Data Specialist II

Job Category: Employing
Job Location: Washington D.C.


The Data Specialist is pivotal in safeguarding the accuracy, integrity, and security of the organization’s data. This role demands collaboration with the data and reporting team to implement, manage, and optimize data systems and software, ensuring operational efficiency and effectiveness across the organization.

  • Database Management: Oversee the database lifecycle, including design, implementation, and maintenance, to ensure data integrity and system performance. Responsibilities include database setup, configuration, backup, recovery, and troubleshooting.
  • Data Analysis: Apply analytical tools and techniques to examine large datasets, identify trends, patterns, and outliers, and formulate actionable insights.
  • Reporting: Prepare reports with data from the SAMU operation centers of the DMV, Ability to write, read and interpret reports in English.


  • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, and maintaining data systems and software.
  • Profound knowledge of data analysis, databases, and database management systems.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and capacity to perform under pressure.


SAMU First Response is a global medical and social nonprofit organization that provides immediate humanitarian relief to vulnerable populations using a comprehensive and culturally competent approach. Grupo SAMU, our European branch, has over 40 years of experience successfully responding and delivering assistance to communities experiencing complex crises.


Given the migration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, SAMU First Response is operating a 24/7 program designed to address the acute needs of asylum seekers and migrants passing through the DC area. SAMU works with local government and partner organizations to ensure that newcomers have access to comprehensive services, including food, clothing, hygiene facilities, transportation, medical/legal support, and short-term respite.

Equal Opportunity employer: SAMU First Response is an Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) Employer. SAMU does not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

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