Daniel M Sklarew [log in to unmask] is the Principle Investigator for a multi-year, sustainability-focused contract with Time Warner Cable Company in Herndon, VA. This contract provides GRAships (including tuition support) for a few of our promising graduate students each year. TWCC is currently looking to add a half-time computer science/data analyst GRA to our team for the next year, as described below. If you are interested and meet the qualifications for this position, please email me your resume/CV and Mason transcripts. The start and end dates for this work will be set in consultation with the selected student, with salary and tuition support competitive with other GRAships on campus.
Bob Osgood (SSA FBI – Retired)
Director – Computer Forensics & Data Analytics
George Mason University
PS If you know another Mason graduate student who might be a good fit for this position, please feel free to share this with them too.
Data Quality Analyst
The main function of this position is to provide support to the Energy Management team in ensuring the utility data is of the highest quality and integrity.
Audit Time Warner Cable utility data using statistical analysis and other assessment methods to create data profiles (completeness, accuracy, consistency, etc.) This will involve conducting root cause analyses to identify sources of data quality issues and develop prescriptive recommendations to prevent recurrence.
Identify anomalies and inconsistencies in the data
Follow up on data integrity issues including opening and managing service desk tickets with Urjanet (utility data aggregator), and utility providers to close gaps.
Experience with SQL and other analysis software for Big Data analytics
Advanced Excel including index/match, pivot tables etc.
Experience with Tableau desktop and server applications (and other data visualization tools), a plus
Strong analytical ability
Understanding data discrepancies, data querying, identifying data anomalies and root cause analysis
Estimated 20 hours per week
Accounts for an estimated 1,000 TWC assets to start. It is anticipated that this number will grow.