DTI Data Modeler

This position is Exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System

Recruitment #010820-MUAD80-110400


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The Department of Technology & Information (DTI) is Delaware’s central IT organization committed to providing technology services and collaborative solutions for Delaware while working to improve the lives of Delawareans through advanced technologies that innovate government services.

In addition to recruiting and retaining the best and brightest, DTI acknowledges and values the diversity of our employees. DTI recognizes that fostering a diverse workforce provides remarkable benefits in terms of innovative thinking, increased collection of skills and experiences, greater teamwork, and higher morale.

To learn more visit DTI’s Website at https://dti.delaware.gov/

Summary Statement

Principal responsibilities include providing technical functions in support of data administration and integration along with managing data as an asset and to promote data-sharing statewide.

Responsible for evaluating user requests for new solutions, modifications to existing solutions, and system integration of off the shelf products. Solutions can be defined as data models, data conversion, or data integration. Reviews customer requests to determine if it requires creating new solutions or modifying existing solutions as it relates to the data. Performs research and gathers information to determine feasibility, appropriateness, cost and time required for solutions. Prepares detailed estimates in order to obtain approval to proceed. Prepares data requirements for solutions.

Analyzes and designs data models, coordinates database development, and performs in-depth data analysis by applying knowledge of data design standards and data quality practices. Identifies and resolves production and/or applications problems related to the design and/or quality of the data. Maintains the data models in the central repository by working the
development teams across the state. Creates system and user documentation for solutions. Monitors production solutions and system performance.

Provides training and mentors less experienced team members. Data Modeler should be capable of working on large number of projects simultaneously while also providing production support.

The Data Modeler must be a fast learner with excellent communication, written, and problem solving skills, and able to work with minimal supervision as part of a multidisciplinary team. The Data Modeler must be able to work well with a diverse group of team members to deliver solutions on time, on budget and within specifications.

Preferred Qualification

Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.

  • Possess experience in data conversion/integration using IBM DataStage, Informatica, Talend or similar ETL technology.
  • Possess experience using PowerDesigner, Erwin, Visio or similar modeling tools.
  • Possess experience performing data analysis, data design, and data process flow re-engineering.

Job Requirements


Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training.

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in an IT discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Possess a minimum of 7 years’ experience in data management concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years’ experience in data technologies with at least 2 years in data modeling, data integration and reporting.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check: A satisfactory fingerprint based criminal background check administered by the Delaware State Police is required as a Condition of Hire.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DTI participates in E-Verify. DTI does not provide employment-based sponsorship.


To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.