FORENSIC DATA ANALYST

Applications accepted January 7, 2019 through January 21, 2019.

To apply for this position, complete the application: here

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, Information Technology/Systems, Business Administration or a directly related field, plus two years of data analysis or data management work experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced degree in data analytics, data science, statistics, or related field
  • Work experience in an investigatory or law enforcement organization
  • Work experience conducting statistical analysis

ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Applicable computer software packages, including visualization software
  • Methods and techniques of data base analysis and design
  • Tools to query and analyze data in a relational database
  • Computer operating systems
  • Programming logic, data manipulation and integrated environments
  • Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Quantitative data analysis methods

DUTIES:

  • Under the guidance of a Chief Forensic Data Analyst, develops and employs innovative techniques for data analysis, resulting in the extraction of critical, near real-time information
  • Develops advanced and statistical models and techniques to analyze large, complex transactional and operational data sets extracted from City source databases to assist in the evaluation of deviations and trends in support of investigative and regulatory activities
  • Reviews and classifies inventory of data across the City, and identify core data and associated hierarchies/taxonomy and lifecycle events
  • Designs and conduct data quality testing of source data; review data flow and usage to identify risks due to poor data quality and processing inefficiencies
  • Assists OIG personnel with identifying city data sources
  • Compiles and generates statistical and narrative reports to summarize the findings of analysis work
  • Performs related duties as required

ANNUAL SALARY:                     

                 Range: $73,212 – $100,692 (annual increases)

                Starting $73,212 (non-negotiable); Post successful six-month review $76,536

TRAVEL AND SCHEDULE: Travel outside Chicago is not required. Standard work hours are 8:30am-4:30pm, flexibility permitted.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: Employees must be a resident of the City of Chicago and proof of residency is required at the commencement of employment, per Section 2-152-340 of the Municipal Code of Chicago.

OWING OF CITY DEBT: Municipal Code of Chicago 2-152-150 prohibits the hiring of anyone who owes any debt to the City of Chicago.

INSTRUCTIONS: To apply for this job title do NOT use the City of Chicago online application.

Complete, the “Inspector General Employment Application,” by clicking here;

NOTE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE INDIVIDUAL APPLYING. NO SECOND PARTY APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.  THE INSPECTOR GENERAL’S OFFICE REQUIRES THAT ITS EMPLOYEES BE NONPARTISAN AND FREE FROM CONFLICTS OF INTEREST.

THE CITY OF CHICAGO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. The City of Chicago does not participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System). In addition, employment at the Office of Inspector General is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check.