Wisconsin Voices Inc Data and Technology Specialist Milwaukee, WI · Full time

The Data and Technology Specialist monitors Wisconsin Voices’ data systems to guarantee security, protection from attacks or breaches, and proper arrangement of data.

Description

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Requirements

Education

● Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, computer science, or statistics or an Associate’s Degree in computer science and 4 years’ experience working with, analyzing, and manipulating data for high level decision making.

● Experience working with private and sensitive information.

● Experience in VAN tools-My Voters, My Campaign.

Skills and Abilities

● Able to compile and organize statistical information retrieved and present findings to management.

● Confident problem solving and decision-making skills.

● Exceptional communication skills including verbal, written, listening, and presentation.

● Analytical and critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

● Interpersonal and team skills, including strong customer focus.

● Able to explain complex, technical information in a nontechnical, understandable manner.

● Technology skills related to data protection, security procedures and protocols, and system connectivity.

● Tech savvy with MS Office Suite, database systems, etc.

● Excellent multitasking and task management skills.