Project Data Analyst

Job title: Project Data Analyst
Discipline: Technology & Data Analytics
Location: Sydney North Shore & Northern Beaches
Contract: Contract
Salary: Hourly
Salary low: 65
Salary high: 69
Contact: Tim Smith
Call: Tim
Email: email Tim
Reference: 3239697
About the Company 

This NSW government agency is a major service provider who strives to deliver a more consistent and efficient experience within government. 

About the Role 

  • Interpret data linkage plans as specified in project documentation and produce an operational plan for the linkage.
  • Linkrelated datasets; including using Choicemaker software with a matching model that has been previously developed.
  • Test the accuracy of the model at different cut-off points for clerical review of uncertain matches to minimise false positive and false negative matches, at the same time keeping the number of clerical reviews at a manageable level.
  • Determine cut-off points for linkage of various datasets in consultation with the Manager
  • Undertake data extraction using a range of data extraction tools including SQL, SAS or similar.
  • Ensure secure exchange of data, including encryption at file level.
  • Ensure that data are released in accordance with relevant ethical approvals, including amendments, and any additional conditions that may be imposed by data custodians.
  • Produce a Methods and Measures report explaining linkage process and outcomes for the use of researchers
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications or demonstrated relevant, equivalent professional experience
  • Experience in undertaking data manager, data analyst, systems or database administrator, or similar roles.
  • Capacity to use data extraction tolls such as SQL, SQL Server SSIS objects and SAS query language
  • Well developed organising, analytical thinking and problem solving, skills, the capacity to successfully manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Good written and oral communication, interpersonal and supervision skills, and the ability to communicate with technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Capacity to work with minimal supervision and collaboratively in a team environment.
For more information, please contact Tim Smith on 02 8296 9802