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Business Analyst

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The Business Analyst is responsible for the creation and maintenance of various data-sets, databases and applications, and the creation of dashboards and statistical reports that support operations and decision-making within the Airport IT department. The Business Analyst is also responsible for defining the scope of work, requirements and deliverables for projects including timelines and quality control for on-time and in-budget completion of tasks.

Essential functions include:

  • Creation and upkeep of process automation related to data maintenance.
  • Complete documentation of datasets and processes following established industry standards.
  • Review and validate data as it is collected.
  • Monitor analytics and metric results.
  • Ensure integrity of data collection and utilization.
  • Perform data profiling to identify and understand anomalies.
  • Oversee deployment of data to data warehouse.
  • Occasional oversight of subordinate and interning employees.
  • Preparation of written and oral reports, memos and presentations to communicate project objectives or outcomes to executives, non-technical staff, and the public.
  • Communication and explanation of technical issues, spatial concepts, data and methods to non-technical staff.
  • Engaging departmental (business or operational) stakeholders to define the objectives, goals, deadlines and deliverables for projects.
  • Execution and support of City policies for enterprise data sharing, data quality, metadata, updates/maintenance and open data sharing to the public.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in project planning and time management.
  • Ability to create and maintain good working relationships and collaborations while being able to work independently and take initiative.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with technical project requirements gathering.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Professional Suite (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with project tracking applications including Microsoft Project.
  • Experience with data visualization and graphics tools for the creation of professional presentations reports and web content.


  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in Business, Business Intelligence, Information or Computer Science;


  • Minimum of 5-7 years in a business intelligence role
  • Supervisory experience within business intelligence or data analysis preferred
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration preferred

City of Philadelphia residency within 6 months of hire. Candidates must be able to pass and maintain SIDA (Security Identification Display Area) and AOA (Airfield Operations Area) clearance.  Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to The Philadelphia International Airport is an EOE/AA employer.

About Us

With a workforce of over 25,000 people, and opportunities in more than 1,000 different job categories, the City of Philadelphia is the fifth largest city in the United States and one of the largest employers in Southeastern Pennsylvania. As an employer, the City of Philadelphia operates through the guiding principles of service, integrity, respect, accountability, collaboration, diversity and inclusion. Through these principles, we strive to effectively deliver services, to resolve the challenges facing our city, and to make Philadelphia a place where all our residents have the opportunity to reach their potential.


The Philadelphia International Airport is a Division under the Commerce Department of the City of Philadelphia.  The Airport serves approximately 82,000 travelers per day.  The Airport Information Technology Department is headed by the Airport’s Chief Information Officer (CIO).

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 Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to The Philadelphia International Airport is an EOE/AA employer.

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