11 days old
2018-08-092018-09-06
  • Job Code
    638202
  • Payrate
    $25 To $35
job summary:

About the Role:

We are looking for a Data Analyst to help us put to best use the Commonwealth's vast treasure trove of

data. As a Data Analyst, you will be tasked with using the state's data to deliver efficient and effective

government services and to help us make smarter, data-driven public policy decisions. Your work will

help improve the lives of Massachusetts residents, businesses, and institutions. At the forefront of data

analytics and public policy, you will tackle new and meaningful challenges every day.

- Design and develop metrics, analyses, reports, and dashboards to support decision-making and

operations across state government; employ a variety of statistical and other software

applications, graphics tools, and business intelligence (BI) applications to analyze results,

evaluate performance, and project future trends and needs.

- Support the design, development, and implementation of data-sharing efforts across

Commonwealth offices and agencies; work with team members and outside departments to

access data for ongoing projects and other business intelligence needs.

- Support the development of public-facing data analytics and reporting.

- Research and report on data-management best practices, including in the areas of governance,

storage, privacy, and reporting.

- Develop and maintain relationships with outside departments and agencies; work with team

members to build communities of practice around data use.

- Perform related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

- A minimum of two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in

public or business administration, or a related field, in work that included data analysis,

reporting, and visualization, using languages and software such as Python, R, SQL, VBA, and

Tableau or other BI tools.

- A bachelor's degree in public policy, public administration, statistics, computer science, or a

related field is preferred and may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.

- Demonstrated interest in public policy or administration; experience in a government setting

desirable.

- Strong analytics and critical thinking skills; demonstrated ability to organize and synthesize large

datasets and to use data to identify patterns and problems and formulate solutions.

- Experience with structured and unstructured data formats including csv, txt, json, and xml.

- Experience with basic applied statistical techniques.

- Ability to produce consistently high-quality output under strict deadlines.

- Ability to communicate methods and findings verbally, in writing, and visually to technical and

non-technical audiences.

- Capable of working both independently, with direction, and as part of a diverse, multi-skilled

team.

- Capable of advancing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.

- Strong intellectual curiosity; demonstrated drive to master new skills, systems, and subject

matter.

 
location: Boston, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $25 - 35 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:

About the Role:

We are looking for a Data Analyst to help us put to best use the Commonwealth's vast treasure trove of

data. As a Data Analyst, you will be tasked with using the state's data to deliver efficient and effective

government services and to help us make smarter, data-driven public policy decisions. Your work will

help improve the lives of Massachusetts residents, businesses, and institutions. At the forefront of data

analytics and public policy, you will tackle new and meaningful challenges every day.

- Design and develop metrics, analyses, reports, and dashboards to support decision-making and

operations across state government; employ a variety of statistical and other software

applications, graphics tools, and business intelligence (BI) applications to analyze results,

evaluate performance, and project future trends and needs.

- Support the design, development, and implementation of data-sharing efforts across

Commonwealth offices and agencies; work with team members and outside departments to

access data for ongoing projects and other business intelligence needs.

- Support the development of public-facing data analytics and reporting.

- Research and report on data-management best practices, including in the areas of governance,

storage, privacy, and reporting.

- Develop and maintain relationships with outside departments and agencies; work with team

members to build communities of practice around data use.

- Perform related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

- A minimum of two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in

public or business administration, or a related field, in work that included data analysis,

reporting, and visualization, using languages and software such as Python, R, SQL, VBA, and

Tableau or other BI tools.

- A bachelor's degree in public policy, public administration, statistics, computer science, or a

related field is preferred and may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.

- Demonstrated interest in public policy or administration; experience in a government setting

desirable.

- Strong analytics and critical thinking skills; demonstrated ability to organize and synthesize large

datasets and to use data to identify patterns and problems and formulate solutions.

- Experience with structured and unstructured data formats including csv, txt, json, and xml.

- Experience with basic applied statistical techniques.

- Ability to produce consistently high-quality output under strict deadlines.

- Ability to communicate methods and findings verbally, in writing, and visually to technical and

non-technical audiences.

- Capable of working both independently, with direction, and as part of a diverse, multi-skilled

team.

- Capable of advancing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.

