State of Washington Classified Job Specification
DATA CONSULTANT 2
Performs journey level data consultant work developing, designing, performing statistical analysis and organizing research projects and studies.
Performs a variety of research and statistical analysis such as:
- Designing, developing and evaluating alternate methods of data collection procedures, sample selections and statistical requirements;
- Establishing research or statistical analysis processes and determining method of analysis or study.
- Working with team leaders and members to solve client analytics issues and documenting results and methodology;
- Writing or editing narrative reports for special or annual reports;
Outlines, organizes and executes non-routine technical data or statistical analysis;
As a team member identifies problem areas for analytical research and participates in data related projects;
Follows well-defined plans, methods and procedures to gather, compile, code, classify and analyze data using statistical reasoning;
Designs experiments, tests hypothesis and builds model;
Models and frames data scenarios requiring analysis to provide probability modeling;
Conducts data analysis and moderately complex design algorithms;
Validates analysis by comparing appropriate samples;
Works with staff outside the organization to obtain and exchange information, ideas and recommendations;
May participate in joint research projects;
May work within a specialized field;
May lead lower level staff;
Performs other duties as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of: research methods; statistical theory and techniques; sources of study information; current project theory, principles and problems; statistical reasoning and statistical procedures.
Ability to: identify and obtain appropriate data to analyze; interpret data; make arithmetic computations quickly and accurately; analyze and interpret complex data; write clearly and concisely; follow oral and written instructions.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
A Bachelor's degree including college level course work in statistics and/or mathematics.
One year of year experience working as a Data Consultant 1 or equivalent.
Class Specification History
New classification, adopted June 13, 2019; effective July 1, 2019.