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Analyst, Business Intelligence

Company: Denver Public Schools
Location: Denver
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

HUMAN RESOURCES

Traditional 235 work days

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $71,481 - $89,350

Essential Functions and Objectives:

Responsible for performing technical analysis to solve business problems using advanced methods. Contributes to operational goals by influencing district decision-making. Administers the maintenance, procedures, and reporting district wide systems and platforms.

Evaluates business needs and works with end users to build reporting products/solutions that deliver results using both standard reporting and visualization tools with an exceptional user experience. Responsible for evaluating data and making recommendations on its impact, completeness, and quality. Builds a strong relationship with our business users to ensure they have data solutions that help enable optimal performance in their roles.

  • Researches and applies analytical methods to solve complex problems. Analyze systems, programs, datasets and reports, to enhance the efficacy of district programs, processes, procedures, goals and objectives. Create metrics, examine data, interpret findings and extract insights.
  • Improves data storage practices, in order to optimize extract, analysis and delivery of content. Handles actual data collection and input into systems; creates and documents queries; audits and cleans data; setup and validate infrastructure complies with established processes and guidelines.
  • Applies established research design to assess and provide advice to key stakeholders. Monitor and determine the impact of industry developments; determine data collection requirements; tracks and maintains results; studies data and reports results.
  • Maintains proactive communication with key internal and external stakeholders; prepares dashboards and data visualizations to support recommendations for practitioners, partners and district stakeholder in effort to reveal gaps and areas of improvement. Works closely with functional experts, provides mentorship and catalyzes strong collaboration among all resources involved.
  • Develops performant Structured Query Language (SQL) queries using best practice and dynamic functions in diverse database structures.
  • Evaluates user needs and works iteratively on design, development and implementation of data products to meet needs.
  • Creates an exceptional end to end user experience.
  • Evaluates complex data sets for ingestion into a mart.
  • Troubleshoots standard extract, transform, load (ETL) issues.
  • Uses development practices that are sustainable and scalable.
  • Collaborates with team to review code and solution designs that improve delivered products.

Knowledge, Experience Other Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience building business intelligence solutions.
  • Experience using source control tools like Visual Studio and/or GItLab and building dashboards and visualizations with PowerBI, Tableau, or Looker.
  • Experience with and advanced knowledge of SQL.
  • Preferred experience designing user experience architecture in data visualization and working with cloud native data tools.
  • Familiarity with or ability to quickly learn new advances in cloud native tools and technologies, including Azure, AWS, Snowflake, Python.
  • Demonstrated work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations.
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills.
  • Collaborative and creative in working in new environments/markets.
  • Ability to quickly build credibility and trust with internal customers.
  • High degree of integrity in handling confidential information.
  • Effective at leading technical teams directly and indirectly.
  • Ability to inform and guide senior leadership on key Business Intelligence (BI) decisions.
  • Advanced problem solving skills for difficult and complex issues, preferred.
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines, and provide well-vetted reporting and business recommendations, preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate results to business leaders, preferred.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Quantitative field (e.g. Mathematics, Engineering, Sciences, Operations Research) required.
  • Master's Degree in Quantitative field (e.g. Mathematics, Engineering, Sciences, Operations Research) preferred.

Other information:

Our Human Resources Team is an integral part of DPS. Although we arent always in the schools, were in it for the kids. We work closely with our school leaders to ensure were putting great teachers in every classroom, and take great care to ensure DPS hires and retains the highest quality candidates for all roles throughout the district. We do this by incorporating our Shared Core ValuesStudents First, Integrity, Equity, Collaboration, Accountability and Fun into everything we do. Additionally, we support retention of our valued team members in a variety of ways including facilitating professional development and performance management activities and designing and managing Total Rewards Programs to help Team DPS achieve health and wellness for themselves and their families. When you join us, you join a dedicated, diverse team of over one hundred professionals who come from many walks of life. One thing we all share is a deep sense of commitment to support Denver Public Schools vision: Every Child Succeeds.

Additional Information:

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Keywords: Denver Public Schools, Denver , Analyst, Business Intelligence, Other , Denver, Colorado

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