IT Operations Data Specialist

SW Atlanta, GA, US
Jun 13, 2020
IT Operations Data Specialist

Accountability and Info System

Support Staff - Position - Other - Other

Job Number : 4600204119

Start Date :

Open Date : 06/12/2020

Closing Date : 11/30/2020


The Information Technology (IT) Operations Data Specialist provides support to the Asset Management team by bringing together the tools, technologies, applications and practices used to collect, integrate, analyze, and present Atlanta Public Schools' (APS) raw data in order to create insightful and actionable business information. The IT Data Specialist contributes in the development, implementation and adherence to IT policies and procedures. This position also works closely with others in IT Infrastructure, Accountability, IT Information Services, IT Applications, APS Business Units, all APS schools, and many external vendors and service providers.

  • Maintains quality control of asset management systems
  • Participates in IT asset projects and initiatives
  • Manages IT logistic parts and asset inventory
  • Develops a strategy for tracking all IT assets digitally to determine assignments
  • Tests and integrates various data management system software
  • Provides technology support with Individualized Education Platforms (i.e. IBM Cloud Services(Nimbus), Follett Destiny, Infinite Campus, and SharePoint)
  • Serves as a subject matter expert as it relates to data analysis, visualization, application, and interpretation
  • Plans and coordinates asset audits throughout the district
  • Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator
  • Required to attend scheduled shift during regular business hours as mandated

Requirements :



Bachelor's degree in a technology-related field is required


ITIL and/or Six Sigma certification preferred

  • 5 years of work experience in data analysis and production for use in a K-12 environment
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with constant change and adaptability is required

  • Ability to perform data analysis and generate system and AdHoc reports
  • Ability to adhere to and execute against documented procedures, and to hold others accountable to documented processes, procedures and standards
  • Proven ability to positively influence change and navigate successfully in a rapidly changing environment
  • Possess the initiative to prioritize and independently drive actions to completion
  • Proficient in understanding of Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and problem-solving abilities
  • Knowledge of best practice asset management standards and techniques
  • Must have problem solving skills
  • Motivated and able to function as part of a team
  • Organizational and development skills
  • Able to process and monitor reports
  • Proficient in reading, analyzing, classifying, and interpreting multifaceted data capitulations
  • Experience in document processing and related quality control activities
  • Experience in document tracking, records inventory, and scanning
  • Must be proficient in using computers, demonstrated use of Microsoft Office
  • Strong database skills with the ability to run complex queries

Compensation :

Salary Grade: 130

Salary Range: FY'20 APS Salary Schedule (All Positions)

Work Year: ANNUAL


Employment Category :

Reports to: : Assistant Director (IT Asset Management)