BCC Careers – Principal Data Analyst

Website Brisbane City Council

Job Description:

The Principal Data Analyst – City Analytics is one of two data science roles in the City Analytics team. This role leads our analytics projects from a data perspective, working alongside business areas to identify what’s possible and delivering projects that unlock insights about our city. Not only will you be proficient in using complex ICT tools to analyse and visualise data, but you will also be a strong storyteller who can present insights to senior stakeholders in an engaging and relevant way. You will play a key role in building the value of data within Council and lifting data and analytics skills and understanding across the organisation.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of data architecture, including storage and integration principles and applications;
  • Ability to proactively identify and lead high-value data projects that support better city outcomes;
  • Strong understanding of the ethical and legal frameworks surrounding the use of data; and
  • Ability to work collaboratively with subject matter experts and project managers to deliver successful outcomes.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience using Power BI for data analytics and visualisation;
  • Experience in the use of data science tools and techniques to perform data transformations, and statistical analysis (experience with the Microsoft Azure platform for deploying and delivering data science projects will be highly regarded);
  • Experience with SQL, Python and R programming languages for data querying, data transformation, and data analysis;
  • Experience with geospatial software and/or mapping visualisations to present data spatially within analytics tools;
  • Experience delivering and presenting analytics projects for business stakeholders, including delivering recommendations, findings, and insights to end users;
  • Experience applying data skills in an urban and city context; and

Job Details:

Company: Brisbane City Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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