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Code Methods Analyst

Richmond, BC
Full Time
5 days ago

We are looking for a Code Methods Analyst to lead projects and initiatives in the evaluation and implementation of methodologies, to deliver trustworthy coding data efficiently and systematically to support business and policy decisions. Reporting to the Manager, Data Coding Services, the Code Methods Analyst provides advice and expertise in data coding methodologies to the organization.

In this role, you'll collaborate with subject matter teams, and provide expertise and oversight on aspects related to taxonomy design and data collection for data coding, and quality assessment and delivery of coding data-related analytics. The Code Methods Analyst also develops strategies on the use of a broad range of data coding methods and techniques, recommends best methodological practices, and promotes data reliability and data ethics.

How you'll make a difference: You'll turn data into knowledge that benefits workers and employers across B.C.

Where you'll work

WorkSafeBC, we offer a hybrid work model that combines the convenience of working remotely with the dynamism of working in one of our offices, based on the operational needs of the position.

In this role, you'll work primarily from your B.C. home and occasionally in our Richmond office.

What you'll do
  • Collaborate with business areas to develop and influence data coding strategy by providing subject matter expertise in data coding methodologies, assessing industry trends, and emerging technologies, identifying risks and opportunities of coding projects, and evaluating resources and priorities.
  • Develop, validate, and promote new and existing data coding methodologies, including both human and machine approaches.
  • Develop, coordinate, review, and implement data coding processes to achieve specific business or project goals
  • Develop, validate, and promote new and existing taxonomies for data coding.
  • Assess new taxonomies, champion changes in taxonomies, and develop concordances to ensure continuity of coding data between old and new taxonomies.
  • Collaborate with AWCBC and other jurisdictions to improve the national injury coding framework.
  • Track updates in published taxonomies such as National Occupational Classification (NOC) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and assess their implications on business areas and recommend actions.

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who can:
  • Leverages different types of data, including text, scanned document, image, audio, and video as data sources for data coding.
  • Collaborates with other Analytics and Data Services teams (such as Data Scientists and Data Architects) to provide oversight in strengthening and expanding data sources and data science techniques including machine learning for data coding.
  • Provides oversight and coaching to trainers in the Data Coding Services (DCS) Team and client areas on newly established coding processes and taxonomies.
  • Produces and presents coding data-related analytics to a diverse audience to meet specific business or project goals, including balanced accounts with insights to support decisions.
  • Develops and champions data coding quality guidelines and frameworks including metrics for reporting.
  • Maintains currency in data coding methodological developments and relevant technologies, including conducting research in data coding methodologies, data coding processes, and taxonomies.
  • Develops and promotes guidelines on ethics related to data coding; Champions and models adherence to all regulatory requirements and protocols on data coding including securing approval and consent from all relevant parties where needed for coding projects.

Your background and experience
  • 4-year undergraduate degree program in a discipline related to science, statistics, data management, logic, or research
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience (real-time) of data coding experience
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Important to know

Before we can finalize any offer of employment, you must:
  • Consent to a criminal record check
  • Confirm you're legally entitled to work in Canada

WorkSafeBC's COVID-19 Employee Mandatory Vaccine Policy (the "Policy") is suspended effective January 9, 2023, however we reserve the right to re-implement it in response to changes in the public health landscape, including public health orders. We are committed to the protection, health, and safety of our employees and our Communicable Disease Prevention Program and related protocols remain in effect.

Who we are

At WorkSafeBC, we promote safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We're honoured to serve the 2.49 million workers and 263,000 registered employers in our province.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. Our positions offer diversity and opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important, and so are the people we do it for.

Our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences that reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self.

Learn more: Discover who we are .

Our benefits

As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that help you get the most out of work - and life. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes:
  • Defined benefit pension plan that provides you with a lifetime monthly pension when you retire
  • 3 weeks of vacation in your first year, with regular increases based on years of service
  • Extensive health care and dental benefits
  • Optional leave and earned-time-off arrangements
  • Development opportunities (tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and more)

Learn more: Find out what we offer .

Salary: $40.35 - $50.83/hourly

Want to apply?
  • Applications are welcomed immediately, however must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. PST on the closing date.
  • Please note that we will be starting assessments prior to the closing date.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply . If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) when you submit your application.

Any additional application materials must be received by email to HR Talent Acquisition (SM) by 4:30 p.m. PST on the closing date of the competition.
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