Data Analyst – Denver Economic Development and Opportunity

City and County of Denver
September 16, 2022
Denver, CO
Job Type


About Our Job

The City and County of Denver utilizes a hybrid model workplace that balances the responsibilities of public service with the benefits of a flexible work environment. Employees work where needed, at a city site and/or in the field at least two days a week and telecommute remotely at a designated workplace within the State of Colorado the remaining days.

Please apply soon, as this position will close without advance notice once wereceivea sufficient number of qualified candidates.

This is a limited position with an end date of December 31, 2027, and the potential to be extended.

The Denver Economic Development and Opportunity ( DEDO ) is leading an inclusive and innovative economy for all Denver residents and neighborhoods.We work to ensure the success of Denver's economy is shared by our residents, businesses, and neighborhoods - because everyone deserves the opportunity to make a home, get a job, and build a future.DEDO's team of 130 comprises of Workforce Services , Denver Construction Careers Program ( DCCP ), and Division of Small Business Opportunity ( DSBO ), and Business Development .

DEDO's Data and Technology team is undertaking a data and technology transformation through streamlining software, standardizing data collection, establishing data maintenance procedures, and utilizing state-of-the-art data visualization tools and analytic methodologies. The Data and Technology team is a newly created group formed to strengthen DEDO's internal systems, data practices, and analytics. These efforts will support DEDO's ability to build an inclusive and innovative economy for all Denver residents by providing leadership and staff with access to high quality, up to date, and relevant economic and programmatic data and analytics that will drive more effective programs and policies.

DEDO's Data and Technology team is seeking a full-time Data Analyst to enhance DEDO's ability to maintain high quality data and communicate program performance through DEDO supported software: Zengine, Zapier, Salesforce, PowerBI and ArcGIS tools (i.e. map applications, story maps, and other geospatial tools).

While this role will be primarily technical in nature, the role will also require the ability to understand economic development program design and collect business requirements support both data collection/storage design and data visualizations. The main areas of focus for this role will be supporting the continued development of DEDO data tools (listed above), collection, quality control, stewardship and visualization (internal and external). This position reports to the Director of Data and Technology for DEDO.

In this Data Analyst position, you will:

  • Support the Data Platform Manager with maintenance and development of DEDO data collection tools (Salesforce and Zengine)
  • Develop data visualizations to support public and internal understanding around program performance (PowerBI and ArcGIS)
  • Assist specific DEDO divisions and projects to understand their data needs
  • Support DEDO's public dashboards or other data visualizations' compliance with Citywide data privacy rules. Partner with City's Technology Services department to ensure DEDO's public data assets comply with City data privacy rules and keep up with best practices
  • Help create data visualizations standards for DEDO, i.e. color, design, platforms, etc.
  • Develop standardized process for prioritization of data visualization pipeline
  • Be the data steward for DEDO's data. Developing inventory, data dictionary development, meta data, cleaning data, and other maintenance and end of life activities for key data sets
  • Support any local, state, federal, or other reporting needs for programs. Assist with annual reports describing the progress towards goals and objectives and the overall accomplishments of DEDO's Data and Technology team
  • Advise the Director of Data and Technology for DEDO on future resource needs (financial, personnel, and technical)

About You

Our Ideal Candidate has:

  • 1-2 years of working in PowerBI, ArcGIS Pro. Familiarity with Salesforce, Zengine and/or Zapier. Skills with APIs
  • Strong technical knowledge of how data should be organized for visualizations and analytics. Expertise in collecting, maintaining, and cleaning data
  • Strong collaboration and relationship building skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to professionally interact with system-wide information technologists and end users
  • Strong customer service skills including the ability to actively listen, address customer needs, defuse tense situations, and maintain an open, flexible, and friendly demeanor
  • Strong communications skills to help explain solutions to technical and non-technical staff
  • Ability to be proactive in ensuring proper availability of systems/services

We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you meet the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Business Administration, or other related field
  • Experience: Two (2) year of professional level experience with data extraction, data management and programming, and using data and reporting to answer audit questions
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for experience requirements

To be considered for this position, you must include the following on your job application (upload the attachment(s) to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab):

  • Resume
  • Cover letter

About Everything Else

Job Profile
CA3307 Data Analytics Associate
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Position Type
Limited (Fixed Term)

Position Salary Range
$62,488.00 - $103,105.00

Starting Pay
Based on experience and education

Denver Economic Development & Opportunity

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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