The Macon Water Authority

790 Second Street • Macon, GA 31202-0108 • (478) 464-5600

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Report Writer/Data Analyst


Job Summary: The Report Writer Data Analyst is accountable for defining, developing, documenting, and supporting standardized and/or customized reports, queries and portal lists. Duties of a Report Writer Data Analyst include examining and evaluating purpose and content of business reports to develop new or improve existing format, use and control. Reviewing reports to determine basic characteristics, such as origin and report flow, format, frequency, distribution and purpose or function of report, the Report Writer Data Analyst serves as a liaison between end users and the software provider.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Define and document system scope, current logical view, general technical requirements and proposed logical view using structure design and analysis techniques. • Design and optimize test plans for unit, integration and user acceptance test and document test plan and results. • Develop a good understanding of functional applications and be able to assist end users with problem resolution, training and general functional support. • Develop a working knowledge of the applications data structures. • Expertise in delivery technologies and data access, including familiarity with metadata, data organization, data quality assessment and data profiling. • Acquiring data from primary or secondary data sources. • Develop proficiency in the use of reporting and query toolsets. • Ability to edit existing or create new reports, queries and portal statistics. • Familiarity with accounting and finance practices and principles. • Ability to independently, resourcefully, and creatively research and implement new solutions. • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings. • Oversee installation of software releases. • Train users to use updated program functionality and provide ongoing technical assistance to users. • Conduct full lifecycle analysis to include requirements, activities and design. • Create and maintain User Documentation. • Monitor system performance of applications. • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the network. • Performs other duties as assigned or requested by supervisors. • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the system. • Document system problems and resolutions for future reference.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities: • Assist personnel from other departments with any technical related matters, if required. • This individual will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve technology issues in a timely and accurate fashion in order to maintain an established service level of our core technologies.

Qualifications: Education, Certifications and Experience • Minimum of an Associates Degree in Information Technology or a related field of study from an accredited college or university a Bachelors degree is preferred and a four years of increasingly responsible application management experience • Knowledge of a variety of software programs essential to MWA functions including the MS Office suite of office productivity programs. • Clean driving record.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Working knowledge of relational database architecture and Structured Query Language (SQL), PL/SQL XML • Java script and shell scripting are desired • Working knowledge of Cognos and Crystal reporting and query tools and reports Ability to express and exchange oral and written ideas effectively • Ability to gather information quickly, and accurately diagnose problems. • Ability to analyze data information. • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Personal Attributes: • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Excellent interpersonal skills. • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language. • Keen attention to detail. • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities. • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment. • Excellent time management.

Physical Requirements: • Occasional bending and stooping. • Occasional crouching, climbing, or balancing. • Ability to lift to waist level, pull and push up to 40 pounds. • Use of hands for simple grasping, writing, drawing, operating office equipment.

Salary: $$24.00 - $36.00/hr

Open Until: 02/28/2019

Contact Name: Kellie Giles

Contact Phone: (478) 464-5600

Contact Email:

Application Procedure:

The Macon Water Authority job application can be downloaded here (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader). Please complete the application and submit it one of three ways, along with your resume: email to; fax to 478-741-2629; or come to our Administrative Building and complete an application. The address is 790 Second Street, Macon Georgia, 31201. Due to the high volume of applicant submissions for employment, we are unable to speak with you individually about your application. All applicants will be reveiwed and those selected for the hiring process will be contacted.





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Macon Water Authority
790 Second St.
P.O. Box 108
Macon, GA 31202-0108
(478) 464-5600
(478) 741-9146

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