Data Analytics

Type: Contract | Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
• Develop and manage metadata and data dictionaries for IDOH principal data assets.
• Identify the technical metadata sources, define business contextual enrichment requirements, define user training requirements, and define user access permissions needed to support the business use cases.
• Assume overall responsibility for the successful execution of assigned data governance projects.
• Provide assistance to IDOH divisions for the creation of data governance initiatives and KPIs
• Work to create and maintain robust data documentation for all IDOH data sources, in partnership with the Data Engagement, Data Management and Data Engineering teams.
• Assist in the roll out of the IDOH data governance framework, with a focus on improving data quality and protecting sensitive data through enhancements to existing policies/procedures, standards, governance metrics, tools and data architecture.
• Collaborate with the Data Management and Data Engineering teams to design data quality checks to ensure validity and cleanliness of agency datasets prior to their use in analysis reporting.
• Define roles and responsibilities related to data governance and ensure clear accountability for stewardship of IDOH principal data assets.
• Serve as a liaison between IDOH division and technical teams to ensure that data-related business requirements for protecting sensitive data are clearly defined communicated, and well-understood as part of operational prioritization and planning.
• Assist with the development and maintenance of an inventory of IDOH information maps, including authoritative systems and owners.
• Facilitate the development and implementation of data quality standards, and adoption requirements across the agency.
• Assist Data Governance Lead and Director of Data Operations, Governance and Engagement with identifying new opportunities for data governance improvement throughout the agency and mobilizing resources to implement change.
• Resolve issues escalated from IDOH division data governance representatives.
• Provide progress reports to leadership and oversee periodic updates to the data governance roadmap.
• Identify new business opportunities pertaining to the use of data assets to achieve efficiency and effectiveness; represent data as a strategic business asset.
• Support the IDOH Data Transformation Office, as requested.

• A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Information Technology, Computer Science, Public Health, Epidemiology, Statistics, Analytics, Programming, or related field; or equivalent experience.
• 2 + years of relevant business analyst and/or project management experience.
• Demonstrated experience in leadership and/or mentorship in a professional or academic setting.
• Experience with large-scale data or project management and oversight.
• Specific and extensive knowledge of data governance best practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise assets and approaches to data protection.
• Knowledge of data-related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues.
• Demonstrated consulting skills, with change management concepts and strategies, including communication, culture change, and performance management system design.
• Knowledge of data architecture and technology solutions.
• Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt and use novel tools, as needed.
• Experience in leading workshops or training sessions with a user community is a plus.
• Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
• Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written.
• Excellent change management and relationship management skills.
• Ability to work in a team environment with multiple and fluid demands.
• Ability to maintain effective and professional working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.