The candidate will be responsible for designing and executing analytical projects in accordance with the needs of the City. Additional core responsibilities include assessment of data inventories, analyses of various data streams, and utilization of large data sets to determine unique insights to further business needs. The candidate will find innovative ways to combine fields of data that don’t naturally mesh together as well as conduct exploratory data analysis in order to navigate a dataset and come out with conclusions based on certain assumptions. The ideal candidate will have deep data knowledge and skills, an eye for human centered design and a desire to tell concise and compelling data stories. By using available data and information, the Data Science Analyst II will help the City become smarter, more efficient and effective in delivering services and programs to constituents.
•Bachelor’s degree in a data science or related field (data science, math, statistics, social science, etc.) Graduate degree can be combined with 3+ years of experience to satisfy the experience requirement.
The Office of Data Analytics and Business Intelligence was created by the City Manager and it’s purpose is to implement a city wide data strategy, to harness the power of the city’s data asset and provide crucial, data driven insights to guide policy decisions. I have attached the City Manager’s memo to City Council announcing the creation of this office and appointing me it’s leader. Currently, the office is about 20 Data Analytics professionals and we are in the process of hiring another 10 before the end of the calendar year. The teams’ day to day work is coding, data analysis, project delivery, map creation and engaging with project partners inside and outside the city. This team does important work that provides actionable meaningful data that city leaders use to make policy decisions which impacts millions of people.
Must be able to move to the DFW area soon after hire, although some remote working is available.