Data Specialist

US
Job ID
2018-1127
Category
Data Center Specialist
Department
Professional Services

Overview

The David-Kenneth Group is seeking to add a qualified Data Specialist to its team of experienced data center migration professionals. The Data Specialist will support the organization by entering, monitoring and analyzing master CMDB and discovery data. The Specialist will strictly adhere to current standards in system integrity that are set within the Data Services team. This position requires some knowledge of data center operations and best practices.

 

Should you be qualified, this is a great opportunity to keep your skills sharp. This position will provide unique challenges as well as an opportunity to work with an industry leader whose services are in high demand.

Responsibilities

  • Performs Data Discovery, Data Mining, Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) functions, ensuring client data is accurately cataloged in our DCIM tool.
  • Ensures master CMDB data integrity in key database systems while maintaining the processes to support the data quality.
  • Works with manager to define and implement data strategy, policies, controls, and programs to ensure the data is accurate, complete, and reliable.
  • Works closely with various teams (Project Management, Engineering, Architecture, etc.) to input and maintain Master Data elements.
  • Assists in the development and documentation of processes with other functional data owners to support ongoing maintenance and data integrity.
  • Ability to work well with others at all levels within the organization.
  • Ensures all client business services are appropriately mapped in our configuration management system.
  • Analyzes data from multiple sources and identifies gaps and deltas.
  • Performs other project and job duties as assigned.

Qualifications

 

  • 3 – 5 years of related experience.
  • In-depth experience with MS Excel, MS Visio and MS PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Data Center Information Management (DCIM) tools.
  • Understands service mappings and technology interoperability and relationships.
  • Adapts to cross-functional duties across multiple projects with competing priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Excellent interpersonal and follow up skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Preferred Experience:

 

  • Strong organization and documentation skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding navigating Service Now or similar technologies.
  • Experience with data loading and query tools, SQL preferred.
  • Understanding of ITIL framework and ITSM lifecycle is a plus.
  • Past telecommuting background. 

Additional Information:

 

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States. 
  • Full time/w Benefits.
  • Ability to travel on short notice (approximately 25-33% within continental US annually).
  • Telecommute (but must be willing to support any U.S. time zone).

Corporate Summary  

The David-Kenneth Group is a privately held company whose main offices are in Annapolis, Maryland.  The company is a certified veteran-owned business and has more than 40-years of experience increasing market share and revenue for clients.  Our core competency and singular focus is data center migrations.  All of our people, processes and methodology are purposed to help achieve the very attractive business benefits associated with data center migrations.  What is typically a once in a lifetime project for most organizations is what we do all day, every day. 

Please visit our website at www.davidkennethgroup.com for additional information. 

Our Benefits & Our Culture

The David Kenneth Group is committed to providing our employees with a competitive benefits package that complements our core values and demonstrates our people-first commitment.  We offer a competitive salary; paid time off; paid holidays; medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401K; profit sharing program; and additional benefits such as employee development, education assistance, and employee referral.

The hiring and retention of employees is critical to our success so we are continually striving to enhance our attraction as a great place to work. Please view this 3-minute video to quickly learn what we do. http://www.davidkennethgroup.com/content/video#overlay-context=

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