support your team with designing, implementing and interpreting the results of A/B tests;
  • You will influence the overall direction of data in your business area and have an opportunity to shape the future of the product.


Who you are

  • You are passionate about data and its role in solving business challenges;
  • You are proficient in SQL;
  • You are proficient in data visualisation tools such as Tableau;
  • You are a great communicator and have excellent data storytelling skills;
  • You can write clear, readable code;
  • You can create reusable solutions to fulfil a brief and support future changes;
  • You are a highly motivated contributor with excellent teamwork skills;
  • You are enthusiastic about working in a rapidly growing start-up environment which focuses on creating a culture of freedom and responsibility.

Experience that will set you apart

  • Experience using Google BigQuery, or equivalent;
  • Experience with DBT;
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment using GitHub;
  • Knowledge of data modelling principles;
  • A passion for education technology.

Our Tech Stack

Our core data storage technology for our application is MySQL, although we are in the process of migrating to a cloud-native, scalable database called CockroachDB. We also have other data storage technologies such as Elastic, S3/R2 & Loki for specific datasets.

For analytics and BI, our data warehouse is Google BigQuery, with Airflow / DBT for ingesting and transforming data. Tableau and Metabase are then used as our visualisation/dashboarding layer.


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays;
  • 3 days winter leave;
  • Remote-first culture with the option to use our Holborn office;
  • Annual L&D budget;
  • Private medical with Vitality Health;
  • EMI options available
  • Access to wellbeing platform;
  • Competitive pay;
  • Enhanced family leave;
  • Monthly remote and in person events in London
  • High degree of autonomy and exposure to the running of all business areas of a successful startup;
  • Brilliant colleagues and the opportunity to become an integral member of a fast-growing tech company.

Diversity & Inclusion at Atom Learning

At Atom Learning, diversity, equity and inclusion are essential parts of our mission. We strive to build an inclusive culture that encourages and supports voices from a diverse range of backgrounds. We know it fuels our creativity and brings us closer towards democratising education for children of all backgrounds


To achieve this, we commit to fostering an environment where everyone is valued and supported for who they are and in which individual differences and the contributions of all our staff are recognised and protected. We work to ensure that our recruitment, selection and assessment process is based entirely on skills and competencies and that we actively seek talent from all sections of society.

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