Johns Hopkins University Centers for Civic Impact seeks an energetic and curious professional to serve as its Python + GIS Data Analyst. This is a full-time position which is being added to our rapidly expanding data science team. Currently, the team is working to build out analysis and visualizations for Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, and in the longer term its focus will shift to recovery related tool and analysis development.
The core responsibilities for this role include exploring data and creating visualizations to answer policy-related questions, particularly those which are crucially needed by local governments. Our selected candidate will work with Civic Impact’s Data Scientist as well as other data analysts on our team to create quantitative analyses, design and execute comprehensible data visualizations, summarize key findings, and uncover insights for the public sector. In addition to possessing Python and GIS visualization skills, Civic Impact is seeking an intellectually curious data analyst committed to unlocking the value of data for the public good.
This position reports to the Centers for Civic Impact Data Scientist.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Analyze and visualize data to support ongoing research projects and other requests
Conduct analyses, visualize data, and generate insights for a growing portfolio of both ad-hoc and recurring public sector needs
Gather qualitative and quantitative research to build supporting evidence for analyses, visualizations, and insights
Improve existing analyses, including the look and feel and layout of data visualizations
Collaborate with developers, data scientists, researchers, policy experts, and other technical and non-technical stakeholders
Develop analytical and visualization skills to work towards independently assembling data and producing insights
Maintain clear lines of communication with Civic Impact’s Data Scientist, leadership, and others on the team
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
Three years related experience.
Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Bachelors’ Degree in computer science or quantitative discipline strongly preferred.
Familiarity with public sector data, policies, and stakeholders
Understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methods
Experience using project management and collaboration software such as Asana and Slack
Knowledge of statistics, experimental design, and hypothesis testing
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent attention to detail and a systematic approach to problem solving
Knowledge of how to create data visualizations in Python and D3.js
Experience with version control software (GitHub)
Experience pulling and processing data using SQL, R, Python, or other programming languages
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, WordPress, and G Suite and its applications
Excellent oral, written, and research skills
Ability to identify compromised data and clean it as required
Commitment to a collegial workplace
Capacity to work independently and in a results-oriented workplace
Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
At least two years’ experience using Python and GIS to create easily comprehensible data visualizations for maximum insight
Classified Title: Research Data Analyst Working Title: Data Visualization Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: $45,195 to $62,225 annually Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 5/37.5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60006654-KSAS - Centers for Civic Impact Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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