DATABASE & SYSTEMS ANALYST

Recruitment #21-127-2082

Job Description

The newly formed Office of Housing is currently seeking a talented, highly motivated individual to serve as the DataBase and Systems Analyst. The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of housing and human services data systems, share a passion for local government, prioritize problem solving and collaboration, and thrive in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment. Must have a team-oriented approach, extremely strong analytical and technical skills, a proven record of excellent customer service, and a desire to innovate. The job requires a strong understanding of data governance specifically as it relates to federal reporting. This position is designed to ensure the accuracy of data collection for the Office's various programs, support the Office's goal to make programmatic decisions based on data, and provide technical support. Must have ability to develop and modify reports utilizing multiple data sources to meet Federal, State and local reporting requirements. While technical experience is integral to the position, it is equally important that the DataBase and Systems Analyst be a strong communicator, relationship-builder, educator and advocate of data. Must be purpose-driven. Must be able to prepare analytical reports and explain the results.

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Support the Office's overall data management needs.
  • Provide functional first-line support for the development of data management systems that will be a foundation for the County to identify and address housing needs.
  • Responsible for data management and compliance with IMS/PIC reporting to HUD for the Housing Choice Voucher program and other federal housing program.
  • Work collaboratively with the County's Department of Information Technology and system vendors to resolve issues.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to understand various data needs, sources and support the creation of data management systems.
  • Expand data scope, update data tables, create and maintain reports, troubleshoot technical and functional system issues, data clean up, and provide ongoing user support and training to staff.
  • Manage Computerized Maintenance Management System, user accounts, test and install patches and upgrades.
  • Monitor Harmony and test updates.
  • Troubleshoot errors within the Office's databases.
  • Develop and produce reports using Crystal Reports as well as other reporting systems.
  • Assist with County internet and intranet web applications.

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and two (2) years of related experience.

Requires proficiency in Microsoft programs, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Adobe, SQL, Crystal reporting systems, and Harmony as well as excellent analytical, technical, written, verbal, communication, presentation, and customer service skills in working with County and contractor staff in training, troubleshooting, correcting data entry and database errors, and documenting processes and procedures. Experience with HUD reporting systems a plus.

Special Requirements

Any certification or work related to system design and database management is highly desirable

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of criminal background, driving record check and credit check. Must have a valid driver's license in Virginia or regional state of residence.

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