Applied Psychologist

Location: Ireland

About the role

ETU is a rapidly growing enterprise cloud company that is changing the global talent management landscape. ETU helps the world’s leading companies design and build immersive role-play learning simulations for training and assessment of soft and workplace skills using psychometric and behavioral analysis. Our powerful technology unlocks game-changing data analytics, providing insight into workforce behavior around the globe. Learners on the ETU simulation platform are dropped into an unmatched, visceral experience that creates lasting behaviour change.

Our strategic clients are top tier Fortune 1000 entities in financial services, pharmaceutical industry, consultancy services and other sectors, and include BNY Mellon, EY, and PwC. Our origins in post-doctoral scientific research and data analytics are manifested in a corporate ethos of robustness, constant business-driven innovation, dynamism, passion and partnership.

Under the direction of the VP of Solutions the Applied Psychologist is responsible for developing effective research, and validating behavioral assessment and behavioral learning solutions utilizing the ETU Simulation Platform and methodologies. They will partner with product, marketing, sales, and services with applied psychology insights and best practices.


As an Applied Psychologist of a fast-growing B2B SaaS company, you will be responsible for:

  • Analysing and mining complex behavioural data sources, deriving insights and bringing data to life via innovative visualisations

  • Designing and implementing algorithms and interactive analytics dashboards to support multiple stakeholder types and requirements

  • Liaising with internal teams and external clients to understand requirements and build solutions to meet their business needs


Your key skills:

3 years of experience in a commercial environment analysing workplace behavioral psychology including:

Applied psychology, psychometrics and innovation

  • Assessment/Psychometrics

  • Skills ontologies

  • Behavioral ontologies

  • Emotional intelligence/ontologies

Behavioral psychology

  • Applied behavior analysis

  • Cognitive theories / approaches

  • Spaced learning

  • Problem solving


  • Fluency in SQL

  • Strong knowledge of R, Python, SPSS or other statistical analysis tools

  • Deep analytical skills and problem solving abilities

  • Data mining and machine learning

  • Knowledge of statistical methodologies and operations research techniques


  • Capable of clearly communicating complex analyses to a non-technical audience

  • Comfortable learning new technologies and working in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong business acumen

Your experience:

3+ years of relevant commercial experience

M.S. or Ph.D. in a relevant field, or relevant experience in a similar role. Ideally you will have a Masters’ degree or PhD in Psychology, with a strong focus on Data Analytics

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It's been a great experience working with ETU and I'm so excited for the future of our company. Partnering with our clients is rewarding, and the entire team is focused on helping our clients realize true value. Working with the ETU team is such a great mix of creativity, innovation and collaboration, it's a joy to work here and I'm excited for what each day brings.

Anne Clinton

Senior Client Advisor, 2 years with ETU