Data Analyst II, Information Management in Arlington, VA

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Public Broadcasting Service   •  

Arlington, VA 22201

Industry: Media


5 - 7 years

Posted 14 days ago

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The Data Analyst II, Information Management is a key role on a small team which performs a wide range of activities supporting the PBS enterprise metadata management initiative, including the development and maintenance of the PBS Enterprise Metadata Model and the implementation of a metadata stewardship program, in support of semantic interoperability across the PBS eco-system.

The Data Analyst II is responsible for identifying, capturing, analyzing, and managing the company's data, contributing to better decision-making and planning. They provide data analysis including the conceptualization, modeling and presentation of data. Additional responsibilities include supporting information governance in conjunction with Architects and data stewards and technical tasks related to capturing, managing, and analyzing data. The Data Analyst II excels at turning information into insight, and knows how this knowledge supports and enables key decisions and business processes.

Essential duties will include, but are not limited to:

  1. Requirements Analysis
  • Articulates the business impact of opportunities and problems to form compelling business cases.
  • Clearly communicates the organization's options through the business case making full use of external research and industry-specific trends.
  • Clearly articulates recommendations and benefits in business language, use cases and measures the contribution of projects to business value.
  • Creates and delivers documentation according to specified guidelines.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date crosswalks, harmonization, and data dictionary documentation.
  1. Metadata Management
  • Catalogs existing data sources.
  • Works with open datasets, including populating and extracting data from internal and public open datasets.
  • Cleans and prunes data to discard irrelevant information.
  • Creates data visualizations and reports to present to a variety of audiences using presentation layer tools.
  • Fulfills ad hoc reporting requests.
  • Assists with initial data exploration steps (binning, pivoting, summarizing and finding correlations, for example).
  • Helps to streamline a better data supply chain that goes from experimentation into production.
  1. Project Management
  • Collaborates with product or project teams, business partners and IT leaders, and may lead planning efforts related to their work.
  • Investigates and develops ideas and positions on technology and business issues independently.
  • Manages ambiguity and creates accurate project effort estimates.
  • Works closely with Product Managers and Engineers to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction.
  1. Education and Outreach
  • Assists in designing and delivering training and training materials for metadata topics of moderate complexity to non-technical staff.
  • Supports and trains staff and Business Partners.
  • Works closely with project teams to develop communication materials such as presentations, and written and oral communications.
  • Works closely with Product Managers and Engineers to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction.

Requirements for success:

  • 6 or more years of relevant technical and business work experience, including:
  • Data modeling, data base administration, structured and unstructured data management
  • Creating and implementing metadata schemas and models
  • Data transformation, standard ETL processing
  • Designing and developing enterprise-class data flows.
  • Bachelor's degree or in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other related field; or equivalent work experience.
  • Proven experience documenting business operations, systems requirements and metadata processes and technologies.
  • Experience with data management, data profiling and data quality standards, tools and technologies (e.g. XML, XSLT, RDF, SQL, JSON etc.)
  • Experience in the development of controlled vocabularies, thesauri, taxonomies, or formal ontologies.
  • Experience designing reporting dashboards to translate data to an understandable illustrative format preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superb analytical skills with the ability to proactively identify problems, use technical expertise to troubleshoot, and provide recommendations to effectively solve issues
  • Ability to function and to adapt to new goals, practices, etc. within a dynamic work environment
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to balance overlapping deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and proactively, exercising sound judgment
  • Ability to collaborate as a team player with all levels of staff and external stakeholders
  • Proactively stays current in requisite skills within job scope, and incorporates knowledge and other feedback into work
  • Consistently demonstrates respect for inclusion, diversity, and ethics