Data Engineer

NYC Parks · New York, NY

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Title: Data Engineer

NYC Parks is an award-winning city agency that designs, builds, and preserves public spaces for New Yorkers. NYC Parks cares for 14% of the land in New York City, diverse array of structures sits on these public spaces including recreation centers, sporting facilities, historic houses, pool facilities, nature centers, marinas, and comfort stations.

Data Engineers act as a liaison between the Information Technology & Telecommunications (ITT) and Information & Performance Management (IPM) departments, working collaboratively with both teams to provide support for Parks’ data-centric needs, including updating and improving data flow, data infrastructure, and overall data management.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain, improve, clean, and manipulate data in agency operational and analytics
  • Analyze complex data elements and systems, data flow, dependencies, and relationships to contribute to conceptual physical and logical data models.
  • Lead efforts to standardize data documentation and metadata; identify, promote, and enforce best practices across data types, systems and uses. Troubleshoot data
  • Define and help build data pipelines that will enable faster, better, data-informed decision-making within the
  • Ensure proper data governance and quality across the
  • Proactively analyze and evaluate the agency’s data infrastructure to identify and recommend improvements and
  • Design and develop scalable Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) packages from the business source systems and the development of ETL routines to populate databases from sources and to create
  • Perform thorough testing and validation to support the accuracy of data transformations and data verification used in
  • Play a collaborative role with ITT and IPM to develop and implement scripts that automate database maintenance, monitoring and performance tuning to be applied across the Find ways to deploy new solutions and cutting edge technology practices while ensuring interoperability with existing legacy systems.
  • Keep up with industry trends and best practices, advising senior management on new and improved data engineering strategies that will drive departmental performance, reduce data and knowledge silos, ultimately improving overall agency

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental, or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or
  2. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time experience in the appropriate field of specialization, including one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or
  3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above.   However, all candidates must have a master’s degree in an appropriate field of specialization and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative, or research capacity as described in “2” above.

Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam, or Westchester counties required for employees with over two years of city service. New York City residency required within 90 days of hire for all other candidates.

PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Outstanding analytical skills across traditional knowledge domains, paired with a well-developed sense of management priorities. Previous team leader/management experience.
  2. Demonstrated project management, technology implementation, supervisory, writing, administrative and interpersonal
  3. Track record of fostering innovation, prioritizing initiatives, and coordinating the deployment of complex projects across departments and different groups of
  4. Strong communication skills to inspire and motivate staff at all levels and develop and maintain effective working relationships with diverse sets of partners within the technology and user
  5. Experience analyzing and identifying appropriate business solutions to meet operational needs; extensive project management experience, helping develop and implement operations projects from start to
  6. Master’s degree or equivalent; at least 10 years of relevant
  7. Demonstrated leadership in government Prior experience working in government and with the operations sector preferred.

* Please note that the Data Engineer will be required to work at both the Arsenal and Arsenal West in Manhattan.

Salary: $75,004 - $86,830 plus excellent benefits.

Apply by 5/21/21

For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers

Work location: The Arsenal and Arsenal West, Manhattan

For details about NYC Parks: www.nyc.gov/parks

References will be required upon request.

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