Overview

Duties will include:

Leading and managing a cross-functional team of data analysts and programmers.
Using a range of programming languages to develop customized analytics solutions for internal and public users.
Optimizing statistical tools to solve core business problems.
Evangelizing data science and machine learning throughout the agency and to the public.
Development of predictive algorithms, automated machine learning (AML), and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions.
Embedding and deploying algorithms into existing business processes.
Developing web-based applications with Javascript, HTML, CSS, D3 and other front-end technologies.
Integrating front-end UI with backend service APIs using SOAP, XML, JSON, REST, or CSV.
Evaluating GIS capabilities and overseeing GIS development and operations.
Serving as a technical resource for special projects and technology initiatives.
Special projects as assigned by the Chief Analytics Officer.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A master’s degree in computer science from an accredited college and three years of progressively more responsible, full-time, satisfactory experience using information technology in computer applications programming, systems programming, computer systems development, data telecommunications, database administration, planning of data/information processing, user services, or area networks at least 18 months of this experience must have been in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity in the areas of computer applications programming, systems programming, computer systems development, data telecommunications, data base administration, or planning of data processing or in the supervision of staff performing these duties; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of experience as described in “1” above; or
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s department of education or recognized accrediting organization and six years of experience as described in “1” above; or
4. A satisfactory combination of education and experience equivalent to “1”, “2” or “3” above. However, all candidates must have at least a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s department of education or recognized accrediting organization and must possess at least three years of experience as described in “1” above, including the 18 months of administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory experience as described in
“1” above.
Qualification Requirements (continued)
NOTE: The following types of experience are not acceptable: superficial use of preprogrammed software without complex programming, design, implementation or management of the product; use of word processing packages; use of a hand held calculator; primarily the entering or updating of data in a system; the operation of data processing hardware or consoles.

About NYC Department of Buildings

The NYC Department of Buildings is seeking a Director of Analytics Development. This position will lead all aspects of the Analytics Development program at the Department, building on existing efforts, assessing progress to date, and leading a program responsible for delivering advanced analytics and data science solutions. It will be critical for the successful candidate to provide leadership to efforts related to predictive analytics, GIS and spatial analysis, and application development.