- Strong intellectual curiosity; demonstrated drive to master new skills, systems, and subject

matter.

 
qualifications:

About the Role:

We are looking for a Data Analyst to help us put to best use the Commonwealth's vast treasure trove of

data. As a Data Analyst, you will be tasked with using the state's data to deliver efficient and effective

government services and to help us make smarter, data-driven public policy decisions. Your work will

help improve the lives of Massachusetts residents, businesses, and institutions. At the forefront of data

analytics and public policy, you will tackle new and meaningful challenges every day.

- Design and develop metrics, analyses, reports, and dashboards to support decision-making and

operations across state government; employ a variety of statistical and other software

applications, graphics tools, and business intelligence (BI) applications to analyze results,

evaluate performance, and project future trends and needs.

- Support the design, development, and implementation of data-sharing efforts across

Commonwealth offices and agencies; work with team members and outside departments to

access data for ongoing projects and other business intelligence needs.

- Support the development of public-facing data analytics and reporting.

- Research and report on data-management best practices, including in the areas of governance,

storage, privacy, and reporting.

- Develop and maintain relationships with outside departments and agencies; work with team

members to build communities of practice around data use.

- Perform related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

- A minimum of two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in

public or business administration, or a related field, in work that included data analysis,

reporting, and visualization, using languages and software such as Python, R, SQL, VBA, and

Tableau or other BI tools.

- A bachelor's degree in public policy, public administration, statistics, computer science, or a

related field is preferred and may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.

- Demonstrated interest in public policy or administration; experience in a government setting

desirable.

- Strong analytics and critical thinking skills; demonstrated ability to organize and synthesize large

datasets and to use data to identify patterns and problems and formulate solutions.

- Experience with structured and unstructured data formats including csv, txt, json, and xml.

- Experience with basic applied statistical techniques.

- Ability to produce consistently high-quality output under strict deadlines.

- Ability to communicate methods and findings verbally, in writing, and visually to technical and

non-technical audiences.

- Capable of working both independently, with direction, and as part of a diverse, multi-skilled

team.

- Capable of advancing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.

- Strong intellectual curiosity; demonstrated drive to master new skills, systems, and subject

matter.

 
skills: About the Role:

We are looking for a Data Analyst to help us put to best use the Commonwealth's vast treasure trove of

data. As a Data Analyst, you will be tasked with using the state's data to deliver efficient and effective

government services and to help us make smarter, data-driven public policy decisions. Your work will

help improve the lives of Massachusetts residents, businesses, and institutions. At the forefront of data

analytics and public policy, you will tackle new and meaningful challenges every day.

- Design and develop metrics, analyses, reports, and dashboards to support decision-making and

operations across state government; employ a variety of statistical and other software

applications, graphics tools, and business intelligence (BI) applications to analyze results,

evaluate performance, and project future trends and needs.

- Support the design, development, and implementation of data-sharing efforts across

Commonwealth offices and agencies; work with team members and outside departments to

access data for ongoing projects and other business intelligence needs.

- Support the development of public-facing data analytics and reporting.

- Research and report on data-management best practices, including in the areas of governance,

storage, privacy, and reporting.

- Develop and maintain relationships with outside departments and agencies; work with team

members to build communities of practice around data use.

- Perform related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

- A minimum of two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in

public or business administration, or a related field, in work that included data analysis,

reporting, and visualization, using languages and software such as Python, R, SQL, VBA, and

Tableau or other BI tools.

- A bachelor's degree in public policy, public administration, statistics, computer science, or a

related field is preferred and may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.

- Demonstrated interest in public policy or administration; experience in a government setting

desirable.

- Strong analytics and critical thinking skills; demonstrated ability to organize and synthesize large

datasets and to use data to identify patterns and problems and formulate solutions.

- Experience with structured and unstructured data formats including csv, txt, json, and xml.

- Experience with basic applied statistical techniques.

- Ability to produce consistently high-quality output under strict deadlines.

- Ability to communicate methods and findings verbally, in writing, and visually to technical and

non-technical audiences.

- Capable of working both independently, with direction, and as part of a diverse, multi-skilled

team.

- Capable of advancing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.

- Strong intellectual curiosity; demonstrated drive to master new skills, systems, and subject

matter.


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