Data Engineer
Summary:  Responsible for supporting Mercy Ships departments in their data modeling, warehousing, integration and business intelligence needs. Also assists in the execution of Mercy Ships' data architecture strategy. This includes: data analysis and/or integration 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:

      • Supports departments in the use of their data and development of insights and interoperability by providing expert knowledge in data analytics and/or data integration.
      • Work with data owners to determine, develop and support data goals and requirements.
      • Develop models and processes for the management and leveraging of Mercy Ships data assets.
      • Design, build, deploy and support data analysis or integration packages as assigned.
      • Consult with the Data Architect and Data Services Manager on issues pertaining to the effectiveness of data architecture, integration and data management
      • Prepare, administer and deliver training as required.
      • Research and advise on emerging data management and analysis trends, products and methodologies
      • Apply technical expertise by coding to defined specifications, testing deliverables against test cases, applying standard data development methodologies and lifecycle phases.
      • Implement changes as assigned and support release management processes.
      • Work with other IS staff to ensure effective integration between systems.
      • Write and maintain documentation including configurations, specifications and designs.
      • Ensure data development direction is aligned with Mercy Ships' desired enterprise architecture.
      • Collaborate with project management functions in the execution of projects.
      • Provide status reports as requested.


      • Responsible for coordination of a data architecture that compliments business and technology products, including establishing standards, setting best practices, performing reviews of and validating system changes of centralized data systems, including warehousing, integration and business intelligence.
      • Collaborate with IS and other departmental staff and managers to develop models and processes for the effective management of Mercy Ships data assets.
      • Provide operational support for and recommend improvements to data management systems, including the data warehouse and data integration system.
      • Researches and recommends changes to data architecture products, including adoption and sunset of frameworks and platforms.


      • Use servant leadership and strong inter-personal skills to support an effective, creative and collegial team.
      • Provide exceptional customer service to all partners, applying Mercy Ships core values as the cornerstone of all actions and communication.
      • Act as a team player, using principles from Crucial Conversations to ensure strong and open working relationships.
      • Protect information assets controlled within the IS systems, applications or infrastructure, as defined in Mercy Ships policies and procedures.