Job Title:         Data Analyst
Status: Full-time
Location:         Alexandria, VA  
Division:         Finance & Administration

Islamic Relief USA is a highly respected international humanitarian relief and development organization.  The Database Analyst will maintain data storage; assess database design; and gather, organize, and interpret statistical information based on the data in the database.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Oversees database development and modification efforts.  
Designs and implements secure, efficient, and accurate databases.  
Maintains current and accurate knowledge of data storage and management best         practices.
Ensures that databases are designed to meet specifications and requirements at the         lowest possible costs.  
Ensures that database projects are completed on time and within estimated costs.
Develops and maintains documentation and standards.
Identifies and resolves production and/or applications development problems related to         the use of the database management system software or utilities.
Gathers, organizes, and interprets statistical data from the database to provide reports to,         and answer questions from, upper management.
Performs other related duties as assigned. 

Qualifications and Competencies: 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.  
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Understanding of computer languages used within database.
Understanding of database design and construction.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Statistics, Mathematics, Accounting, or         Computer Science or equivalent work experience required.
At least one-year experience in Data Processing.