Public Consulting Group

Director of Data Analytics and Engineering

Job Locations US
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/20/2024 4:41 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Human Services


About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals throughout the U.S.—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm is a member of a family of companies with experience in all 50 states, clients in six Canadian provinces and Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit


PCG is committed to a diverse workforce; a reflection of our clients and the people they serve. Our organizational culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and interested in making an immediate impact on their community as well as their own career.


  • Develop and execute the Human Services organization data analytics and engineering strategy aligned with the mission and goals.
  • Lead and mentor multi-disciplinary teams including Infrasructure, Low Code/No Code, Business Analytics and Automation, ETL, and Database Administration made up of data engineers, developers, and analysts to deliver high quality, scalable, and efficient data solutions.
  • Oversee the design, implementation, and optimization of scalable data infrastructure and architecture to support data analysis and modeling.
  • Drive the exploration and analysis of large, complex data sets to identify trends, patterns, and insights that inform programmatic decisions and policy recommendations.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning across all IT disciplines.
  • Collaborate with program managers, policymakers, and community partners to understand needs, priorities, and opportunities for leveraging data insights.
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to evaluate program effectiveness and drive continuous improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with data governance policies, standards, and regulations, maintaining data integrity, security, and privacy.
  • Supports Practice Area leadership in achieving business objectives through reporting and analyses
  • Works with Business teams to attain the business requirements for software applications and develop technical specifications, as well as Level of Effort (LOE) responses.
  • Works with the delivery management team on projects to define scope, milestones, deliverables and staffing needs.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with cross functional teams in Project Management, Business Analysis, QA and Development for alignment, issue resolution and product delivery
  • Collaborate on and oversee architecture, schema design and development of enterprise applications participating in full development life cycle including requirements, design, developing, testing, etc.
  • Develops technical RFP responses as requested
  • Work with DevOps Engineers to identify and address performance bottlenecks.
  • Strong experience with performance tuning and testing and optimization as well as data migration
  • Contributes to strategic planning, direction, and goal setting for the team in collaboration with senior IT management
  • Responsible for strategy governing database security, backup and retention policies, and scaling.
  • Drive innovation in data engineering practices and stay abreast of emerging technologies and trends in data analytics and engineering, evaluating their potential impact on our service delivery and recommending adoption where appropriate.
  • Effectively communicate complex technical concepts and insights to non-technical stakeholders, enabling informed decision-making and advocacy efforts.


Required Skills:

  • Strong technical proficiency in data analytics tools and languages and experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI).
  • Deep understanding of data engineering concepts and technologies, including data warehousing, ETL processes, and cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Python, etc.)
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve their full potential.
  • Strong problem-solving and strategic thinking abilities, with a track record of driving social impact through data-driven decision-making.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively convey technical concepts to diverse audiences.


Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, social sciences, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.


Required Experience:

15+ years of related experience;

Expert level knowledge of SQL

Strong experience with data security

Expert level knowledge of Power BI, other reporting and automation tools



Supervisory Responsibilites

This is a people management job with direct reports. All PCG people managers are expected to:

  • Delegate work across the team to achieve business results
  • Motivate, engage, and retain team members
  • Develop and grow high performing individuals and teams




Applicants from across the US will be considered. Regular work duties are completed virtually/remote but may require infrequent travel to PCG and client sites.


This position is a remote, work from home position. PCG is a remote-friendly organization and is committed to creating a culture where remote work remains a vital part of the company’s success. To be successful in a remote work role at PCG, you must:

  • be available during your set working hours.
  • have a safe, private, and distraction-free environment in which to complete your work, and
  • be able to give your full attention to the completion of your PCG job duties.

Some travel to the office or elsewhere may be required for team meetings, client meetings, etc.

We are accepting applications on an ongoing basis until filled. 






Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $175,000 - $215,000 . In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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