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RI - Data Analyst I

  • 1.  RI - Data Analyst I

    Posted 09-15-2021 04:08 PM
    State of Rhode Island Logo
    STATE OF RHODE ISLAND
    invites applications for the position of:

    DATA ANALYST I

    Salary
    $74,580.00 - $84,543.00 Annually

    Location 
    Providence, RI
    Job Type
    DOA Council of Budget Personnel (63)

    Department
    DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION
    Job Number
    2430-10000-(45973)

    Division
    Office of Management and Budget

    Closing
    9/27/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

    Pay Grade
    834A
    Classification
    Classified
    Scheduled Work Days; Hours of Work
    Monday-Friday; 9:00am-5:00pm.
    Work Week
    Non-Standard
    Bargaining Union
    DOA Council of Budget Personnel (63)
    Class Definition

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To be responsible for conducting full lifecycle activities of data analytics to include requirements and design, data cleaning, developing analysis and reporting capabilities, linking databases and datasets, and continuously monitoring performance and quality control plans to identify improvements in models; and to do related work as required.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of a superior with some latitude for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative. Work is subject to review for conformance with prescribed state policies and procedures.

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED: As assigned, coordinates and reviews the work of subordinates; reviews work in progress and upon completion for adequacy, propriety, technical sufficiency, and conformity with instructions.

    Illustrative Examples of Work Performed

    • To be responsible for conducting full lifecycle activities of data analytics to include requirements and design, data cleaning, developing analysis and reporting capabilities, linking databases and datasets, and continuously monitoring performance and quality control plans to identify improvements in models.
    • To assure the integrity of project data, including data extraction, storage, manipulation, processing and analysis.
    • To query and interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques, develop predictive models using administrative datasets and provide ongoing reports.
    • To acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems.
    • To provide data visualization and presentation of analytical findings to program owners and other stakeholders.
    • To identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex datasets.
    • To link databases and datasets to generate integrated datasets.
    • To filter and "clean" data, and review computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems.
    • To participate in ongoing decisions concerning data collections, study design, methodology, and data analysis.
    • To locate and define new process improvement opportunities.
    • To do related work as required.

    Required Qualifications for Appointment

    KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND CAPACITIES: A thorough knowledge of data models, regression analysis, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques; a thorough knowledge of sophisticated reporting packages, databases and programming; a workingknowledge of statistical methodologies and techniques utilized for analyzing large datasets; the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy; the ability to conduct queries, draw conclusions, prepare written reports and present findings in a clear and concise manner; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with state and municipal officials, superiors, subordinates and the public; and related capacities and abilities.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    Education: Such as may have been gained through: graduation from a four-year college of recognized standing with a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics, or a closely related field with similar technical and computational emphasis; and
    Experience: Such as may have been gained through: employment in a professional capacity as a data analyst or in a technical capacity involving computational emphasis or data analysis.
    Or, any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.

    Supplemental Information

    • Strong excel skills including vlookup, pivot table, dsum, index and match, sumif, graphs and charts, and data transformation is preferred.
    • Excel VBA skills preferred.
    • Basic understanding of Business Objects is preferred.
    • SQL knowledge preferred.
    • Understanding of data structures is preferred.

    It is preferred applicants include brief cover letter explaining their interest in working in state budget office.

    It is preferred applicants include resume.