About Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Now, and for the future.
Program / Country Office Summary
Mercy Corps’ Ukraine crisis response seeks to meet the humanitarian needs of vulnerable Ukrainians and other conflict-affected people where they are : displaced inside Ukraine, refugees in Poland, Romania and Moldova, or trapped behind frontlines.
We aim to reach 500,000 vulnerable people with multi-purpose cash assistance, in-kind humanitarian support, and protection services across four countries.
Almost all of our impact will be delivered in partnership : with Ukrainian, Polish, Romanian and Moldovan civil society organizations through a granting program that matches humanitarian action with capacity strengthening, and with peer international NGOs through a consortium in Ukraine.
Mercy Corps is responding to the Ukraine crisis with large-scale consortium programming with a focus on Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance (MPCA).
The Consortium is a partnership between four international humanitarian aid agencies to model and deliver innovative, effective cash and other humanitarian assistance programs to support people affected by the Ukraine crisis within Ukraine.
General Position Summary
The Data Engineer will be the principal Microsoft Azure developer within the UCC data analysis and automation team. They will be responsible for building and iterating Azure data pipelines and databases, providing input into iterations on the UCC Azure architecture design, and supporting UCC data analysts, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) officers, and other data engineers in using the Azure data systems for program decision-making.
They will work collaboratively with Mercy Corps’ MEL and IT teams as well as UCC consortium partners to coordinate architectural choices and data standards, translate policies (e.
g. data protection policy) into pipeline structures, and train parties within Mercy Corps on how to understand and access the Azure systems.
Essential Job Responsibilities
DATA ENGINEERING & AZURE DEVELOPMENT
g. CommCare) and organizing it for efficient retrieval and analysis.
Support efforts to surface data to external tools, including Microsoft PowerBI.
DATA SECURITY & BEST PRACTICES
Accountability to Participants and Stakeholders
Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our program participants, community partners, other stakeholders, and to international standards guiding international relief and development work.
We are committed to actively engaging communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
Reports Directly To : Data Analysis & Automation Lead
Works Directly With : Program MEL, Response MEL and PaQ, country IT, consortium partners, other HQ Program units and other departments, including Legal, Policy and Advocacy, Mercy Corps Counterparts at MC HQ offices in Europe.
Minimum Qualification & Transferable Skills
Any skills you have gained through education, volunteer, work, or life experience that are relevant for the position will be considered.
Be sure to fully explain transferable skills and success factors and how they apply to this position in your cover letter.