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City of Toronto Career Opportunities: SENIOR DATA SOLUTIONS INTEGRATOR (26528) in Toronto, Ontario

Career Opportunities: SENIOR DATA SOLUTIONS INTEGRATOR (26528)

Requisition ID 26528 - Posted - METRO HALL - ChildSvcs System Program & Policy Dev - Engineering & Technical - Non-Union - Full-time

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  • Job ID:26528

  • Job Category:Engineering & Technical

  • Division & Section:Children's Services, ChildSvcs Service System Plng&Policy Dev

  • Work Location:METRO HALL, 55 John Street

  • Job Type & Duration:Full-time, Permanent

  • Salary:$104,340.60-$122,595.20, TM2265, Wage Grade7.5

  • Shift Information:Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

  • Affiliation:Non-Union

  • Number of Positions Open:1

  • Posting Period: 11-May-2022 to 25-May-2022

  • Job Summary:

    Reporting to the Program Manager, Service Planning and Policy, you will lead initiatives to manage existing and new large-scale, complex data sets (collect, store, research, analyze, interpret, disseminate) and leverage them using novel analytical approaches to develop and implement innovative solutions which support the Division.

    Major Responsibilities: Planning, Strategy and Communication

  • Participates in the process of planning and developing long range objectives of the division and in organization and management change initiatives relating to data, analytics and information.

  • Develops prototypes, proofs of concepts, algorithms, predictive models, data mining and discovery and custom analysis that leverage the value of available data sets.

  • Plans and develops methods and procedures for collecting, organizing and analyzing data and interpreting results for use in decision making and applies data analytics system planning and operations, data analytics technology, data planning, data policy, and data engineering.

  • Researches best practices and prepares briefing notes, technical documentation to support analysis, including positions and policies, relating to data management, analysis and dissemination for the Division.

  • Prepares correspondence, presentations and reports to City Council, Standing Committees, Councillors and public inquiries related to divisional matters.

  • Develops, maintains and implements data management, deployment and use strategy for the division with a focus on employing existing data assets in new ways and leveraging novel, dynamic data sources for evidence-based decision-making.

  • Ensures that data collection, management, analysis and dissemination are of high technical quality, that recommendations are consistent with the Division's and City's strategic plans and results are produced in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Implements detailed plans and recommends policies/procedures regarding web communications requirements for the division.

  • Ensures that content within the Division's internet and intranet sites are integrated, accurate and current through ongoing content reviews and evaluation of Web analytics and provides critical analysis.

  • Responds to inquiries and suggestions from the public and staff by acting as a contact point for Web related inquiries; assesses and assigns design, publishing, and editing tasks to assigned staff.

  • Ensures that the site is accessible to a broad audience by establishing development standards and policing their implementation.

    People Leadership and Relationship Management

  • Supervises, motivates and trains assigned staff regarding data gathering, use and analytics, in addition to web communications and management, ensuring effective teamwork, high standards of work quality and organizational performance, continuous learning and encourages innovation in others.

  • Supervises the day to day operation of all assigned staff including the scheduling, assigning and reviewing of work. Authorizes and coordinates vacation and overtime requests. Evaluates staff performance and handles labour relations matters.

  • Fosters successful relationships and synergies with divisional staff and staff of divisional partners and agencies through consultation and mediation, participation, presentations and verbal and written communication.

  • Works with various internal and external partners and private sector collectors, disseminators and analysts to collect and analyze data on behalf of the division.

  • Works with partners on developing and implementing a data collection, management, and analysis and dissemination strategy.

  • When required, manages all aspects of contracts with consultants and contractors engaged in work on data strategies and analysis including preparation of contract documents, tenders, recommendation of contract award, monitoring contractors' progress to ensure that all work is completed efficiently and effectively.

    Data Analytics and Research Leadership

  • Implements detailed plans and recommends policies/procedures regarding program specific requirements.

  • Performs on-demand, exploratory and targeted data research and analysis with integration and analysis tools of datasets and applies statistical analysis and modeling for applications.

  • Uses leading-edge data analytic techniques to analyze large data sets with innovative and analytically-sound deliverables.

  • Designs, performs and interprets data-intensive applied research using varied data sources to support divisional program decisions.

  • Studies trends using various sources such as administrative and geospatial data.

  • Applies multi-disciplinary concepts to develop and implement innovative solutions to complex problems.

  • Uses several data-intensive programming languages, statistical software packages, and analytic tools such as SAS, ESRI/ArcGIS, MapInfo, Tableau, Excel, SQL, Oracle, JIRA, Confluence, and Web tools.

  • Produces evidence-based analytical solutions to issues related to planning, programming and operations with actionable information derived from use of data assets.

  • Applies GIS/spatial analysis, web hosting and/or graphical user interface (GUI) development and editing.

    Key Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in Information/Data Management, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics or a related field or an approved equivalent combination of education and related experience.

  • Extensive experience leading projects in data analytics, reporting, data science, applied research, machine learning or a related field.

  • Considerable experience with statistical computing and programming languages (e.g., SAS, SQL, etc.)

  • Considerable experience with relational database environments (e.g., Oracle, SQL Server, etc.)

  • Considerable experience with geospatial software/tools (e.g., ArcGIS, MapInfo) and analysis.

  • Experience in content development and design for the Web, accessibility, user experience best practices, and search engine optimization.

  • Solid knowledge of visualization/dashboarding tools (e.g., Tableau, PowerBI, ESRI, etc.).

  • Solid knowledge of WordPress, HTML, CSS and/or JavaScript as it relates to responsive web design, user experience, cross-browser compatibility, and accessibility.

  • Excellent oral communication, writing, presentation and interpersonal skills, to deal effectively with technical staff, business unit staff, and senior management; and communicate information in a manner that is understandable to a wide range of individuals.

  • Highly developed people leadership skills and ability to coach and support staff development.

  • Highly developed facilitation, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills.

  • Strategic thinking skills, with the ability to develop recommendations that advance the organization and improve service to the public.

  • Ability to exercise discretion and judgement with confidential information pertaining to service users, operators, and staff.

  • Exceptional ability to seamlessly distill very technical concepts to business users and vice versa.

  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed approach, with a keen attention to detail and organization.

  • Political acuity with knowledge/leadership in government innovation.

    Note: All City of Toronto employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City'sMandatory Vaccination Policy. Candidates will be required to show proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.

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