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State of Montana Database Administrator/Analyst in Helena, Montana

Description: The Montana Public Employee Retirement Administration (MPERA) agency is committed to providing secure and sustainable retirement benefits to nearly 60,000 members and retirees. The agency administers nine defined benefit retirement plans and is dedicated to customer service, member education, and operational efficiency. * As a member of the agency’s Information Systems Bureau, this position will support the business bureaus through analysis and maintenance of MPERA’s data sources. *The ideal candidate will have experience in analyzing and assessing data, identifying integrity issues and anomalies and can make recommendations for and implantation of remediation actions. Candidate will work with programmers, engineers, and management heads to identify data and process improvement opportunities, propose system modifications, and devise data governance strategies. The ideal candidate will have experience programming in Microsoft SQL Server. In addition, duties will include answering customer questions and troubleshooting customer issues. If you feel you have the qualities to be successful in this position, please apply by submitting your *_resume_ and _cover letter_. In your resume, include _three professional references_. In your cover letter, discuss how you apply your knowledge and experience to effectively troubleshoot application issues. /_Applications submitted without cover letter, resume and references will not be considered._/ This position requires the successful completion of a criminal background check. An initial candidate review will take place on June 3rd, 2024. What are we looking for? Education and Experience: * * A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or closely related field; AND * 5 years’ experience as a database analyst * Alternate combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. *Competencies: /Knowledge of:/ * Conducting analysis of data integrity * Theory and practices of database design and development * Designing a normalized database schema and proficient use of reports, views, stored procedures, triggers, and user defined types; * MS-SQL Server SQL and Transact-SQL * Strong mathematical skills to help collect, measure, organize and analyze data * Technical proficiency regarding database design development, data models, techniques for data mining, and segmentation. * Experience in handling reporting packages like Business Objects, programming (JavaScript, XML, or ETL frameworks), databases * Proficiency in statistics and statistical packages like Excel, SPSS, SAS to be used for data set analyzing * Problem-solving skills * Accuracy and attention to detail * Adept at queries, writing reports, and making presentations * Team-working skills * Verbal and Written communication skills * Proven working experience in data analysis /Ability to:/ * Analyze and interpret complex datasets to derive actionable insights. * Implement robust processes for validating and cleansing data. Collaborate with data users to identify and rectify errors and discrepancies. * Monitor and maintain data quality standards. Implement processes for data validation and error detection. * Proactively identify opportunities for improving data quality processes. Implement measures to prevent data quality issues and enhance overall data integrity. * Collaborate with developers to optimize database queries. * Develop and generate reports for business stakeholders * Document database structures, processes, and best practices * Effectively communicate with diverse levels of management and stakeholders * Troubleshoot issues in complex database(s) supporting a multiple tiered software application * Identify problems, emerging issues, and trends, and establish strategies to address them * Manage workload and time * Deliver professional customer service * Explain technical issues to non-technical people * Adapt to shifting business requirements Only online applications are accepted. By applying online, you are able to receive updates and monitor the status of your application. * * * *Employment with the beautiful State of Montana offers more than just a paycheck: Ø Look here to see the additional benefits! Ø Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – *Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify!* This position is eligible for telework on a hybrid basis, the employee must reside in Helena and be able to come into the office on a routine basis. Title: Database Administrator/Analyst Location: Helena Requisition ID: 24141466