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Position: IT Data Specialist

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: IT Team Lead

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Job Summary:

As an IT Data Specialist, you will be responsible for managing and optimizing our organization’s data infrastructure and processes. You will play a crucial role in ensuring data availability, integrity, and security, while also supporting data analysis and reporting needs across various business functions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and maintain data storage solutions, databases, and data warehouses to support business operations and analytics.
  • Develop and enforce data management policies, standards, and procedures to ensure data quality, consistency, and compliance with regulations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify data needs and implement data integration solutions for smooth data flow between systems.
  • Monitor and optimize data performance, including database tuning, indexing, and query optimization.
  • Implement data security measures to protect sensitive information, including access controls, encryption, and data masking.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting for data-related issues, ensuring prompt resolution with minimal disruption.
  • Develop and maintain data documentation, including data dictionaries, data lineage, and data flow diagrams.
  • Stay updated on emerging data management technologies, database systems, and data governance, and recommend improvements.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • General Programming Skills (.NET, PHP, SQL preferred)
  • Data Analysis and Attention to Detail
  • Problem-Solving
  • Software Design and Development Fundamentals (including documentation and testing)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software
  • Proven experience (2 years) in data analysis, business intelligence, or a related role
  • Strong understanding of statistical analysis, machine learning (optional), and data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI)
  • Experience with big data platforms (e.g., Hadoop, Spark) and cloud services (e.g., AWS, Azure) a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively

Database Administration Skills (preferred):

  • Proficiency in database technologies (SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Strong understanding of data modeling, data warehousing, and ETL processes
  • Experience with data governance frameworks and practices

Minimum Requirements:

  • Two (2) or more years programmer experience
  • Two (2) or more years data entry experience
  • Knowledge of web technologies (REST and JSON)

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification and has been created to advertise the open position(s). These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. MBA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (E.O.E).


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