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Senior Business Data Analyst

Company: Virginia Department of Transportation
Location: Richmond
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Senior Business Data Analyst State Role Title: Program Administrative Specialist III Hiring Range: $81,375 - $132,235 Pay Band: 6 Agency: VA Dept of Transportation Location: Dept of Transportation Agency Website: jobs.virginia.gov Recruitment Type: General Public - G Job Duties The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is excited to announce an opportunity to serve as a Senior Business Data Analyst in our Business Integrated Solutions Division serving as an enterprise data steward for the agency. This role will work as a key member of Data Management Program for data initiatives. This position is located in Richmond, Virginia.The position will support teams working in Agile (Sprint) within a Data Product Line delivery mechanism. As an Enterprise Data Steward, you will lead and support data stewards from the business divisions across the agency, provide strategic and technical leadership for data management activities, provide training to data stewards, and provide supervision to contract resources. Responsibilities include providing direction, oversight, and support of Business Data Stewards and System Owners in their responsibilities, leading business requirements gathering and supporting the implementation of data management through the Data Product Line. The enterprise nature of this role includes responsibility for guiding Business Data Stewards within defined data domains. The role includes responsibility for external and reference data where there is no clear, singular business area with whom the data responsibility resides. This position also has the responsibility to team with Enterprise Data Stewards in other data domains where there are cross data domain impacts.This position--s specific responsibilities and duties will include, but are not limited to: Perform high level analysis as needed to support cross-functional initiatives. Coordinate across divisions and districts to ensure consistency, performance, and reliability of analytical tools. Utilize knowledge of key division responsibilities to independently perform ad-hoc requests as needed to support management initiatives. Work collaboratively with internal and external customers to identify and implement innovative solutions to help improve the quality of Division products and services. Build upon knowledge and understanding of Division and Agency business practices to design and implement tools to support and improve performance. Support the Division's role in providing data and analysis to reinforce agency wide initiatives. Implement effective quality assurance and quality control strategies to ensure data and analysis is correct and responsive to the request. Employ knowledge of Division and Agency data sources to accurately and effectively provide data and information. Lead, guide, and train data stewards across the agency for the implementation of data policies and practices. Provide strategic leadership for data management activities to implement and improve the enterprise data program. Oversee contracts and activities that support the data management program VDOT employees serve the citizens of the Commonwealth and travelling public daily through our mission to plan, deliver, operate and maintain a transportation system that is safe, moves people and goods, enhances the economy, and improves quality of life. VDOT is the third largest state maintained highway system in the country, maintaining over 58,000 miles of roads, bridges, and tunnels, and employing over 7700 people through a diverse workforce. Our culture includes teamwork, transparency, nimble learning, creativity and collaboration that values differences.In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.We are a -- Virginia Values Veterans-- (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit -- Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants--: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.aspWe have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Your success in our organization depends upon modelling these values, therefore visit http://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply. Minimum Qualifications Demonstrated skill developing and managing large data sets and integrating data from different sources and across different platforms. Skill in working with business and financial information systems. Knowledge of theory and principles of database development, data management, business process improvement, and performance management. Proficient use of Microsoft software with a focus on Access and Excel. Ability to apply logic and reasoning to identify and analyze problem areas and recommend various solutions consistent with applicable regulations and policies. Skill in oral and written communication to build effective relationships. Additional Considerations Knowledge of federal and state transportation regulations and policies. Oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of transportation planning, project development and finance. Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) and/or Certified Data Professional (CDP) Certification. Proficiency with critical data element (CDE) identification, management, and data protection sub disciplines. Demonstrated experience defining, assessing, and improving data to meet the needs of a large business area and community. Demonstrated experience working in transportation, with transportation professionals in a data and/or information system context -- or comparable experience (e.g., in a related field or role) Strong understanding of Scrum concepts and methodology. Understand information policy and standards, and the data ownership and accountability framework. Demonstrated experience defining, assessing, and improving data and information systems to meet the needs of a large business area and community. Advanced knowledge of data quality rule design and tooling. Knowledge of controls, gap assessment and reporting procedures. Experience leading initiatives or projects within the business, and between the business and IT. Experience leading organizational change management initiatives. A combination of training, experience or education in business administration, public administration, engineering, information technology, or a related field desired Special Instructions You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or r-- -sum-- - is submitted successfully. Please refer to -- Your Application-- in your account to check the status of your application for this position. This position requires a fingerprint based Criminal History Background Check, DMV Record Check and Work History Verification with references.VDOT is an emergency operation agency. Positions physically working within Central Office locations may be designated upon request and coordination among the respective District Engineer or Administrator and Chief. Assignments are updated annually. Not all designated employees are provided an emergency operations assignment.Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth telework policy.VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands. Contact Information Name: Krystal Baldwin Email: krystal.baldwin@vdot.virginia.gov In support of the Commonwealth--s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

Keywords: Virginia Department of Transportation, Richmond , Senior Business Data Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Richmond, Virginia

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