Data Analyst

Location: Manhattan, NY

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Job Posting Notice
Job ID
Business Title
Data Analyst
Civil Service Title
Title Classification
Job Category
Administration & Human Resources, Technology, Data & Innovation, Policy, Research & Analysis, Public Safety, Inspections, & Enforcement
Career Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Work Location
Division/Work Unit
Executive Division
# of Positions
Title Code No
Proposed Salary Range
$ 55,000.00 - $ 60,000.00 (Annual)

Job Description

The New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the country with a mission of combating municipal corruption. It serves the people of New York City by acting as an independent and nonpartisan watchdog for New York City government, City agencies, and City employees, vendors with City contracts, individuals and entities that receive City funds.

DOI seeks a Data Analyst who will support the criminal and policy-driven investigations of the Inspectors General. The Data Analyst will report to the Director of Data Analytics and will be part of the Data Analytics Unit that conducts large scale data collection and analysis to assist DOI investigators with building and enhancing complex investigations.

The Data Analyst is expected to:
  • Develop and enhance practices for identifying patterns and trends related to fraudulent financial activity.
  • Ensure the collection, management, and analysis of quality data from external sources.
  • Conduct quality assurance of data.
  • Maintain, summarize, and report on outcomes of data searches.
  • Work collaboratively with DOI investigators to generate investigative leads, create reports, and interpret data.
  • Present findings in a cogent manner through detailed and accessible reports to key decision-makers.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of satisfactory full-time experience in an industrial or governmental agency in the field of investigation, auditing, law enforcement, security, inspections, or in a major operational area of the agency in which the appointment is to be made; or

2.A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; or

3. Education and/or experience equivalent to 1 or 2 above.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience working with data analytics.
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Statistics, or Information Systems.
  • Strong analytical written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with data acquisition tools and techniques for SQL/NoSQL databases including ETL, is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge in object-oriented programming languages including Python, R, and one or more object oriented languages.
  • Knowledge of one or more data visualizations tools such as i2 Analyst Notebook, Cognos, Tableau, R libraries, SAS, and D3.js.
  • Advance knowledge in MS Excel: VBA, Data Models, and ability to create Pivot Tables and complex nested formulas.
  • Be familiar with Big Data platforms and Cloud tools data mining, data cleaning, data warehousing and structures and one or more RDBMS systems.
  • Database related certifications from Oracle or Microsoft.
  • Ability to exercise discretion on sensitive or confidential matters.
  • Demonstrated interest in law enforcement, criminal justice, or social service.

To Apply

All current City Employees may apply by going to Employee Self Service (ESS) http://cityshare/ess then click on Recruiting Activities/Careers and Search for the specific Job ID# 465092.

All other applicants please go to and search for the specific Job ID# 465092.

Please do not email, mail or fax your resume to DOI directly. Submissions of resumes does not guarantee an interview. Due to the high volume of resumes DOI receives for positions, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Appointments are subject to Office of Management & Budget approval for budgeted headcount.

The City of New York is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to a policy of non-discrimination. We are committed to recruiting a diverse and inclusive talent pool.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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