Maximus is looking for a senior operations analyst to make sense of our workforce and performance data using advanced analysis to identify meaningful and actionable insights - advancing performance and promoting a culture of data-driven decision makingIn this role you will support government service operations and create data-driven products that help our customers improve their program performance and have measurable impacts on the lives of the beneficiaries we serviceThis role will work with a team to produce leading analytic practices and solutions that will become part of our core product capabilitiesYou will research, design, and implement analytical findings to optimize program performance and improve operational processesIn addition, the role will help in applying analysis and data science to related fields and support analyst peers.
Â job summary:
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Architect, design, code, and implement next-generation data analytics platform using software engineering best practices in the latest technologies. Lead enterprise level software development, integration and implementation using advanced data science or big data technologies. Provide design and implementation expertise to a cross-functional software development teamServe as subject matter expert for various software. Develop solutions within an agile framework to enable metadata/rules engine driven data analytics application leveraging open source and/or cloud native components.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field required. 5-7 years of related professional experience required.
Education and experience requirements:
Apply advanced methods to analyze operational data and derive meaningful, actionable insights for stakeholders and business development partners Serve as subject matter expert (sme) in the area of data and analytical product usage for peer analysts and operational stakeholders – particularly in the appropriate uses and limitations of statistical and analytical applications Attain a high degree of knowledge about maximus data infrastructure Design, develop, and architect data solutions supporting or enabling advanced analytic capabilities Design and develop data queries, cubes, etcUsing data warehouse, business intelligence, and analytical products to fulfill ad-hoc data requests Analyze extracted data, review for accuracy and look for trends Provide insights and analyses around operations and project data Participate in the data science product development review process, in particular implementing code review, testing, and data profiling of newly developed products Develop and implement metrics, functions, and scripts as kpis and in existing bi/dashboards as needed Inform operational partners on product performance as well as product usage trends Consult with analytical leaders to understand current and future business goals and strategies, and ensure that methods and work products are aligned Balance accuracy of analysis with needs for rapid response Develop partnerships with technical peers and business partners Perform other duties as assigned
Education and experience requirements
Bs in a quantitative field such as statistics, mathematics, management information systems (mis), economics, computer science, business analytics, or related quantitative field Advanced degree in computer science, mathematics, information systems, business analytics, mis, engineering, or a related technical field preferred. 5+ years of experience with data storage, retrieval, and analysis using various reporting tools and query languages, including sql server or oracle 5+ years of experience with data visualization and business intelligence tools or packages (ssrs, power bi, tableau, microstrategy, etc.) 3-5 years of experience performing quantitative data analysis 3+ years of experience in data architecture and/or database administration 5+ years of experience quantifying and prioritizing projects that require heavy data analysis 5+ years of experience working directly with business users and requirements documentation Ability to present data in a simple, clean, concise visual and written manner
Exposure to machine learning techniques and algorithms
Exposure to (or strong desire to learn) common data science toolkits, such as r, weka, python/numpy, etc Statistical experience and understanding of distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
A strong passion for empirical research and for answering complex questions with data. Experience with government sponsored health care programs and operations desirable.
Project/position introduction (max 500 characters): since 1975, maximus has operated under its founding mission of helping government serve the people, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programsMaximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programsWith more than 30,000 employees worldwide, maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the united states, australia, canada, saudi arabia, singapore and the united kingdomFor more information, visit https://www.maximus.comEeo statement: eeo statement: active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforceWe recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our countryWe’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their familiesIf you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the national guard or reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for youA committed and diverse workforce is our most important resourceMaximus is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employerMaximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.