City of Boston

Business Operations Data Analyst

Posted Date 2 months ago(4/26/2021 8:47 AM)
Req ID
2021-19730
Dept
Boston Police Department
Position
Regular Full-Time
Location
BPD Police Headquarters
Salary Min
60,148.35
Salary Max
90,071.06
Union
SE1
Openings
1
Contact Email
shauna.lynch@pd.boston.gov

Overview:

This is a provisional appointment.

 

Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

 

Under the general direction of the Manager of Application Development, in the Information Systems Group, the Business Operations Data Analyst reviews and analyzes business data to provide insights leading to opportunities to refine workflows and procedures within the department to operate in a more efficient manner.  

 

Responsibilities:

Duties:

  • Performs analysis on key area of the organization.
  • Maps business processes within the department.
  • Identifies user needs from requests and develops strategies to meet the needs.
  • Analyzes and reports on complex data to meet customer needs.
  • Makes recommendations for improving business operations.
  • Involved at various levels throughout the entire life cycle of projects
  • Assists in defining project scope of work
  • Designs and publishes reports and data visualizations.
  • Extracts and provides data for internal and external sources
  • Provides database and applications systems support to end-users
  • Performs related work as required. 

 

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

Minimum Entrance Qualifications: 

  • Applicants must have at least three (3) years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid professional experience in business operations and technology in which the major duties included analysis of data.
  • BS in Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics or related field is preferred. 
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining 
  • Strong knowledge and experience with reporting packages including SQL Server Reporting Services, Crystal Reports
  • Strong knowledge of relational database structures including SQL Server and ORACLE
  • Strong knowledge of building complex SQL queries
  • Knowledge and experience with programming (C#, ASP.NET, JSON, XML, JavaScript, or ETL frameworks) preferred
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools and software products, such as Tableau preferred. 
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Self-motivated & self-sufficient
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Flexible and can adapt to changing role requirements
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and focus on detail as required by the job.
  • Strong communication skills to translate business needs into appropriate data queries.

 

CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK REQUIRED

PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST REQUIRED

BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED

 

Terms: 

 

Union/Grade/Salary Plan: SENA MM1-6

Hours per week: 35

 

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