Data Engineer
Summary:  Responsible for supporting Mercy Ships departments in their data modeling, warehousing and analysis needs. Also assists in the execution of Mercy Ships' Master Data Management strategy. This includes: data analysis product support and training, knowledge worker support, data source identification and classification, data inventory maintenance, supporting departments in data quality efforts, and application of data governance policy, process and procedures.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities (Include But Not Limited To)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:

    • Assists and works with IS staff and management to develop models and processes for the management and leveraging of Mercy Ships data assets
    • Supports departments in the use of their data and development of insights by providing expert knowledge in data analytics and analytics products
    • Work with data owners to determine, develop and support data analysis goals and requirements
    • Work with data owners and consumers to develop and document the master data inventory
    • Work with the Solutions Development team in the design and development of data components in technical solutions
    • Work with the Enterprise Architect to identify data models and activities that advance the established and desired future state of Mercy Ships' enterprise architecture
    • Work with the Information Security Director in providing input to and execution of data governance policy, procedure and standards
    • Collaborate with departments and other IS staff as needed in the development and execution of Mercy Ships' master data management strategy
    • Prepare, administer and deliver data analysis training
    • Advise on issues pertaining to the effectiveness of data architecture, integration and data management
    • Research and advise on emerging data management and analysis trends, products and methodologies
    • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, And Requirements)

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

    • Strong analytical and organizational skills
    • Strong customer service skills
    • Detail-oriented and accurate
    • Technical skillsets: data architecture principles and methodologies; Structured Query Language (SQL); data analysis tools and techniques; data modeling tools and techniques; knowledge of relational database management systems (RDBMS), flat file data, object orientation and document database management systems; knowledge of data integration and exchange technologies and formats; familiarity with application architectures and interfaces
    • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
    • Highly self-motivated and directed

    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure

    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

    • Supportive of Mercy Ships mission and vision, and committed to its core values
    • Understand and apply servant leadership, work collaboratively with integrity and demonstrate accountability

Education And Experience

The requirements listed below are representative of the education and/or experience required:

    • Bachelor's degree in the field of business administration, computer science, or information systems, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Excellent understanding and at least 3 years hands-on experience in data or database management principles, practices and processes
    • Successful completion of Mercy Ships Entry Training will be required within the first year