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Data Analytics Specialist

Data Analytics Specialist

Posted on: 01/25/2024
  1. Full-time



  1. No exam required



$75,000.00 – $92,700.00

Job Description

This vacancy has now expired.

Hours: Full-Time – 35 Hours
Work Location: 30-30 Thomson Avenue, LIC, NY 11101

The NYC Department of Design and Construction, Project Controls Division, seeks a Data Analytics Specialist. Under the guidance of division management, the selected candidate will perform data analysis to proactively solve complex problems in support of capital project delivery by identifying drivers of project performance and uncover correlations between project data. Responsibilities
include collecting, transforming, analyzing, and interpreting large, complex datasets across projects using statistical and machine learning techniques to identify patterns and insights that can help project management team make data-driven decisions. The selected candidate will design data models and tools to support analysis, develop predictive models, uncover correlations between
project data, identify drivers of project performance, use appropriate statistical and machine learning techniques for predictive analytics, and develop visualizations based on project management needs. Candidate will support review and selection of best available technology such as Azure Analytics, Python libraries and data science algorithms such as random forest.

Authorization to work in the United States is required for this position. NYC Department of Design and Construction does not provide sponsorship for international employees. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that they meet all qualifying requirements for this position, at the time of application.

All applicants, including City Employees:
Please go to NYC Government Jobs | Explore Careers | City of New York, go to Search for Open Jobs, and type in the Job ID # listed above. Submit job application as prompted. Do not apply via Employee Self-Service (ESS), e-mail, mail, or fax your resume to DDC directly.

Minimum Qualifications

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of satisfactory full-time experience related to the area(s) required by the particular position; or,
2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above.

Preferred Skills

Strong analytical skills Background in computer science, mathematics and/or statistics desirable Experience with machine learning algorithms and statistical modeling Experience with programming languages such as Python, R, and SQL Experience with Azure services Experience with data management technology architecture Strong communication skills to explain complex findings to non-technical stakeholders.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/.
Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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Data Analytics Specialist

  1. Experienced (non-manager)

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30-30 Thomson Ave L I City Qns

  1. Engineering, Architecture, & Planning