Data Analyst

Job Locations US-NY-Rochester and surrounding areas | US-NY-Amherst and surrounding areas
Job ID
2024-8167
Category
Information Technology

Overview

The Data Analyst is responsible for designing and implementing a coordinated approach for the data stewards in order to define, measure, and improve the quality of the data, ensuring its fitness-for-purpose and alignment with the business needs that it serves.

Note:  the “data stewards” are the assigned “go to” person within a department or assigned to a specific platform for all queries and usability of the data. Data stewards ensure the data is complete, accurate and timely and that is useful to the departments in measuring performance and making improvements. Data Stewards may, or may not, be the personnel responsible for inputting the data.

 

Pay for this position:  $ 21.14 - $24.64 / hour

 

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above range represents the organization's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting

Responsibilities

  • Design and teach a curriculum to establish awareness and value of data literacy and stewardship principles across the Agency.
  • Assist with gathering, clarifying, and creating business requirements for Power BI reports, including a wireframe (mock-up) of visualization concept.
  • Communicate roles and responsibilities of data stewards throughout the agency.
  • Collaboratively develop and implement processes that balance centralized control and standardization with decentralized speed and flexibility.
  • Define, gain consensus around, and communicate roles and responsibilities of data stewards.
  • Assist in identifying data owners and stewards.
  • Assign data quality responsibilities in order to measure and follow up on data quality.
  • Create and/or Standard Work to cleanse and structure data for each planned purpose.
  • Hold regularly scheduled meetings to ensure standardization of data stewardship.
  • Work with Data Stewards to implement data cleansing plans and participate in root cause analysis.
  • Maintain enterprise data issue log.
  • Partner with business & IT to identify and facilitate resolution of data quality issues.
  • Make recommendations on process changes to ensure data quality.
  • Communicate final decisions to impacted stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Ability to build consensus across different functions and amongst colleagues of varying seniority
  • Comfortable with team-based, collaborative work structure, and able to remain flexible with changes in work environment
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Data Science, Business, Computer Science, Economics or another quantitative field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Curiosity to stay current on visualization tools, techniques, strategies and practices to push current thinking and drive the use of visualizing data to the next level.
  • Detail-oriented with technical and problem-solving skills
  • Interest in data visualization and drawing insights from data
  • Creative thinker with an interest in analytics

 

Our Commitment to Equity and Justice

 

We believe that people are entitled to dignity, respect, equity and justice. We champion a society that removes barriers. We reject racism and discrimination of any kind. We protest systemic and political inequities that marginalize people, recognizing that there is a history of structural racism in the United States. We will continue to learn and change to achieve justice. We know that strength comes from unity. 

 

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