Cuso International

Data Product Developer (Bi and Administration)

Cuso International

Job Description

Job Overview:

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. In more than 40 countries and in 26 U.S. cities, our dedicated teams provide clean water, shelter, health care, education and empowerment support to refugees and displaced people. Technology and Operations supports the organization’s work by providing reliable and scalable solutions for the IRC’s offices around the world, including many technologically challenging locations.

The Data Excellence team at IRC is responsible for enterprise Data Management to ensure the ability to have data-informed decisions with access to high quality and timely data. The Data Excellence team sets enterprise policies, standards, and ensures high quality enterprise Data Analytics are available for cross-functional data-driven decision-making by establishing and cultivating relationships across the organization, driving continuous improvement, and delivering value through the implementation of high-quality, strategic data programs.

We are looking for a collaborative and resilient Power Platform Data Analyst to administer and monitor the enterprise environment of Power BI licenses and dashboards/reports.

If you want to make a difference in our organization and the world, we want to talk with you.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Partner with IT stakeholders, specifically Application Support/Helpdesk teams, on ongoing process for Power Platform Administration and License Management
  • Monitor performance and usage of Power BI reports/dashboards.
  • Maintain repository of Power Platform Business Cases.
  • Automate process for Power Platform Business Case Management.
  • Develop enterprise-wide Power Platform training and guidance materials.
  • Establish a community of practice to share and communicate knowledge across the organization.
  • Support troubleshooting Power Platform technical issues.
  • Partner with Data Excellence team members to report on Power Platform usage, and provide insights into trend analytics
  • Lead enterprise Administration of Power Platform, inclusive of the Power BI License and Workspace usage
  • Develop and maintain automated Power BI reporting for monitoring compliance of Power BI dashboard data against enterprise Power Platform Policies
  • Audit Power BI License use on a quarterly basis to manage cost.
  • Document business requirements and summarize meeting discussions.
  • Translate business needs to technical specifications.
  • Design, build and deploy data apps and dashboards and provide the needed maintenance and support after deployment.
  • Conduct testing, quality assurance, and troubleshooting on databases, data pipelines, and data dashboards.
  • Collaborate with Software Development teams to integrate application database systems and troubleshoot issues.
  • Develop and execute database queries/views and conduct analyses.
  • Develop and update technical documentation, help text, and user guides.

Job Requirements:

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • 2-4 years of experience in business Analysis, Data Analysis, BI development or other related fields.
  • Understanding of database Management Systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL (Extract, transform, load) framework.
  • Experience with researching and implementing mechanisms to monitor and administer an enterprise Microsoft Power Platform.
  • Familiarity with BI technologies.
  • Microsoft Power BI experience is required.
  • Knowledge of SQL queries, SQL Server.
  • Proven abilities to take initiative and be innovative.
  • Analytical mind with a problem-solving aptitude.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with remote teammates and users.

Education: As a technical position, a STEM degree is preferred, with an emphasis on analytic rigor, or relevant work experience accepted.

Language Skills: English required.

Preferred experience & skills:

  • +2 years of experience working with MS Power BI and or Power Platform.
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint Online, Microsoft PowerApps, Power Automate, MS Teams
  • Experience with data mart and warehousing
  • Knowledge of Power Query and, DAX/MDX scripting language
  • Ability to bring structure to unstructured situations.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to empathize with users to effectively advocate and drive solutions.
  • Ability to take initiative and be innovative – bias for action and ownership.
  • Ability to lead and facilitate effectively in self-organizing teams.
  • Ability to communicate tradeoffs.
  • Ability to organize information.
  • Ability to manage time.
  • Analytical mind with a problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with remote teammates and users.

Education: As a technical position, a STEM degree with an emphasis on logical reasoning and analytic rigor is preferred and relevant experience accepted.

Language Skills: English required.

*Working Environment:***Standard office work environment

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

IRC et les employés de IRC doivent adhérer aux valeurs et principes contenus dans le IRC WAY (normes de conduite professionnelle). Ce sont l’Intégrité, le Service, et la Responsabilité. En conformité avec ces valeurs, IRC opère et fait respecter les politiques sur la protection des bénéficiaires contre l’exploitation et les abus, la protection de l’enfant, le harcèlement sur les lieux de travail, l’intégrité financière, et les représailles.


Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement:

In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions. All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity:

IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

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