Data Mentor (US)

Job description


We are Decoded and we make technology education human. We help some of the largest and most technologically progressive organizations in the world up-skill and inspire their employees through training programs and workshops. We democratize cutting-edge data skills, help transform traditional businesses into tech companies, and give our learners the skills to embrace the future of work.


Decoded is looking for a Data Mentor to join our Mentorship Team remotely (central, mountain or pacific timezones specifically). You will be responsible for supporting a group of learners through our data skills program, the Data Academy. Our accelerated skills development program focuses on both technical data analytics skills and transferable communication skills as it applies to the commercial context of our learners' day to day work.



As a Data Mentor at Decoded, you’re responsible for:

  • Mentor and support learners with our Data Academy to develop and apply new skills

  • Teach both technical data analysis skills and transferable skills such as communication, stakeholder management and problem solving.

  • Mentor, teach and guide learners through calls, workshops and via email

  • Enabling learners to apply data analysis techniques to their professional environment

  • Model and share best practice to adapting to learning a new discipline

  • Liaise with Program Managers to quantify learner engagement

  • Coach learners through problem solving and overcoming barriers to learning

  • Providing timely, detailed and specific feedback on leaners's business-relevant projects

  • Tailor course content and individual learning needs or styles where necessary

  • Support the facilitation of Data Academy workshops monthly to offer technical support to learners as they learn new content


Our Data Mentors are a community of data analytics enthusiasts. Our learners love their combination of technical knowledge and a passion for education.


Our mentors have backgrounds ranging from Data Analysts working in industry, to secondary school teaching to PhD-level analytics. They have developed models across data analytics within academic and business settings, and whatever their background, they are all:

  • Obsessed with learning, teaching and collaborating

  • Excellent communicators, verbally and in writing

  • Excited by the frontiers of data analytics

  • Familiar with the use of Python or R for data analysis

  • Empathetic with excellent people and listening skills

  • Understanding of the commercial context and transferable skills required to manage stakeholders and deliver successful analytics projects

  • Highly organized, motivated and adaptable in their working style

  • Passionate about transforming the skills of their learners

  • Solving problems elegantly and creatively: “find a way or make a way”


This role will report into one of Decoded's Mentor Managers based in the UK. You’ll also have day-to-day relationships with the entire Decoded US team.


  • 20 days of flexible time off, plus additional days off for public holidays
  • 100% coverage of our base medical, dental and vision plans
  • Retirement plan with a company match
  • Cutting-edge software and kit, always
  • NYC dog-friendly dedicated company office (with a view!)
  • Flexible work from home and remote working
  • Casual dress every day and frequent team social events
  • Work with an inquisitive, collaborative and caring team.
  • News subscriptions to keep you up-to-date on the tech industry


  1. Recruiter Chat: You’ll speak to our people team and be asked a series of questions about your experience, while learning about the role and Decoded.
  2. Interview Challenge: You’ll be sent a challenge which is designed to assess your current knowledge of data analysis tools, techniques and concepts.
  3. Final Interview: You’ll have a video chat with our Teaching Director. By the end of this process, you will come away with informative insights on the role and life at Decoded.