Data Analyst Ii

7 days left

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$69,407.31 - $115,678.37 Annually
Posted
Jan 15, 2022
Closes
Feb 05, 2022
Ref
22-00199
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

This is an exciting opportunity to work for Department of Information Technology, an innovative solutions provider focused on improving citizen services and transforming government services. Serving as a member of the Enterprise Data Administration Team in areas of data analysis and statistical representation of departmental and county enterprise data, perform data collection, maintenance, and analysis process to ensure the integrity and reliability of organizational data. May perform other duties as assigned.

Position may be underfilled as a Data Analyst I. Underfill Requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of information systems a nd the components that process data;
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods related to information architecture;
  • Knowledge of data administration areas such as policies and standards, data definition, modeling and logical design, database design, and quality control;
  • Knowledge of data concepts such as syntax, taxonomy, and hierarchy;
  • Knowledge of relational databases (such as Oracle or DB2) and CASE tools;
  • Skill in brainstorming, presenting, sharing, discussing, and defending ideas;
  • Skill in problem-solving, with appreciation and respect for diversity of differing professional views;
  • Skill working with data modeling tools and relational databases;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships;
  • Ability to help stakeholders effectively resolve issues related to cross-agency data sharing, usage conflicts, and data inconsistencies;
  • Ability to follow special formatting requirements and conventions in work products;
  • Ability to establish and maintain appropriate version control over work products;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to make use of provided resources and seek guidance as needed;
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate administrative processes and procedures for data analysis purposes;
  • Ability to conduct research into new information technology;
  • Ability to prepare user manuals and systems documentation;
  • Ability to translate technical terminology into simple language and concepts;
  • Ability to train employees in the use of data access tools.


Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for “Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to”)
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field AND coursework in analytics, biosystematics, biology, information architecture, engineering, library science, statistics, sociology, demographics, and/or marketing; Plus three years of data analysis and information experience in an academic, data administration, or analytics environment that involves using data modeling, ad hoc query, or business intelligence tools, relational databases, metadata and/or taxonomy.

UNDERFILL REQUIREMENTS:
This vacancy will be underfilled at the level of Data Analyst I (Grade S24, $60,276 - $100,461 ). The employment standards for the Data Analyst I are: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field and coursework in analytics, biosystematics, biology, information architecture, engineering, library science, statistics, sociology, demographics, and/or marketing; Plus one year classification, use, or analysis of data experience in an academic, data administration, or analytics environment. Click here to view the complete details and KSAs for the Data Analyst I. Upon completion of an underfill agreement (which will require that the employee meet the employment standards stated above in addition to obtaining competencies defined by the hiring agency) the employee will be elevated to the level of Data Analyst II.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Some positions identified by departments must execute IT Employee Agreement acknowledging obligations under information security and privacy requirements in light of broad access to systems and data in the performance of job duties.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have experience in a local municipality and have an understanding of enterprise-wide data tools such as Sentiment Analysis; Scientific Information and Data Visualization and Scientific Data Mining.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work is generally sedentary, performed in a normal office environment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interviews and may include exercises.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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