The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public and private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center.
- The Data Engineer is responsible for architecting, building, and maintaining the Azure-based data and analytics platforms at The Carter Center (TCC).
- Works with TCC staff to elicit requirements, analyze raw data sources and, using code and tools, build analytical databases and operationalize the stream of data from the raw data sources to these databases. Supports global staff with their analytical needs.
FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
- Remains up-to-date on new data features of Azure as they become available.
- Continuously reviews, analyzes, monitors, and improves the data environment, its performance, and security.
- May assist with training of global staff.
- Prepares documentation and diagrams of the environment to ensure records of work are maintained.
- May be responsible for supervising contractors or interns.
- Ensures compliance with all organizational policies and procedures.
- Maintains professional growth and development of self by identifying educational/training programs, professional organizations, activities, and resources to maintain knowledge of national trends and to promote leading edge expertise.
- Performs related responsibilities as required.
- A bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or related field and four years of technical applications or IT experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
- Prefer a strong understanding of Microsoft Data ecosystem (DataBricks, DataFactory, Data Lakes, etc.). Experience with a variety of SQL databases.
- Demonstrated competency with PowerBI and ArcGIS.
- Demonstrated competency with data modeling and SQL.
- Experience with R or Python. Experience with managing projects.
- Experience with non-relational (graph) databases is a plus.
- Experience with machine learning is a plus.
- Applicant must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.