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Computer Support Specialist

Location : Albany, NY
Job Type : Subcontractors
Reference Code : AS:FY2324:DOH01:24435
Start Date : 03/20/2024
End Date : 03/19/2026
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Position Type: Temp
Agency: New York State health agency.
Location: Albany, NY 
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9:00am-5:00pm


Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Utilize multiple data sources, assist with the use of variance analysis to validate the data used for Hospital and Long-Term Care (LTC) providers COVID-19 statistics.
Maintain and improve LTC contact databases used for COVID-19 ad hoc requests and daily activities.
Run and consolidate ad hoc reports used by the agency staff to prioritize COVID-19 survey follow up with LTC providers.
Run and maintain data pipelines that feed the OALTC Data Lake.
Research, create, and maintain documentation on data assets.
Work with ITS to ensure software and hardware is installed in a timely manner on DAIS employee devices as needed.
Data analysis and duties as needed to assist in COVID-19 response and other OALTC functions.
Train the agency's staff on data tools and best practices.
Special assignments and projects as assigned.

Required Qualifications :

Minimum Qualifications: Well organized, detail oriented, excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to walk-through complicated technical ideas or tasks with individuals without an IT background, and the ability to work alone and as part of a team. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Access, Word, Excel and SharePoint.


Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and experience working in a fast-paced setting with the ability to multi-task and work in complex databases. Experience in effectively communicating with consumers, providers, and staff. Experience creating and maintaining a data dictionary and mapping of existing databases. Experience in SQL, Python, R, or Tableau is a plus.


Penda Aiken, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


SUBS SUBMIT BY 03-19-2024
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