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Office of the Comptroller

Recruitment #23-005479-0048



This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting certified eligible list may be used to staff several current and future vacancies for this position/function only.




Annapolis, MD


The Comptroller of Maryland (COMP) seeks to create COMPStat, the agency's first performance management and public accountability system. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the development of systems that use data to improve performance across all operating divisions of COMP. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, with superb analytic rigor, a commitment to advancing equity, and outcome-oriented leadership. Most importantly, they will be a collaborator and partner who will help to support the Comptroller’s vision for transforming the 1100-person agency and improving opportunities for our communities, small businesses, and families in the State of Maryland.

This position will be responsible for structuring internal data reporting and performing analysis which drives executive decision-making. Additionally, this position will lead COMP's commitment to transparency through reporting to external stakeholders and creation of a meaningful, impactful Open Government Data system.


Education: A Bachelor of Science or equivalent or higher degree in one or more of the following fields: Data Science, Data Analytics & Visualization, Mathematics, Computer Science, or similar field of study.

Experience: Two or more years demonstrated experience with both: (1) the maintenance, documentation, analysis, and reporting of organizational data, AND (2) leveraging data and data visualizations to inform executive decision-making, satisfy regulatory requirements, or meet organizational goals in transparency.

** For education obtained outside of the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. If you possess a degree obtained outside of the United States, please submit a detailed, course-by-course evaluation report from one of the U.S. equivalency evaluating members identified at


  • A Master of Science or equivalent or higher degree in one or more of the following fields: Data Science, Data Analytics & Visualization, Mathematics, Computer Science, or similar field of study.
  • Five or more years' experience in designing, operating, or managing a data analytics program.
  • Five or more years' experience in designing, operating, or managing an Open Government Data program.
  • Three or more years' experience creating reports, dashboards, and other data visualizations using Microsoft PowerBI, and/or SAP Business Objects.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to demonstrate that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. Please indicate clearly any position-specific experience and ensure all education and experience sections are complete. Incomplete information may result in the disqualification of your application.

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

*Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.


Only applicants who meet the minimum and selective qualifications for this recruitment will be considered for this opportunity. Approval of your application will be based on a review of your education, training and experience. It is essential that you submit complete and accurate information on your application in order to determine if you meet the qualifications as specified above. Due to the nature of this list, all qualified applicants are placed on an unranked list of candidates and will remain active on this list for at least one year.

Qualifying applicants are subject to an oral interview. Prior to appointment, the employee must successfully undergo a comprehensive background investigation including a review of criminal, MVA and tax records; and determination of legal authorization to work in the United States or under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. This background check is comprehensive and may involve fingerprinting. Upon initial appointment OR promotion to a position in the State Personnel Management System, an employee is required to serve an initial six- month probationary period. This probationary period may be extended an additional six months under certain circumstances at the discretion of the appointing authority.




We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply. If you are seeking veteran's preference, please submit a copy of your DD-214.


The preferred method for submitting additional information is to upload it directly into your online account. Please remove references to the first five digits of your SSN and your DOB on all attachments by deleting, redacting or blacking that information out with a marker. Any attachments necessary to demonstrate the minimum qualifications were met must be submitted by the filing deadline.

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you choose email as the option to submit your application and/or required additional information, you must include the following information on each page you
  1. First and Last Name
  2. Recruitment Number (located at the top of the bulletin)
  3. The last 4 digits of your SS#

For Further Questions If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

If you have questions about this particular recruitment, please contact the Comptroller of MD, Office of Human Resources at

Please contact Stanley Harris at if you need reasonable accommodations.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Bilingual applicants and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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