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Data Visualization Engineer

Vibrant Emotional Health
New York City, New York, United States
November 08, 2018


Formerly the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC), Vibrant Emotional Health’s groundbreaking solutions have delivered high quality services and support, when, where and how people need it for over 50 years. Through our state-of-the-art technology-enabled services, community wellness programs, and advocacy and education work, we are building a society in which emotional wellness can be a reality for everyone.

Position summary:

Use your statistics and data visualization skills to change healthcare and save lives! Thousands of kids, veterans, families, and U.S. residents of all sorts reach out to us for help by phone, chat, and text message every day. Our trained counselors provide emotional support, suicide prevention, and referral services. We believe in asking good questions. We believe in telling powerful stories with data.

We're looking for people with a passion to think, dream and create the mental healthcare systems of tomorrow.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•Act as an evangelist to influence the adoption of data visualization best practices.

•Evaluate and elevate our visual engineering practices through hands on coaching and communication.

•Create custom visualizations for communicating data stories to the public, senior executives, and policy makers.

•Have probably published academic papers, blogs, articles, or presentations.

•Be innovative and curious, and know the best thing about good answers is that they lead to more good questions.

•Have worked with tools like R, Tableau, SQL, SPSS, OpenRefine.

•Be proficient in Python, C or some other programming language.

•Have a proven track record of creating powerful data analysis and visualization that inspires insight and change.

•Play well with others, and enjoy collaborating with leading academics, technologists, and advocates in the field of mental health.

•Be visually literate and design literate.


•A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required.

•Good communication skills.

•Team player.

•Organizational and Time management skills.

•Detail oriented.

Vibrant Emotional Health is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, creed, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, caregiver status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.