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This is an appointment to a position in the exempt jurisdictional class. As such, the incumbent of this position would serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.
Duties Description Under the provisions of the Paid Family Leave (PFL) program, the Department of Financial Services (DFS) has been charged with implementing a data warehouse that will not only be used by DFS, but also the Workers Compensation Board, the Department of Health and other agencies. DFS is seeking to fill the position of Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence Engineer in our Information Technology Unit to be responsible for designing and implementing staging, operational data stores (ODS) and data warehouse environments using data from multiple sources through data normalization, de-normalization, flattening and enrichment for the development of the infrastructure of the new Paid Family Leave data warehouse. This includes playing an important and sensitive role in decision-making and policy-making activities.
The incumbent will advise policy-makers on issues related to PFL implementation and provide expertise as to what data is needed to support policy decisions. The incumbent will be involved in confidential, high level discussions about acquisition, publication and security of data related to PFL. Other duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
• In consultation with other policy-makers, develops complex data transformations using exact, transform, load (ETL) and ETL approach for Business Intelligence (BI) Data Warehouse/Data Mart models;
• Imports, exports and moves data in different formats (such as, .cvs, .xml and .xlsx) between a variety of systems (such as, Relational Databases, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, 3rd party systems and Application Program Interfaces (APIs);
• Designs and implements the architecture and infrastructure of enterprise systems:
• Configures and maintains database servers and processes;
• Performs backups, restorations, reorganizations, and recovery work on server databases;
• Optimizes servers and databases for high levels of performance and availability, including disaster recovery and business continuity (DR/BC); and
• Ensures relational database management system (RDBMS) and data warehouses confirm to all security best practices and applicable regulations;
• Maintains thorough understanding of the environment to ensure adherence to standards and utilizes accepted practices for enterprise design;
• Reviews current and proposed architectures to meet acceptable enterprise system practices;
• Provides technical advice and guidance for infrastructure improvements and deploys and maintains systems in accordance with established guidelines;
• Implements enterprise information security, procedures and protocols and participates in security risk reviews and remediation activities including producing written technical reports;
• Participates in the testing of applications, such as developing test plans, test conditions, and validation testing; and
• Designs, develops, and maintains logical/physical data models, entity relationship diagrams and a common data dictionary.
• At least 5 years of experience with Data Warehouse ETL design, development and maintenance with successful implementation of Enterprise BI solutions;
• At least 5 years experience in working with RDBMS mainly SQL Server 2008/2012 and Oracle 11g/12c;
• Strong technical experience in designing and implementing data-intensive Data Warehouse solutions;
• High proficiency writing SQL/ T-SQL;
• Strong Knowledge of logical and physical data modeling (relational, dimensional data modeling); and
• Experience in database DR/BC.
Additional Comments Depending upon candidate preference this position may be filled in New York City or Albany. Please note only one Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence Engineer vacancy exists. Please note that a change in negotiating unit may affect your salary, insurance and other benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Positions located within the New York City metropolitan area, as well as Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland, and Westchester Counties, are also eligible to receive an additional $3,026 annual downstate adjustment. Appointment to this position is pending Division of Budget approval to fill.
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Notes on ApplyingTo Apply: Interested qualified candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest no later than November 12, 2018, to the email address listed below. Please include (Box DW-BIE-00155) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. Email submissions are preferred.
New York State Department of Financial Services
Office of Human Resources Management
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 301
Albany, New York 12257
Fax: (518) 402-5071
Please note that not all applicants may be scheduled for an interview.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Department of Financial Services is required to provide reasonable accommodation for known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability if an accommodation would enable the applicant to perform the essential functions of the job and the accommodation would not constitute an undue hardship on the operations of the agency.