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The CDC Foundation will be the hiring entity for this role, and the individual selected will be assigned to support the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Please submit your application to the CDC Foundation jobs page for consideration.
Position Title: Public Health Data Business Analyst
Position End Date: 5/31/2024
Salary: $105,000 plus benefits
The Population Health Information Tool (PHIT) program is a core data dissemination platform for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. PHIT is housed in the Office of Population Health (OPH) / Policy, Planning, and Data Integration (PPDI) unit. The program provides access to public health and racial equity data via a publicly available online portal for community-based organizations, policymakers, researchers, and anyone interested in learning about and using this information to advance health equity in the Commonwealth.
Under the direction of the PHIT Manager, the Public Health Data Business Analyst will work closely with business leads, data architects, epidemiologists, and program managers to gather, analyze, and define business requirements and then represent those requirements as the technical architecture, dimensional model, and BI application design specifications. In addition, the Business Analyst will assist the PHIT Team by providing ongoing technical production support and delivering training to business partners. The incumbent will work closely with all PHIT staff and other OPH staff as needed.
- Work with business partners to understand their requirements and pain points.
- Analyze and document business requirements and translate them into technical architecture, dimensional model, and BI application design specifications.
- Conduct data analysis and profiling to identify data quality issues and recommend solutions.
- Work with data engineers to design and implement ETL processes that meet business requirements.
- Collaborate with data analysts and data strategists to develop and test hypotheses and insights.
- Work with project managers to develop project plans and schedules and monitor project progress.
- Develop test plans and test cases, and conduct user acceptance testing.
- Provide ongoing technical production support to business partners and their end-users and troubleshoot issues.
- Develops training material and delivers training in partnership with business partners.
- Participate in daily/weekly communication and collaboration among project team and business partners.
- Participate in project post-mortems and identify areas for improvement and best practices.
- Support the relationship between OPH and other business and technology teams, e.g., Digital Technology Office
- Maintain excellent rapport and communication with data stewards and data owners throughout the department to ensure project success.
- Support the development of legal documents (e.g., Data Use Agreements, Service Level Agreements) to establish and maintain partnerships.
- Represent the PHIT program and products in meetings across the division, bureaus, the department, and with external partners.
- Develop solid knowledge about the principles of health equity and their applicability to project management.
- Complete all mandatory department training.
This role is involved in a dynamic public health program. As such, roles and responsibilities are subject to change as situations evolve. Roles and responsibilities listed above may be expanded upon or updated to match priorities and needs, once written approval is received by both the CDC Foundation and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, in order to best support the State of North Carolina in their public health programming.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.
We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.
The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.
Relocation expenses are not included.